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

Is Virtual Reality The Next Frontier For Amazon Web Services To Conquer?

Oliver BergerBusiness, Technology3 Comments

Only the keenest eyes will have noted the subtlest of hints today that Amazon is getting into the Virtual Reality business. Interestingly, this wasn’t revealed by some big Amazon announcement at one of their events or a high profile press release, but instead via a job advertisement for a Senior Software Developer with experience in Virtual Reality to work at … Read More

Reader’s Letters: What’s with GorillaStack?

Oliver BergerBusiness, ToolsLeave a Comment

As we continue to acquire new customers and more potential customers, we’re answering plenty of questions that often aren’t covered by the GorillaStack FAQ. It occurred to me the other day that, as well as updating our FAQ, it might make sense to publish some of the excerpts of recent conversations to give curious customers a truer sense of how … Read More

What AWS Lumberyard Really Means For Amazon

Oliver BergerBusiness, Development, Technology1 Comment

In the last couple of days Amazon announced Lumberyard, a 3D game engine designed to operate on AWS and provide a powerful platform for developers to leverage the power of the cloud. Based on Crytek’s CryEngine it’s designed to execute the types of large workloads that are required to meet the needs of today’s games as they become more sophisticated … Read More

2015 – A Review | What’s Coming Next?

Oliver BergerBusiness, ToolsLeave a Comment

New Products, Open Source Contributions & Exciting Developments What a year 2015 has been for GorillaStack. A big thank you to everyone who has supported us over the previous months, we’re looking forward to working with you all in 2016. If we were to pick one word to describe 2015, it would be “momentum“. Here are some of the highlights: … Read More

Amazon Web Services highlight GorillaStack Auto Tag as a key tool for helping to optimise AWS costs

Chris EllisBill Optimisation, Business, Tagging, Technology, Tools1 Comment

We’re delighted to report that GorillaStack was featured in an Amazon Web Services (AWS) presentation during the recent AWS re:Invent conference in Las Vegas. You can see what was said by checking out the video above. During the presentation Evan Crawford, Amazon Web Services, said: “We’ve got a great partner that just focuses on Cost Optimisation called GorillaStack. They’ve written … Read More

How Do You Solve a Problem Like Saas Pricing?

Oliver BergerBusinessLeave a Comment

There’s been plenty of discussion at the GorillaStack HQ recently about how we price our suite of products. The first obvious thing to state is that we’re the only product in the market that confronts AWS billing solutions by focusing on the usage variables around both EC2 cycling and users’ Auto-Scaling configurations. In that sense it’s difficult to draw a comparison … Read More

Welcome

Chris EllisBusiness

A warm welcome to the GorillaStack Blog, the blog and newsroom for GorillaStack, a software business focused on making cloud infrastructure easier and better to use. We firmly believe in a cloud-based future and the benefits the cloud brings – flexibility, scaleability, efficiency and cost efficacy. Our first product helps companies identify common roadblocks to cost optimisation and provide tools … Read More