Sunday, March 26, 2017

Need Even More March Madness? Check Out This Basketball Sensor Hardware

Meet ShotTracker, the Kansas City-based startup that can track and collect analytics in real-time for an entire basketball game. The company demoed its product for the entirety of the NAIA D1 Men’s National Championship tournament – 31 games in total over the course of five days.

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So long, Cloud Expo Europe!

That’s a wrap! We’re sad to see the back of Cloud Expo 2017, but it was an excellent opportunity to spend two days talking to the best and brightest our industry has to offer. In addition to the excellent conversations at our stand, many of which we expect to turn into lasting relationships, some of Datapipe Europe’s foremost experts on cloud technology had the privilege to deliver talks on some of the most important and exciting elements of our work.

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Celebrating Datapipe’s Latest Customer Service Win With the Stevie® Awards

Datapipe is excited to announce our nineteenth award from The Stevie Awards, the global business awards that recognize companies for achievements in innovation, customer service, product development, and sales, among other categories. Datapipe is a winner of the 2017 Stevie Awards for Sales and Customer Service in the Customer Service Department of the Year – Computer Services category.

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Preparing for “This never happens”

Recently, we’ve seen a number of instances in which a service or service provider has an issue, and suddenly the media is flooded with headlines like “XYZ issue has broken the Internet” and “This is why the world was offline.” No organization wants their IT operations to be affected by service outages, but many take comfort in knowing that they’re …

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How an Effective DevOps Culture Can Lead to Better Automation

It’s easy to think that DevOps and automation are interchangeable, but that’s not the case. Rather, automation is an integral aspect of the overall DevOps picture. Understanding the difference between the two can take an organization to the next level in terms of optimization and efficiency.

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Recent Changes in Azure Pricing and Licensing Are Helping Companies Succeed in Their Journey to the Cloud

In October of 2016, Microsoft announced an Azure price reduction, lowering prices on some virtual machines (VM) by as much as 50 percent. Takeshi Numoto, Corporate Vice President, Microsoft Office Product Management Group, said, “As part of our continued commitment to deliver Azure to customers at the best possible prices, we are lowering prices on many of our most popular virtual machines (VMs).”

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Cloud: Evolution in Enterprise

Over the past 4 years, there has been one question we’ve heard more than any other. Since the term ‘cloud computing’ was first coined, C-suite executives have been asking whether the cloud is really their best option. We sympathise with their trepidation. In the past, the drawbacks of digital transformation on an enterprise scale (lack of utility, privacy concerns or …

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Datapipe Named to CRN’s MSP 500 List for Ninth Straight Year

Every year, CRN publishes a list of the top 500 North American Managed Service Providers (MSPs) that are delivering the most cutting-edge approaches to managed services. Since 2009, Datapipe has proudly been recognized by CRN as part of this prestigious list.

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Datapipe Named Equinix’s ‘Americas Partner of the Year’

Over the past 16 years, we’ve worked with Equinix to provide secure, high-performance hybrid IT solutions that enable our clients to drive their businesses forward and remain competitive in today’s evolving marketplace. In light of this achievement, we’d like to take a look back at the evolution of our partnership.

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Client Spotlight: VSCO, Made.Com, and Challenger

We work with a number of diverse enterprises across the world. There are three clients in particular that I want to highlight in this week’s client spotlight that represent the quality of work we do for clients.

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Recent Growth of Microsoft Azure

Last month, Microsoft reported that Azure, its public cloud offering, saw a 93 percent sales growth over revenue in 2015, almost doubling in size since last year.

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AWS: Building an Application from the Ground Up

Our Professional Services team recently received a request from a customer that wanted to build their application from the ground up in order to take advantage of the many features of AWS.

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