Investing in the growth of nClouds — our team, customers, and partners

11May,22 Post Image

I’m incredibly excited to announce that Charles Thayne Capital and I have acquired nClouds and that I have been named CEO of the company. nClouds embodies the vision of the type of company that I have wanted to lead and grow. After leaving my last company, Teem Technologies, more than two years ago, I set […]

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Charles Thayne Capital and Shaun Ritchie Acquire nClouds to Tap Industry Growth in Modern Cloud Operations

11May,22 Post Image

nClouds: Fast-Growth Solution Provider, Top MSP SALT LAKE CITY and CHICAGO, May 11, 2022 – Charles Thayne Capital (“CTC”) (charlesthayne.com), a growth-oriented and technology-focused private investment firm, announced today alongside CEO partner Shaun Ritchie, that it has acquired nClouds (nclouds.com), a leading provider of managed cloud services. Headquartered in the San Francisco Bay Area, nClouds […]

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Best practices for effective incident management on AWS

06May,22 Post Image

Incident management is the technique used by IT and DevOps teams when responding to any unplanned incident or interruption. An incident is any event that requires an immediate response from the operations team. Incident management intervenes to restore services to their operational state. Incident management is a necessity in today’s always-on competitive world. Why use […]

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Amazon EKS Blueprints accelerates application modernization with modern cloud operations (CloudOps)

20Apr,22 Post Image

According to respondents to CNCF’s Annual Survey 2021, 96% of organizations are either using or evaluating Kubernetes – a record high since their surveys began in 2016. The survey also indicated that Amazon EKS is the container orchestrator of choice on AWS, used by 50.6% of respondents (while only 30.8% of respondents are DIY Kubernetes […]

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Tutorial: Launch a WordPress website in minutes with Amazon Lightsail

31Mar,22 Post Image

Amazon Lightsail is a powerful, fully managed virtual private server (VPS). With an intuitive Management Console preconfigured with Linux and Windows Application Stacks, Amazon Lightsail is designed to be the easiest way to launch and manage a web server using AWS. Amazon Lightsail user plans include everything you need to jumpstart your project: Amazon Virtual […]

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nClouds achieves AWS Solution Provider Partner status

10Mar,22 Post Image

AWS Premier Consulting Partner Named to CRN MSP 500 2022 SUISUN CITY, Calif., March 10, 2022 – nClouds (www.nclouds.com), a provider of Amazon Web Services (AWS) and DevOps consulting and implementation services, an AWS Premier Consulting Partner, and leading Managed Service Provider (MSP), today announced that it has achieved AWS Solution Provider Partner (SPP) status. […]

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Improve operational excellence with Zabbix monitoring on AWS

07Mar,22 Post Image

Zabbix is an open-source monitoring software tool for IT components that can help you improve operational excellence on AWS – a pillar of the AWS Well-Architected Framework. Zabbix helps you control your infrastructure by collecting any metric type from any metric source. Zabbix automatically provides its users with flexible, intelligent threshold definition options. With Zabbix, […]

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Kubernetes with Prometheus and Grafana on Amazon EKS — better together

25Feb,22 Post Image

In 2012, SoundCloud engineers realized they had a problem. Their existing monitoring solutions were insufficient for their needs. Development teams need real-time, actionable monitoring data to improve Kubernetes deployment uptime, enhance system performance, and boost resource optimization. In other words, they needed a solution to handle the complexity and distributed nature of their cloud applications, […]

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Stepping up Disaster Recovery with Amazon Data Lifecycle Manager

18Feb,22 Post Image

From big organizations to mom and pop shops, everyone is moving to and is affected by the cloud, especially when disaster strikes causing downtime. Downtime is not an option for big organizations or for mom and pop shops. Whether it’s a ransomware attack, a power outage, flood or simply human mistakes, unpredictable events occur. The […]

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How to perform AWS IAM database authentication

04Feb,22 Post Image

In this blog, I will discuss how to authenticate your database instance using AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM) database authentication. In keeping with AWS’s best practices of “shared responsibility,” the AWS IAM service is a “customer responsibility” layer of security for your data. Using AWS IAM with Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS) You […]

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