Cloud Download: October 2019

Double, double, toil and trouble! It may be Halloween, but Unitas is here to keep the hauntings away from your cloud with the latest news and trends from the past month. 

 

Happy Haunting!
The Unitas Global Team 


CLOUD DOWNLOAD: INDUSTRY HIGHLIGHTS


UNITAS CELEBRATES INC. 5000 

For the third year running Unitas has been honored to be ranked on the Inc. 5000 list. Unitas’s very own Adi Aderhold, VP Customer Success, shows us the inside view of the gala.

Take a sneak peak at the gala here.


HOW STATE + LOCAL GOVERNMENT CAN LEVERAGE HYBRID CLOUD 

Hybrid cloud helps government agencies move faster, consolidate resources, save money, and more. 

Read more here.


FUTURE OF CLOUD FOR MEDIA + ENTERTAINMENT

M+E is moving to the cloud! Check out our blog post or, for more detailed reading, take a look at this Tech Target article on the subject.

Click here to read the blog summary. 


CLOUDTECH ARTICLE: MULTI-CLOUD 

This article has a few tips to alleviate the challenges inherent in multi-cloud so the enterprise can overcome the challenges they face in multi-cloud adoption and management. 

Read the article here.


WHAT IS MICROSOFT AZURE: SERVICES, CERTS + BENEFITS

Chris Smith, VP Cloud Architecture, shares the best pathways for AWS beginners, including certifications and trainings. 

Learn Chris’ insights here.


3 MODERN USE CASES FOR DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION WITH UNITAS + CORESITE 

We hosted a BrightTalk webinar with our partner CoreSite discussing three modern use cases for digital transformation. 

Click here to listen on-demand.


TRANSFORMING INFRASTRUCTURE OPERATIONS FOR A HYBRID CLOUD WORLD

Despite the rapid growth of public-cloud adoption, internal infrastructure teams are well positioned to add unique value.  

Read the article here.


HEALTHCARE CASE STUDY

We helped our client gain secure access to their medical and other records from any geographic location. 

Review the case study here


OPTIMIZING MULTI-CLOUD ADOPTION FOR THE ENTERPRISE

We’re living in a multi-cloud world, and to have the best competitive advantage, enterprises must leverage what each provider can offer.  Unitas Global’s CFO, Bob Pollan, shares his tips on optimizing cloud adoption in this blog post. 

Read the blog post here


BEST SECURITY PRACTICES FOR MIGRATING TO THE CLOUD 

The added freedoms provided by cloud services come with equal risks. We can help mitigate these risks as trusted advisors to our clients through their migration. 

This article outlines some of the best security practices organizations should follow when migrating to the cloud.  


Check out the article here.


MANAGED AZURE SERVICES HOTSPOTS SPAN OPTIMIZATION TO AI 

Unitas Global’s VP Cloud Architecture, Chris Smith, is featured in this TechTarget article, discussing the areas of demand for Microsoft service offerings. 

Gain insights here


COMPLEXITY: CLOUD COMPUTING'S ACHILLES HEEL


Complexity is impacting enterprises as they move to private, hybrid, and now multi-cloud. 

While there are no easy answers or magical tools to address the complexity issues, some fundamental architectural planning can be done. 

Learn more here


MICROSOFT WINS PENTAGON JEDI CONTRACT 

Microsoft beat out AWS for the JEDI contract (to be the cloud provider to the US Department of Defense). 

They’ve invested heavily in AI, which is likely one of the things that sets them apart from AWS. Microsoft can use the $10 billion to further invest in enhancing their cloud platform.

Get the full story here.


BENEFITS + CHALLENGES OF BRINGING TECH TO PHARMA

Cloud computing is forecasted as one of the major technologies pharma will implement, or expand their usage of, in the next few years. 

Cloud brings inherent security risks and challenges, and pharma prospects will be better protected by partnering with a trusted advisor like Unitas.  

Learn more here.


EXPLORING A NEW ERA OF HYBRID CLOUD NETWORKS

“In the end, it’s essential that businesses understand that SD-WAN is not just as simple as slapping on a quick fix on top of their existing networks.” 

Check out this reader forum on the future of hybrid cloud and feel free to share our LinkedIn post