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Passing the ‘Architecting Azure Solutions (70-534 & 70-535)’ exams resource

Tudor Toma 13th June 2018
Azure 70-535 certification overview As the title describes, the Azure 70-535 certification, which is part of a larger certification (MCSA and MCSP), is actually the last (and in my opinion the most complex) of the Azure certifications. The passing of this Azure exam acknowledges that you are able to identify cloud and hybrid solutions correctly […]

Cyber Essentials: A SecOps journey to compliance

Scott McLeod 11th June 2018
In April 2018, Cloudreach became Cyber Essentials certified. The scheme is comprised of a minimum set of technical controls across areas of network configuration, device hardening, patch and device management, and tooling. The UK government-administered certification is intended to help organisations protect against, “Common online threats.”   Cyber Essentials Project Goals Despite being ISO 27001 […]

Cloud skills and training: keys to successful cloud adoption

Dwayne Monroe 7th June 2018
In my role as a Cloud Architect for Cloudreach, I spend a lot of time getting ‘into the weeds’ of a project’s technical details. Large, multinational customers, eager to begin their cloud journeys possess very large IT estates, typically composed of thousands of virtual machines, bare metal hosts and correspondingly sprawling networks. It takes a […]

How I became fully certified on AWS

Carlos Martell 5th June 2018
Back in February 2017, I got my first Amazon Web Services certification: AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Associate. I immediately became fascinated by the technology, to the point that I decided to challenge myself and obtain all AWS certifications (with the exception of the Cloud Practitioner certification) within one year. I am very lucky to […]

Interactive app shows the power of machine learning in the cloud

Paul Chin 25th May 2018
One of our Cloudy Values is to “Be One Step Ahead”. That means staying on top of the latest tools, technologies, and architectures to make application development faster and more cost-effective. Last year, one of our customers tasked us with creating a technology demo to enhance their booth at a trade show. The demo needed […]

Cloudreachers crank up the creativity for .create(v=5.0)

Chris Schwartz 22nd May 2018
This year marked our fifth .create() hackathon, and it’s been a fiercely competitive event with a total of 7 teams battling it out. The brief was to develop something eye-catching that showcases technical ingenuity and demonstrates the power of AWS using one or more innovative technologies e.g. data engineering, IoT, AI, Machine Learning. With the prize […]