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January 18, 2017
A look back at CloudHealth Tech’s most popular pieces of content. 
January 06, 2017
The CloudHealth team shipped more than 125 new features and product enhancements for our platform in 2016. Let’s take a look back at some of the 2016 highlights and see what's coming in the next year.
December 20, 2016
It is once again time for us to look at the survey findings and see what they tell us about the state of cloud adoption.
December 16, 2016
Annual “Hot in City” award recognizes top trending companies in locations around the world.
December 15, 2016
“The level of support we’ve received from CloudHealth Tech and Six Nines is unmatched.” - Mike Stanton, IT Director, R&D Solutions for Cadence
December 09, 2016
Get our Director of Product Marketing, Rachel Dines', views on the three top takeaways from AWS re:Invent 2016.  
December 08, 2016
Learn about CloudHealth Tech's experience at AWS re:Invent and the newest place where you can find our services - the AWS Marketplace.
December 01, 2016
With key alerts and policy actions, you can drive automation and free up your team’s time. Here is a look at types of alerts and policies, with examples.
November 29, 2016
This year marks the 5th annual AWS re:Invent. Let's  dive back in to see how far the cloud computing industry has come in just a few short years.
November 23, 2016
"We’re a big Amazon user...it's a very dynamic environment that is constantly shifting.”
November 17, 2016
…next stop, 10 Million.
November 15, 2016
Just what is cloudology, and why should you care? With AWS re:Invent right around the corner, it felt like the perfect time to answer these and other pressing questions by sitting down with CHT's own CTO and founder, Joe Kinsella.
November 09, 2016
CloudHealth Connect took place in NYC last week, with engaging panel discussions and breakout sessions led by industry experts. The theme? Secrets of Cloud Trailblazers.
November 04, 2016
What should service providers look for in a cloud management tool? Our Channel Marketing Manager, Anna Kate Tobin, outlines the key focus areas when evaluating or re-evaluating a solution for managing cloud environments for multiple customers with many services.
October 26, 2016
Learn the basics of Elastic MapReduce and get cost management best practices from CloudHealth Tech's Principal Solutions Architect, Wilson T. MacDonald.
October 22, 2016
Several major cloud providers were impacted by the massive DDoS attack against the US internet yesterday. Get the latest developments as well as the rest of the top cloud computing news of the week from our CTO and Founder, Joe Kinsella.
October 19, 2016
Many CloudHealth Tech employees spend a lot of time traveling. Our Solutions Architect, Chris Jacob, gives you the inside scoop on why we spend time with our customers.
October 18, 2016
If you’ve found yourself asking, “what’s the deal with AWS Lambda?” then you’ve come to the right place. Get an overview of what Lambda is and how to use it from CloudHealth Tech's Senior Team Lead, Engineering, Adam Schepis.
October 14, 2016
A cloud migration can be quick and painless, or long and frustrating. The more ambitious your cloud computing goals and complex your application, the more involved the migration. Glenn Grant, CEO and Chief Visionary of G2 Tech Group, shares four benefits for SaaS startups that develop in a managed cloud.
October 12, 2016
Tracking AWS spend is complex, baffling, and can sometimes look like mission impossible. Learn how Agari tracks AWS Spend with CloudHealth.
October 08, 2016
In this edition of our Weekly Digest with Joe Kinsella, Joe celebrates October and counts down the top cloud computing news of the week.
October 05, 2016
What's it like to join a startup before their series A round? CloudHealth Tech Senior Account Executive, EMEA, Evan Iannuzzi, writes about his journey from joining us as intern to relocating to London.
October 01, 2016
Take this survey to help shine a light on cloud adoption challenges, trends, and areas of focus.
October 01, 2016
With the Microsoft Ignite happening last week, there's plenty of new innovations in cloud to talk about. Catch up with our CTO and Founder, Joe Kinsella, to see what happened at Ignite and for the other top cloud computing news of the week.
September 30, 2016
Read part two in our two part blog series about the new AWS reserved instances to learn how CloudHealth can help you take advantage of these new features.
September 29, 2016
Amazon Web Services has introduced  a twist on reservation types that will make EC2 reservations even more flexible and cost effective for your organization. Read this blog to dive into the details and learn how to take advantage of them.
September 28, 2016
This week, CloudHealth Technologies announced that we are officially entering the multi-cloud era with support for multiple public cloud service providers. In this post, we  outlined below some of the key benefits customers get when they use CloudHealth with Microsoft Azure environemnts.  
September 27, 2016
The performance metrics that Microsoft provides on Virtual Machines in Azure is unparalleled, but what do you do with that data once you've collected it? 
September 23, 2016
This week's Cloud Computing Digest features Yahoo's data breach and other top news from the Cloud industry. Read on to get our CTO and Founder, Joe Kinsella's, thoughts on Yahoo, Oracle taking on Amazon Web Services and more!
September 21, 2016
Learn about our new beta feature we are releasing at CloudHealth Tech: Security Policies for AWS that will be able to provide critical functionality in managing your AWS Cloud Security.
September 17, 2016
In this week's digest, Joe covers big news from Google, HPE, Oracle, Huawei, and Dell. With the launch of the iPhone 7, even Apple gets a mention...
September 16, 2016
Businesses struggling with cloud sprawl should look to Ziff Davis as an example of how to centralize cloud governance.
September 13, 2016
Moving from a data center to the cloud? Here are the three migration phases. 
September 08, 2016
In response to our series about evolution and opportunity in the cloud for service providers, our partner, Softchoice, shares trends they are seeing in the market and how their customers are evolving. In addition, they note three table stake services for MSPs in the cloud that customers should ensure their partners can deliver.
September 07, 2016
AWS recently announced a price drop on EBS snapshots. While this is great news (and a long time coming), it’s no excuse for letting old snapshots pile up and get out of control. Learn how to quickly automate the manual process of identifying and deleting old snapshots.
September 02, 2016
News UK runs its digital properties in the cloud in order to take advantage of on-demand elasticity and scalability. Here's a look at how CloudHealth helps the company get better visibility into cloud spend, without sacrificing innovation or agility.
September 01, 2016
In response to our series about evolution and opportunity in the cloud for service providers, our partner and South Africa’s leading distributor and first cloud services broker, First Distribution, shares how they are aligning their own business model with market changes as a result of increased cloud adoption.
August 30, 2016
Maybe you’ve been holding off on buying Reserved Instances because your constantly changing workloads are impossible to predict. Or maybe you have purchased RIs, but your reservations underutilized, so you end up paying On-Demand prices for newly spun up instances. 
August 27, 2016
What's the biggest news of the week not counting anything in cloud? The discovery of Proxima B. Get our CTO and Founder, Joe Kinsella's, thoughts on this new discovery as well as the top cloud computing news.
August 25, 2016
A follow-up post to conclude the series, this time with a spotlight on CHT's software engineering interns.
August 24, 2016
Returning for my second stint as a sales and marketing intern at CloudHealth Tech was vastly different than my first summer here. Having grown to almost three times the size it was when I started in May 2015, the company underwent many changes, without jeopardizing the culture of transparency.
August 23, 2016
Highly underutilized compute instances quickly drive up spend if unchecked. Brett Gillett, AWS Practice Lead at Softchoice, shares how rightsizing helps identify underutilized assets so you can make informed decisions about your cloud.
August 22, 2016
Do they need to "carry the water" -- and what's it really like working with them?
August 17, 2016
This year’s AWS New York City Summit took place on a sweltering day in Manhattan, but that didn’t scare away more than 6,000 cloud enthusiasts.  The keynotes, sessions, and expo hall were all packed — If this is any indication of what’s coming at re:Invent, I’m excited.
August 16, 2016
Our Expert Insight videos explore a cloud-specific topic in roughly 90 seconds. Here are three installments, covering automated actions, security, and integrations.
August 12, 2016
Learn about the latest scandal in the Cloud Computing industry: cloud doping. Make sure you're keeping your cloud clean while reading up on the latest news from this week with Joe Kinsella's weekly cloud computing digest.  
August 11, 2016
When your engineering team updates your platform on an almost daily basis, every day is a release day. But today we are announcing major enhancements to the CloudHealth platform that take cloud service management to a new level. Here is what we’re enabling customers to do...
August 08, 2016
In response to our series about Evolution and Opportunity in the cloud for service providers, our partner, Blue Chip Tek, shares trends they are seeing in the market, how their customers are evolving, and the way their own business is transforming as a result of increased cloud adoption.  
August 06, 2016
In this week's Cloud Computing Digest with Joe Kinsella, we imagine what would happen if our favorite cloud providers entered the Olympic Games. Catch up with last week's cloud news and let the games begin!  
August 03, 2016
Guest blogger Dave Gerhardt, who hosts the Tech In Boston podcast, talks to Joe about his entrepreneurial journey and the Boston startup scene. 
August 01, 2016
Get last week's cloud computing news as well as our CTO and Founder, Joe Kinsella's, expanded AWS Survival Guide after watching the new Bourne movie.  
July 26, 2016
In our last installment of our three part series on service providers' evolution and opportunity in the cloud, our CEO and Co-founder, Dan Phillips, dives deeper into the future of service providers. He examines a new emerging breed of service providers and whether traditional MSPs can "cross the chasm".
July 25, 2016
Get ready to go where no round up of top cloud computing news has gone before with the latest weekly digest from our CTO and Founder, Joe Kinsella.  
July 20, 2016
It has been 100 days since our CFO, Larry Begley, joined the team. Read about his experience and his thoughts for the future of our company.  
July 19, 2016
In part two of our three part series on why service providers should embrace the cloud, our Channel Marketing Manager, Anna Kate Tobin, and our CEO and Co-founder, Dan Phillips, discuss where biggest opportunities lie for service providers leveraging the cloud, and advice for those looking to take advantage.  
July 16, 2016
A zombie apocalypse otherwise known as Pokemon Go has hit Boston and the rest of the world. Learn which cloud providers are your favorite Pokemon, as well as the top cloud news of the week with our CTO and Founder, Joe Kinsella's, Weekly Cloud Computing Digest.  
July 15, 2016
Microsoft's Worldwide Partner Conference in Toronto attracted more than 20,000 attendees to Toronto to discuss digital transformation over the course of four days. The CloudHealth Tech team attended the event and shares their top takeaways from the show.    
July 12, 2016
It’s well known that the cloud offers tremendous growth potential and new revenue opportunities for managed service providers (MSPs). Our Channel Partner Marketing Manager, Anna Kate Tobin, sat down with our CEO and Co-founder, Dan Phillips to talk about how the playing field has dramatically changed over the past few years as service provider requirements transition from traditional data centers to the cloud.  
July 11, 2016
Are you ready for re:Invent, the largest gathering of the Amazon Web Services community around the globe? Get tips to success from our Director of Product Marketing and re:Invent veteran, Rachel Dines.  
July 09, 2016
From Amazon Web Services opening up its India region to IBM's new cloud "strategy", we have all the top news of cloud computing with our CTO and Founder, Joe Kinsella's, Weekly Cloud Computing Digest.  
June 27, 2016
How do you retain an agile startup environment while also scaling it into a successful organization that will either go public or get acquired? Read our CEO and Co-founder, Dan Phillips', three critical steps to scaling our culture at CloudHealth Technologies.  
June 25, 2016
In light of the UK's vote to exit the European Union, our CTO and Founder, Joe Kinsella, takes us through all the exits the cloud has seen in the past two years. Don't go just yet - make sure you read the top cloud computing news of the week!  
June 23, 2016
Catch up on the highlights from the first AWS Public Sector Summit, which was crammed full of incredible customer stories and use cases.  
June 20, 2016
Migrating to the cloud doesn't have to be a painful or frustrating experience. Read these four steps to success from our partner, G2 Technologies, to make sure you are ready for your next cloud migration.  
June 17, 2016
Our CTO and Founder, Joe Kinsella, took his family on vacation to the us-east-1 AWS region, the happiest place on Earth. Get the details of his vacation and see what happened this week in cloud computing with Oracle, Data Centers, Microsoft, and Samsung.  
June 14, 2016
By connecting cloud metrics to costs, the CloudHealth and Datadog allow customers to manage cloud assets in a more strategic and holistic fashion. Together, the platforms deliver granular performance data, end-to-end visibility and powerful analytics to help customers continually make the best decisions about provisioning and rightsizing.
June 10, 2016
From Sports Authority calling it quits, to Oracle accused of blurring the lines of its cloud computing business a little too much, it's been a tumultuous week in the cloud for everyone. Get the latest from our CTO and Founder, Joe Kinsella.  
June 02, 2016
As an organization adopts the public cloud more and more, cloud management becomes increasingly complex. Learn the three questions to ask when managing your infrastructure that will give you visibility eliminate complexities, and simplify day-to-day management of your cloud.  
June 01, 2016
As cloud management matures in large scale companies, there is an increasing need for someone to take on ensuring an organization's environment is optimized and well governed. But who should take on this role? See what our CEO and Co-founder, Dan Phillips, sees as an emerging trend.  
May 28, 2016
In this week's Cloud Computing Weekly Digest we are celebrating Google's win over Oracle over Java's copyright. Join the party and read this week's top cloud news.  
May 20, 2016
The cloud is eating everything, from desktops to Fortune 500 companies, and we can now control all of it with a button? Also, Richard Hendricks steps down from CEO to CTO on Silicon Valley, while Diane Greene says Google is very serious about the cloud. See what our CTO and Founder, Joe Kinsella, has to say about the top cloud computing news of the week.
May 14, 2016
Between Uber, OpenStack, Salesforce, Alibaba and the Silicon Valley, we have a lot to talk about today in the cloud. Get the latest cloud news and learn about Joe Kinsella's Hierarchy of Needs in this latest Cloud Computing Digest.  
May 13, 2016
The public cloud provides huge benefits in agility, responsiveness, simplified operations, and improved innovation. However, many make the mistake of assuming that migrating to the public cloud, without implementing management, governance, and automation, will lead to cost savings. This blog outlines 3 ways you can reduce your AWS cloud spend.  
May 07, 2016
Our CTO and Founder, Joe Kinsella, writes this Cloud Computing Weekly Digest from his flight home to Boston. See the latest cloud news of the week, including two Oracle acquisitions and Quantum as a Service from IBM.  
May 05, 2016
CloudHealth Technologies has been named a Gartner Cool Vendor for Cloud Management 2016. Hear from our CTO and Founder, Joe Kinsella, on the journey to building a cool vendor and leading the Cloud Service Management market.  
May 04, 2016
What does a series C funding round mean for the CloudHealth Tech team? Our CEO and Co-founder Dan Phillips gives his thoughts on the factors that helped us get to this phase of company growth.  
May 04, 2016
Read why Sapphire Ventures' Co-founder and Managing Director, Jai Das, and Vice President, Rajeev Dham believe that CloudHealth Tech is the future of cloud management.  
April 30, 2016
April is coming to a close, which means two things: earnings season and Game of Thrones. So this week I’ll take a look at the earnings releases of the big cloud companies since, as they say in the Game of Clouds, you show revenue or you die.  Read our CTO and Founder, Joe Kinsella's, Cloud Computing Weekly Digest to find out who wins and who loses.  
April 29, 2016
Early adopters of the public cloud set out in search of cost savings, time savings, and overall efficiency gains. What they quickly learned, was that simply migrating infrastructure to the cloud and operating it as they did on-premises did not lead to the benefits they expected. Specifically, they ran into challenges around cloud sprawl, poor utilization, lack of governance, and complexity on a scale beyond human control  
April 12, 2016
Our last installment of our three part series on the evolution of cloud management and security focuses on the overall changing landscape for IT organizations. Read on to learn how our CTO and Founder, Joe Kinsella, and Alert Logic's CSO and Founder, Misha Govshteyn, see cloud adoption transforming IT.