Events & Meet-Ups
Cloudreach is heavily involved in industry events, from small meetups to large conferences. Read some of our blog articles relating to these events.
The tech behind Two Blocks Away
The Game “The aim of the game will be to fill in the board’s missing components with the blocks, and when ready, trigger AWS Rekognition, in conjunction with a Raspberry Pi button. The user will receive feedback about whether or not the board was completed successfully.” Two Blocks Away is a game that invites a […]
Recapping on Google Cloud Next 2018
At Cloudreach we are increasingly involved in GCP projects for our customers and we recently had another internal drive to encourage more Cloudreachers to get certified in GCP following the successful push we had towards the end of last year. After getting the Professional Cloud Architect certification in December, I decided to take the Professional […]
What is ‘Fund the Future’ all about?
Cloudreach is committed to promoting diversity and inclusivity in the technology industry. We created our ‘Fund the Future’ initiative last year to give back to the industry and support projects that are doing tremendous work attracting and developing underrepresented people into the sector. What is Fund the Future? Instead of handing out branded gifts at […]
A Face in the Cloud – Zach Morgan, Business Development Consultant
Here at Cloudreach, we believe that the growth of a great business is fuelled by great people. It is our talented individuals that make Cloudreach the success it is. Zach Morgan, our Business Development Consultant, has been instrumental in helping us grow our cloudy presence in the Midwest. We caught up with him ahead of […]
Two Blocks Away is heading to re:Invent!
It all started with a Hackathon Hackathons are great events for improving and up-skilling people, whilst having fun, creating and innovating as a team. Two Blocks Away was an entrant to our .create() Hackathon, and it was such a fantastic concept that we’re taking it to re:Invent 2018! We were looking for something eye-catching that demonstrates […]
Microsoft Inspire 2018 – a week in the desert
Writing this post on my way back from Microsoft Inspire 2018 – this year held in Las Vegas, Nevada. In July. It’s hard to describe the heat unless you’ve been to a desert before, but it’s 40+ degrees in the summer, all day. Weather aside, it’s been a great week and I thought it worth […]
Motivating more Londoners to be active at the Active Travel Hackathon 2018
In this post, I share with great pleasure my experience of winning the Active Travel Hackathon 2018 on 12-13th June. The 2-day event was sponsored by Cloudreach, in partnership with Transport for London, AWS and Met Office. The hackathon challenge The aim of this hackathon was to come up with solutions that encourage Londoners […]
How Belen Ripoll is pressing for progress in tech
It can often feel like progress is slow when it comes to improving gender equality in a male-dominated industry. It’s something that will take time, but with more discussion and smart initiatives, there has been some really positive steps forward. Belen Ripoll is an active campaigner for Women in Tech. We interviewed her to hear […]
Surviving the hybrid cloud: a networking perspective
The cloud today is often an idealistic world where we envision native cloud applications, elasticity, resiliency and other traits which a public cloud service brings. The reality the corporate, large enterprise landscape have to face is a long history of managing and running their own applications in private or hosted data centers, therefore stepping into […]