Dr. Alan F. Castillo

As an AWS Certified Solutions Architect, AWS Certified Developer, Multi-Cloud & Cyber Security Strategy and Transformation Leader, with a Doctorate in Cloud Computing and an MBA, Dr. Alan F. Castillo DevSecOps SME leverages 20+ years of transferable experience in developing and implementing innovative AI Deep Learning, DevSecOps, GitOps, Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) and contanerized microservices for Fortune 500, DoD and public-sector clients. Extensive experience in developing and implementing innovative MicroServices, Terraform AWS landing zones, and regulatory compliance (SSP, FISMA, FedRAMP, HIPAA, NIST, RMF, GRPR, MARS-e, CCPA) solutions, As a trusted InfoSec advisor, Dr. Alan has driven security architecture strategy, planning and roadmap in collaboration with valued customers based on specific business strategies and requirements.

How Cryptocurrency Works

How Cryptocurrency Works

The cryptocurrency craze has undoubtedly taken the financial market by storm. There is no end to the hype related to cryptocurrencies in the market. For those who aren’t aware of it, cryptocurrency is the name given to digital currencies that operate without tangible paper or coin representation. Instead, these digital currencies use encryption techniques within computers and other open-source software… Continue readingHow Cryptocurrency Works

Why Data Centers are More Expensive Than AWS

Why Data Centers are More Expensive Than AWS?

The speed of business evolution has never been faster in the history of the corporate world. In order to outperform their competition, businesses and organizations have been continuously taking on new strategies. One of such strategic changes is opting for AWS over data centers that enterprises have been working on to enhance the value of their business in a significant… Continue readingWhy Data Centers are More Expensive Than AWS?

which is better for long term ROI Proprietary or OpenSource software

Which is Better for Long Term ROI Proprietary or OpenSource Software

OpenSource software has been around for more than two decades. It is an affordable solution for businesses looking for customizable software code. However, since it was free, business owners had some initial skepticism. Coding is a valuable skill, and when it is given to you for free, anyone would think there’s a catch. But even still, it gained a lot… Continue readingWhich is Better for Long Term ROI Proprietary or OpenSource Software

How to Upskill a Team for Everything As Code?

How to Upskill a Team for Everything As Code

Often when a company grows, it relies on hiring new employees for the positions left open, but that isn’t always the case. You can upskill your existing employees instead of hiring new ones that will better suit your organization. Most companies are going down the route of upskilling their existing employees because it saves them time and money. You will… Continue readingHow to Upskill a Team for Everything As Code

Best approach to Troubleshooting Microservices

Best Approach to Troubleshooting Microservices

You may well be aware that, in general, applications and software are developed to be monoliths. Still, as technology has advanced, these processes have been replaced by Microservices since they are now outdated. There are various Microservices used to form an API, which helps perform different functions and build a strong enterprise application or software. Microservices have allowed developers to… Continue readingBest Approach to Troubleshooting Microservices

How AWS Reduces Climate Change

How AWS Reduces Climate Change

The world is currently facing a climate emergency, and most corporate giants are trying to curb carbon emissions somehow and bring climate change to a halt. Amazon is no different. In fact, Amazon Web Services are highly committed to the goal of switching entirely to Net-Zero carbon emissions by the year 2040. They made this claim as part of its… Continue readingHow AWS Reduces Climate Change

Financing Cloud Migrations

Financing Cloud Migrations

The cloud revolution is here, and an increasing number of companies around us are shifting their services to the cloud. This migration is often full of different hassles, which should be avoided at all costs. These confusions and hassles, if avoided, can ensure a smooth pathway to the cloud for you and your organization. Moving to the cloud is not… Continue readingFinancing Cloud Migrations

Risk Management Strategies and Tips for the Cloud

Risk Management Strategies and Tips for the Cloud

Risk and uncertainties are unavoidable parts of every project, including the move to the cloud. Almost all projects in the corporate world today come with a certain amount of risk, which needs to be mitigated for the desired results to be achieved. Cloud migration managers play an important role here, as they can strategize their decisions and manage objectives to… Continue readingRisk Management Strategies and Tips for the Cloud

Aligning Technology to Business Processes

Aligning Technology to Business Processes

A business culture is strategically a balance of two elements – people and technology. Even after the implementation of technology across the board, the elements need to work together to set an appropriate business culture in an organization. Technologies do not work independently. Hence, an organization’s success is dependent on its management of people and the ability to create a… Continue readingAligning Technology to Business Processes