8 Things We Learned at the AWS Sydney Summit

Chris FullerDevelopment, Technology3 Comments

We were excited to have the opportunity to share GorillaStack with everyone at Sydney’s first 2 day AWS Summit. The Summit demonstrated the need for AWS Cost Optimisation. Talks such as “Business: Cost Optimisation at Scale” from Evan Crawford at Amazon Web Services amplified this customer demand. And yes, that is gorillas.bas running in the background (check out our version … Read More

GorillaStack launches Insights for Amazon Web Services

Oliver BergerBill Optimisation, Technology, Tools3 Comments

GorillaStack, the technology that eradicates cloud bill shock, today released ‘Insights’, a powerful new analytics tool that helps businesses quickly identify inefficiencies in their cloud deployment and significantly reduce costs. New analytics tool reduces weeks of manual cloud investigation to minutes Insights arms businesses with the information they need to identify and reduce or remove over-provisioned Amazon Web Service (AWS) … Read More

This Is The Redesign That The AWS Console Desperately Needs

Joel SpiraDesign, Technology5 Comments

I’m a great believer in the Cloud, particularly Amazon Web Services (AWS), and the range of benefits it brings for companies of all sizes. But I’m going to be completely honest here, the cumbersome experience of interacting with the AWS console is the weakest link in the AWS offering. While you are free to label me as a misinformed contrarian, … 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

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

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

Zero to Hero: Understanding AWS for the Junior Developer

Joel SpiraTechnology2 Comments

I can vividly recall attending my first AWS meetup in Sydney, Australia. My understanding of AWS was almost nil, and after exchanging some pleasantries with the room I sought refuge within the walls of my second box of complimentary stir fried noodles. I even remember thinking to myself, “these noodles are delicious”. With each bite the flavour soured however, my … Read More