Multi-Regional Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) at the Enterprise
by Facundo Gauna
| Wednesday, Sep 16, 2020
| Azure Kubernetes Service Azure Landing Zones
Many enterprise organizations invest heavily in creating secure, scalable, and well-governed Landing Zones on Azure. In fact, Azure Landing Zones are often crucial to enabling a hybrid cloud set-up between on-premise resources and Azure. They facilitate security, centralized management, and visibility across workloads in the enterprise.
What are Azure Landing Zones?
From the Microsoft documentation:
Azure landing zones are the output of a multi-subscription Azure environment that accounts for scale, security, governance, networking, and identity.
Work From Home Tips from the BoxBoat Team
by Jess Bodzo, David Widen
| Monday, Sep 14, 2020
| Remote working
We founded BoxBoat in 2016 as a remote-first company. Since then, we’ve learned a lot about how to operate in a fully remote capacity, including what works well and what doesn’t. One of the things that we’ve learned is the importance of maintaining a healthy work-life balance for all team members.
Many companies not accustomed to working remotely have seen employees working longer hours and constantly checking messaging apps like Slack after hours, to the detriment of their work-life balance.
Leveling up Tech Skills During Covid-19
by Kristen Hohman, Kim DeRose
| Thursday, Aug 27, 2020
| Remote Work Training
The COVID-19 pandemic drove the world indoors. As quarantine kept people behind doors and mass layoffs and furloughs threatened the job stability of many, workers turned to learning new skills to keep their mind and resume sharp. From baking to becoming your own barber, people took adult learning to a whole new level. One popular area of improvement was in technology proficiency.
To learn more about who, why, and how people decided to improve their technology skills during the global pandemic, we surveyed more than 1,000 people from across the country.
BoxBoat's Perspective as a Rancher Platinum Partner
by Tim Hohman
| Thursday, May 21, 2020
| Rancher Kubernetes
We founded BoxBoat Technologies in 2016 to help enable organizations with container technologies and DevSecOps processes. Back then, there were many different container orchestration technologies. Rancher had Cattle, Docker had Swarm, and Kubernetes was starting to gain market adoption but was very difficult to actually work with.
As the industry coalesced around Kubernetes, its been great for enterprises because now there is a gold standard for container orchestration. The industry continues to mature, and we’ve seen our enterprise customers rapidly adopt cloud native technologies.
What is Zero Trust Security and how can it Protect your Organization?
by Tim Hohman
| Thursday, May 14, 2020
| Security Kubernetes
I allocate a fair amount of time tracking emerging software projects and watching which solutions/companies I think might successfully meet enterprise needs. Lately, based upon discussions with Boxboat’s engineers and customers, I’ve heard more about the promise of Zero Trust architectures.
What is Zero Trust Security? Zero Trust security is a rigorous approach to security focused on identifying roles to secure access, rather than a single perimeter. At BoxBoat, we believe Zero Trust should be an integral part of any digital transformation strategy as traditional security architectures seem unable to adequately address modern cyber attacks.