Protecting Against Disaster: Plan for the Inevitable Before it Happens
Brian Frank, Sr. Manager of Technical Delivery at HOSTING, and Melissa Schultz, Project Manager at HOSTING, will be discussing why your organization needs to invest in disaster recovery solutions and how to do it. He will cover:
-DR and business continuity
-Key considerations for business continuity
-Preparing for disasters
-How to implement your DR plan and run book
RecordedJun 9 201626 mins
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Jim Haas, Vice President of Managed Services at Ntirety
Around July 9th, 2019 Microsoft will end all support for SQL Server 2008. How can you prepare your organization? Start by understanding your options.
Why should you attend?
Doing nothing is not an option this time. Data security is a risk to your organization, as all critical patches and security updates for SQL Server 2008 will end. Your Lack of compliance with industry standards and applicable regulations may lead to security breaches, data loss, litigation, and reputational risk.
Join Jim Haas, Vice President of Managed Services at Ntirety, as he discusses how you can go about making a compelling case:
• Upgrade Options: Migrate to Azure, Upgrade SQL Server, or Purchase Extended Security
• The many advances since SQL 2008.
• How to get started. What you can do yourself. Where you may need help and where to find
While more commercial enterprises are applying DevOps practices to increase their feedback loops by deploying changes to production multiple times per day, can these practices also be employed at government agencies? What are the unique challenges in government organizations to overcome? Hear from Stelligent Principal Architect, Jonny Sywulak, on some of the organization, process, culture, and tooling changes that product teams can make to get software confidently and securely deployed to production multiple times per day.
Who Should Attend? Federal, state, and local government IT managers who are considering moving to continuous deployment on the AWS or who have already started their transition, application developers and solutions architects.
What you’ll learn:
• How the benefits of CI/CD can help advance your agency’s mission
• What the biggest hurdles are for adopting DevOps approaches in a government agency
• Lessons learned from implementing modern DevOps approaches at federal government agencies (as well as large commercial enterprises)
About our speaker: Jonny Sywulak has been with Stelligent for six years, helping customers move from traditional development techniques to modern devops approaches. During much of that time he’s worked in the Stelligent Public Sector division, helping federal agencies achieve continuous deployment to production. Jonny holds numerous AWS certifications including the AWS Certified Solution Architect Professional. He has been invited to present as a DevOps subject matter expert at AWS re:Invent, AWS webinar and several MeetUps.
About Stelligent: Stelligent provides DevOps automation professional services on AWS, enabling engineering teams to focus on creating software users love. Our goal is to work closely with customers to develop fundamentally secure infrastructure automation code, deployment pipelines, and feedback mechanisms for faster, more consistent software and infrastructure deployments.
AWS offers all the resources needed to run your application workloads at any scale. The challenge becomes how best to leverage those resources in a reliable and secure manner while maintaining cost efficiency.
Join Stelligent Chief Architect Casey Lee as he walks through a series of DOs and DON’Ts you need to consider on your journey to the cloud including account configuration, networking, security, and automation.
Who Should Attend?
Security professionals, DevOps engineers, application developers, solutions architects, engineering managers, and IT managers who are familiar with their organization’s AWS environments.
Stelligent provides DevOps automation professional services on AWS, enabling engineering teams to focus on creating software users love. Our goal is to work closely with customers to develop fundamentally secure infrastructure automation code, deployment pipelines, and feedback mechanisms for faster, more consistent software and infrastructure deployments.
In today’s digital-first market, financial services organizations are only as competitive as their ability to rapidly develop and deploy new applications and products, provide optimal customer service while still maintaining or exceeding industry compliance and security standards.
Join Stelligent CTO Paul Duvall to learn how customers are driving a digital transformation strategy through DevOps Automation on Amazon Web Services (AWS) to provide superior digital customer experiences and gain a competitive edge.
What you’ll learn:
-Manager or an Executive, learn how going digital-first can increase effective delivery and feedback between consumers and your business
-Developer, learn how writing infrastructure as code and create end-to-end deployment pipelines can increase the time spent writing business logic
-InfoSec, learn how you can incorporate security automation into the development lifecycle and discover security issues much earlier than before
Stelligent provides DevOps automation professional services on AWS, enabling engineering teams to focus on creating software users love. Our goal is to work closely with customers to develop fundamentally secure infrastructure automation code, deployment pipelines, and feedback mechanisms for faster, more consistent software and infrastructure deployments. As a Premier AWS Consulting Partner, and AWS DevOps and Financial Services Competency holder, we use our demonstrated expertise to help customers benefit from continuous AWS innovation.
Microsoft Power BI is an affordable, powerful data modeling and visualization tool, with widespread adoption and universal appeal for many reasons.
The main reason everyone loves Power BI is the rapid update schedule and all of the cool, new features regularly added to both the desktop and web versions. With these rapid updates, it can be hard to stay on top of what is available from one release to the next.
Join Rodney Landrum, Senior DBA/BI Consulting Services at Ntirety, a division of HOSTING, as he demos his top 5 favorite features of the latest Microsoft Power BI including:
• Anchor Dates for Slicers
• Drill Through
• Quick Measures
• Data Gateways
• Custom Visual (Power KPI)
Stelligent's CTO Paul Duvall and Chief Architect Casey Lee
Whether you've attended or missed AWS re:Invent 2017 in Vegas, join Stelligent's CTO Paul Duvall and Chief Architect Casey Lee for insights on what the new announcements will mean for the DevOps community. We will cover some essential best practices and resources for you as you head into the new year and you too can be continuously deploying!
Stelligent is a technology services company that provides DevOps automation and Managed Services on Amazon Web Services. As an AWS Partner Network (APN) Premier Consulting Partner and AWS Managed Service Provider with deep expertise in Continuous Delivery solutions, our services guide and empower customers to achieve increased agility, confidence and cost savings from their applications on AWS.
Chuck Dudley, Vice President of Services at Stelligent, a division of HOSTING
If you are planning on deploying resources onto AWS, or if you have already started on the journey and are looking for opportunities to improve the security of your DevOps environments on AWS, then this webinar is for you.
Learn how to infuse security validation in your development and deployment processes for continuous security on AWS. Hear from Chuck Dudley, Vice President of Services at Stelligent on leveraging the same process and objective criteria used successfully with their customers.
Tricia Pattee, VP of Product, HOSTING and Mike McCracken, VP of Advanced Solutions, HOSTING
To take full advantage of platforms such as AWS or Azure, organizations need to be able to manage cost, compliance, security, policies, and overall visibility. Many are finding that this is a lot to tackle on their own.
Join Tricia Pattee, Vice President of Product, and Mike McCracken Vice President of Advanced Solutions for this interactive seminar where they will discuss HOSTING’s built-in optimization solutions that prevent wasted spend and help maximize the move to public cloud.
During the webinar, they will cover the following topics:
Tricia Pattee, VP of Product at HOSTING, Brandon Bennett, VP of Customer Success, and Jeff Bennett, CEO of Allgress
The average investment to meet cloud compliance obligations is $250,000 per year, and the fees for not complying can be as much as $100,000 a month. So while the investment is worthwhile, many companies are unable to achieve such standards due mainly to budget constraints and a lack of expertise.
Join Tricia Pattee, VP of Product at HOSTING, Brandon Bennett, VP of Customer Success at Allgress, and Jeff Bennett, CEO of Allgress as they discuss the following:
•Public cloud (AWS and Azure) compliance considerations
•Compliance standards and common industry trends
•SecComp cloud best practices
•Factors that contribute to a Compliance Crisis
We also demo a couple new solutions such as an industry-leading compliance dashboard and a (free) Compliance Posture Evaluation tool recently launched to provide you with actionable items for passing an audit.
In a special webcast, Bill Santos, President at HOSTING, and Wayne Shaw, Cloud Architect at HOSTING, cover leading DRaaS and Ransomware solutions that can help protect your company from a data disaster.
Casey Lee, Senior DevOps Engineer at Stelligent, a division of HOSTING
The architectural pattern of decomposing an application into microservices has proven extremely effective at delivering software faster. However, this type of an architecture comes with its fair share of challenges.
Fortunately, Amazon Web Services (AWS) offers many services that can be leveraged to overcome these challenges and adopt microservice best practices. If you are just starting to consider using AWS for running your microservices or if you have already started on the journey and looking for opportunities to improve, then this webinar will be beneficial for you.
Dan Waymire, Senior Manager of UCSL Feature Development at HOSTING
Join Dan Waymire, Senior Manager of UCSL Feature Development at HOSTING, as he dives into hybrid cloud best practices and how companies can align business and IT objectives to achieve organization goals. During the webcast, he will go over the following:
- Utilizing hybrid environments to drive better business outcomes
- Aligning IT and business goals to deliver solutions
- Case Study: A look into how HOSTING built a brand new service to resolve a real-life company need
- An introduction to HOSTING’s Monitoring Insights Service, a first-to-market solution that provides a single-pane view of all of your hybrid IT tools
We've found that there is a direct correlation between automation of software delivery processes and success with customers. This is especially true in the cloud. Whether you are just thinking about the move, or are already feeling the pain of manual processes, this webinar is well worth your hour investment.
We cover essentials such as how to properly assess one's own readiness for automation, as well as how to lay out a realistic plan to achieve the desired level of automation. Along the way, we reference both open source and AWS native services and tools you can use to be continuously deploying like a boss!
At HOSTING, we understand the importance of setting up success criteria (KPIs) to measure your IT team’s impact (value) in direct partnership with the business.
Join me, Tricia Pattee, Vice President of Product at HOSTING, for KPI: Aligning Your IT and Business Objectives, a live webinar in which I’ll discuss common problem areas that companies experience when trying to align their IT teams and business departments. I’ll go over:
- How to define IT objectives
- Common challenges
- Common Approach Challenges
- Common Tool Challenges
- Proposed Strategies
HOSTING is a leading provider of managed cloud hosting services for mission-critical applications. Using enterprise-class networking and connectivity technologies, we provide the highest levels of availability, recovery, security, and responsiveness. We own and operate six geographically-dispersed data centers across the United States under an ITIL-based control environment independently validated for compliance against the PCI DSS and SOC (formerly SAS 70) frameworks. We offer monthly How To and Best Practices webinars for Managed Cloud Hosting.
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