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Posts by Steve Rastall (Founder & CEO):

Is the AWS cloud certified architect qualification worth it?

Is the AWS cloud certified architect qualification worth it?

In today's rapidly evolving tech landscape, certifications have become pivotal in establishing one's expertise and credibility. AWS, the industry giant in cloud computing, offers a range of certifications, including the coveted AWS Certified Solutions Architect. But is investing the time and effort into earning this qualification truly worth it?

Let's delve into the value of this certification and why experience remains unparalleled in the realm of AWS architecture.

Choosing the Right Azure Professional Services Provider

Choosing the Right Azure Professional Services Provider

Successful implementation and management of Azure services often require an Azure expert. That's where Azure professional services providers come into play. But with so many Azure partners, how do you choose the right one to provide the Azure professional services you need?

In this blog post, we'll explore the key factors to consider when selecting an Azure professional services provider to ensure a seamless transition to the cloud.

AWS Professional Services: Your Strategic Partner for Cloud Excellence

AWS Professional Services: Your Strategic Partner for Cloud Excellence

Although we all try to automate as much as possible, in the end you need some AWS expertise on an ad-hoc basis to make sure you are going in the right direction. 

The challenge is you don't need this all the time, so you don't want to pay exorbitant amounts to retain someone or hire them. However, when you need an AWS expert to carry out AWS professional services it's important. So how do you square the circle? 

Unlocking Possibilities: The Strategic Importance of Azure Partners in Microsoft's Journey

Unlocking Possibilities: The Strategic Importance of Azure Partners in Microsoft's Journey

In the ever-evolving landscape of cloud computing, Microsoft Azure stands as a beacon of innovation and capability. But behind this vast platform's success lies a powerful force that often goes unnoticed – Azure partners.

These partners are not just peripheral players; they are an integral part of Microsoft's strategy, unlocking possibilities and contributing significantly to the journey of Azure's growth.

Mastering Azure Subscription Management: Best Practices and Strategies

Mastering Azure Subscription Management: Best Practices and Strategies

Managing an Azure subscription effectively is crucial for optimising resource utilisation, controlling costs, and ensuring a seamless cloud experience. With the right practices and strategies in place, you can unlock the full potential of Azure while avoiding common pitfalls. In this blog, we'll explore the top five tips to help you master Azure subscription management.

Show Me the Savings: A Step-by-Step Guide to AWS Cost Management Tool Selection

Show Me the Savings: A Step-by-Step Guide to AWS Cost Management Tool Selection

The cloud is a moving target with changes coming all the time, so you need to stay on top of them and understand how they will impact your monthly spend. 

Thankfully, there's a solution: AWS cost management tools. In this comprehensive guide, we'll take you through the step-by-step process of selecting the right tool to maximise savings and optimise your AWS spending.