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The DevOps Slide: Shift to the Left

A culture of collaborative and continuous learning. Transparent knowledge sharing. Agile methods and automation as a means of accelerating innovation. Building good software. These are some of the core tenets…

Head in the Sand About Cloud: Part 1

A recent argument on Twitter (“What?!” I can hear you exclaim, “People disagree on Twitter? This cannot be true!”) highlighted for me just how persistent people can be in holding…

Why Move to the Cloud? Benefits of the Ever-Onward Advancement of Hybrid IT

There is no getting away from it: the word “cloud” is a buzzword in the IT industry. Maybe it’s graduated onto something more. Why Cloud? I remember being asked this…

Public Cloud – To Migrate or Not: That is the Question

Public clouds provide enormous scale and elasticity. Combined with a consumption-based model and instant deployment methodologies, they provide a platform that is extremely agile and avoids locking of precious capital.…

Assessing the Need for Cloud Certifications

As the demand for cloud continues to grow, so does the demand for hiring the best engineers who understand how to manage and leverage public cloud services. Earlier this month,…

Monitoring Your Systems in the Cloud

What happens to our applications and infrastructure when we place them in the cloud?  Have you ever felt like you’ve lost insight into your infrastructure after migrating it to the…

A New Approach to Cloud-Native Applications and How They Could and Should Replace the Legacy Ones

“In the beginning was the word” … oops, “the cloud.” Long ago “cloud” was a buzzword, especially when it was a cool word that one knew exactly what it meant.…

Be Responsive and Responsible

Over the years, I’ve read more than a few articles about the qualities that are found in the best administrators. These articles focus on soft skills, but sometimes will list…

Interview: Why the UK NHS is Struggling to Move to the Cloud

Despite ploughing more than £50m into the digital transformation of the NHS, evidence suggests only a handful of trusts have adopted the Government’s “cloud first” policy.   NHS Digital spent…

Cloud Native Operational Solutions – Malware Prevention Management

Malware prevention is a very hot topic due to the recent ransomware attacks that have completely crippled several companies and organizations. For most smaller companies, being able to hire a…