4 articles tagged with Architecture

Cloud Integration: Extending On-Premise Applications into the Cloud

Published on Jan 21, 2015 at 6:00 PM MST by Tracey Flanders with (2) comments

The public cloud market has substantially blurred the way we think about enterprise architecture and security. Data residing outside the data center needs to be protected and managed; an issue further irritated by BYOD. When employees demand access to data and services within your data centers, from anywhere, using any device, it becomes a complicated integration challenge. » read more

Planning a Cloud Strategy

Published on Aug 20, 2014 at 3:42 AM MST by Tracey Flanders with (0) comments

If you haven't heard, cloud is the big buzz these days and has been for the last couple years. For those of us who have to contemplate the benefits and figure out how to integrate, it’s not a trivial task.   Probably the most misleading part of the entire cloud concept is that it will solve most of your on-premise issues and make your business agile. » read more

Book Review: Collaborative Enterprise Architecture

Published on Jul 28, 2014 at 2:22 AM MST by Tracey Flanders with (0) comments

I've been reading about Enterprise Architecture breifly over the past few years based on my current job and interest of my own. I typically find EA books to be dry and full of theory. The problem with EA as a whole is most frameworks, whether its Zachman, TOGAF, you name it, they fall short of the reality of IT. » read more

Amazon AWS VPC Design Considerations

Published on Jul 12, 2014 at 10:08 PM MST by Tracey Flanders with (0) comments

While researching Amazon AWS cloud over the past few months I soon discovered that AWS would be a complex addition for most businesses. Sure you could spin up a Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) and run with it. But what happens when you need to scale? Rip and replace? No way! VPC's are the pinnacle of complexity and define the foundation of any successful deployment into the AWS cloud. » read more