Flux7 Labs

Flux7 is the only Sherpa on the DevOps journey that assesses, designs, and teaches while implementing a holistic solution for its enterprise customers, thus giving its clients the skills needed to manage and expand on the technology moving forward. Not a reseller or an MSP, Flux7 recommendations are 100% focused on customer requirements and creating the most efficient infrastructure possible that automates operations, streamlines and enhances development, and supports specific business goals.
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22 Feb 2018

Flux7 is 2018 Modern Infrastructure Impact Awards Best AWS Consultant

by Flux7 Labs / February 22, 2018 / Company News and Events 0

Flux7 Named Impact Award Best AWS Partner Consultant or Integration Partner
For four years in a row, Flux7 has been named a finalist for the Modern Infrastructure Impact Awards for its AWS DevOps expertise. We are truly wowed and honored to be named for a fourth year the Best AWS Consultant or Integration Partner Impact Award winner.  

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20 Feb 2018

Key Considerations in IoT Big Data and Cloud Computing

by Flux7 Labs / February 20, 2018 / IoT, Data 0

In 2018, the number of connected IoT devices is projected to grow to over 23 billion, according to Statista. And these devices will create a volume of 400 zettabytes of data by the end of the year, as reported by Datastax. With such an explosion in device-driven data, it’s important to have a strategy for maximizing the business impact of IoT big data, transforming it into actionable intelligence.

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13 Feb 2018

AWS Case Study: Kubernetes on CIS Benchmarked Ubuntu AMIs using KOPS

by Flux7 Labs / February 13, 2018 / Security, AWS Case Studies 0

AWS Case Study: Kubernetes on CIS Benchmarked Ubuntu AMIs using KOPS

In a recent blog, we shared the AWS case study of a major US airline and how we used the Kubernetes project for managing production-grade Kubernetes (K8) clusters, KOPS, to run its AWS-based K8 clusters. The goal was to host the company’s applications in an AWS-enabled framework, which the team at Flux7 helped implement in the form of its Enterprise DevOps Framework (EDF). As promised, today we will share the second part of their story, illustrating how we used Ubuntu CIS benchmarked images to help proactively safeguard against security threats.

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09 Feb 2018

Flux7 CEO, Aater Suleman, Holds Fireside Chat at CIO Perspectives

by Flux7 Labs / February 09, 2018 / Company News and Events 0

Flux7 CEO, Aater Suleman, to host CIO Perspectives fireside chatJoin us at the IDC CIO Perspectives conference as Flux7 CEO, Aater Suleman, shares technology-based strategies for successful digital business transformation. in a “fireside chat” format with CIO Programs Executive Director, Mary Fran Johnson, he will share examples of enterprise IT transformation projects, and how businesses are able to use DevOps process improvement as a means to effectively balance the needs of operations, security and development to achieve specific business goals -- from faster time to market to improved code quality, optimized security and more.  

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08 Feb 2018

Enterprise Reduces AWS VPC Creation from Days to Minutes

by Flux7 Labs / February 08, 2018 / DevOps, AWS Case Studies, Amazon VPC 0

Enterprise Reduces AWS VPC Creation from Days to Minutes

Today we’d like to share the story of how the DevOps team at Flux7 worked with a Fortune enterprise customer to help them automate their AWS VPC creation, which reduced several days of manual, repetitive tasks into a simple user interface, concluding with a single click. Saving this firm days of manpower has meant that these resources can now be used for more strategic, business-impacting activities. Read on as we share a business view into this AWS case study.

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06 Feb 2018

AWS Case Study: Use the New AWS Systems Manager to Manage AWS

by Flux7 Labs / February 06, 2018 / EC2 Systems Manager 0

AWS Case Study: Use the New AWS Systems Manager to Manage AWS

Earlier we shared our analysis of the new AWS Systems Manager as a stand-alone service to manage AWS. If you missed that story, you can find ourwalk through of the announcement here. As promised, in today’s blog we will illustrate how the new features of AWS Systems Manager can benefit existing SSM users. While Flux7’s DevOps consulting teams are heavy users of SSM, we’d like to call out two enterprise AWS case study stories for you today that effectively illustrate how the new AWS Systems Manager can streamline and improve operations and compliance for SSM users moving forward.

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05 Feb 2018

Flux7 DevOps Blog: What Topics and Content are Most Important to You?

by Flux7 Labs / February 05, 2018 / Company News and Events 0

Flux7 DevOps Blog: What topics and content are most important to you?

In a constantly-changing industry, standing still is not an option -- for your business or your career. And the same is true for the Flux7 DevOps blog where we aim to provide you with valuable content that propels you forward, building your personal knowledge and transforming your business.

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02 Feb 2018

Flux7, Hashicorp Engineer Present Consul Infrastructure Recipes

by Flux7 Labs / February 02, 2018 / Company News and Events, HashiCorp 0

Flux7, Hashicorp Engineer Present Consul Infrastructure Recipes

Join us Wednesday, February 7th in Austin, TX as Flux7 hosts a dynamic discussion with Consul HashiCorp Engineer Preetha Appan, who will share how Consul can solve several specific infrastructure and distributed systems problems.

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01 Feb 2018

Effectively Manage AWS with the New AWS Systems Manager

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As heavy users of Amazon’s EC2 Systems Manager (often referred to as SSM), to manage AWS environments, we were very interested in the recent announcement of AWS Systems Manager as a stand-alone service. Given the management tool’s prolific use across AWS accounts, we thought we’d walk you through the announcement, clarifying some of the confusion around AWS’s nomenclature, and in a second, follow-up blog, illustrate how its new features can benefit SSM users.

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30 Jan 2018

Security in AWS: Flux7’s Take on the New Amazon GuardDuty

Security in AWS: Flux7’s Take on the New Amazon GuardDuty

At re:Invent just a few weeks ago, AWS announced Amazon GuardDuty, to enable secure monitoring. At the time, we lauded the announcement for its ability to grow security in AWS with a more holistic view of security in the cloud. In the past few weeks, we’ve fielded inquiries from several customers asking about the service, its features, and potential fit for their organization. Knowing that their questions may be indicative of a wider interest in the new managed service that monitors and detects malicious or unauthorized behavior across an organization’s AWS infrastructure, we are sharing today our analysis of Amazon GuardDuty.

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