5 Reasons for Cloud​

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5 Reasons for Cloud Over the last few years, companies have realized that moving from on-prem to cloud software has added significant benefits to their organizations. In fact, 2014 represented the first year when the majority of workloads were on the cloud according to Allied Telecom. Additionally, it is believed that by the end of […]

CASE STUDY MIM IMPLEMENTATION

CASE STUDY MIM IMPLEMENTATION Overview of MIM Implementation Our client is a global retail company. The company had recently transitioned to a new managed service provider (MSP) and discovered that the provider did not have a strong major incident management process (MIM) for dealing with large or significantly important outages. Our Challenge To implement a […]

CASE STUDY – POINT OF SALE

CASE STUDY POINT OF SALE Overview of Case Study Our client is a global wholesale company. The company had begun the work to replace their Point of Sale (POS) system and had partnered with a company to write a solution. We were engaged when they realized that they needed a large and complex centralized system […]

CASE STUDY Cloud Migration

CASE STUDYCLOUD MIGRATION Cloud Migration We began the planning for a significant multi-cloud migration of 2300 servers out of multiple legacy datacenters by architecting a solution for Microsoft Azure and AWS. We then leveraged our proprietary methodologies for data collection, cloud readiness assessments and migration process. The migration of all physical datacenters in US, EU […]

Call Center Implementation​

Call Center Implementation Case study Overview of Call Center Implementation Our client is a national system integrator. The company was expanding and understood that they had outgrown the current solutions. Their legacy datacenters and call center operations were no longer going to meet the needs of the growing client base. Additionally, they did not have […]

Major Incident Management (MIM)

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We develop and implement a Major Incident Management (MIM) process designed to reduce the Mean Time to Resolution (MTTR) By analyzing your current processes, incidents, and architecture we can: highlight problem areas, improve response time, identify systemic issues, and implement a set of repeatable processes designed to reduce your MTTR. OPTIMIZING YOUR CLOUD SOLUTION Identification […]

Perception is Reality

Perception is Reality Sean C. Barker, CEO What is perceived by your client is their reality, and consequently yours. A supplier servicing a client performing to their contract, having monthly status meetings gets fired. When the contract comes up for renewal, the supplier is shocked that they asked not to bid or bid but simply […]

Build Better Client Relationships

Build Better Client Relationships Sean C. Barker, CEO Good relationships are hard work and take time; however, if done well, the benefit to both parties are immeasurable. I have been on both sides of the table over my career, which has given me a unique opportunity to see what works and what does not. The […]

Sean Barker on Business Radio X

Sean Barker on Business Radio X Sean Barker founded cloudEQ to provide cloud migration and related IT services to enterprise-level clients. He joined host John Ray to discuss the dynamics which drive large companies to the cloud, why cloudEQ’s work is not just technology based but also people focused, and much more. North Fulton Business […]

Give Where We Live

cloudEQ Team We volunteered in various parts of India and the US. To learn more about this annual event visit givewhereyoulive.net https://cdn.cloudeq.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/05/02223855/cloudEQ-Volunteer-Week.mp4

Inside VS Outside the Cloud

What is inside vs. outside the cloud?  Let’s go with the most straightforward definitions: Outside the cloud – companies that have their data center or colocation facility and purchase hardware. Inside the cloud – companies that have adopted the public cloud, e.g., AWS, Azure, GCP, etc. Suppose you are operating “outside” the cloud. There are […]

Go Green to Improve Employee Satisfaction and the Bottom Line

Go Green to Improve Employee Satisfaction and the Bottom Line Companies being “greener” is both important to the environment and to provide bottom-line business value. With the introduction of more remote workers, most of us have been by default more green than usual.  However, there is much more we can do to be more eco-friendly that will increase […]

7 Things You Might Not Know About Cloud Technology

7 Things You Might Not Know About Cloud Technology Cloud technology is a very complicated topic. In fact, there are many things that you may or may not know about the cloud and cloud technology. The phrase “cloud or cloud computing” is a marketing term used to tout utility-based services available over the internet. The name(s) are all-encompassing […]

2 Ways to Make Cloud Cost Less

2 Ways To Make Cloud Cost Less Cloud services often cost less than on-prem environments because Cloud providers have scale on their side. If the ecosystem you run on includes Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), in all likelihood, you have not optimized your costs. Moving to the cloud alone does not equal cost savings.  The large cloud providers […]

Cloud Planning Lessons Learned Part 3

Lesson 3: Cloud Alone Does Not Equal Cost Savings Our last lesson in the Cloud Journey is an important one! Moving to the cloud alone does not equal cost savings. Here are some financial considerations for you to ensure your migration success. Know how you will measure financial success Yes, you should move to the cloud, […]

Cloud Planning Lessons Learned Part 2

Lesson 2: Just Move, Then Transform Your Questions Answered. Our last blog highlighted how important it is to do your homework before making the right decisions to ensure success in the cloud. Here we will highlight what questions you are or should be asking before migrating. Will our applications work in the cloud? Yes, there is […]

Cloud Planning Lessons Learned Part 1

Lesson 1: Measure 3 Times, Cut Once The cloud journey is an important one. Whether you are already in the cloud and need optimization, automation, transformation or if moving to the cloud is on your to do list, evaluating the benefits the cloud has to offer your particular situation is the first step down the […]

cloudEQ and Giving Tuesday

On Giving Tuesday, cloudEQ selects a few organizations including Diveheart and Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) to give back to. Today (and everyday) be inspired by generosity around your community. To learn more about them, click below. Ronald McDonald House Charities DiveHeart We know there are so many generous people giving back and we appreciate […]

cloudEQ is Giving Back

This week, cloudEQ’s team member Sandra, participated in a virtual 5K to raise funds for one of her favorite organizations in Los Angeles County. Hope of the Valley Rescue Mission provides care, food and shelter to thousands of individuals in the community. cloudEQ is honored to double the impact by matching the funds raised by […]

Future of AI in IT Operations

https://youtu.be/XysC-cO-VYMVideo can’t be loaded because JavaScript is disabled: InsightFinder “Future of AI in IT Operations” panel discussion (https://youtu.be/XysC-cO-VYM) InsightFinder “Future of AI in IT Operations” panel discussion with Sean Barker from cloudEQ and Mike Sao Pedro, co-founder and CTO of Apprendis. Recorded September 30, 2020.

Ronald McDonald House

RMHC The mission of RMHC is to create, find, and support programs that directly improve the health and well-being of children and their families. To learn more about RMHC click here https://youtu.be/eSuNzpKBOnc