How to Choose a Cloud Provider: 6 Factors to Think about when Migrating to the Cloud

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Ever since AWS came out with its first public cloud offering in 2006, the industry has grown to an estimated $178 billion of revenues per year. Cloud computing has enabled highly dynamic and scalable infrastructures that can deliver significant returns on investment. The migration of workloads from on-premise facilities to cloud offerings is often cited as a business priority. Nonetheless, less…

Serverless Computing: Hot or Not?

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There has been a remarkable increase in serverless computing platforms over the past few years. While few production-ready solutions have been released, the ecosystem has nonetheless matured substantially. You may even have some immediate use cases in your environment or pipeline to consider for a serverless deployment.

Serverless architecture allows web application logic to be processed…

7 Things CloudOps is Betting on in 2018…

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CloudOps is Betting on 2018! Here’s how.

We continue to race into an ‘everything as a service’ world. The pace is accelerating and the stakes are intensifying. Success in a cloudy world requires software defined operations: end-to-end automation, data collection of all potentially relevant metrics, and smart algorithms that apply predictive analytics (or even machine learning) to ‘big’…

Containerizing ONAP for Efficiency: Why Bell created OOM using Kubernetes

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Companies determined to stay digitally relevant are adopting software-centric architectures. Many are transitioning their IT departments from VMs to containers in order to orchestrate workloads in an agile fashion. Although VMs have brought some degree of agility and flexibility by abstracting the computer system into virtual machine images, they also bring with them some of the limitations of…

Security and Resiliency for SaaS Companies

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It’s neither a secret nor a surprise that security is a growing problem for SaaS companies, which cumulatively possess a tremendous amount of data. Having been proclaimed the new oil, the personal information of customers has become an extremely valuable commodity and this grabs the attention of hackers. Every day, new vulnerabilities are uncovered and malicious attacks are launched at a…

CloudOps is a Kubernetes Certified Service Provider

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CloudOps is pleased to announce that we are now a Kubernetes Certified Service Provider (KCSP). Run by the Cloud Native Computing Foundation in collaboration with the Linux Foundation, the KCSP program is comprised of 28 vetted service providers with substantial experience helping enterprises adopt Kubernetes successfully. KCSP partners provide support, consulting, and professional services and…

Choosing the Right OpenStack Distribution

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OpenStack has generated phenomenal mindshare among traditional IT vendors, and has succeeded in capturing the attention of enterprise, telecom and software companies alike. As its operational capabilities have matured in the last few releases, use cases are moving beyond dev/test into production. Therefore, choosing the right implementation and support partners in a large and confusing OpenStack…

Parlons-en Cloud 2014: some topics

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Next week, Stephan Bureau and I will join a few hundred IT professionals from Québec for a day-long conference on cloud computing. We’re tackling three big themes, with panelists from both vendors and end-users, spanning small and large businesses as well as governments.

The three themes are at the forefront of technology policy today:
Transition and migration
Cloud computing is a major…

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