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Managed Services, Best Practices

Declare Disaster, Push Button, Drink Beer.

These are the exact words from a client who told me that his wish is for a new Disaster Recovery (DR) process for his company.  Of course, he does do work for a very large..

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Managed Services, Best Practices

It's about time! (Warning: Double entendre ahead)

For 30 years I have been in IT industry.  And for all of that time the promise of technology has been to accelerate business; and there are many ways in which we have delivered..

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Cloud Development, Cloud Adoption, Best Practices

Happy DevOps New Year!

This recent holiday season and  New Year is a great time to reflect on last year.

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Best Practices, Legacy Modernization

IT Testing: What's Appropriate for Replatforming Projects

Testing is an important component of any IT project. Releasing a serious flaw to production in a business-critical application can have disastrous effects. At best, it's a..

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Cloud Development, Best Practices, Cloud 101

What comes first... good SCM or DevOps?

Prior to a DevOps engagement, a potential client would want to know how you'll engage their team(s) and where your analysis may start. Would it be continuous integration? How..

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Managed Services, Best Practices

Real Service Desk Leverage Requires a Little Perspective

I often hear people talk about the Service Desk as the organization’s “window” into the IT function; and I get it.  The Service Desk has a significant impact on the IT brand,..

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Cloud Adoption, Best Practices, Legacy Modernization

Migrating IBM Mainframe to Oracle Cloud

(Below is the approaches and challenges section of the IBM Mainframe to Oracle Cloud Reference Architecture. This document is a part of the Astadia Mainframe-to-Cloud..

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Cloud Adoption, Best Practices, Legacy Modernization

Shifting Unisys Mainframe to Oracle Cloud

(Below is the Introduction to the Unisys to Oracle Cloud Reference Architecture This document is a part of the Astadia Mainframe-to-Cloud Modernization series. You can download..

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Cloud Adoption, Best Practices, Legacy Modernization

5 Steps to Migrate Unisys Mainframes to AWS

Below is the introduction to the Astadia Unisys to AWS Reference Architecture. For access to the full reference architecture, click on the blue text link.  

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