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+00:00 September 27th, 2017|Categories: Cloud, 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

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+00:00 March 23rd, 2017|Categories: Cloud, Enterprise IT|Tags: |

Choosing a ‘Just Right’ Cloud Solution For Your Enterprise

As a Chief Technology Officer, Goldilocks had long wanted to upgrade the nationwide operations of her bolstering business. Armed with thoroughly Googled knowledge of cloud migration, she attempted to pick out a cloud solution that’s just right for her enterprise. Some were secure, but too costly. Some allowed full virtualization, but were time-consuming. Some featured enhanced

By | 2017-03-20T21:09:47+00:00 March 7th, 2017|Categories: Cloud, Enterprise IT|Tags: , , , , |

Part 1: Building Cloud-Scale Enterprise Apps – Our Take on Microsoft Service Fabric

Microsoft just changed everything about enterprise app development with their announcement that Service Fabric will be released as part of Windows Server 2016. For years, our enterprise customers have requested the features of commercial Software as a Service (SaaS) applications in their enterprise. They want fault tolerance, high availability, resilience, elasticity, and near-zero downtime.

Part 2: Possible Use Cases for Microsoft Service Fabric

I'm Excited About Service Fabric, Now What? In my last blog, "Building Cloud-Scale Enterprise Apps: Our Take On Microsoft Service Fabric," I looked at some of the common pain points Microsoft Service Fabric can help developers with. This week, we’ll take a closer look at some possible use cases. Use Case A possible use