The Cloud As A Launching Pad – Leverage The Cloud

I looked at the Parler-Amazon situation in a previous blog post as a cautionary tale. The focus was on the negative side of that situation and finding ways to avoid vendor lock-in. In this article, I will look at the positive side of that situation. Parler would likely not exist at all and definitely would not be the same if not for Amazon. This is a tale of how we can leverage the cloud to take our business to new …

Select Multiple Vendors For A Reliable Foundation

Recent political events in the United States have seen organizations and people “canceled” or de-platformed. While one can look at these as situations a business should avoid at all costs (getting swept into politics), it is an excellent cautionary tale. The Achilles heel of many of these organizations is a reliance on a single vendor for a key facet of their business. No one provider will ever give you the flexibility of multiple vendors. Vendor Lock-in The concept of vendor …