Top Right. There it was, right before my eyes. Proudness, excitement and relief. All felt at the same time when I first opened the Hyperscale MSP Magic Quadrant preview sent by Gartner. At Cloudreach it was our first experience entering such a process and we had no idea where we stood until the results came back.
Donald Rumsfeld may not be everyone’s cup of tea, however he did come up with one of the most famous statements in politics during a press briefing in 2002.
“Getting to the top is hard, but it’s harder to stay there”.
I felt inspired to write this today following the public announcement that Cloudreach has taken an epic next step on its journey to disrupt the world of tech and will now grow with the assistance of Blackstone.
Every journey has to start somewhere and for me that somewhere was at a Citrix event in Scotland.
Why we started a hackathon
It’s important to keep your mind at work by solving problems and learning new things.
Sceptre is a tool for driving AWS CloudFormation, which has recently been open-sourced by Cloudreach. The project and source code can be found on GitHub.
Serverless is a concept in Cloud Computing that has been growing in popularity over the last 12 months. It is very powerful and has a lot of potential. In this post, I hope to help explain what Serverless is, how it can be used and some examples of how it is being used in the industry.
That time of year isn’t it? Everyone becomes a fortune teller and starts writing about things that will happen in the year ahead. Last year I wrote about IoT, and we did see a lot of development in that area - including (sadly) the security watchpoint I mentioned in the article.
For those “in the know”, AWS Managed Services has been a long time coming.