Tech

As we endeavor to #simplifyeverything, we continually advance our tech references and resources.

Amazon Web Services (AWS) is the world’s most comprehensive and broadly adopted cloud platform, offering over 175 fully featured services from data centers globally.

Millions of customers—including the fastest-growing startups, largest enterprises, and leading government agencies—are using AWS to lower costs, become more agile, and innovate faster.

No one likes repetitive tasks. With Ansible, IT admins can begin automating away the drudgery from their daily tasks. Automation frees admins up to focus on efforts that help deliver more value to the business by speeding time to application delivery, and building on a culture of success. Ultimately, Ansible gives teams the one thing they can never get enough of: time. Allowing smart people to focus on smart things.

Ansible is a simple automation language that can perfectly describe an IT application infrastructure. It’s easy-to-learn, self-documenting, and doesn’t require a grad-level computer science degree to read. Automation shouldn’t be more complex than the tasks it’s replacing.

Azure is an ever-expanding set of cloud computing services to help your organization meet its business challenges. Azure gives you the freedom to build, manage, and deploy applications on a massive, global network using your preferred tools and frameworks. With Azure, you can:
  • Be future-ready. Continuous innovation from Microsoft supports your development today—and your product visions for tomorrow. Build on the latest advancements in the cloud, including more than 1,000 new capabilities released in the last year.
  • Operate hybrid seamlessly. On-premises, in the cloud, and at the edge—Azure meets you where you are. Integrate and manage your environments with tools and services designed for hybrid cloud.
  • Build on your terms. You have choices—with Azure’s commitment to open source and support for all languages and frameworks, you’re free to build how you want and deploy where you want.
  • Trust your cloud. Get security from the ground up—backed by a team of experts and proactive, industry-leading compliance that’s trusted by enterprises, governments, and startups.

The Grafana project was started by Torkel Ödegaard in 2014 and has the last couple of years become one of the most popular open source projects on GitHub. It allows you to query, visualize and alert on metrics and logs no matter where they are stored.

Grafana has pluggable data source model and comes bundled with rich support for many of the most popular time series databases like Graphite, Prometheus, Elasticsearch, OpenTSDB and InfluxDB.

It also has built-in support for cloud monitoring vendors like Google Stackdriver, Amazon Cloudwatch, Microsoft Azure and SQL databases like MySQL and Postgres. Grafana is the only tool that can combine data from so many places into a single dashboard.

Grafana Labs is proud to lead the development of the Grafana project, fostering a thriving community, and ensuring Grafana Labs customers receive the Grafana support and features they need.

Optanix provides technology and services that can assure the availability and performance of the world’s most complex IT environments.

We do this by leveraging our 20 years of experience in monitoring and maintaining customer environments around the clock as an MSP utilizing the Optanix Platform.

Optanix is now offering the Optanix Platform as both a standalone solution (Platform as a Service, or PaaS) and a managed solution (Managed Platform as a Service, or MPaaS).

Pliant believes moving at the speed of digital business requires a fundamental change in how IT organizations deploy and manage technology.

A rapidly changing and complex infrastructure demands a platform that provides initial automation of provisioning and reduction of human error as well as ensures compliance and automate real-time mitigation of issues.

Pliant’s unified platform for IT process automation simplifies how ITOps, DevOps and SecOps teams can quickly develop and deploy workflow automation in response to the demands of complex IT processes.

By transforming API code into low-code building blocks, Pliant is able to Automate, Secure and Transform all of the business’ digital processes.

Press Release: Pliant and GCDO Team Up to Provide Complete IT Automation Delivery Solution

Millions of developers around the world have used Twilio to unlock the magic of communications to improve any human experience.

Twilio has democratized communications channels like voice, text, chat, video, and email by virtualizing the world’s communications infrastructure through APIs that are simple enough for any developer to use, yet robust enough to power the world’s most demanding applications.

By making communications a part of every software developer’s toolkit, Twilio is enabling innovators across every industry — from emerging leaders to the world’s largest organizations — to reinvent how companies engage with their customers.