Cybersecurity: Leverage Your Cloud Without Compromising Cybersecurity

It is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (NCSAM)! While enhancing your cyberspace is a 24/7 activity, we have taken the time to highlight cybersecurity practices at MetroStar to celebrate this month. Our smartphones and mobile devices' technological needs have fueled cloud computing adoption, making organizations more cost-effective and agile. Organizations must leverage the cloud safely,

By |2020-11-24T18:07:33+00:00October 28th, 2020|Categories: Cloud, Cyber Security|

Three Simple Work-Day Recipes for the DevSecOps Engineer

Let’s get ready to crumble...bacon that is, for our gourmet Software Engineering Burger Bar. We’re going to slice and dice the different stacks and layers of three different variations of that same technique, DevSecOps. Dun, dun, dun. DevSecOps can seem kind of intimidating because it hasn’t even been around for ten years—basically not yet

By |2020-06-06T00:00:58+00:00December 10th, 2019|Categories: Career Growth, DevSecOps|Tags: , |

The Breakdown: Adopting the DevOps Model

As more organizations modernize and migrate to the cloud, many are adopting DevOps as part of their strategy. For MetroStar, it’s a set of technical practices that provide integration for automation and close cooperation between development and operations. One of the main goals of DevOps is to give

By |2017-12-05T17:30:45+00:00September 27th, 2017|Categories: Cloud, Enterprise IT|Tags: , , , |

The Breakdown: Collaboration and Technology in the Enterprise

Collaboration is one of the biggest concepts that have been brought to life by the advent of cloud migration and enterprise modernization. Whether it’s file sharing, simultaneous document editing, communication, or all three functions rolled into one, collaborative technology has increasingly become a necessity for organizations to carry out

By |2017-12-05T17:27:59+00:00August 17th, 2017|Categories: Enterprise IT|Tags: , |

MGT Act Passes House: Achieving Government IT Modernization

As the "Modernizing Government Technology Act of 2017" (MGT Act) recently passed the U.S. House of Representatives, the government takes a major step towards moving at the speed of IT innovation. The bipartisan IT modernization bill, introduced to Congress for the second time by Texas Rep. Will Hurd on April 28, is designed to

By |2017-05-23T16:38:51+00:00May 23rd, 2017|Categories: Enterprise IT|Tags: , |

Five Different Approaches for Enterprise IT Modernization

Enterprise IT modernization solutions are everywhere. Organizations have access to commercial solutions that are not only easily implemented and customized, but also cost-efficient. These off-the-shelf enterprise systems, make it easier for IT practitioners to develop and apply modernization solutions across several legacy systems. Think: a cookie-cutter production line. In theory, cookie-cutter seems like a good approach.

By |2017-05-09T17:21:17+00:00May 10th, 2017|Categories: Enterprise IT|Tags: , |

Public Cloud Migration: Six Ways to Tell if You’re Ready

Remember that scene in The Truman Show where Jim Carrey slowly made his way up the stairs along the clouds before stepping out into the real world? He was wary—unsure of what lay beyond those clouds, feeling tentative about leaving the world he had known for so long. Now imagine that key cinematic moment

Five Healthy Habits for a Strong IT System

As we celebrate World Health Day, the conversation about healthy habits takes centerstage. But did you know that advice for personal health habits also apply to maintaining a strong IT system? Here are five things to ensure your IT system stays healthy: #1 Perform regular check-ups.

By |2017-04-07T14:53:43+00:00April 7th, 2017|Categories: Enterprise IT, IT Infrastructure|Tags: , |

How a Cloud-first Strategy Benefits the Department of Navy

In an interview with Federal News Radio, Janice Haith, the recently retired Deputy Chief Information Officer of the U.S. Navy, revealed that the next step for the department's information technology (IT) modernization is the adoption of cloud-first strategy. Moving on from software licenses According to Haith, one of the reasons

By |2017-03-23T20:32:29+00:00March 23rd, 2017|Categories: Cloud, Enterprise IT|Tags: |

Google Hangouts overhaul shifts focus to enterprise

Google hopes to solidify Hangouts' positioning as an enterprise product by announcing that the platform will now be split into two components: Hangouts Chat and Hangouts Meet. Divide and Conquer Each of the two new services takes charge of one of Hangouts’ key functionalities and dials it up with more

By |2017-03-24T20:32:08+00:00March 14th, 2017|Categories: Enterprise IT, IT Applications|Tags: , |
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