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Visit us as the AWS Summit Berlin May 11-12

Connect, collaborate, and learn about AWS The AWS Summit Berlin will be held at Station-Berlin May 11-12, 2022.  It’s been over two years since we were able to greet our customers and those new to AWS at regional Summits. The Station-Berlin is an amazing venue with a long history and we can’t wait to see […]

Visit us at the AWS Summit London

Connect, collaborate, and learn about AWS The AWS Summit London is back. It’s been over two years since we were able to greet our customers and those new to AWS at regional Summits. This year’s London Summit is happening April 27th, 2022, at the unique ExCeL London right in the heart of London’s historic Royal […]

Migrating Solaris workloads to AWS with Charon

A global supply chain management company that helps companies in dozens of industries replace manual and complex processes with efficient, automated, and more reliable ones was faced with the challenge of modernizing their aging data center. This included databases and applications on aging SPARC/Solaris infrastructure, something no cloud provider offers. They turned to Effectual for […]

Charon-SSP enables UNITEC to complete their data center exit to Google Cloud in 24 days

Universidad Tecnológica de México (UNITEC) is one of the post-secondary education learning institutions under the Laureate Education, Inc., umbrella of Laureate International Universities. The CIO of UNITEC decided it was time to modernize the university’s IT infrastructure and that the most efficient way to do this was a full data center exit to migrate all […]

Charon does not use Log4J

  Our engineers have been following the news of the highly publicized Log4J vulnerability. Our Charon legacy hardware emulation products do not use Log4J and are unaffected. We recommend that customers continue to monitor updates from other vendors and refer to the official bulletin and detail regarding this vulnerability below. https://www.cisa.gov/uscert/ncas/current-activity/2021/12/10/apache-releases-log4j-version-2150-address-critical-rce https://logging.apache.org/log4j/2.x/security.html

“We used to have a guy for that…”

In discussions about aging technology, IT managers often state this. While most companies used to have the skillset to maintain all parts of their infrastructure, there’s a hidden and increasing risk. The expertise is gone but those systems and infrastructure still operate within the organization. Not only do they operate, but they play a mission-critical […]