How to build the talent pipeline to close the cloud security skills gap.
When it comes to the security skills gap, cloud security skills continue to be the most sought after – and the hardest for organisations to fill.
As cloud computing continues to be an essential part of business continuity and productivity with more organisations preparing for remote work over the long term, leaders must find new ways to fill this critical talent gap.
The need for cloud security skills is increasing Cloud adoption was already growing rapidly, but that growth.
By | 17 August 2020 | Best Practice Lessons learned: Engineering productivity best practice during Covid-19.
Case study The world became a different place during Covid-19 and how we work
communicate and collaborate has been redefined – possibly forever.
Our company has a distributed team across the US and India for development and operations
When “shelter in place” hit the entire world, we were not sure how we would be able to execute our projects, customer commitments, and day-to-day operations.
Most of our engineers rarely worked from home and in India.
Some even left their homes to be.
By Bhanu Singh | 15 July 2020 | Best Practice Using agile development practices to improve team performance: A guide.
As the world braves a global pandemic, organisations are continuously adapting to working remotely.
While teams are working hard to stay productive during these difficult times, there is still a learning curve to acclimate to the current remote setup – a setup which now involves sharing workspaces with spouses, roommates and even rambunctious kids.
From my experience as a software developer all the way through my current role as a CTO
I’ve encountered a variety of work styles.
By Andrew Odewahn | 10 July 2020 | Best Practice Beyond the catch-all ‘solution’: The quest for smarter – yet simpler – IT.
IT can be both complicated and confusing.
Some of this is unavoidable, but a lot of what confuses is unnecessary, not least our TLA obsession (that’s Three Letter Acronyms to you and me!) plus the everyday use of jargon at the expense of clarity.
Arguably the biggest villain, however, is a tendency to call every product a solution regardless of whether it solves a problem or not.
This is a tendency made all the worse by customers and vendors willing to buy into this extra layer.
By Andrew Fitzgerald | 26 June 2020 | Best Practice Stopping cloud attackers in their tracks: A guide.
As more organizations shift from an on-premises model to the cloud, Gartner has predicted that the cloud services industry will grow almost three times faster than overall IT services through 2022.
The typical business relies on a hybrid mix of public and private clouds, coupled with traditional on-premises infrastructure.
As more businesses move critical operations to cloud applications – such as choosing Salesforce as their CRM or using Microsoft Azure for hosting their databases –.
By Gil Shulman | 25 June 2020 | Best Practice Keep your foot on the gas: Maintaining momentum after your cloud migration.
For a significant number of companies, beginning their cloud migration journey is hard.
In spite of the greater scalability, flexibility, optimisation, and lower costs for big data in the cloud, organisations struggle to mobilise their teams to begin their cloud journey.
Once they have successfully migrated their workloads to the cloud, however, a lot of organisations think the journey is finished.
By | 27 March 2020 | Adoption How to accelerate your hyperconverged healthcare cloud: A guide.
In the race for digital transformation, even in healthcare, there is a need to implement the right systems and solutions to maximise uptime, increase operational performance and to reduce downtime.
However, it isn’t as simple as going out to a supermarket to buy a loaf of bread.
There are so many potential solutions and systems on the market claiming that they do the job – but do they.
By Graham Jarvis | 24 March 2020 | Architecture A guide to computational storage: Boosting performance for SSD storage arrays.
With the proliferation of IoT devices and 5G fast wireless appearing on the horizon
enterprises are moving towards edge-based infrastructure deployment.
Computational storage is a new storage technology powering the storage and compute part of edge infrastructure.
With computational storage, it will be possible for enterprises as well as telecom service providers to support a massive amount of data processing, mainly at edge nodes.
By Sagar Nangare | 6 February 2020 | Architecture Hybrid cloud environments: A guide to the best applications, workloads, and strategies.
Nowadays, developers at pretty much every company require quick IT response time, self-service deployments, and a good user experience.
And when it comes to line of business (LoB) activities
they don’t hesitate to bypass IT if they’re not satisfied with their current options.
The result is that the past several years has seen the shift of applications and workloads deployed to a hybrid cloud model, with a mix of traditional on premise,.
By Chadd Schwartz | 30 January 2020 | Best Practice Securing distributed clouds with an integrated approach: A guide.
As digital innovation and resulting transformation increase.
Organisations also face the rise of traffic volumes from end user and IoT devices
SaaS applications and data from employees, consumers, and partners.
As a result, many big data and large-scale applications simply outpace the centralised data centre infrastructure and the IT teams who have to manage and maintain distributed clouds.
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