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Smart Office: Simplifying Secure Access to Workplace Services

On an average day, engineers @BizcloudExperts have access to over 10 internal AWS accounts like Agile Project Management tools, time tracking and CRM tools. For each service we were enforcing our security policy, such as password rules, multi-factor authentication (MFA) and so on, individually and all time-consuming. We’re a small business, simplifying how we work is key, so we changed all that by: Enforcing Single Sign-on using SAML / Google ID Enforcing 2 factor authentication on all Google ID’s Now…

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BRIDGING THE GAP!

Successful startups are not created in a vacuum. They are connected to networks comprised of faculty, mentors and other innovators. Higher education institutions can play a crucial role in an entrepreneurial ecosystem, and even a more important role within developing economies. Startups benefit from university involvement in ecosystems in a number of ways. Universities are hubs of human capital, knowledge, and expertise. At BizCloud Experts, we  are proactively outreaching to the universities. Bringing awareness of the benefits is key to…

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Infrastructure as Code (IAC)

Infrastructure as Code (IAC) is a type of IT infrastructure, that operations teams can automatically manage and provision through code, rather than using a manual process. Infrastructure as Code is sometimes referred to as programmable infrastructure.  It means writing code (which can be done using a high level language or any descriptive language) to manage configurations and automate provisioning of infrastructure in addition to deployments. This is not just writing scripts, but involves using tested and proven software development practices…

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What exactly is Blockchain Technology?

Blockchain is an emerging technology that can radically improve banking, supply chain, and other transaction networks and can create new opportunities for innovation. Businesses contain many examples of networks of individuals and organizations that collaborate to create value and wealth. These networks work together in markets that exchange assets in the form of goods and services between the participants. Blockchain technology provides the basis for a dynamic shared ledger, that can be applied to save time when recording transactions between…

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Rackspace to AWS Migration

Who is F&I Express? F&I Express is leading the automotive aftermarket industry into the digital age with innovative F&I eContracting solutions. They provide their customers with a hosted PHP application, which helps the customers in eContracting. FIE, which is the application that provides the eContracting functionality, processes anywhere between 5000 and 6000 contracts per day. Issues with current setup FIE is currently hosted on Rackspace, a public cloud provider. Their availability has being going down due to the setup they…

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Enterprise Mobile Device Management

Mobility and Mobile devices are becoming ubiquitous with enterprise and the move to Bring your own Device (BYOD) continues to rapidly proliferate within the enterprise. A survey of BYOD trends by MarketsandMarkets found that North American adoption rates were at 36 percent at the start of 2017 and project to almost 50 percent by the start of 2018. At BizCloud Experts, we feel mandating Mobile Device Management (MDM) for every device that can access enterprise data, is essential to doing…

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Be Open, Be Simple

For BizCloud Experts, a Small Cloud Solution Provider based out Dallas, TX, this was our first time to participate in Avaya Engage 2018 (#AvayaEngage2018) as an exhibitor. It was truly a humbling experience to see a company with such rich heritage of Technology Innovation come out of financial crisis strength, character and poise. From a technologist point of view, the message that “Being Open, Being Simple” resounded very well with us here at BizCloud Experts. Over the course of 3-days, We…

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Container orchestration using Kubernetes

We face lot of problems when we try to use the same software in different computing environments, such as heterogeneous operating systems, different supporting software versions, the network topology or the security policies or storage might be different. Containers are a solution to the problem of how to get software to run reliably when moved from one computing environment to another. This could be from a developer’s laptop to a test environment, from a staging environment into production, and perhaps…

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