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on Aug 11, 2022
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AWS Ambassadors Colin Barker and Greg Heywood have teamed up to create a series of podcasts offering an expert perspective on the Well-Architected Framework. This first podcast introduces the Well-Architected concept and underlines the value of continual improvement in the cloud. Greg and Colin also talk about the Well-Architected Tool which enables AWS customers to […]

on Jul 14, 2022
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Less than 12 months ago Scott Ankin joined us as a cloud engineering graduate. Today he’s a valued member of the team who confidently handles complex tasks. He also takes part in grad fairs, spreading the word about cloud career opportunities, so we asked his advice for people considering this path. When Scott joined us […]

on Jun 10, 2022
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Colin Barker is co-presenting a LinkedIn Live Event looking at reasons why cloud migrations fail, and how to avoid them. As one of our Cloud Solutions Architects and an AWS Ambassador, Colin has planned and orchestrated many complex migrations. In this event, hosted and co-presented by AppScore CEO Geoff Davies, he will look at why […]

on Jul 1, 2021
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DevOpsGroup engineers Mark Nash, Mike Lazenby, Matthew Dibble and Jamie Ward are experts in cloud cost control. As part of our Operate team they spend their days (and some of their nights) ensuring clients’ cloud-based operations run smoothly. An important aspect of this is finding ways to reduce cloud operating costs without compromising platform performance. […]

on Jun 28, 2021
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It’s well-known that women are underrepresented in the world of tech. Turning this around will take a concerted effort, both within education and the workplace. Women-only tech training could be part of the solution.  A little while back, the Director of DevOpsGroup Academy received an enquiry about our Foundation Certificate in DevOps course: “We are […]

on Jun 1, 2021
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If you’ve got the heebie-jeebies about cloud-based operations, you’re not alone and help is at hand. Two of our engineers, Mike Lazenby and Dafydd Jones, offer guidance on the ‘big three’ fears. Most organisations moving to the cloud don’t consider operations upfront. In fact, many only discover part-way through a largescale migration that traditional tools […]

on May 12, 2021
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DevOpsGroup cloud consultant Colin Barker has earned the coveted title of Amazon Partner Network (APN) Ambassador. With only 213 APN Ambassadors worldwide, this rare achievement underlines our position at the forefront of AWS expertise and best practice. What is an APN Ambassador? APN Ambassadors are skilled cloud practitioners who have demonstrated a passion for developing […]

on Apr 30, 2021
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There’s been lots of talk recently about the growing digital skills gap, both in Wales and across the UK. Take cloud engineering. Many Welsh companies need more employees with experience in this field, but there are not enough candidates to go around. Here at DevOpsGroup we have collaborated with Amazon Web Services (AWS) to do […]

on Jan 8, 2021
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Here at DevOpsGroup our aim is to make cloud adoption fast, secure and simple. So it’s great to announce that we recently achieved Amazon Web Services (AWS) Migration Competency status in recognition of this. The AWS Migration Competency differentiates DevOpsGroup as an AWS Partner Network (APN) member with proven customer success in DevOps-enabled Migrations. To […]

on Dec 17, 2020
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It’s no secret that 2021 will bring new challenges for organisations of all sectors, sizes and locations. Repercussions of Covid-19 are apparent everywhere and circumstances continue to evolve at pace. The ability to adapt rapidly to change has never been more important.    As you take time to pause and reflect over the holiday period, […]