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ARE YOU TAKING A RISK USING AWS CONSULTANTS FOR YOUR CLOUD INTEGRATION

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Are you be taking a risk using AWS consultants for your cloud integration

In recent years, we’ve seen more and more mission-critical applications and business processes move to the cloud. As a result, we are becoming increasingly reliant on cloud technology from large providers.

WHAT IS AN AZURE CLOUD SOLUTION PROVIDER (AZURE CSP)?

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What is an Azure Cloud Solution Provider (Azure CSP)?

An Azure Cloud Solution Provider (Azure CSP) is a Microsoft partner that provides customers with Azure infrastructure/services or custom applications hosted in Azure.

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RELYING ON A MICROSOFT AZURE CONSULTANT FOR YOUR CLOUD ARCHITECTURE?

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Relying on a Microsoft Azure Consultant For Your Cloud Architecture?

If your business has invested in an Azure cloud solution, and you now need to complete a cloud architecture project, the most common approach will be to enlist the help of a Microsoft Azure consultant to do that for you.

HOW TO KEEP YOUR MICROSOFT AZURE PRICING UNDER CONTROL AND WITHIN BUDGET

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How to Keep Your Microsoft Azure Pricing Under Control and Within Budget

One of the main advantages of migrating your IT infrastructure to Azure is that it’s completely flexible and scalable.

HOW TO KEEP YOUR AMAZON AWS PRICING WITHIN BUDGET WITH FULL VISIBILITY OF CLOUD COSTS

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How to Keep Your Amazon AWS Pricing Within Budget with Full Visibility of Cloud Costs

One of the key benefits of migrating your IT infrastructure to the cloud is that it’s completely scalable and flexible.

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ARE YOU MISSING THIS KEY COMPONENT OF SUCCESSFUL AZURE SUPPORT?

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Are You Missing this Key Component of Successful Azure Support?

If your organisation is using the Microsoft cloud without a sufficient Azure support plan in place, you’re leaving yourself exposed.

WHY YOU NEED AUTOMATION TECHNOLOGY TO HAVE FULL CONFIDENCE IN YOUR AWS SUPPORT PARTNER

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If your organisation doesn’t have sufficient measures in place for AWS support, you’re leaving your cloud deployments open to significant risk.

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What are the top Cloud Computing trends for AWS and Azure in 2022/23?

What are the key trends for cloud technology over the next 18 months? What is going to affect your cloud deployments in the UK as well as around the world. 

There is absolutely no doubt that the cloud market is still on the rise, with recent reports indicating that the global cloud computing market size is set to grow at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of over 16% by 2026. User spending on cloud services is also expected to increase by around 21.7% in 2022.

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Managing Azure Infrastructure? Why Settle for Azure Consultants?

While it may seem like a good option to rely on Azure consultants to support, maintain & deploy your cloud, this approach has challenges and limitations.

Thankfully, there are more cost-effective solutions available that can deliver the expertise of a consultant while also providing the ongoing management and support that are necessary for a successful cloud implementation.

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While relying on AWS consultants to support your requirements for the cloud may seem like the best option, this approach will only get you so far before you face limitations and challenges.

Thankfully, there are more cost-effective solutions available that give you the expertise of a consultant while also providing the ongoing management and support that are synonymous with a successful cloud strategy. In this latest article, we explore this comparison in full detail.

New to the cloud? Here's what you need to know about AWS & Azure

 
In this series 'new to the cloud' we explore the background of cloud implementation and what you need to consider in the short and long term.
This article collects everything we have written about cloud migrations and cloud partners. 
 

Budgeting for an Azure deployment is an entirely different concept to traditional IT systems, and those differences cause significant challenges for many organisations.

In this article, we’ll break down the key issues with Azure cost management, provide advice for controlling your spending, and offer suggestions to increase the return on your cloud investment.

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Budgeting for a cloud system is a totally new concept when compared to traditional IT systems, and we see those differences causing significant challenges for many organisations.

In this article, we’ll explore some important issues with AWS cost optimisation, provide advice for controlling your cloud spending, and offer suggestions to increase your ROI with AWS.

The cloud is here, and it’s here to stay. If your business doesn’t have sufficient AWS support in place, you’re leaving yourself open to serious risk.

But how do you know what sufficient support really includes?

In this article, we explore the options available to you, compare their pros and cons, and help you understand what level of AWS support your business needs.

Cloud security is a complex challenge that most businesses still underestimate. A common mistake after investing in a cloud management service is to then approach security in the same way they would with their IT systems of the past. But the cloud is an entirely new and unique concept, which requires a specialist approach to security and maintenance, as this article will explore in detail.

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In the UK, the market for managed cloud services leveraging Microsoft Azure and Amazon AWS platforms is vast with many providers offering different services. Choosing between a direct relationship with the platform owners or a partnership with a bespoke consultancy is a key decision that will shape how your business uses the cloud.
 

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In this guide, we address general technical concerns and how to tackle the knowledge gap, explain cloud components, how they fit together, compare traditional infrastructure to cloud infrastructure, and explain which cloud services are best suited to software providers.

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"Moving our Azure resources over to igroup was our main initial concern, but their skill and regular communication ensured the process went smoothly. Unlike other companies we've spoken to, we felt unrushed and that they fully understood our business specific concerns."

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“igroup had the knowledge and expertise we needed and they were able to demonstrate how they would support our development team quickly and efficiently through their cloud management solution, CAMS.”

“Working with igroup has helped us to ensure that as we grow our infrastructure is supported fully and can deliver the results our customers expect.“

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