Getting the DoD to the Cloud Our team was able to complete the near-impossible. We connected to the DoD DISA Cloud Access Point at Impact Level 5, meaning our customer can now connect and store any unclassified data they want on their Azure subscription. About the Project The project started in July 2017 to connect […]
The AIS Team is very proud to announce that we’ve successfully completed our first appraisal under the CMMI Institute’s Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI) for Services at Maturity Level 3 (ML3). So…what does that mean? It means that after an extremely rigorous approval process, CMMI has independently validated and recognized AIS’ excellence and dedication to continuous […]
The President’s Management Agenda (PMA) called on all government agencies to accelerate their IT modernization efforts with a continued focus on security. So…now what? At this month’s #AzureGov meetup, our panel of speakers discussed exactly how agencies can navigate the world of automated ATOs, revamped TIC compliance and beyond. And at the same time, fully […]
A small delegation from AIS joined Stephen Iacovelli, his family, and his military peers to recognize his promotion to Brigadier General and observe the Change of Command ceremony. Brigadier General Iacovelli took command of the 94th Training Division based in Ft. Lee, Virginia. The Army expressed their appreciation for AIS’ support of Stephen as he […]
In this blog post, I discuss an app modernization approach that we call “modernize-by-shifting.” In essence, we take an existing application and move it to “managed” container hosting environments like Azure Kubernetes Service or Azure Service Fabric Mesh. The primary goal of this app modernization strategy is to undertake minimal possible change to the existing application codebase. […]
I put together a two-part video presentation on how (and why!) to take on-premises applications and move them to the cloud (specifically the Azure PaaS platform), and how to do it quickly. The second video continues the process and covers app modernization with Service Fabric.
This is the second video a two-part series covering tips and tricks related to defensive programming in the cloud. In case you missed it, Part One is here.
With the wide variety of updated features available through Office 365, organizations can now create robust, beautiful intranets right out-of-the-box. In contrast to SharePoint classic sites, SharePoint modern sites have a clean interface, are responsive and adaptive to mobile devices, and offer significant performance improvements. Read part one of this three-part blog series here. Read […]
Last week, Mark and I were patching a fairly large production SharePoint 2016 farm. The farm consisted of the following servers: Two Application Servers Two Search Servers Two Web Servers Two Cache Servers Two Microsoft SQL Servers We started the usual process of taking backups, installing the patch on all servers and then ran SharePoint Configuration […]
AIS’s own Gautam Shah, Azure Architect, was a guest on The Azure Podcast last week and discussed how enterprises can use Azure to automate just about anything. It’s a great episode and covers a lot of what’s now possible with “Extreme” Azure Automation! Media file (mp3) Transcript (in sidebar)