AWS re:Invent 2018 Guide – An Alternative Look

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Congratulations – you convinced the boss to let you go to re:Invent in Vegas! You’ve started reading up on all the most useful talks, the breakouts and you’ve probably lined up a bunch of meetings with key vendors / clients / contacts (delete as appropriate). But what about the leisure time? How are you planning to spend that well earned … Read More

GorillaStack Achieves Amazon Web Services Cloud Management Tools Competency Status

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Atlanta – September 14, 2018 – GorillaStack, the Rules Engine for Cost Optimisation and Automation, announced today that it has achieved Amazon Web Services (AWS) Cloud Management Tools Competency status. This designation recognizes that GorillaStack assists AWS customers in provisioning and managing AWS workloads through specialized solutions for administering & provisioning, managing, and optimizing AWS resources. Achieving the AWS Cloud … Read More

GorillaStack is a finalist for 4 ARN Innovation Awards 2018

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GorillaStack is thrilled to be shortlisted for 4 ARN Innovation Awards in 2018. The awards recognise, celebrate and reward excellence in the Australian technology market. Open to partners, vendors and distributors, the awards are judged by over 170 industry professionals who are looking for organisations who excel in creativity, innovation and excellence. GorillaStack is a finalist for Startup Specialist (an … Read More

GorillaStack Is Hiring Developers

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Who are we? GorillaStack is a 3 year old Australian company that builds automation software for the public cloud. GorillaStack helps AWS customers reduce their costs, operational complexities and eliminates custom resource management code. We’re regarded as best practice for optimisation and automation in cloud, particularly by Amazon Web Services who featured us at their 2017, 2016 & 2015 global … Read More

AWS Instance Scheduler

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A lot of organisations come to us for help after they have spent weeks wrestling with AWS Instance scheduler. Other users who have never tried to grapple with the 40 page instructional document ask us why they shouldn’t use it instead of GorillaStack. Instance Scheduler Overview The AWS Instance Scheduler is a solution written by the AWS Solutions team, based … Read More

GorillaStack Wins Startup Specialist Of The Year 2017

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Last night at the ARN ICT awards was a real highlight for us – winning Startup Specialist Of The Year 2017. On a side-note, Cameron Inchley and I were discussing an anecdote told by Gary Lineker, the prolific English striker. “The big thing is, everybody says it’s being in the right place at the right time. But it’s more than … Read More

5 Things We Learned About AWS From Amazon’s Q2 Earnings

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Amazon Web Services continues to be Amazon’s fastest-growing and most profitable business. The Q2 2016 earnings release outlined that revenue grew another 58% year-over-year to $2.88 billion, while posting $718 million in operating income – which is larger than the $702 million operating income its core North American retail business recorded. Note: all currency figures in this post are in … Read More

This AWS HipChat Integration Has Transformed DevOps

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You may have seen our recent post that explains how to build your own Serverless HipChat Connect Plugin but did you know that GorillaStack already provides a tool that allows you to monitor your AWS spend and do a couple of other nifty things from within HipChat? ChatOps (along with ‘chatbot’) has fully entered common lexicon since we first discussed … Read More

GorillaStack is Hiring

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What we’re building GorillaStack is on a mission to automate the Cloud and help our customers be DevOps heroes. We’re a SaaS solution that makes it easy for DevOps teams to reduce costs instantly, and pay only for what you use. We’re based in Sydney, although our customer base and outlook is global. In the words of our most recent … Read More

Why the Cloud is THE key technology enabler for Digital Transformation

Chris EllisBusiness, Technology1 Comment

The world is going through a digital transformation as everything — customers and equipment alike — becomes connected. Leading Digital Transformation has therefore become an imperative for organizations. They must succeed in creating transformation through technology, or they’ll face being marginalized (best case) or extinction (worst case) at the hands of competitors. The problem is that our skills and organizations … Read More