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AWS Cloud’s High Availability Weathers Through Storms

Posted by Marketing on January 26, 2016

While many are weathering through winter storm that is passing through the Northeast, AWS is also ensuring that their ducks are all in a row.  For  those that are wondering what that entails, here it is, straight from the AWS Blog:

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Topics: Amazon Solutions Partner, Amazon Web Services, AWS, Cloud Computing, Cloud/IoT

What Can the Cloud Solve?

Posted by Marketing on December 1, 2015

The PC completely changed how we worked thirty years ago, today the cloud is equally transformative in our new digital world. With the convergence of the cloud and mobile devices, the cloud is giving us massive amounts of data and computing power never seen before.

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Topics: Amazon Web Services, AWS, AWS Cloud Integration, Cloud, Cloud Computing, Cloud/IoT

AWS Route 53 solves DNS Failover Automagically

Posted by Marketing on August 19, 2015

Amazon Route 53 is a highly available and scalable DNS service offered by AWS. Route 53 handles domain registration and routes user's Internet requests to your application. An added feature about Route 53 is that it also intelligently direct traffics based on routing policies and automated health checks away from servers that might be failing.

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Topics: Amazon Web Services, AWS, Cloud, Cloud Computing, Cloud/IoT, DNS, DNS Failover, IoT, Route 53

AWS Aurora: Amazon’s MySQL Database Challenger Now Available

Posted by Marketing on August 3, 2015

Aurora first debuted during Amazon Web Services’ (AWS) re:invent conference in November 2014, positioning the database as a lower cost, higher performance, high availability alternative to any enterprise grade database server. Now, after close to 4 years of development and testing, AWS, announced earlier last week that Aurora is now available to US and EU customers.

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Topics: Amazon Web Services, AWS, AWS Aurora, AWS Cloud Integration, Cloud/IoT, IoT, MySQL, Solutions

Security on the AWS Cloud

Posted by Marketing on July 10, 2015

With the Sony leaks last year, to Adobe’s vulnerability,  and  Hacking Team’s spyware company recently being hacked, Internet security is definitely a hot topic in today’s hyper-connected world. So that comes into question, exactly how secure is your business data on AWS?

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Topics: Amazon Web Services, AWS, AWS Meet Up, Defense One, Internet Security, Managed Services, Patrick Tucker

Riptide Software Designs Scalable Software Applications

Posted by Raquel Galan on June 22, 2015

Riptides’ design of any scalable software application requires upfront planning to leverage Amazon Web Services (AWS). Best practices and principles are applied from the onset of a project in order to assure the project will scale properly and be delivered on time and within budget. Scalable software applications connect users with resources using the Internet and AWS. Scalability can be thought of as distribution of resources using AWS web services that offer resizable cloud hosting services to make web-scale computing easier for developers.

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Topics: Amazon Web Services, AWS, Scalable Software Applications, Solutions

Is A Hybrid Cloud Solution The Right One For Your Company?

Posted by Raquel Galan on June 7, 2015

Riptide Software uses a Hybrid Cloud infrastructure addressing the specific regulatory and compliance requirements of U.S. government agencies. Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP). FedRAMP is a government-wide program that provides a standardized approach to security assessment, authorization, and continuous monitoring for cloud products and services. This article, part three of a three part series, will address the potential cost savings of using a Hybrid Could environment as an web application hosting solution.

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Topics: Amazon Direct Connect, Amazon Web Services, AWS, Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program, FedRAMP, Hybrid Cloud, Managed Services, Raspian, Solutions, VMWare VCloud Air

How Much Does the Cloud Really Costs You?

Posted by Raquel Galan on June 3, 2015

Riptide Software, an Amazon Solutions Partner, provides best in class programming, design, and implementation services to it’s customers. This article, part two of a three part series, will break down the total cost of ownership of a startup’s large web application into business requirements, growth, and capacity. This article will focus on the cost of running the application in Amazon’s Cloud.

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Topics: Amazon Solutions Partner, Amazon Web Services, AWS, Bandwidth Calculator, Cloud Costs, GUI, Managed Services, PCoIP zero clients, phpDHCPAdmin, Solutions

The Cost Of Hosting an Application Locally

Posted by Raquel Galan on June 1, 2015

Riptide Software, an Amazon Solutions Partner, provides best in class programming, design, and implementation services to it’s customers. This article, part one of a three part series, will break down the total cost of ownership of a startup’s large web application into business requirements, growth, and capacity. This article will focus on the cost of hosting the application locally.

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Topics: Amazon Web Services, AWS, Bandwidth Costs, Hosting Application, Managed Services, Raspian, TCO, Web Applications