Sunday, February 19, 2017

Thoughts From VMworld 2016

As a longtime VMware certified partner, Datapipe attended this year’s VMworld looking forward to learning about the latest cloud technology and virtualization innovations. I wanted to share some of the main themes and strategic service innovations, from my point of view, that were covered at VMworld. To start, VMware provided some interesting perspective: In 2006, they stated that 98% of …

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Cloud in Europe is on the Rise

In case you missed it, we recently acquired UK Managed Cloud Services provider and Advanced AWS consulting partner, Adapt, which will increase our scale and service capabilities in the United Kingdom and provide Adapt clients with access to the broader European market as well as Asia and North America.

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Common DDoS Attacks and How to Mitigate Them with AWS

Unfortunately, not everyone on the Internet is using it for good. There are bad actors – typically automated processes that can harm your systems, like content scrapers and bots – whose main goal is to access and misuse content. These bad actors can lead to distributed denial of services (DDoS) attacks on your infrastructure.

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Considerations when Migrating Data to the AWS Cloud

AWS' "An Overview of AWS Cloud Data Migration Services" white paper is a terrific blueprint for getting started in the cloud and setting your business up to achieve its goals. Let’s take a look at a few of the highlights.

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Microsoft & Boeing Team Up to Showcase the Power of Cloud

I’ve often heard Big Data explained using an airplane; I’ve even used the story myself to help my daughter understand the industry I work in. Seeing this story about a real partnership between two technology innovators brought reality to the tale.

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Datapipe Named to CRN Fast Growth 150 List Again

I’m proud to announce our latest in a long string of achievements – Datapipe has been named once again to The Channel Company’s 2016 CRN® Fast Growth 150 list.

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The Attendee Guide for AWS Summit New York

Next week, the AWS Summit will be hitting the Big Apple. On August 10 and 11, attendees will have the opportunity to meet with managed service providers like Datapipe, AWS employees, and a host of other companies, all while enjoying sessions and talks from a number of leaders in the industry.

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Clouds are Secure: Are You Using Them Securely?

In July Gartner released a report titled, “Clouds Are Secure: Are You Using Them Securely?” that argued that CIOs and CISOs should stop obsessing over unsubstantiated cloud security worries, and instead apply their imagination and energy to developing new approaches to cloud control, allowing them to securely, compliantly and reliably take advantage of the benefits of this ubiquitous computing model.

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Security in the AWS Cloud Adoption Framework

Having a comprehensive, well-thought-out approach to cloud adoption is vital to the IT lifecycle. The AWS Cloud Adoption Framework (AWS CAF) helps users structure and plan this journey.

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DevOps for the Enterprise: IT Team Convergence and Implementing on AWS

As we’ve discussed throughout this blog series, the process of organizing teams, application artifacts, and technology processes under a DevOps strategy must encompass all teams contributing technical work to the macro-level system and should include the designing and developing of each team’s software, tests, and automation processes.

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Improving Operations Using Data Analytics

Many businesses are turning to data analytics to provide insight when making operational decisions. There are two areas in particular where data analytics can help companies

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