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Total Cost of Ownership to Build and Operate an ELK Stack

The open source ELK stack software is free, it requires resources to build and maintain. By understanding the Total Cost of Ownership, you’ll make informed decisions about embarking on or growing an ELK stack deployment.


ESG White Paper: A Modern Data Platform for Scalable Analytics

Data Lakes started years ago with promise and potential, quickly turning into quagmires. Today, there’s a new data lake approach that delivers ubiquitous data access to all data no matter the size, scale, or speed.


Global automotive pioneer modernizes services with containers and DevOps

Ford Motor Company seeks to provide mobility solutions at accessible prices to its customers, including dealerships and parts distributors who sell to a variety of retail and commercial consumers. To speed delivery and simplify maintenance, the company sought to create a container-based application platform to modernize its legacy stateful applications and optimize its hardware use.


Simplify Kubernetes adoption

Red Hat® OpenShift® Service on AWS is a fully managed container platform service deployed and operated on AWS. It allows you to quickly and easily build, deploy, and manage containerized applications on a comprehensive Kubernetes platform.


Managed Kubernetes Platforms Can Accelerate Digital Transformation

The essential promise and power of Kubernetes is being realized by customers deploying multicloud environments to support the new working and consumer models. A managed service provides relief from operational complexity and lock-in, enabling customers to focus on application development and delivery. This analyst material looks at how organizations can use Kubernetes to digitally transform.


Cloud Native expands to modernization and migration

Driven by advantages including efficiency, security, cost and developer speed, cloud-native technology such as containers and Kubernetes have become critical components of enterprise migration to the cloud, modernization, and digital transformation.


Cloud Native: Enabler of Mission-Critical Applications in the Cloud

Cloud-native technology and methodology can enable organizations to more effectively use cloud architectures with capabilities such as API-driven provisioning, auto-scaling, and automation. With managed services and greater levels of automation and abstraction, enterprises are better positioned to use cloud services, focus on applications, and use open source software components without having to worry about building, maintaining and securing infrastructure.


AWS Backup for Dummies

So it turns out that data doesn’t protect itself. And despite providing what might be the most secure and reliable compute platform the Universe has ever seen, Amazon Web Services (AWS) can’t guarantee that you’ll never lose data either. To understand why that is, you’ll need to face your worst nightmares while visualizing all the horrifying things that can go wrong, and then boldly adopt some best‑practice solutions as you map out a plan to protect yourself.


16 powerful tips to lower your AWS spending

The shift to public cloud providers, like AWS, offers many advantages for companies. This means trading the old model of using heavy CapEx (capital expenditure) to invest in data centers, and servers upfront to a variable expense model, which is pay-as-you-go.


Frost & Sullivan Report: 6 AWS & Azure Data Backup Considerations

Did you know that protecting your AWS and Azure data is YOUR responsibility? To do so, you need a backup and recovery solution that’s purpose‑built for the public cloud so you can harness all of its benefits. Find out how in this special Frost & Sullivan report.