Cloud Automation: Closing the Innovation Gap with Cloud Adoption

Cloud automation and closing the innovation gap with a cloud adoption strategy

Businesses often turn to the cloud as a new destination to run their workloads. But getting the most out of the cloud requires more than a simple lift-and-shift of your applications.

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The secret to DevOps lies in your organization’s culture

Automating AWS infrastructure reduces time and errors for DevOps

Achieving rapid application development is not just about tools. In order to adapt existing processes, skillsets and technologies to DevOps, it is necessary to create the right culture.

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Why automation is key to delivering security in Amazon Web Services (AWS)

AWS automation Softchoice security

Do you wonder if your AWS cloud workloads are deployed according to security best practices? If so, you’re not alone. We are often hired to review whether a deployment to AWS followed best practices. And while we’re happy to provide our assessment of a completed deployment, we encourage our customers to make sure their deployment is done right from the start. As you likely know, automation, when implemented correctly, is probably our most important tool to ensure consistently secure deployments to AWS.

Here is a simple example of how using automation in the AWS platform helped one of our customers ensure compliance with a strict internal security policy. [Read more…]