AWS Chicago Summit: What You Need to Know

James Strong Amazon Web Services, Cloud Technology, DevOps, Internet of Things, Managed Service Provider

I recently represented Blue Sentry at the AWS Summit in Chicago, and had one overarching thought: Just when you thought AWS had reached the apex of innovation, they up their game again. The pace of innovation is simply staggering at AWS, with weekly service releases flying off the shelves. Though it can be difficult to keep up, following the AWS …

Alexa: Amazon’s AI Heroine Poised to Steal the Mobile Hub Spotlight

Jason Losh Amazon Alexa, Amazon Web Services, Cloud Technology, Internet of Things

I’m sitting in my office in Cary, North Carolina (just outside of beautiful Raleigh), and it’s HOT. We’re talking 106-degree-heat-index hot.  The kind of hot where I haven’t even left the house since my morning run.  So, with summer squarely top of mind, I bring you the next Blue Sentry blog post. Me: Alexa, cue the deep voiced narrator. Alexa: In …

How to Scale from Zero to $9 Billion in Under 4 Years

Kenneth Johnson Amazon Web Services, Cloud Technology, Internet of Things, Managed Service Provider, Uncategorized

I have personally enjoyed watching the Searchable Log of All Conversation and Knowledge that we know as “S.L.A.C.K.” move from being a tool known only to engineers, to fundamentally disrupting well-established business tools like email. Now that Slack has made a big splash among market watchers with its $9 billion valuation and acquisition suiters like Amazon, Google and Microsoft, news …