25 Jul 2016

A DevOps Approach to Creating PCI-Ready Infrastructure

by Cahit Onur / July 25, 2016 / DevOps 0

 

 

Creating a healthy security posture is one of the key factors in achieving PCI DSS certification, especially for enterprises. Truly, when it comes to security, even the smallest of details are important and can cause huge troubles. As a result, in this post we'll talk about how to achieve better security outcomes with help of version control and automation and how this can help you  with your PCI DSS certification.

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20 Jul 2016

Furthering Elasticity with Automatic Scaling for Amazon ECS

by Flux7 Labs / July 20, 2016 / AWS, Microservices 0

Amazon announced its Elastic Container Service (ECS) at re:Invent 2014 using Pristine as a case study. Given Flux7’s Amazon expertise, it’s likely no surprise to frequent readers of this blog that Pristine is a Flux7 customer who we have been working with for some time now.

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15 Jul 2016

Microservices Security: AWS Increases Container-Enabled App Security

by Flux7 Labs / July 15, 2016 / AWS, Microservices 0

As AWS experts we work closely with organizations who handle a wide variety of sensitive information – from patient health records to credit card data and more. Resultantly, we are always on the look-out for technology and best practice-based improvements to ensuring cloud-based security. With more and more of our clients looking to embrace a microservices architecture, cloud security and compliance naturally didn’t stop being a focus which is why we are happy at the news from AWS today that they’ve addressed how to help secure container-enabled applications with IAM Roles for ECS tasks.

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12 Jul 2016

The big trends driving digital transformation

It’s rare to find the business that isn’t grappling with growing business pressures, whether it’s business competitors becoming more effective through the use of emerging technologies, growing global competition, and even the increased effectiveness of machine learning and artificial intelligence. Those organizations that learn how to not only embrace emerging technologies, but master them, are going to be the victors in the immediate years ahead.

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24 Jun 2016

AWS Application Discovery Does the Heavy Lifting for Cloud Migration

by Flux7 Labs / June 24, 2016 / AWS 0

As AWS consultants, we have helped a wide variety of clients make the transition to Amazon Web Services (AWS) through a migration. Inevitably, one of the more complex and time consuming phases of cloud architecture planning is helping the enterprise get its arms around the assets it intends to migrate and making a plan based upon that data. Luckily, Amazon recently announced a new service called Application Discovery that helps expedite the process and make it much easier to dig in and begin planning.

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16 Jun 2016

Join us at DockerCon 16

by Flux7 Labs / June 16, 2016 / Docker 0

 

We are really looking forward to DockerCon next week and hope to see you there. It will be our second time co-presenting a customer solution on stage and think you’ll be fascinated to hear what Jay Blanchard of Fugro and our very own Aater Suleman have to share. They’ll present the story of how Fugro and Flux7 brought a new Internet of Things (IoT) based service to market with high uptime and portability, based on Docker containers and Amazon Web Services (AWS).

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15 Jun 2016

Flux7 Selected as AWS Migration Competency Program Partner

by Flux7 Labs / June 15, 2016 / AWS, News & Updates 0

Enterprises are migrating critical infrastructure to AWS at increasingly rapid rates and seeking to partner with experts to help speed migrations and reduce the risks of adopting this new technology. Late last week AWS announced its official migration competency partners and Flux7 is on the list, chosen for our deep experience and proven ability in helping businesses move successfully to AWS.

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26 May 2016

AWS SSM for Improved Security, Auditability and Automation

by Flux7 Labs / May 26, 2016 / AWS 0

Amazon Simple Systems Manager or SSM as we’ll refer to it throughout this article, is a great example of an important feature in the Amazon Web Services toolset that we try to highlight for our clients because of its DevOps, compliance and security benefits. As AWS partners recognized for our customer service and expertise, we are often asked about the implications of specific AWS features and their benefits.

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