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Smart Office: Voice Enabled Front Desk

Today, we made our office a little SMARTER. Given that we are small business, our front desk is not always staffed. So when someone walks in, typically it leads them to locate the person they’re looking for by going through the office causing unnecessary distractions. Now, you don’t have to. Our visitors can now stop at the front desk and simply ask our Smart Assistant “Computer, where’s Nagesh?” The Smart Assistant then looks up the person you’re looking for in…

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Smart Office: Simplifying Secure Access to Workplace Services

On an average day, engineers @BizcloudExperts have access to over 10 internal AWS accounts like Agile Project Management tools, time tracking and CRM tools. For each service we were enforcing our security policy, such as password rules, multi-factor authentication (MFA) and so on, individually and all time-consuming. We’re a small business, simplifying how we work is key, so we changed all that by: Enforcing Single Sign-on using SAML / Google ID Enforcing 2 factor authentication on all Google ID’s Now…

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TECH SUMMIT DALLAS 2018

Yesterday we took part in a local event hosted by Tech Summit, the focus was Key IT Trends and Best Practices. The event brought together IT and technology leaders across multiple industries to engage with solution providers and strategists like BizCloud Experts. We got a chance to share what BizCloud Experts is all about— Emerging technologies, best practices, and technology strategies that make up who we are. We were glad to hear positive feedback on our solutions related to the…

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Goodbye Summer Hello Autumn

As we inch closer to autumn and say “sayonara” to summer we’d like to take a moment to welcome our newest team members, our fall interns. The two new interns were chosen from our recent DevOps workshop held over the summer at The University of Texas at Dallas (UTD) Erik Jonsson Science & Engineering center and will begin their internships at the beginning of September. We’d also like to take a moment to recognize our summer interns for their dedication…

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Education Outreach: #DevOps Starter Course @UT Dallas

@BizCloud Experts everyone is proud that they were a part of a successful 5-day Cloud DevOps Bootcamp, July 21 at the Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science at The University of Texas at Dallas. This was first of a kind for us @bizcloudexperts, as we introduced trainers from recent graduates to over 20+ years of experience blending real-world experience into the classroom along trainers skilled in Emerging tools and technologies. The following quote from a student epitomizes our intent,…

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BRIDGING THE GAP!

Successful startups are not created in a vacuum. They are connected to networks comprised of faculty, mentors and other innovators. Higher education institutions can play a crucial role in an entrepreneurial ecosystem, and even a more important role within developing economies. Startups benefit from university involvement in ecosystems in a number of ways. Universities are hubs of human capital, knowledge, and expertise. At BizCloud Experts, we  are proactively outreaching to the universities. Bringing awareness of the benefits is key to…

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Infrastructure as Code (IAC)

Infrastructure as Code (IAC) is a type of IT infrastructure, that operations teams can automatically manage and provision through code, rather than using a manual process. Infrastructure as Code is sometimes referred to as programmable infrastructure.  It means writing code (which can be done using a high level language or any descriptive language) to manage configurations and automate provisioning of infrastructure in addition to deployments. This is not just writing scripts, but involves using tested and proven software development practices…

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What exactly is Blockchain Technology?

Blockchain is an emerging technology that can radically improve banking, supply chain, and other transaction networks and can create new opportunities for innovation. Businesses contain many examples of networks of individuals and organizations that collaborate to create value and wealth. These networks work together in markets that exchange assets in the form of goods and services between the participants. Blockchain technology provides the basis for a dynamic shared ledger, that can be applied to save time when recording transactions between…

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Rackspace to AWS Migration

Who is F&I Express? F&I Express is leading the automotive aftermarket industry into the digital age with innovative F&I eContracting solutions. They provide their customers with a hosted PHP application, which helps the customers in eContracting. FIE, which is the application that provides the eContracting functionality, processes anywhere between 5000 and 6000 contracts per day. Issues with current setup FIE is currently hosted on Rackspace, a public cloud provider. Their availability has being going down due to the setup they…

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Service Catalog Accreditation (Beta)

BizCloud Experts Engineers participated in beta program for Accreditation for “Service Catalog”. We had 8 of our AWS certified engineer participate in the program with 100% pass rate. For a small company, like ours, to have the highest participation and pass rate is a unique achievement.

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