Hystax Blog

2110, 2020

How to reduce your cloud bill yourself

October 21st, 2020|

How to reduce your cloud bill yourself Preparing a detailed article about cloud cost optimization scenarios I decided not to wait for another month or so and share a few steps you can easily implement now to save some cash. Some of them are simple and obvious, but some are not.First of all, you need to clearly understand that implementing some of these scenarios will require you to remove resources [...]

1410, 2020

Cost projection to reduce cloud costs

October 14th, 2020|

Cost projection to reduce cloud costs  Cloud cost projection should be an ongoing process for your company. It involves estimating impacts of changes to your company’s cloud hosting solution in order to reduce recurring expenses.According to Synergy Research Group, companies spent over $30 billion on cloud infrastructure services in the second quarter of 2020, 33% percent more than the same time last year. Company cloud costs have increased between 30-50% [...]

710, 2020

How cloud vendors put you into a trap of a vendor lock-in

October 7th, 2020|

How cloud vendors put you into a trap of a vendor lock-in Every company wants you to be loyal, be a customer for a long time and buy more, and cloud vendors are not an exception and do their best to tie you to their products and services. But compared to other industries, changing a cloud may not be so easy as, let’s say, switch from Ford to Mercedes-Benz.A Similar [...]

110, 2020

Backup and Disaster Recovery in Public Clouds

October 1st, 2020|

Backup and Disaster Recovery in Public Clouds Should I build a DR strategy in public clouds as they tend to be resilient or just use backup? If yes, what is the best DR strategy for me? Let’s discuss…First of all, let’s discuss in brief the difference between Disaster Recovery and Backup as the majority see no difference or even use the terms incorrectly. Backup is a process when you replicate some state [...]

2909, 2020

Hystax and Logosoft have entered into a strategic partnership

September 29th, 2020|

Hystax and Logosoft have entered into a strategic partnership Hystax and Logosoft have recently announced a strategic partnership to help accelerate digital transformation and strengthen real-time data security for enterprises, with a focus on the Turkish region. The intent of the partnership is to enable Turkish companies to build smart, cost-effective, scalable and secure IT infrastructure. 'Through this collaboration, Hystax and Logosoft are enabling companies [...]

1609, 2020

Top three public cloud services used

September 16th, 2020|

Top three public cloud services used We will not speak about compute and object storage; it’s obvious that they take the first two positions. But let’s talk about the next three. At Hystax, we’ve recently conducted a broad survey with more than 400 respondents and got interesting results. I expected to see firewalls, big data services and cloud native databases  –  services that can fully [...]

909, 2020

What cloud to choose

September 9th, 2020|

What cloud to choose If you work at enterprise or SMB, you have different criteria to select a cloud. Enterprises do have a very complex decision making process, and, in the majority of the cases, the cloud preference depends on top management decisions or whether a cloud vendor and enterprise already have legal relationships. In this article I’ll talk about how an SMB company can make [...]

309, 2020

How to avoid double bubble during cloud migration

September 3rd, 2020|

How to avoid double bubble during cloud migration I’ve recently read a nice article by Intuit engineering team where they mentioned an interesting topic — double bubble. In terms of clouds it’s a state during cloud migration or digital transformation when you pay for both clouds, source and target sites. Let’s discuss how common it is. A standard cloud migration project consists of a defined set [...]

309, 2020

Hystax & Esearch Partner to Transform Middle East Companies’ IT Infrastructure

September 3rd, 2020|

Hystax & Esearch Partner to Transform Middle East Companies’ IT Infrastructure Hystax, a global leader in cloud migration, cloud cost management and disaster recovery, today announced its partnership with Esearch, a leading Saudi IT services and solutions provider. Together, the companies will support the growing demand for cloud-native solutions. Using Hystax’s unmatched innovations, Esearch will better equip partners and end customers with a reliable IT [...]

3108, 2020

Best Practices of Cloud Application Inventory

August 31st, 2020|

What Application Inventory Is and Why It's Important IT applications are an indispensable part of business processes, and one way or another serve a single purpose: make your business tick in the most efficient way. Whether they are purchased from third parties or developed in-house, applications always entail costs connected with licenses, customization, maintenance, etc. It's difficult to keep track of these countless applications for businesses [...]