Amazon WorkSpaces is a cloud based managed desktop computing service. Amazon WorkSpaces allows for easy provisioning of cloud-based desktops that enable end-users to access the files, programs and other resources they need with the a wide variety of devices, including PCoIP zero clients, desktop computers, laptops, iPads, Amazon’s Kindle Fire, and Android tablets. This provides Riptide’s Cloud Services the ability to set up a cloud desktop environment for any user count at a very competitive rate.
Riptide Software solved an issue a customer was having getting a Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) server to function in a particular way. The requirements: multiple IP ranges with limited communications between the ranges, variable network component lease times from an hour to possibly several days, and the need for the equipment to function in a less-than-ideal environment. Riptide provided a robust and cost effective solution for the project using a RaspberryPi 2 DHCP Server to handle a network of over 500 IP addresses with varying lease times.
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.
Riptide Software develops solutions using the Internet Of Things (IoT). IoT means all of our devices are talking to one another. Everything we use is connected, using embedded sensors, and are able to identify themselves to one another. Our phones are smart enough to know when we’re heading home, and can tell our thermostats at our houses to start adjusting the temperature to our preferred setting.
Riptide Software, a leading provider of cloud and mobile development and enterprise integration services, is an Advanced Tier Consulting partner of Amazon Web Services (AWS). Recently, the firm hosted technical business leaders from Tampa at the Tampa Bay Buccaneers headquarters for an evening of networking and education over cloud computing with AWS. It was Riptide’s second major AWS awareness event and the first ever in Tampa.
Representatives from AWS joined Riptide and Level3 to inform company executives how AWS cloud solutions can benefit and enhance their businesses. At the AWS Accelerate Tampa event, guests learned about AWS’s core cloud computing services, scalable, reliable and secure cloud infrastructure services, and total cost of ownership.
Experts predict dramatic growth for cloud computing for 2014 and beyond. In 2013, the cloud market saw rapid growth, with services like SaaS and IAAS leading the charge, to over $130 billion. Yet as impressive at that may sound, according to research analysts it’s the only tip of the iceberg. The reality is that cloud has barely scratched the surface of mass adoption.
It really doesn’t matter what you do, your business most likely falls into one of three distinct categories in today's cloud-based market: You either have a cloud app, you need an cloud app, or you make cloud apps.
Whether you have just started your move to the Cloud or if your company was an early adopter of Cloud computing, at some point we all face the integration challenge. SaaS platforms such as Salesforce.com have seen numerous companies building integrations to seamlessly integrate their product with other platforms. But what about all of the areas of your company that are still silo’d in disparate systems?
When you host your Apps, Servers or computing capacity in the Cloud, you don't have the capital expense of setups or updates, your maintenance cost is slashed, you're going to use less power, and you free up a lot of valuable floor space, and your pricing is easily managed.
There are, however, some hidden pitfalls to cloud computing - ones that can end up costing you more money in the long run - that you need to be keenly aware of.