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A Data-First Strategy: Which CSP Should You Choose?

Bimal Tandel 1st April 2019
Cloud Providers focus on advancing and maturing data capabilities has resulted in a very complex ecosystem of cloud services. In this blog post, Bimal Tandel, Business Line Leader for Data &  Analytics, will help you navigate this ecosystem by comparing all data services offered by the three major Cloud providers (AWS, Azure, and GCP). “By […]

Chef And Retrieving Secrets From Vault Using The GCP Authentication Backend

James O'Hara 7th March 2019
Senior Cloud Systems Developer, James O’Hara, describes how he and his colleague Stuart Stone developed a Chef helper library to ease the pains of retrieving Vault secrets in the Google Cloud Platform. While developing Configuration as Code for Google Cloud instances for clients, it became increasingly necessary to pull secrets securely from Vault in order […]

Cloud is a Cultural Choice

Matthew Park 1st November 2018
As cloud providers continue to compete on price and service offerings, many organizations are also assessing potential providers for culture fit. Evaluating prospective vendors for culture fit has become an important part of the technology purchasing process for organizations seeking products as a service. An organization’s culture, vision, and mission provide the guardrails and direction in […]

Google Cloud Certified: Comparing and Contrasting GCP exams

Stanley Zheng 20th August 2018
The Google Cloud Certified designation means you’ve demonstrated the necessary skills to leverage Google Cloud technology in a way that transforms businesses and meaningfully impacts the people and customers they serve. Largely, the exams aim to be a practical baseline assessment of day-to-day duties at a Google Cloud Platform-oriented company. Previously, I have done the […]

Passing the Google Certified Professional – Cloud Architect exam: Tips & Resources

Richard Bennett 18th December 2017
Recently at Cloudreach we’ve had a big push to get more engineers Google Cloud Platform certified in order to elevate our ability to support our customers. We’ve had lots of engineers taking (and passing!) both the Google Cloud Architect and the Google Data Engineer certifications. I decided to study for the Google Cloud Architect exam, […]

Bridging Multi Cloud Deployments with Kubernetes

Jeremy Bartosiewicz 27th September 2017
A Global Cloud Professional Services Company working with another Global Professional Services Company on bridging multi cloud deployments with Kubernetes… What could possibly go wrong? Might we all get stuck aimlessly in workshops evaluating the hundreds of tools available on the market only to reach a stalemate? Might we spend so much time evaluating tools […]