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Disney goes Hybrid; Shares Challenges

Ian Murphy recently wrote a great article on Disney’s journey to the Hybrid Cloud. The lightning talk, given by Blake White,  highlighted the issues that many enterprise companies face when adopting some of the latest technologies, like Kubernetes and AWS, and

Posted in Cloud, Cloud Management, General, Private Cloud, Public Cloud

Infrastructure as Code in Google Cloud

Why Foghorn Codes Infrastructure At Foghorn, we manage lots of customer infrastructure via our FogOps offerings.  Code is a great way to help make sure that we deliver consistent infrastructure that is repeatable and reusable.  We can version our infrastructure. We

Posted in Cloud, Cloud Management, GCP, General, Public Cloud

6 Things to know about AWS Elastic Beanstalk

ElasticBeanstalk is AWS’ PaaS, and it’s a powerful platform to accelerate application delivery in AWS’ cloud.  That said, I have come across a few things that have been stumbling blocks for some users of the service, especially as they try

Posted in Amazon Web Services, AWS, Cloud, General, Public Cloud

The Reality around Cloud Lock-in Risk

Recently I’ve heard many in the industry discussing the risks of cloud lock-in, so I thought I’d give my take on it.  I hope you find these helpful, please feel free to comment below if you have had similar or

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Highly Available Network Address Translation, that friend you love to hate…

if you care about security, you should care about NAT Who is NAT and what is HA? As we outlined in our last blog, Amazon Web Services (AWS) introduced Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) years ago and many advanced networking and

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Get the most out of your VPC

A brief history of VPC Amazon Web Services introduced the Virtual Private Cloud for general availability back in 2009, but VPC has undergone a major transformation. VPC was originally designed to meet the requirements of enterprise customers with legacy applications

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Size Matters

We are a small company.  We make no apologies for that.  As our competition continues to raise millions of dollars in funds, give away their services to snag market share, and hire at a maddening pace, we have decided to

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Foghorn Gets AWS Accredited

In any new space, the process of building formal accreditation plans takes a bit of time. Currently Amazon Web Services has two courses for partners, a business tract and a technical tract.  As we continue to focus on being the

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New Year, New Blog!

Welcome to Foghorn Consulting’s blog. We have been in business for many years helping customers solve business problems with IT initiatives and leading those initiatives to successful completion.  Through this journey, we’ve learned a lot about how to run successful

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