5 Steps for a Smooth Cloud Migration Journey

5 Steps for a Smooth Cloud Migration Journey

November 04, 2019

Moving to the cloud is no longer an option. The cloud has gone from a 'nice to have' to a 'must-have' to enable innovation, efficiency, agility and cost reduction within organizations. Easier said than done. While cloud adoption is accelerating, many businesses struggle to structure their cloud transformation and plan a successful migration on budget and time.

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Public Cloud and Canadian Data Residency: What Has Changed for BC Public Sector?

Public Cloud and Canadian Data Residency: What Has Changed for BC Public Sector?

November 04, 2019

Cloud technology is rapidly transforming IT departments and also how whole organizations operate, communicate and do business. This major shift will impact all parts of the Canadian economy. However, Canada does not have national consistent data residency laws and a couple of provinces such as British Columbia dictate that government data should reside in Canada. Changes to the BC FOIPPA legislation last month may, at last, unlock the power of the cloud for BC public sector bodies in a meaningful way. 

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Azure vs AWS vs Google Cloud: Which Cloud Platform is Best for Your Business?

Azure vs AWS vs Google Cloud: Which Cloud Platform is Best for Your Business?

October 25, 2019

Currently, there is a significant competition by the three leading cloud providers: Microsoft Azure, Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Google Cloud Platform (GCP). In this article, you are going to learn more about these cloud vendors including their features, differences, comparison to help you choose the right cloud platform for your business.

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BC Public Sector's 'Green Light' for Cloud Technologies

BC Public Sector's 'Green Light' for Cloud Technologies

January 31, 2018

So it happened, as of January 30th, 2018 the BC's Office of the Chief Information Officer (OCIO) has 'green lit' Office 365, Intune, PowerBI and parts of Azure for use by the BC Public Sector. This has been a long time coming for BC's government, education, and healthcare... but what does this all mean?

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Moving to Azure? Take advantage of "Microsoft FastTrack" funding

Moving to Azure? Take advantage of "Microsoft FastTrack" funding

January 10, 2018

Every year, Microsoft provides specific gold-certified Microsoft partners with funding to accelerate the adoption of Azure services. The program is called "FastTrack for Azure" which includes white glove service from the Microsoft team, and a funded two-week pilot provided by Softlanding.

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10 Benefits of the Canadian Public Cloud

10 Benefits of the Canadian Public Cloud

September 25, 2017

Fantastic things have been happening within the cloud space for a while now - however, it wasn't until two weeks ago when Microsoft announced the opening of their two datacenters within Canada that Canadian businesses could finally harness the benefits of accelerating their business in the public cloud.

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