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Virtual Meetup – How companies run Microsoft on AWS

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May22
Join us virtually on Wednesday 10th of June for a discussion on migrating, running and modernising Microsoft-based workloads in the cloud.   What can you expect from this event?  We’ll cover choice of cloud, the challenges and solutions, security, operations, cost savings, staff up-skilling and application modernisation. It’s your virtual

Cloudsoft AMP 5.5 released

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May22
Cloudsoft AMP 5.5 brings improved user-interface, improved support for TOSCA blueprints and enhanced automation, plus much more Cloudsoft is pleased to announce the general availability of AMP 5.5. AMP streamlines development, operations and governance for any application on any cloud.   Get the latest version   What’s new about 5.5? This

Developing Standards Across Cloud Services – Workshop Summary

 Alasdair Hodge  

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May21
Cloud enables innovation but adoption in Capital Markets remains low – why? The Association for Financial Markets in Europe (AFME) has recently set out 14 recommendations to help realise the full potential of public cloud computing across the capital markets industry, as issues such as legacy technology, security, regulatory concerns

AWS Application Load Balancer Cost Estimation

 Aled Sage  

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May06
I’ve been helping a customer who recently migrated their application to AWS. They have a “big monolithic web server”. One of the obvious next incremental steps is to put an application load balancer (ALB) in front of it. The customer asked the obvious question: how much will the ALB cost?

apache brooklyn release

Happy 1.0 to Apache Brooklyn

 Richard Downer  

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Mar16
The Apache® Brooklyn™ project announced its 1.0 release. Apache Brooklyn is a tool for managing the deployment, in-life management, and termination of applications. It excels at managing complex applications that are built from many different components spanning multiple hosts, multiple regions, and even multiple cloud providers. It’s great at working

Developing Standards Across Cloud Services – London Workshop

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Feb21
On Tuesday 10th March ISITC EUROPE CIC and the CISI will be hosting a joint workshop which will explore the appetite for use of public cloud and cloud standards The Association for Financial Markets in Europe (AFME) has recently set out 14 recommendations to help realise the full potential of

Top 5 reasons to use the AWS CloudFormation Custom Resource Provider

 Thomas Bouron  

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Feb18
I think one of the most interesting announcements from re:Invent was the Custom Resource provider for AWS CloudFormation because it let’s you: Unify infrastructure-as-code: Nowadays, a number of systems exist to automate provisioning and management of IT resources: AWS CloudFormation, Terraform, Ansible, Chef/Puppet, etc. By using the AWS Custom Resource

How a digital business improved security & cost efficiency with AWS Well Architected

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Nov14
More and more digital businesses create applications in the cloud to rapidly deliver innovative, scalable solutions – but how can you ensure your cloud setup is optimal? On September 19th, we held a webinar introducing and discussing the AWS Well Architected Framework, a methodology designed to help businesses ensure their

Cloudsoft Achieves AWS DevOps Competency Status

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Oct02
02 October 2019 – Cloudsoft, a UK-based Advanced Consulting Partner in the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Partner Network (APN) that specialises in helping businesses migrate applications to AWS, announced today that it has achieved status. This designation recognises that Cloudsoft provides DevOps expertise to help customers implement Continuous Integration and

AWS EC2 On-Demand Instance Limits: Advice on Changes

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Sep27
Takeaways: New limits system switches from number of instances of each type, to total number of vCPUs among many instance types It’s much better — simpler and safer — which is just as well, because you have no choice. You can opt in anytime before the forced conversion date, but
May 22, 2020

Cloudsoft AMP 5.5 released

Cloudsoft AMP 5.5 brings improved user-interface, improved support for TOSCA blueprints and enhanced automation, plus much more