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Cloud blogs, technical articles, how-tos and a glimpse in to the life of the daily happenings at Nimbo, to help you stay in the know.

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    Upcoming Webinar – Mitigating Common WS2003 Upgrade Issues

    Microsoft has announced that Windows Server 2003 End of Support (EOS) is July 14, 2015. This means there’ll be no patches or security updates, causing security and compliance issues that can put your applications and business at serious risk. What are the risks of unsupported environment? Upgrade Using the Cloud Nimbo’s Cloud Upgrade lets you [...]

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    Nimbo Ranked #3 on 2014 CRN Fast Growth 150 list!

    “When it rains, it pours”, and it has been pouring accolades recognizing Nimbo’s exceptional performance over the past couple of months. Not long after being recognized on the Inc 500 List, Nimbo receives another honor – the third place on 2014 CRN Fast Growth 150 List. This award makes Nimbo part of an exclusive collection [...]

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    Big Success for Docker Meetup

    Nimbo’s Docker edition of the Microsoft Azure User Group Meetup produced great interest among the New York tech crowd. The Docker Meetup welcomed a very large number of attendees, and we were delighted to hear all the positive feedback on the quality of the content and the overall event organization. Azure Meetup Agenda The Docker team [...]

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    Nimbo Shares Enthusiastic Opinion of Amazon Zocalo

    Amazon Zocalo, an enterprise document storage and sharing service, has attracted a lot of attention since its release in July.  Last week AWS unveiled that Zocalo, which was initially available as a limited preview release, is now generally available to all AWS users. The idea of the enterprise-grade service was partially born internally, addressing the need for functionality [...]

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    Using Puppies and Wind Chimes to Secure your Cloud Data

    After reading about the recent iCloud security breach, I started to think about different ways we could look at securing our data in the cloud. Everything in security is made better with the addition of layers of protection. Most security experts agree that single points of failure are the downfall of many disasters throughout the [...]

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    Nimbo Launches AWS Test Drives

    AWS Test Drives are developed by AWS Partner Network (APN) Consulting and Technology partners for experimentation and evaluation purposes. AWS Test Drives provide a private IT sandbox environment containing preconfigured server based solutions. Test Drives are available at any time and free of charge, as long as you register with the partners that have created them. Each Test Drive includes [...]

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    Azure Automation in Action – Save money by Stopping and Starting VMs

    Azure Automation Today I’d like to discuss a newer service offering in Azure called Azure Automation. This is a managed service designed to run PowerShell Workflows (called runbooks) against an Azure subscription. Simplifying, it allows you to run PowerShell scripts in an automated way without the need for worker roles, databases or other services like Azure Scheduler [...]

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    Observations on EBS Snapshot Restore Behavior in AWS

    This post contains a proposed explanation for behavior observed in AWS where the most recent snapshot of an EBS volume is all that is required to be able to restore an entire volume. The motivation for writing this post stems from an internal discussion on EBS snapshot behavior held between myself and my colleague Dan [...]

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    Nimbo Recognized in Inc. 500 List of Fastest Growing Companies

    Inc. magazine today announced that Nimbo earned position #480 on the 2014 Inc. 500 list. For 33 years Inc. has provided an exclusive ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies and represents a comprehensive look at the most important segment of the economy—America’s independent entrepreneurs. The average company on the list grew a staggering 3,313%. [...]

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    CRN 2014 Next-Gen 250 list – Nimbo is in again!

    It is great honor to announce that Nimbo has made the CRN 2014 Next-Gen 250 list – for the 4th year in a row! What is the CRN Next-Gen 250 List? Each year, 250 Solution Providers are selected by CRN, the top news source for solution providers and the IT channel, to appear on the Next-Gen [...]

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    Docker – Special Guest at NYC Azure Meetup

    Contrary to the popular belief that summer months tend to be slow, we decided to pick up the pace in August and initiate a second monthly Microsoft Azure Meetup, this time around inviting our partners to take the center stage. Our special guest will be Docker – and what better opportunity to familiarize yourself with [...]