Blue Sentry Achieves Amazon Web Services DevOps Competency Status

Jordan Bressler Amazon Web Services, Cloud Technology, DevOps, Managed Service Provider

Blue Sentry, an AWS Partner Network (APN) Advanced Consulting Partner solely focused on helping businesses achieve transformational cloud maturity on the AWS cloud platform, has announced that it has achieved the Amazon Web Services (AWS) DevOps Competency. APN Partners with the AWS DevOps Competency provide solutions to, or have deep experience working with, businesses to help them implement continuous integration …

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To “Cloud” or Not to “Cloud:” Taking Baby Steps In Your AWS Journey

Mike Madsen Amazon Web Services, Cloud Technology, Cloud Transformation, DevOps

I see you standing over there, pondering a move to the cloud. You’ve heard the “c-word,” you look around and see many of your peers and competitors talking about it – but you’re not sold on moving your production applications there just yet. Certainly, at this point in the cloud revolution, you understand that it represents a serious business decision …

Dispatch from re:Invent, Day Three: The Andy Jassy Keynote

Jordan Bressler Amazon Web Services, Cloud Technology, Cloud Transformation, DevOps

Re:Invent is typically the springboard for a host of new announcements, and the 2016 edition has been no different. During his Day Three Keynote Session, Andy Jassy, CEO of Amazon Web Services, laid bare a host of new enhancements, product offerings and surprises — none bigger than the arrival of an 18-wheeled mobile data center called the AWS Snowmobile that …

National Technology Company Migrates to AWS Cloud With Blue Sentry Cloud

Jordan Bressler Amazon Web Services, Cloud Technology, Cloud Transformation, DevOps, Managed Service Provider

When a National Technology Company needed to migrate to the AWS Cloud, they called upon Blue Sentry Cloud to facilitate a smooth transition. Today, Blue Sentry Cloud and partners like CloudHealth provide next-generation managed services to help them succeed and grow its enterprise. Click now to watch the video testimonial featuring Mike Shaughnessy, LogicBay’s chief operating officer.

Cloud Transformation, Part Two: Write Your Own Fairy Tale

Jason Losh Amazon Web Services, Cloud Technology, Cloud Transformation, DevOps

So, are you ready to be a game-changer? In Part 1 of our cloud transformation series, we discussed the case for you to consider – right now – resolving to begin your migration to the cloud. We KNOW that your competitors who have already made the transformation are shifting the paradigm almost daily. For most enterprises, staying competitive in this …

Cloud Transformation – For the Win

Jason Losh Amazon Web Services, Cloud Technology, Cloud Transformation, DevOps, Managed Service Provider

What do you stand to gain from the cloud? I’m going to show my age here, but 30 years ago, my first computer was a Commodore 64 – a squat, brown, typewriter-looking machine that still holds the record for the single-highest-selling computer model of all time, according to Guinness World Records. I can still remember having to insert the 5-¼ …

Custom App Metrics with Datadog

Brad Campbell Cloud Technology, DevOps, Managed Service Provider

“If you can’t measure it, you can’t improve it.” This quote, attributed to Peter Drucker, has held a lot of sway over the years in management circles where high-level business processes are created, iterated, tweaked, and refined to ensure that revenues (and hopefully, profits) lead to healthy, long-lasting companies. At Blue Sentry, our Managed Services offering is built upon this …

What Manpowered Flight Teaches Us About the Benefits of DevOps

Jeff Martinik Amazon Web Services, Cloud Technology, DevOps, Managed Service Provider

Confused by the title? Well, let’s start with DevOps. If you’re reading this blog, there’s a good chance you’ve heard the term, but its meaning seems to depend on how companies that dabble in DevOps spin the definition. A simple Google search defines DevOps as “a culture, movement or practice that emphasizes the collaboration and communication of both software developers …

The Limitless Cloud: AWS’s Chief Visionary Offers Insights for the Future

Mike Madsen Amazon Web Services, Cloud Technology, DevOps, Testimonials

I recently had the chance to attend Amazon Web Services’ annual Summit in New York City. Spread throughout the sprawling Javits Center on the West Side of Manhattan, the Summit really projects a sense of the scale of today’s AWS – a testament to the monumental growth of the service and those who promote, adopt and interpolate it for an …

What is DevOps?

Lee Hylton Amazon Web Services, Cloud Technology, DevOps, High Performance Applications

DevOps, despite being a huge industry buzzword as of late, is not something that is easily defined.  There is no one answer to what DevOps looks like; rather, it is a concept brought forth as a result of the combined concepts of Lean IT Operations; applications that are loosely coupled with a service oriented architecture,;Operations Management constraints; and Agile Software Development …