Archive for Tag: AWS

Keeping your small and medium business running during COVID-19

Keeping your small and medium business running during COVID-19 One of the most difficult aspects of the pandemic for companies, especially small and medium businesses, is to implement a remote working environment to ensure business continuity. Many companies have...

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Cloud Migration Workshops Extended

DUE TO POPULARITY NEW DATES HAVE BEEN ADDED “Two hours well spent, I really learnt a lot!” “Great information, suitable for beginners to understand cloud, as well as some discussion for those who are advanced. Many thanks.” With the...

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Kaskade Cloud Migration Workshops

Kaskade Cloud Migration Workshops – Sponsored for a Limited Time DUE TO POPULARITY NEW DATES HAVE BEEN ADDED With the opening of the AWS local datacentre in the first half of this year, business leaders should be evaluating if...

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The State of the Cloud in South Africa 2019

*Webinar Announcement* Join Russell Warne and Kevin Derman, Podcast hosts of Cloud Over Africa, as they take you through the RightScale 2019 State of the Cloud Report with an emphasis on how these findings relate to South Africa. This...

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Don’t Disrupt! Agilitise!

Written by Kevin Derman CEO Kaskade.Cloud I am sure that there is no one who would argue against the notion that the world is getting faster and faster. The rate of technological change is accelerating and most of us...

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SMB’s and the Cloud. Why you should care.

Written by Russell Warne Chief Customer Officer Kaskade.cloud In the first part of this blog post, we covered the analogy of comparing different cloud providers to villages, towns, cities and mega-cities. If you missed it you can read it...

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Saving money on AWS Part 3: Clean up your crumbs.

  I must admit, I was massively disappointed with the shortage of knowledge on cleaning up crumbs – and I’m talking generic crumbs, not even those specific to pies.  If you’ve followed the path of rightsizing correctly and purchased...

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Saving money on AWS Part 2: How to have your pie and eat it.

Reserved instances (RI’s and other lesser known reservation options) are a great way to save money.  But they can also be quite confusing, especially when it comes to things like cross-account RI float, size flexibility and variable attributes. Let’s...

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Saving money on AWS Part 1: Choose the right filling for your compute pie.

When it comes to cutting costs on AWS, the biggest chunk to aim for is compute cost.  In our experience,compute services – think anything EC2 backed – make up almost 70% of an organization’s AWS spend, which makes it...

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