Author Archives: Eric Sanders

September Cloud Forecast

September Cloud Forecast

September roars ahead as it leaves a wake of security breaches from August in the past.  SECURITY HURRICANE WITH 61 MILLION RECORDS BREACHED If there was a levy it would have broken from the force of the cyber attack deluges on the market.  It has been another month of comparatively few reported cyber-attacks and data […]

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August Cloud Forecast

August Cloud Forecast

August has had its share of market insights and federal Thunderstorms. A hot cloud market will finish summer.    CONVERGENCE ZONE EMERGING WITH WORKDAY AND GOOGLE CLOUD. Keep an eye out for this convergence zone as these two airflows join and interact together in a partnership! Workday has entered into a multi-year partnership with Google […]

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July Cloud Forecast

July Cloud Forecast

July has had its share of ransomware and low-pressure systems. A sunny outlook ahead for cloud trends.  Watch the Radar! Ransomware attacks are increasing… Keep watch on the ransomware radar, even small companies are experiencing repercussions from these attacks! In early July, the US information technology firm, Kaseya, was the subject of a recent ransomware […]

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June Cloud Forecast

June Cloud Forecast

Cybersecurity storms with a chance for cloud security assessments to provide assurance and peace of mind. The Aftermath of the Cloud Security Storm The Cloud Security storm back in the beginning of May left a lot of people wondering what could be done to help prevent another chaotic event like this from happening.  The Colonial […]

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eCloud achieves ATO as an AWS Partner

eCloud achieves ATO as an AWS Partner

We are excited to announce that we have achieved the requirements to become an ATO on AWS partner. This allows eCloud Managed Solutions to exclusively offer AWS Security Partners consulting, deployment, and integration services, as well as a staff of AWS Partner security strategists that can provide high-level advisory services to AWS, end customers, and […]

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April Cloud Forecast

April Cloud Forecast

The month-long tabular forecast will encompass recent cloud computing trends, where the direction for the industry is headed from, and how you can grow your business at an economy of scale. The Calm Before the Storm  Cloud technology is a catalyst for innovation, yet companies are just scratching the surface of its potential. Cloud drives […]

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March Cloud Forecast

March Cloud Forecast

Taking a SASE Attitude to Prevent Cyber Threats  The forecast is bright for Cato Networks’ SASE architecture, a cloud service that marries SD-WAN and security. Since the shift to remote work began, a number of companies have fled to digital environments. Our portfolio of cloud services has helped endless users collaborate and navigate the uneasy […]

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We’re Heating Up

We’re Heating Up

  Part of our February 2021 Cloud Forecast   Another heatwave and soaring temperatures to observe as eCloud successfully consolidates the platform of CSP Technologies, aka Shop Boss, a web-based automotive shop management software that provides cost-effective solutions to improve the efficacy of businesses through managed systems. Before consulting eCloud for managed support, Category 5 […]

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Turbulence Expected where Security’s Spotty 

Turbulence Expected where Security’s Spotty 

Part of our February 2021 Cloud Forecast  Why remote work needs the cloud. At this point, we’re not asking. We anticipate some raw weather and a bit of turbulence over the course of this month as several security vulnerabilities have been exposed over multiple facets of infrastructure.  A cloud-aware security ensemble is necessary to manage […]

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Retail Therapy in the Cloud

Retail Therapy in the Cloud

Part of our February 2021 Cloud Forecast Say Goodbye to Swollen Air and Swampy Architectures Insight into 2021 IT spending predictions, as well as new services that might work to your benefit in a remote configuration.   Despite the financial services industry weathering a digital tsunami, the winds of change are fleeting. Businesses across the board […]

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Migration: A Metaphor for Time

Migration: A Metaphor for Time

Part of our February 2021 Cloud Forecast Don’t be the natural disaster holding you back from reaching your full potential. Adapt and overcome the FUD encompassing cloud migration. Success is a journey, not a destination. This 2021, how are you remediating your legacy windows? The complexity of migrating legacy applications to the cloud is still […]

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Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Cisco VPN Routers

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Cisco VPN Routers

________________________________________________________________________ As a cloud consultancy firm specializing in cloud adoption and digital transformation, we want to make sure our customers have details on the latest threats and solutions.   Cisco Small Business RV160, RV160W, RV260, RV260P, and RV260W VPN Routers Remote Code Execution Vulnerabilities Technical Summary Multiple vulnerabilities in the web-based management interface of Cisco Small Business […]

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Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Google Chrome

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Google Chrome

________________________________________________________________________ As a cloud consultancy firm specializing in cloud adoption and digital transformation, we want to make sure our customers have details on the latest threats and solutions.   Chrome Stable Channel Update for Desktop – February 2021 Technical Summary Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Google Chrome, the most severe of which could allow […]

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Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Google Android OS

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Google Android OS

________________________________________________________________________ As a cloud consultancy firm specializing in cloud adoption and digital transformation, we want to make sure our customers have details on the latest threats and solutions.   Android Security Bulletin—February 2021 Technical Summary Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Google Android OS, the most severe of which could allow for remote code execution […]

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Don’t wait for disaster to strike! Sustain Today, Thrive Tomorrow.

Don’t wait for disaster to strike! Sustain Today, Thrive Tomorrow.

Part of our January 2021 Cloud Forecast While we’ve seen too many lightning strikes when it comes to the digital transformation journey, not having a disaster recovery shouldn’t be one of them. Whether you’re away on vacation, peak season for your business, or just caught off guard, here’s the latest in disaster recovery circling the […]

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Economic gravity of Cloud Computing is Burning up the Industry

Economic gravity of Cloud Computing is Burning up the Industry

Part of our January 2021 Cloud Forecast Out with the old, in with the new. Companies are investing in the cloud at a tenfold compared to years prior. Cloud-native, relational databases are in this year, and, probably for good reason. Cloud migration, simply put, is essential to a business’s survival. In the initial phases of […]

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Cloud Migration Provides Relief for the Remote 

Cloud Migration Provides Relief for the Remote 

Part of our January 2021 Cloud Forecast Wind chill advisory issued as migration accelerates at an unseen rate. Expedited cloud investments contribute to economic gravity. Read more for the why.  Reflecting on an ugly 2020, one of the most important facets to cloud migration is risk mitigation. Application-centric dependency grouping reduces the risk of vendor […]

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Top Ten AWS Re:Invent 2020 Announcements That Impact Your Enterprise Today

Top Ten AWS Re:Invent 2020 Announcements That Impact Your Enterprise Today

We typically create a “top 10” list of things we would like to share from re:invent but used this criterion since there was so much relevant information. Relevant to the widest possible audience (e.g. ECS Anywhere/EKS Anywhere is super cool but how many customers are even using containers let alone concerned about where they run […]

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AWS Single Sign-On now supports Microsoft Active Directory (AD) synchronization

  AWS Single Sign-On (SSO) now synchronizes groups, in addition to user information, for customers who use Microsoft Active Directory (AD) as their identity source. You can now manage your users and groups in AD, and AWS SSO’s AD sync will ensure that this information is accessible to you in a consistent manner within AWS […]

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Top 5 things to consider about efficiency and cost optimization of your cloud environment.

Top 5 things to consider about efficiency and cost optimization of your cloud environment.

Don’t stress about your cloud budget for 2021. Start with cost optimization which looks into these 5 key areas. Security Monitoring and Alerting Advanced alerting and cloud governance allow you to navigate the cloud with clarity and confidence. We provide regular posture reviews for customers concerned with their security vulnerability to mitigate and manage risks. […]

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Best Healthcare Companies To Watch In 2020

Best Healthcare Companies To Watch In 2020

  Every industry is embracing cloud technology these days and the healthcare industry is not an exception. With the spiraling advancements, every healthcare institution is endeavoring to adopt top-notch technologies and stay ahead in the competition. This provided an avenue to a number of technology companies for offering their expertise to healthcare institutions. Many of […]

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Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service

Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service

The most trusted way to run Kubernetes EKS runs upstream Kubernetes and is certified Kubernetes conformant so you can leverage all benefits of open source tooling from the community. You can also easily migrate any standard Kubernetes application to EKS without needing to refactor your code.   EKS is the best place to run Kubernetes […]

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What is Workspace Monitoring & Response (WMR)?

What is Workspace Monitoring & Response (WMR)?

Are you in charge of a large team needing constant direct, visual supervision? Having a remote workforce can bring about a myriad of different issues including productivity, engagement, and even regulatory compliance.  For a remote work environment to be successful, you and your team need constant direct visual supervision and collaboration. The best way to […]

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FBI Warns Ransomware Assault Threatens US Healthcare System

FBI Warns Ransomware Assault Threatens US Healthcare System

US government agencies have issued a joint security advisory following a series of ransomware attacks against hospitals across the country. The activity follows an increase in ransomware attacks throughout this year as well as recent surges of coronavirus in the United States. The FBI, the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), and the Department of […]

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We are proud to be a leading AWS Advanced Consulting Partner

We are proud to be a leading AWS Advanced Consulting Partner

AWS IS A CLOUD LEADER IN GARTNER’S INFRASTRUCTURE & PLATFORM SERVICES MAGIC QUADRANT FOR 10 STRAIGHT YEARS AWS has been named a Leader in the Magic Quadrant for Cloud Infrastructure and Platform Services for 10 straight years. In the 2020 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Cloud Infrastructure & Platform Services report, AWS earned top marks in the Ability to Execute and […]

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Four Cloud Service Myths Holding Health and Human Service Agencies Back

Four Cloud Service Myths Holding Health and Human Service Agencies Back

State Health and Human Services (HHS) agencies are under continual pressure to improve efficiencies and outcomes for those they serve. Agencies have a legacy of deploying complex, monolithic systems that are aging and now difficult and costly to maintain. While cloud services can be a powerful antidote to enterprise technology issues, misperceptions about them sometimes […]

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State CIO priorities align with the future on NASCIO’s 2020 list

State CIO priorities align with the future on NASCIO’s 2020 list

There is a strong push to reduce costs and enhance service levels for employees and citizens, along with the ever-increasing volumes of data to support data-driven policies and implementations. To meet the emerging trends and challenges each state will need to adopt the latest top technologies and applications. To implement such broad changes to meet […]

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FAST Motosports Joins Forces with Major Technology Companies To Compete In The MotoAmerica Stock 1000 Series.

FAST Motosports Joins Forces with Major Technology Companies To Compete In The MotoAmerica Stock 1000 Series.

FAST Motosports will be competing under the eCloud Managed Solutions name in the MotoAmerica Stock 1000 series. Chris Bettis a newcomer to MotoAmerica will be piloting the number 179 Yamaha R1 machine. Bettis won the 2019 Superbike and Superstock AMA National Championship as a Novice and now sets his sights on larger goals.     […]

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5 Ways for Government CIOs to Optimize Cloud Deployment

5 Ways for Government CIOs to Optimize Cloud Deployment

Understanding what IT functions and areas should be considered first for the cloud is paramount when it comes to adoption.   With uptime, security, and reliability being fundamental, disaster recovery with backup and restore are great places to start with a cloud discussion. In 2020, the worldwide public cloud services market will grow by 17%, according […]

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AWS Outposts – Webinar

AWS Outposts – Webinar

Understanding a Hybrid Cloud Approach using AWS Outposts. in case you missed our AWS Outpost Webinar, Eric Sanders, Managing Partner of eCloud,  and Andrew van Ziji, Chanel Chief form Cologogix discussed why Outposts and common use cases, how they work the requirements on sizing and provisioning along with a comparison of Outposts vs ISP partners. […]

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Mirror Review recognizes eCloud as one of the Top 10 Most Competent AWS Service Providers of 2019

Mirror Review recognizes eCloud as one of the Top 10 Most Competent AWS Service Providers of 2019

We are truly humbled and honored to be selected by Mirror Review as one of the 10 Most Competent Amazon Web Services (AWS) Providers of 2019.  Looking at moving to AWS?  Contact us to get started and we will guide you on your cloud journey!   https://www.mirrorreview.com/ecloud-managed-solutions-simplifying-cloud-journey/

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eCloud Recognized as a Top 10 Healthcare Security Provider by Healthcare Tech OUTLOOK

eCloud Recognized as a Top 10 Healthcare Security Provider by Healthcare Tech OUTLOOK

eCloud Managed Solutions Revolutionizing Healthcare Services with Vendor-Agnostic Cloud Solutions The healthcare industry has traditionally been considered to be a slow adopter of technology—because of the significant number of legacy systems, combined with the amount of highly sensitive, personalized information. This positions the current models of healthcare under increasing strain while giving rise to the […]

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eCloud achieves Microsoft Workloads Competency on AWS

eCloud achieves Microsoft Workloads Competency on AWS

Great team = Great Accomplishments! We just completed our AWS Microsoft Workload Competency! What is the Microsoft Workload Competency? This is the ability to demonstrate and have validated technical capabilities, architecting solutions specific to Microsoft solutions, while demonstrating success in helping customers migrate, manage and deploy Microsoft Workloads to AWS by the AWS Microsoft Architect […]

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Southern Dental Selects eCloud…for the impossible!

Southern Dental Selects eCloud…for the impossible!

Executive Summary Southern Dental Alliance operates over 35+ locations across the southeast under five main practice identities. With a vision to be the best dental supppor organization in the southeast, while also facilitating excellent care for all people.  Southern Dental Alliance creates ongoing partnerships that help dental practices grow by leveraging unique resources and extensive experience […]

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Amazon RDS on VMware

Amazon RDS on VMware

Amazon RDS on VMware VMware and AWS team up to pull AWS RDS (Relational Database Service) into the Data Center! With Amazon RDS on VMware, enterprises will be able to use AWS’s technology to run and manage Microsoft SQL Server, Oracle, PostgreSQL, MySQL and MariaDB databases in their own data centers. #vmware #databases https://lnkd.in/emt9p-3   […]

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Automate & secure

Automate & secure

Automate & Secure Many organizations in AWS are dealing with a growing number of VPCs which poses new challenges and complexity for network connectivity, security and operational management. eCloud leverages a software-defined #networking solution that enables anyone to rapidly automate and secure connectivity between spoke virtual private clouds (VPCs) and their on-premises resources. Amazon Web […]

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