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Company Resources “Held Hostage” by a Former IT Manager: A Lesson in AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM) Best Practices

20 May
By: ClearScale
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Following best business practices in an organization is vital if a company wants to have a consistent approach to how they operate; this is just as important for a small organization as it is for larger ones. When AWS identity and access management best practices aren’t followed, an organization can struggle doing everyday tasks because everything is an exception, not a rule. A client of ours in the team collaborative applications space learned this the hard way when one

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Data Analytics Company Gains Performance and Reduces Cost by Switching from Microsoft SQL to AWS Redshift + Tableau

11 May
By: ClearScale
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Capturing data and utilizing it for business needs is a relatively easy thing to accomplish if done correctly. Analyzing the data to look for patterns and trends is an entirely different issue. When companies decide to implement deep analytics to drive decision making, often implementing the suite of reports can be a challenge. This was partially true for our client, a real-time data analytics company, who approached us to help them find a better way of performing Big Data analytics

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Renewable Energy Company Migrates Entire Database from MySQL to Amazon Aurora - and Gets a Performance Boost for a Fraction of the Cost

04 May
By: ClearScale
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Companies have learned the value of Big Data and the need to capture as much information as they are able to about their customer base. This often becomes a driving force in building out their database solution to house this growing amount of data. Although no one disagrees with the need to gather the data, how each organization chooses to house and grow the database tends to vary wildly from one company to the next. Navigating enterprise database solution providers

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Can Serverless Infrastructure and AWS Lambda Radically Transform Your Business?

26 Apr
By: ClearScale
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Anyone who has worked in a traditional development shop knows that in order to deploy a digital product to market, a multitude of resources and a wealth of multi-disciplinary knowledge is vital. Not only does the development team have to consider how to properly code the application, they have to be able to integrate it with a database backend, a presentation layer, and numerous configurations of routers, servers, firewalls, and the like. As such, these development efforts tend to be

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Don’t Let Your Data Slow Down Your Business: ClearScale Migrates Client’s Databases to Cloud Using AWS Snowball

22 Apr
By: ClearScale
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Any firm operating in the digital space these days has a basic reality in their daily operations: customer or client data coupled with sensitive and proprietary information that needs to be transferred and stored in a secured cloud location. For many organizations, gathering the data isn’t the issue; rather, it’s the complexity of transferring, storing, and processing it that poses a real challenge. For anyone with previous experience in information technology, it comes as no surprise that maintaining

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Cloud Video Streaming Solution Leveraging AWS Elastic Transcoder, CloudFront and Wowza

11 Apr
By: ClearScale
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ClearScale’s expertise with AWS solutions was put into practice once again when we were engaged by a client in the online education industry. Like many organizations out there, our client had been using a service provided by a third party to stream live video; but unlike AWS, the third party did not have a comprehensive end-to-end solution that was robust and scalable to meet our client’s growing needs in the elearning space. Upon being given the green light

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Plan for the Unplanned: ClearScale's Overnight Migration to AWS WorkMail

28 Mar
By: ClearScale
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ClearScale has a long-standing history of success with helping our clients implement solutions for their specific needs, from the simplest engagement to the most complex. We’ve devoted thousands of hours at leveraging our experience across hundreds of clients. Little did we expect that we ourselves would be placed in a position of needing a solid solution quickly. In business you have to prepare for the unexpected. If any of your key systems are suddenly impacted with an outage, having

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HealthCare Tech Cloud Application Development: A Success Story

16 Mar
By: ClearScale
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BresoTec Inc. is a sleep management company that brings together state-of-the-art technology and innovation to provide effective solutions to every aspect of sleep. The executive leadership team at BresoTec Inc. wanted to focus their time on product delivery to combat sleep disorders at home. For their IT needs, they sought a trusted partner who could help them envision and implement their application with the right infrastructure. The business requirements for their IT partner were: 1) Design a web based application

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Transition to Cloud Services Advances a CTO’s Career: A Success Story

25 Feb
By: ClearScale
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John’s wireless communications services company was experiencing exponential international growth. And he was worried… As the CTO of the company, his mandates were stressfully ambitious. He had to grow the company backbone infrastructure at triple the rate he had ever done with half the dollars he had spent in the past. His contract with his data center was up for renewal and he needed to absorb the additional cost. His Key Performance Indicators (KPI) for failure rates were halved

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A “Premier” Stamp of Approval

11 Aug
By: ClearScale
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It’s hard to imagine that in just three years since its official launch in the Spring of 2012, the AWS Partner Network (APN) has grown in size to include more than 2,200 technology and consulting partners, each specializing in helping companies build successful AWS-based applications and services. Of course, Amazon is well-accustomed to seeing numbers of exponential growth. At this point, there is no denying the fact that Amazon continues to dominate the cloud. And for those of

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