Microsoft Azure

Five Steps to Better Security in Microsoft Azure


Data breaches are becoming a regular headline on the evening news, and no CISO in the world wants to have their company added to that growing list. Many organizations are still laboring under the mistaken idea that their internal data centers are more secure than those of the major public cloud providers. Gartner even ranked […]

Microsoft Azure Subscriptions and Migration Considerations


An Azure subscription is an agreement with Microsoft to use one or more Microsoft cloud platforms or services. Microsoft offers various subscription options for consuming cloud services, but the three primary options are: Pay-As You Go, Azure Enterprise Agreement (Azure EA) and Azure Cloud Service Provider (Azure CSP). In many instances after initial engagement, the […]

Managed Container Services vs. Bring Your Own Container Stack


2018 has been the year of mass adoption of container platforms, and the momentum will very much continue into 2019. With Kubernetes (K8s) being the clear winner of the “container orchestration war,” organizations (both providers and adopters) focused their efforts on productionizing and maturing their Kubernetes deployments. In this regard, 2018 has seen some significant […]

Podcast: Getting to Hybrid Cloud Nirvana


We discuss the importance of good hygiene from the beginning of every technology transformation. Typically, when we see that our clients are doing something incorrectly in their data center, they will likely be making the same mistakes in the cloud as well. To right these environments, it doesn’t necessarily take fixing bugs, but rather educating […]

How to Get Creative with Cloud Best Practices


Best practices are the foundation for any project, designed to provide inspiration within boundaries. This guide will show you how successful architects bend those boundaries on cloud adoption and best practices to deliver business-ready cloud solutions. Understand the Limits At CTP we have mastered the process for identifying each of the six Rs (refactor, rewrite, […]

Establishing a Complete & Secure Cloud Environment on Azure


Customer Challenges Needs a highly available, highly scalable technology platform that would be able to act as a hub for end-users, technology providers, merchants and banks to use for credit card processing activities CTP Solution Used automated code deployment to decrease the time to project completion Built reference architecture and baseline infrastructure to position team […]