Understanding Containerized Applications & Microservices

The traditional way of hosting software in the cloud is to create virtual machines in servers on cloud platforms like Microsoft Azure or Amazon Web Services. Each virtual machine runs either Windows or Linux/Open-Source operating systems and runs an organization’s applications. If an organization creates an application dependent on specific programs, each virtual machine running that app needs to have the required software installed. As a result of this cloud architecture, programs tested »

Utilizing Cloud Migration Tools

Migrating your organization’s website, product, and services to the cloud can sometimes be a daunting process with a lot of upfront costs and expenditures for long term gains. A company’s payment platform, website, databases, and accounting workloads can each require different levels of care and caution depending on how vulnerable they are to scale. For example, an organizations’ payment platforms and website are more vulnerable to scale than accounting tables and database workloads »

Getting Started with DevOps

UPDATE: To dive deeper into DevOps on Azure, check out our upcoming hands-on labs! Register here – space is limited! DevOps is a framework that enables organizations to simplify operations between software and IT teams, so that they can build, test, and deploy a better software experience for their end users. By incorporating DevOps into your organization, teams that previously worked independently begin to collaborate more closely, which leads to faster problem solving and increased productivity »

The Path to Cloud Migration

Cloud computing helps businesses quickly gain access to affordable Information Technology (IT) and infrastructure resources without large upfront investments in hardware. The cloud is becoming the standard for hosting enterprise applications as organizations expand their services and strive to satisfy growing demands from customers, while maintaining high quality and keeping costs low. Cloud computing offers a clean and efficient way to scale companies’ applications and services. Cloud migration is the process of moving data and »

Top Ten Cloud Articles: 8/29-9/2

The cloud world moves fast, and constantly changes. At Sysgain, we want to keep you informed on the cloud industry, and where it is going. That's why we've decided to share great cloud-related content with you each week. Here are the top cloud tips and news stories of the week, reviewed and recommended by Sysgain: Why Microsoft Azure is the Platform of Choice for Businesses (CXOToday) Citrix, Microsoft Partner to Transform App Delivery from Cloud »