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Accelerating Time-To-Market for Smart Industrial IoT Applications

26 Feb
By: ClearScale
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Thanks to the confluence of artificial intelligence, machine learning, Internet of Things (IoT), and an ever-increasing array of applications, industrial devices are getting smarter — and generating terabytes of data daily. To help businesses use that information, one software company developed a unique IoT performance and operations platform. The cloud-based solution powers hundreds of applications that can help lower operational costs, improve quality control, enhance safety, and much more. The Challenge With an ever-expanding ecosystem of IoT devices and third-party solutions

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Transforming “Lift and Shift” Migration from Last Resort to Successful Strategy

19 Dec
By: ClearScale
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In many cases, “lift and shift” migration — where the entire IT infrastructure within an application is moved from on-premise environment to the cloud without redesigning — sounds like a bad idea. But sometimes, it can’t be avoided. And sometimes, it pays off magnificently. This was the case with one of the ClearScale’s clients in the healthcare space. The company has consistently made innovation a top priority, which is one reason why it’s become the world’s

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Leveraging the Power of Terraform to Automate Infrastructure Deployments on AWS

01 May
By: ClearScale
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ClearScale, an AWS Premier Consulting Partner, has a long track record of taking any customized client request and architecting an end-to-end development solution on AWS, no matter how complex the project. There are times, however, when a client comes to us not because they need a development solution, but because they already use AWS and need to find new and innovative methods to streamline their business operations and processes without impacting existing customers and while reducing the time to market

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Using Wowza to Create a Scalable Live Streaming Solution on AWS

22 Feb
By: ClearScale
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The expectations of end-users when viewing live streaming content are always increasing as video streaming sites continue to up their offerings with news and sporting events, television shows and movies, and any webcam footage that users want to store. With the increased availability of video streaming services, customers are also demanding increased speed, uptime, no outages, and instant access to any stored streaming content delivered to any device at any time. From a customer perspective, this makes perfect sense; the

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Consumer Mobile App Development and Testing with AWS Device Farm

09 Feb
By: ClearScale
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As any product developer knows, turning an idea from concept into reality can prove challenging. When that product is a digital app for mobile devices, the testing phase in particular is often among the most complex stages of development. This is due in no small part to the vast number of mobile device systems and configurations that exist in the public sphere; the combinations of physical hardware, memory configuration, operating system and version, screen size, CPU speed, and system settings

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Leveraging AWS to Deploy a Medical Web Portal for Research and Collaboration

02 Feb
By: ClearScale
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In order to best serve their patients, medical professionals must collaborate and confer with colleagues around the world on how to best approach complex medical issues. With the advent of technology, methods of sharing information with peers in a digital format have led to an enhanced ability for collaboration — not within a small regional area but across the world. Doing so, however, requires the highest possible quality of medical images as well as the ability to store them in

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Predicting Consumer Credit Behavior by Leveraging Amazon Machine Learning

20 Jan
By: ClearScale
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With the ever-increasing breadth of information surrounding your customers’ demographic and financial transaction history, the amount of associated data can grow very large, very quickly. From how they use their credit cards, to what vehicles they purchase/lease and when, to how often they move, rent, or buy a place to live, and even how many times they use checks over debit or credit cards, consumers’ financial transactional footprints are varied and considerable. This large volume of information can be

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The Importance of Continuous Development and Continuous Integration Practices

23 Sep
By: ClearScale
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With the advent of the cloud, and a push by organizations the world over to off-load their infrastructure from data centers into the cloud, the natural evolution of software development paradigms has also shifted. Companies are looking for solutions for higher quality, greater up-time, increased redundancy, and shorter development pipelines for their software products. This in turn is being driven by their own customer base demanding constantly updated and defect-free software. In the past, this type of challenge would be

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Leveraging AWS and Containers to Develop a Secure and Robust Cloud Infrastructure for a Financial Platform

04 Jun
By: ClearScale
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The need to develop and deploy software solutions when financial information is involved requires a fair amount of diligence and foresight to insure that the applications that handle personal identifiable information, monetary transactional information, and the transmission of said data are secure. ClearScale knew that in order to meet the needs of one of our clients — a large financial institution — these concerns needed to be taken into account. Our client approached us and asked that we create a

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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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