By now, you’ve heard it many times and from many sources: cloud technology is the future of IT. If your organization isn’t already running critical workloads on a cloud platform (and, if your career isn’t cloud-focused), you’re running the very real risk of being overtaken by nimbler competitors. Cloud enables the consumption of technology services..
If you’re like most businesses, you already have at least one workload running in the cloud. However, that doesn’t mean that cloud migration is right for everyone. While cloud environments are generally scalable, reliable, and highly available, those won’t be the only considerations driving your decision. For companies considering their first cloud migration, there are..
The cloud is forever changing how we look at IT. Over the past years, we’ve had a front seat view of how the cloud has evolved and how large companies and industries are changing practices internally toward a response that looks more and more like the innovation leaders have read about (and that some, mostly..
When it comes to cloud, the good news is that we’re past the period of fear, uncertainty, and doubt. Everyone now agrees that the cloud is a key part of any firm’s IT investment. The not-so-good news is that there is still confusion about what to move, how to move it, and the best practices..
At Capital One, DevOps is about delivering high quality, working software, faster. This means software that is reliable, secure, usable, and performant while providing value and accomplishing those important end user goals. Everything is about speed of delivery and getting that feedback. Mark Andersen is the Director of DevOps for Capital One’s Auto Finance group..
Whether the destination is a private, public, or hybrid cloud, it’s clear that companies are continuing to migrate their workloads and applications to the cloud. The latest RightScale report shows that 95% of the respondents for its 2017 State of the Cloud survey are currently using or experimenting with cloud infrastructure as a service (IaaS)…
Why Large-Scale Enterprises Are Migrating to the Cloud Regardless of the industry, just about every company has become a technology company out of necessity. Your enterprise breathes through IT, and if you’re limited to on-premises servers then you’re likely giving your competitors an advantage. Migrating to the cloud means breaking away from the technologies that..
The cloud era is gaining greater speed, and market projections look very healthy for years to come. This growth and the enthusiasm it’s creating for cloud technology is pushing organizations who, until very recently, were resistant to start their own cloud initiatives. This post is about how your organization can migrate the smart way with..
As the transition from local hosting to cloud-based applications continues, getting cloud migration right is hugely important. While I’ve never migrated any large infrastructure projects to AWS, I have moved a few small WordPress sites. Those experiences were enough to teach me about the kinds of mistakes that are just waiting to happen. Fortunately for..