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Blog | Sep 8, 2017

AWS/Cloud Services: WAF Mitigation of Web Application Vulnerabilities

Posted by Dan Robinson

You may think you know about AWS/ Cloud Services but this post will test that theory. Read on for 7 things everyone should know about the tips from the AWS/Cloud Services White Paper (issued July 2017) on using the web application firewall (WAF) to mitigate security flaws.

What is AWS' WAF? WAF is a AWS web application firewall that users will find of practical value in protecting websites and applications from attacks at the HTTP protocol level. AWS developed the White Paper to explain how organizations can adapt the WAF in response to the Open Web Application Security Project's (OWASP) top ten web application vulnerabilities.

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Blog | Sep 1, 2017

5 Things About Virtual Desktops

Posted by Carla Roddy

In this mobile business world we live in, businesses spend time and money on developing alternatives for the members of their work force that work remotely -- whether that's due to business travel or for staffers who work remotely from home offices. Mobility becomes a bigger consideration for the business world every day, especially the herculean task of providing secure access to the business information and applications remote workers need to function as productive team members. That, in turn, means it's important to understand the value of the Desktop-as-a-Service Cloud offerings. So read on for the five things we thought you should know about Virtual Desktops.

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Blog | Jul 27, 2017

The Five W's of Modern IT Infrastructure: How to Get Started

Posted by Dan Robinson

Our blog series discusses the foundational questions to consider for building your hybrid cloud environment today.

Author: Dan Robinson, Senior Engagement Manager, TriCore Solutions

As environments evolve, IT teams are tasked with finding the right mix of public and private cloud to meet their business and operational needs. However, before this can come to fruition you must understand what the cloud really means for your enterprise and what you want to get out of this transition.

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Blog | Jun 22, 2017

The Five W's of Modern IT Infrastructure: What's in Your Cloud?

Posted by Dan Robinson

Our blog series discusses the foundational questions to consider for building your hybrid cloud environment today.

Author: Dan Robinson, Senior Engagement Manager, TriCore Solutions

When evaluating your portfolio of applications to migrate to the cloud, it can leave you second guessing on where to start and how to formalize an adoption process or strategy. However, this fear is not worth stalling the process. Timing is of the essence to stay competitive and it’s essential to understand what is needed in your cloud before it all begins.

Below are four developments to keep top of mind before diving into your migration strategy:

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Blog | Jun 1, 2017

AWS/ Cloud Services Whitepaper: Aligning to the NIST Cybersecurity Framework in the AWS Cloud

Posted by Dan Robinson

On May 9, 2017, AWS released its latest whitepaper called "Aligning to the NIST Cybersecurity Framework in the AWS Cloud." We've put together a few highlights from the report and, as far as AWS/ Cloud Services goes, what you don't know might just surprise you. Here are five tips that we've gleaned from this report.

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Blog | May 10, 2017

AWS/ Cloud Services: Latest Developments

Posted by Dan Robinson

Amazon Web Services (AWS) Amazon's cloud computing platform that continues to evolve and add new services. AWS launched in 2006 and hasn't stopped innovating the services it offers websites and client-side software applications. As a result, we're always looking for tips on AWS/ Cloud Services, and fortunately we have some good news to share. Let's start with a little background on AWS' structure.

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Blog | Apr 13, 2017

The Five W's of Modern IT Infrastructure: Where is Your Cloud?

Posted by Dan Robinson

The Five W’s of Modern IT Infrastructure: Where is Your Cloud?

Our blog series discusses the foundational questions to consider for building your hybrid cloud environment today

Author: Dan Robinson, Senior Engagement Manager, TriCore Solutions

In the last year alone, public cloud has become an increasingly viable option for companies: security fears have subsided in exchange for a growing acceptance of the benefits public cloud environments offer. The cloud has reached a point of maturity as large enterprises begin putting tier 1 applications in third party public clouds such as AWS; something that even just a few years ago would have been unheard of. 

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Blog | Mar 15, 2017

How to Build Your IT Dream Team

Posted by Pete Salamanca

Buzzer-beaters, Cinderella stories and unlikely heroes: March Madness is here. As we dive into the 2017 NCAA Tournament, it has us thinking about the IT dream team needed to address today’s infrastructure demands.  What players are necessary? Who is your MVP? How can you build your IT dream team with expertise for both private and public cloud? Perhaps outsourcing could be your best offense to support your hybrid cloud strategy.

We know what it takes to build good teams at TriCore Solutions. No one skillset trumps the other as team members work together to keep hybrid cloud infrastructure humming. Yet whether you hire yourself or work with a trusted partner, here’s who we’d put in the lineup:

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Blog | Sep 28, 2016

TriCore's IT Trends, Talent and Outsourcing Survey: Are You Prepared for the Future, IT Leaders?

Posted by Carla Roddy

DBA. Developer. Network Engineer. BI Support. Help Desk.

What are companies’ most pressing IT needs? More importantly, what can they take on in house, and what are they looking to outsource?

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Blog | Aug 4, 2016

AWS Global Summit NYC is Around the Corner: 3 Trends to Take Note of Before Going

Posted by Kevin Carroll

By: Kevin Carroll, Director of Products & Solution Architecture

The AWS Summit NYC is right around the corner, being held in New York on August 10 – 11 at the Javits Center. If you’ve attended before, you know that’s it a great way to get educated on the latest updates to the AWS platform. As we get closer to the conference, now’s the perfect time to discuss some recent trends that you can expect will be front and center at the show. Need a quick reminder? Here are three trending topics surrounding AWS:

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