Connectivity and the SaaS Data Problem

The IT industry has been migrating from on-prem hardware and applications toward SaaS delivery for many years. This trend has accelerated as SaaS applications has become more feature rich, widely available, and generally accepted as cost advantageous. Just like their on-prem application counterparts, these SaaS applications are data dependent. However, unlike legacy applications, the data that is consumed and produced... Read More

Solving the Challenges of Cloud Migration

Many of us can list a handful of examples where companies had high levels of market penetration, profitability, and a competitive moat that seemed impenetrable…only to end up failing due to lack of innovation. Kodak, Blockbuster, Blackberry are all examples of organizations that failed to follow modern technology and remain relevant. On the other side of the coin are companies... Read More

Latest Release Notes – Enhanced Alerting

With our latest release of the Trustgrid Portal, we’ve added enhanced alerting and monitoring capabilities to nodes. Trustgrid’s existing alerting features enabled our customers to monitor node life cycle information including – connections (up/down), profile updates (config changes), and health checks (health of remote hosts). You can now monitor disk, CPU, and memory utilization and latency between nodes. You’ll find this... Read More

Latest Release Notes – Triage and Automated Support Improvements

Cloud applications that depend on edge data suffer when an outage or slow down occurs on the network. Our latest release emphasizes fast and accurate triage by visualizing important data such as hardware resource consumption, network performance, and events. At a Glance The Trustgrid Portal Dashboard shows real time usage in both volume and sessions, broken down by domain. A... Read More

Local Data, Centralized Application.

The evolving regulatory requirements for Personally Identifiable Information (PII), especially GDPR in the EU, are challenging modern cloud architectures. In fact Skyhigh Networks claim that 74% of SaaS providers are unable to accommodate those requirements. Trustgrid enables cloud applications to integrate to localized data with low latency and high availability. SaaS providers connect to remote data sets over the Trustgrid... Read More

SD-WAN vs Trustgrid- Part 1

The team at Trustgrid often laments the lack of innovation in WAN technologies. Many are quick to point to SD-WAN as an example of innovation, and they’re right. SD-WAN is pretty cool but it’s target market is very limited. SD-WAN is designed and priced to displace MPLS. And why shouldn’t it? MPLS is famously expensive and requires intense engagement with some of... Read More

The Intersection of Safety and Security

Fascinating new article from Cambridge about the intersection of safety and security as Things meet the Internet. Previously air-gapped devices that control systems responsible for life and death are no longer immune from the attacks which have plagued their less important cousins. The lifespan of Things is much longer than devices and requires a plan for updates and support measured... Read More

Trustgrid Announces Partnership with GCS Technologies

Trustgrid  is proud to announce its new partnership program and first partner, GCS Technologies in Austin, TX. “GCS brings 17 years of IT services expertise that is a perfect compliment to Trustgrid’s OpenEdge product suite,” says Mark Stavrou, CEO of Trustgrid. OpenEdge is designed to overcome the problems of connecting to, and acquiring data from, databases, devices, and systems in the network... Read More

Prevent Breaches with Micro Segmentation

Michael Vizard at discusses the rising trend of using software defined networking/network virtualization to increase network security. Though most SDN deployments have been focused on automation/orchestration of tedious network tasks, many SDN tools have a much better security architecture than traditional networking products. VMware’s NSX is a datacenter SDN product that is spear heading the “micro segmentation” architecture. Segmenting the... Read More