Cloud
Why hybrid cloud is the key to digital transformation in the financial services industry
“The digitisation of everything is coming” says Stephen Man, Global Head of Technology and Change (Banks & Broker Dealers), HSBC Securities Services. This belief was demonstrated with HSBC’s new partnership with AWS announced last month. Yet many banks and senior management teams are still reluctant to invest in the digitalisation of their businesses. This seems…
The 5 essential building blocks of a quick, safe and secure cloud migration
Lift and Shift  Three simple words with an understated level of complexity for migrating to the cloud. Let us be honest for a second though – if migrating to the cloud was easy to do, most companies would have already done it and more than likely, done it themselves. Any form of cloud migration can…
Azure Migration OpenHack
Recently two colleagues and I attended a migration openhack which was hosted by Microsoft in their London office. The purpose was for us to learn the migration process in a practical lab environment and then use the new-found skills for use within our own projects and future Kainos projects. During the three days we faced…
Serverless Days Belfast 2020
Friday 24th January saw the first ever Belfast edition of the Serverless Days conference and I, along with several of my colleagues, went along anticipating a great day of discussion around the benefits and challenges of this paradigm shift in how we build digital solutions. We were not disappointed. The event was exceptional from organisation,…
East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Foundation Trust goes live with Kainos’ EMR-as-a-Service
Kainos has announced the successful implementation of its cloud managed Evolve Electronic Medical Records (EMR) with ESNEFT.
Kainos and Skeyos create ground-breaking cloud-based aviation eCommerce platform
Kainos has announced a successful collaboration with Skeyos to create a ground-breaking cloud-based eCommerce solution.
Whitepaper: EMR-as-a-service
Whilst the road to digital maturity can start with on-premise Electronic Medical Records (EMR), forward-looking NHS IT managers are moving them to the cloud and looking for trusted partners to support EMR systems. To understand why cloud hosting with professional support is so important, we talked to IT managers to understand the challenges they faced….
Kainos achieves Microsoft Gold Cloud platform competency
Kainos solidifies its position as a leading Microsoft partner in cloud solutions.
Migrating to the Cloud – Part 2
In part 1 of this blog I discussed the groundwork that should be carried out before deciding to proceed with a migration to the cloud. This post picks up from that point and looks at some of the practicalities once the decision to proceed has been taken and the preferred cloud provider identified. Have the…
Migrating to the Cloud – Part 1
‘Programming’- like ‘loving’ – is a single word that encompasses an infinitude of activities. The same can be said of “migration” when applied to moving IT systems into a cloud environment. Variables that include environment scale, IaaS, PaaS, SaaS, P2V, V2V, on-premise to cloud, cloud to cloud, “lift and shift”, upgrading software versions during migration…