Using Snowflake and Denodo to Reduce Data Modernization Downtime

Data volumes are growing exponentially, and traditional, on-premises data warehouses are constrained, overly complex, and costly to scale. Companies feel locked into these systems as they are often tied to business-critical operations. Cloud-based solutions are promising, but some organizations are reluctant to migrate from legacy systems because it could result in costly downtime and many [...]

Watch the Fifth Video in Our Snowflake Tutorial Series

Snowflake is the data cloud that boasts instant elasticity, secure data sharing and per-second pricing across multiple clouds. Its ability to natively load and use SQL to query semi-structured and structured data within a single system simplifies your data engineering. Sirius’ Snowflake Immersion Days video series are virtual learning sessions designed to provide technical, hands-on [...]

Watch the Fourth Video in Our Snowflake Tutorial Series

Snowflake is the data cloud that boasts instant elasticity, secure data sharing and per-second pricing across multiple clouds. Its ability to natively load and use SQL to query semi-structured and structured data within a single system simplifies your data engineering. Sirius’ Snowflake Immersion Days video series are virtual learning sessions designed to provide technical, hands-on [...]

10 Things You Need to Know About Data Virtualization

Creating a modern data platform that can support your current and future needs is critical in a data-driven organization. Business leaders need to be able to access data quickly —and to trust the accuracy of that data—to make better decisions. One of the biggest obstacles to this needed agility is poorly integrated data. In addition, [...]

Optimizing Remote Engagement with Microsoft Teams Voice and Video

According to Gartner, it is estimated that by 2024 in-person meetings will account for just 25% of enterprise meetings—a drop from 60% prior to the pandemic driven by remote work and changing workforce demographics. COVID-19 has shown us all the value of being able to provide a collaborative experience for users no matter where they [...]

4 Key Practices to Successfully Adopt an IT as a Service Strategy

IT leaders often struggle to find the right mix to remain in control of managing IT capacity and costs based on current business needs – IT as a Service (ITaaS) gives organizations the power of choice to pay for only the IT services they use while decreasing time to market. Every organization’s requirements vary based [...]

Unlock Your Data’s Potential With a Modern Data Platform

Data is a valuable asset that can help businesses reduce costs, make informed decisions, and better understand what their customers need. However, data can easily become useless if it is trapped in a sluggish, disjointed data management tool. What good is your data if no one can leverage it for insights? With traditional warehouses, data [...]

How Sirius Extended a Client’s VMware Environment to the Public Cloud

Is your organization interested in expanding your existing environment without adding hardware to your data center? Sirius works with clients every day to identify the best solution for business needs such as this. In this blog, we will walk you through how we helped one of our clients—a regional insurance provider—expand its existing VMware environment [...]

Important Changes to Collaboration Products and Software

Read on to learn more about the new Webex Cloud-Connected Unified Collaboration (CCUC) for Cisco UCM software, as well as changes to Unified Communications' perpetual licensing and hybrid calling that may affect your current collaboration systems. Cisco has announced a number of new collaboration features and changes to existing solutions. What do these changes and [...]