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Calculating the costs, hard and soft, of a cloud migration

Calculating the costs, hard and soft, of a cloud migration

When you consider the costs of doing business, you might only see dollar signs―not uncommon. But if your organization is planning a cloud migration, it’s important to understand all costs involved, both hard and soft. Sure, calculating the hard costs of a cloud migration is critically important―new or additional hardware and software, maintenance agreements, additional…

Migrating to the Cloud? Consider the following

Migrating to the Cloud? Consider the following

First, follow Stephen Covey’s unintentional Cloud Migration advice Stephen Covey, in his 1989 bestselling book The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, lists “Begin with the end in mind” as the second habit. But in the event you’re considering a cloud migration for your organization, Covey’s second habit should be your first. Yes, you must…

GDT Presents Lunch & Learn on Rekognition

GDT Presents Lunch & Learn on Rekognition

On May 1st, GDT Network Engineer Ryan Rogers presented, as part of the GDT DevOps team’s weekly Lunch & Learn series, information about Rekognition. Amazon Web Services (AWS) has an increasingly large set of services available on their cloud computing platform.  While we all know about storage and compute resources, some services, like Rekognition, have not…