5 things to consider when moving to AWS

Like most things, before you embark on a new way of doing something it’s important to have a plan. How else will you know if you’re going in the right direction? A successful AWS cloud transformation journey needs to have good direction and management. There will be existing skills that need updating and new skills that need to be learnt.

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Duolc partner CyberCrowd is on the Digital Marketplace, G-Cloud 11

As an AWS Consulting Partner Duolc takes our customers security very seriously by following AWS best practice around their Security First and Least Privileged models. To support us with this we partnered with CyberCrowd to deliver market leading security & governance services that can wrap around the highly secure AWS infrastructure solutions that Duolc delivers. CyberCrowd have recently achieved G-Cloud

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What is Security in the AWS cloud?

In our last post we talked about best practices for securing the AWS cloud. How AWS take ownership of the cloud and you, the customer, takes ownership of security in the cloud. So, what does it mean when we say in the cloud? Well it’s not only securing your network, operating systems and applications. It’s also about taking a holistic

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AWS Cloud Security, what’s your responsibility?

One of the main benefits of the AWS cloud is that it lets your business innovate at scale in a secure environment. This means when migrating your apps and data to the AWS cloud, security is a key consideration. AWS run a shared responsibility model; this means they own security of the cloud. You then take ownership of security for

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Disaster Recovery in the cloud with Duolc, AWS & Veeam

We’ve already outlined why backup to the AWS cloud is a must for businesses. It provides a low-cost alternative to traditional tape & disk-based backup solutions. It’s also quicker to recover data in the event of a system failure. But that’s great if all you need is a secure and available copy of your data. What if you need to

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Should you have a backup & DR strategy once you’re in the AWS cloud?

In short, yes… AWS has a shared responsibility model, which means you are responsible for what you run on AWS. This means the following risks can still be present. Human error, people can still delete things they shouldn’t. In this case what’s your Recovery Point Objective (RPO) and Recovery Time Objective (RTO) needs? Malicious attacks, Security is your responsibility remember.

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Everybody is backing up to the cloud. You should too, here’s why.

The public cloud has positively changed the backup and disaster recovery (DR) industry. Be part of this and future proof your backup & DR strategy today. Backing up your data is one of the most important things you need to do. Not only do you need to make a copy of your data for safe keeping. You also need to

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Always start with the business outcome in mind.

What is a business outcome and why is it so often not supported by the IT within a business? To start with let’s look at what I mean by a business outcome. A business outcome is a strategic goal that a business is focused on. The problem is many businesses tend to confuse business outcomes with underlying project outcomes. Like

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Are you new to the cloud & Amazon Web Services?

The term cloud has been around since the late 1990’s. Today we use the word without thinking about it as a cover all for most IT use cases. Whether it’s Private, Public or Hybrid then if we stick the word cloud behind it we’re good to go. But what does that all mean as one person’s interpretation of cloud can

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