Cloud Governance: Your First and Last Step into the Cloud

No matter who I speak with about the cloud, the same pain points up repeatedly come up. Organizations are always needing to better manage cloud costs, improve their security posture and meet their compliance requirements. According to a report from data security company Lepide, the three most common causes of a data breach are: Insider threats due to misuse of privileged access Weak and stolen passwords Unpatched applications In other words, the most […]


Azure Arc: New Approach to Hybrid Cloud Environments

Manage the Chaos of Multiple Clouds and Diverse On-Premises Technology As more companies embrace the cloud, the use of hybrid architectures is becoming more predominant. These architectures allow organizations to keep benefitting from investments made in on-premises environments, while leveraging innovation introduced by the cloud. The adoption of hybrid solutions can be a winner. But […]


Microsoft Azure Arc

Use Azure Management with Any Infrastructure to Simplify Operations and Get the Gift of Extra Time in Your Day During the past 12 years, I have had many meetings with customers who run a mix of applications on-premises, in the cloud and at the edge. Managing these disparate systems has always been a time-consuming chore. Repeatedly, I have heard IT managers lament for a single management […]


Cracking the Code: Roadmap for Faster, Smarter Data and Analytics Modernization

One of the biggest assumptions database architects can make is to think “If I build it, they will come.” This holds true, especially in a platform modernization initiative. The future state architecture must provide technological capabilities, which tightly align with business initiatives and strategic direction. This is accomplished by incorporating your organization’s strategic objectives. The […]


TikTok Challenge: 5 Reasons Oracle, Walmart Deal Warrants Your Attention

[Editor’s Note: Know This, Do This is a blog series from System Soft Technologies. What is this series for? It’s a cycle of articles that take you on a journey, exploring ways innovative technology can help leaders drive transformation and growth.] With more than 800 million users worldwide posting duets, hashtag challenges and memes, TikTok is one of the most used social media apps of […]


Why Cloud Governance Matters

Cloud governance. You may hear about this concept all the time. But, what does it truly mean? And, why is it so important? Cloud governance is comprised of the people, process and technology deployed to ensure the services (e.g., infrastructure, software, data and platforms) consumed in the cloud are secure, cost-effective, available, scalable and consistent […]


Cloud Security: Not a Contradiction in Terms

[Editor’s Note: Know This, Do This is a blog series from System Soft Technologies. What is this series for? It’s a cycle of articles that take you on a journey, exploring ways innovative technology can help leaders drive transformation and growth.] Know This: Leaders continue to work through the evolution of how business can survive and […]