Cloud Adoption

[Podcast] Best Practices for Refactoring Applications in the Cloud

We’ve been through several major technology paradigm shifts – from mainframe to client server to internet to, now, cloud. Cloud has given people the opportunity to refactor applications, which means different things to different people: From a minor change, akin to a chef adjusting ingredients in a seasoning, to a major shift like heart surgery. […]

Provisioning Speed in the Cloud

There is a plethora of benefits to be gained from utilizing public cloud computing. Whether cost savings, improved security or increased agility is your primary driver, there are many additional compelling reasons to make the move to public cloud. To us, one of the most important value-adds of the cloud is speed — specifically, speed […]

[Podcast] Securing Applications Across Hybrid Environments

Securing applications in a hybrid world can be a challenge. Companies that try to control threat vectors across cloud platforms and infrastructure environments with the same set of tools often run into trouble. We discuss how containers and serverless platforms are starting to solve some of these security challenges – how their shared responsibility models […]

BJ’s Wholesale Club Opens Its Doors to the Cloud

Headquartered in Westborough, Massachusetts, BJ’s is the leading operator of membership warehouse clubs in the Eastern United States. The company currently operates 217 clubs and 138 BJ’s Gas® locations in 16 states. BJ’s Wholesale Club is known for delivering value to its members on thousands of products. The chain offers everything families need, from fresh […]

How Do You Define ‘Cloud’?

Seems like an inane question, right? How do you define cloud? Seriously? Everyone knows what cloud means, right? But think about it for a moment. Ever watch a business channel like CNBC and see someone like Jim Cramer extol the greatness of a particular company’s progress “in the cloud” and find yourself yelling at the […]