Microservices: Upending the Application Development Landscape

September 20, 2021

Dev Ops Lifecycle

By Venkata K. and Reuben M. As emerging technologies continue to evolve, so too does the IT industry as it figures out new, innovative ways to develop and deliver applications. We’ve come a long ways from back on June 21, 1948, when computer scientist Tom Kilburn ran the first piece of monolithic software as it… Read more »

Infoblox: The Solution for DNS and DHCP Centralization

August 20, 2021

Data Center Server Room

By Benjamin P. ActioNet is continuously innovating processes and using new techniques and technologies to bring efficiency to our customers. When one of our teams found problems with a customer’s DNS and DHCP process, they got to work finding a solution. After searching they decided on Infoblox as a solution for DHCP and DNS centralization…. Read more »

What to do when your Anti-Virus reaches End-of-Life

August 12, 2021

Anti-Virus protects computers against hackers

By Aaron G. It’s not every day that your trusted anti-virus software announces they are end-of-life. These announcements are rare and come with a plethora of questions. “When is the last update coming?” “How much time do I have to prepare?” “Where can I go to find a replacement?” End-of-life means the program will no… Read more »

Automated Testing: Benefits of Python and the Robot Framework

July 27, 2021

Two Women Working on a Computer

By Mike M. Solutions need to be updated over time to ensure they are as efficient and secure as possible with current technologies. If new technology emerges that better suit a project, it is critical that they be analyzed and implemented. Our QA (Quality Assurance) testing team was recently confronted with this dilemma. The previous… Read more »

Considerations in Physical or Cloud-based Environments

June 18, 2021

Network Operations in Physical and Cloud Environments

by Michael V. and Kate R. Designing a Network Operations Center (NOC) to support various customer missions will inevitably include customer-specific considerations. However, ActioNet experience and expertise in this area has provided for some best practice considerations when establishing and operating a NOC that aside from the physical space design, can be considered if you… Read more »

ActioNet Launches “A Cloud Guru” Training Portal for Employee Skills Development

March 10, 2021

Cloud Guru Partnership Page

by Reuben M. Cloud technologies have skyrocketed in importance during the pandemic, globally transforming the way work is accomplished. Government and industry sectors alike had to rapidly and agilely pivot to provide alternatives for accomplishing their strategic goals via remote working technologies and thus ramped up their investments in mobility, collaboration, and other cloud-related infrastructures…. Read more »

The Roadmap to CMMC

November 1, 2020

Network of lights across the globe

By Andrew S. If you work in the DoD space – and if you’re reading this blog I’m guessing you do – you are no doubt in the process of preparing for Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC). CMMC will soon be a requirement for all contractors who do business or who want to do business… Read more »

Software Factory: A Systems View of DevSecOps

October 5, 2020

ActioNet Uses Software Factory DevSecOps approaches to projects

By Kate R. A DevSecOps Software Factory approach is defined as a “structured collection of related software assets that aids in producing computer software applications or software components according to specific, externally defined end-user requirements through an assembly process.” Often DevSecOps implementation focuses on advanced capabilities without solidifying fundamentals or modifying established processes. This tends… Read more »