AWS MSP Mission Assists Boston Celtics’ Hoop Dreams With The Cloud

Source:-crn.com ‘Their organization has been around for quite a long time, so we helped them really move from the waterfall software development approach to an agile software development approach,’ says Glenn Grant, Mission’s co-founder and president of its Eastern U.S. division. ‘And we’re continuing to work with them to upgrade the infrastructure to keep pace with that.’ The Boston Celtics were bounced from the NBA’s Eastern Conference semifinals by the Milwaukee Bucks in May, but the storied basketball franchise is

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THE PROMISE OF (PRACTICALLY) ‘SERVERLESS COMPUTING’

Source- wired.com The definition of cloud computing may be nebulous, but its promise is clear. Instead of filling a warehouse with servers and paying people to manage them, a company can pay a cloud computing provider for computing resources on demand and pay only for what it actually uses. This prospect lured organizations ranging from startups to massive corporations to stodgy government agencies onto cloud offerings from Amazon, Google, Microsoft, and others. Those now well-established services might save companies from buying and managing

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Why have a strategy for cloud management?

Source – cloudcomputing-news.net With the general cloud hype and the widely declared corporate intent to base future business solutions on cloud technology stacks, businesses may take the view that deploying cloud solutions involves little more than accessing a vendor’s cloud portal and following a few clicks, have your virtual services deployed and ready for operations. Whilst this approach will give an enterprise a cloud-based virtual environment, what’s delivered is far from being part of a corporate information ecosystem. Businesses need to

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Break down the difference between cloud automation and orchestration

Source:- searchcloudcomputing.techtarget.com IT shops aim to reduce manual management tasks, which is where cloud orchestration and automation comes in. Learn how these two technologies differ from but also depend on, each other. Cloud automation and orchestration are both valuable technologies and processes, but the lines between the two remain blurred. Although the two terms are often lumped together, IT teams should have a clear understanding of each, as well as the relationship between the two. Compare cloud automation and orchestration

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Top 5 Reasons to Assess Your Cloud Adoption Maturity in 2017

Source:- cisco.com As highlighted in IDC’s recent CloudView Survey, almost 78% of organizations use some form of cloud today, yet only 3% of the companies IDC surveyed have optimized cloud strategies in place. The most mature cloud organizations are defined by their use of DevOps, hybrid and multi-provider clouds, micro-services, and containers, and they consume cloud-based Internet of Things (IoT) and security applications. In fact, greater cloud maturity leads to millions of dollars in annual benefits per cloud-based application. ($3M

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Popularity of application containers begins to shadow DevOps, PaaS

Source:- searchsoa.techtarget.com Application container adoption is on the rise, both in terms of market growth and developer interest. According to a report from 451 Research, the application container market will grow from $762 million in 2016 to $2.7 billion by 2020. “Despite making up a relatively small portion of the overall cloud-enabling technologies market, application containers will see the fastest growth compared to other segments, with an estimated CAGR of 40% through 2020,” the report said. When asked about the

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