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Serverless Computing Unlocking New Era of Dev Efficiency

There's no way around it, developing new apps and software is an expensive, resource-intensive task. However, cloud computing is helpful in this pursuit; it provides more infrastructure flexibility and brings cost savings as engineers allocate resources based on their needs. With less capacity planning necessary and greater scalability, the cloud provides more freedom to streamline business. Many companies are realizing serverless computing is an option [...]

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5 Tips for Migrating Your VMs to the Cloud

Cloud migration always presents a challenge. You have to figure out how you're going to move data between locations. You have to rework your cost projections and user expectations. The change can be dramatic, but some parts of the process are often overlooked. One of those is moving virtual machines to the cloud. It's natural to not worry too much about VMs. After all, they're [...]

Google Cloud Platform|

Intro to Asset Tracking Capabilities on Google Maps Platform

Google Maps Platform is transforming asset tracking by bringing a diverse range of systems and APIs together into a single holistic platform. Historically, asset tracking has been a complex process that was often limited to items stored within the corporate network. Pervasive wireless connectivity and the internet of things have allowed for easier asset tracking, but that has not solved the complex integration and [...]

Google Maps|

Dito Announces its Configurable Cloud-based Chatbot to Help Local Governments Offer Interactive Self-Service to Residents

SAN FRANCISCO (PRWEB) APRIL 09, 2019 - Dito today announces the availability of its Configurable Cloud Chatbot framework designed to handle conversational question-and-answer interactions via web, phone and voice platforms. Through an integration with Google Assistant and its embeddable web app counterpart, the chatbot can be deployed in multiple customer-facing channels and serve as front line support for the time-consuming communications typically handled via [...]

Google G Suite|

Beyond Cloud Infrastructure: Enabling Digital Transformation Throughout the Business

Digital transformation demands an overhaul of longstanding perceptions of what IT departments do and how they interact with the business. As a result, transformation is not simply a matter of adopting the cloud and depending on modernized cloud ecosystems. Instead, it comes down to blending cultural and technological innovation to establish new expectations around how IT functions and new capabilities that align how people work [...]

What the New G Suite Pricing Announcement Means for Your Business

Given the pace of innovation and product enhancements over years, it was inevitable that this day would come. Google Cloud has officially announced a slight price increase for its G Suite Basic and G Suite Business editions. Since its beginning over 10 years ago, Google has brought businesses more than a dozen new G Suite services to help them reimagine how they work, including powerful [...]

Google G Suite|

Using Dialogflow to Unlock the Potential of Speech-based App Interfaces

Convenience and ease of use have long dominated the worlds of user interface and experience, but these attributes have become even more essential in an age of rapid technological change. The days of slow, iterative release cycles are over. If a user takes a month to get comfortable with your app, they'll find themselves in a constant cycle of learning because new features and versions [...]

Google Cloud Platform|

IMPORTANT: Kubernetes Clusters Security Vulnerability

Dito wanted to write a quick post (posted on 12/4/18 at 11:27 am PST) to help bring awareness to a recently discovered Kubernetes flaw that is making its way through the container community. TLDR - A privilege escalation flaw was found that affects all master versions of the Kubernetes API server. Google Cloud customer clusters were already patched by Google, so no action is required. To [...]

Google Cloud Platform|

Key Information to Understand Before Starting an IT Modernization Initiative

Thinking Through an IT Modernization Initiative Before modernizing your IT infrastructure, it's vital to evaluate existing on-premise/hybrid systems and identify areas where strategic changes could bring about serious improvements. However, there is a lot of data, scattered across the existing infrastructure, that businesses must examine and factor into their final decisions regarding modernization. Some will be readily available, accurate and enlightening. Others won't tick any [...]

Google G Suite|

Easy Solution for Google Maps Platform Customers Effected by Updates

Earlier this summer the Google Maps APIs were rebranded as Google Maps Platform and, along with the name change, Google Cloud introduced a change to the pricing model. Originally, access to the Google Maps APIs for most commercial use cases involved an annual prepaid license: minimum list price of $10k with volume discounts available based on expected usage. It recently transitioned to a post-pay, consumption-based model. While [...]

Google Maps|