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8 Habits of Secure Cloud Operators

More and more businesses are migrating their applications to the cloud. A recent report pegs the market at $23 billion annually. As more businesses migrate to the cloud, it is important to ensure the security and protection of the data and applications.  However, Cloud Security still remains among the main concerns for business leaders when … Continue reading 8 Habits of Secure Cloud Operators

TIC Connectivity and FedRAMP High – Is Cloud Nirvana near?

GSA’s FedRAMP PMO has been continually evolving the compliance framework for driving the wider adoption of commercial cloud services. Last year, they released for public comment the  TIC Overlay initiative as well as the FedRAMP High baseline. Both of these are critical to enhanced cloud adoption and helping Federal customers solve some of the critical … Continue reading TIC Connectivity and FedRAMP High – Is Cloud Nirvana near?

Magento on AWS for Scalable eCommerce

Magento ecommerce, the number one ecommerce CMS in the world helps its users grow their online business in a great way through its powerful features. Magento 1 has been the leading ecommerce CMS and Magento 2 is the future of the electronic commerce world. 26% of the top million ecommerce sites are powered by Magento. … Continue reading Magento on AWS for Scalable eCommerce

AWS Price Drops for C4, M4 and R3 Instances

Amazon announced their 51st price drop of 5% for On-Demand and Reserved instance, and Dedicated host prices for C4 and M4 instances running Linux in the US East (Northern Virginia), US West (Northern California), US West (Oregon), Europe (Ireland), Europe (Frankfurt), Asia Pacific (Tokyo),Asia Pacific (Singapore), and Asia Pacific (Sydney) regions. The price drops include On-Demand, … Continue reading AWS Price Drops for C4, M4 and R3 Instances

Rapidly deploy and use SAP HANA on Amazon Web Services with StackBuilder

StackBuilder is an easy to use cloud app store front that allows users to quickly select and operate a AWS cloud hosted website, dev & test, data analytics or eCommerce service. The StackBuilder cloud app store allows users to quickly deploy and use SAP HANA and the SAP HANA Interactive Education (SHINE) application hosted on … Continue reading Rapidly deploy and use SAP HANA on Amazon Web Services with StackBuilder

Introducing StackBuilder – the “Turbo Tax” like wizard for AWS

Are you looking to evaluate the AWS cloud for running your application but are wondering how to begin? Do you want to quickly execute a test or pilot project without expensive or time consuming consulting assistance? Introducing StackBuilder If you are looking to jumpstart your AWS evaluation project to quickly provision, install and operate an … Continue reading Introducing StackBuilder – the “Turbo Tax” like wizard for AWS

The “AWS Logs” Blog

AWS provides extensive logging and monitoring capabilities to help ensure the integrity and security of workloads. AWS services like CloudWatch, CloudTrail, VPCFlow and AWS Config provide deep insights into the operational aspects of the system. The logs create a data avalanche that most organizations tend to ignore. This can be a costly mistake that may … Continue reading The “AWS Logs” Blog

Intrusion Detection, Intrusion Prevention and Web Application Firewalls

As more and more businesses are hosted online and increasingly on cloud platforms such as AWS, it is critical to ensure robust cybersecurity defenses are in place. Typically, the security architecture for most web facing applications begins with boundary protection using a firewall. There are a number of security sub-systems such as Intrusion Detection Systems … Continue reading Intrusion Detection, Intrusion Prevention and Web Application Firewalls

Security is critical for SaaS CEO’s and SaaS Investors

The Identity Theft Resource Center states that over 175 million records have been exposed in data breaches in 2015 through October. The incidents of breaches continue to increase and as more businesses are offering SaaS solutions to their customers, SaaS CEOs and Investors must take a careful look at their security practices to avoid business … Continue reading Security is critical for SaaS CEO’s and SaaS Investors

AISecOps – Plugging the Security and Operations Gap left by DevOps

Application Performance Monitoring (APM) and DevOps are drawing a lot of interest in the IT community that is looking for ways of delivering faster and more reliable information services.