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Boosting Transportation Efficiency with GIS Managed Cloud Services

Exploring the advantages of utilizing GIS managed cloud services for transportation organizations.

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ArcGIS Monitor: An Esri Monitoring Tool to Leverage Your Enterprise GIS Environment

What is ArcGIS Monitor? ArcGIS Monitor is a powerful tool from Esri that allows organizations to monitor the health of GIS infrastructure in real-time. This enterprise-grade monitoring solution works with ArcGIS Enterprise to provide information about system health, usage and performance. It also captures key metrics and attributes to quantify system health over time so […]

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GIS Managed Cloud Services for State & Local Government (SLG)

ROK Technologies is honored to be a Partner in the Esri State and Local Specialty program. The State & Local Government Specialty program is designed to help Esri customers identify providers with ArcGIS expertise and substantial experience in working with local, state, county, and city governments.  With this designation, ROK Technologies has: demonstrated repeatable success […]

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Kubernetes: Everything You Need to Know

What is Kubernetes, aka K8s? Kubernetes allows you to manage and run multiple containers across a cluster of machines. Containers are lightweight, isolated environments that package an application and its dependencies, providing consistency and portability. By using Kubernetes, you can define how your containers should run, specify their resource requirements, and ensure high availability and […]

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Dispelling The 7 Myths Plaguing VDI Technology

VDI has been and will continue to be a buzzword in the technology landscape, but what exactly is VDI? If you’ve heard of it, does it make you think of The Wizard of OZ – something magical, mysterious and hidden behind the curtain? Does it make you think of a keyfob code that never seemed […]

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How To Choose The Best Virtualization Partner

As your organization grows or upgrades software, keeping on top of the IT infrastructure needed to allow for changes can be a huge job. When you’re running big software like ArcGIS for Desktop and are facing a change in IT infrastructure you’ll realize it’s time to make some decisions. Either you put together new workstations, […]

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ArcGIS Enterprise on Kubernetes: What You Need to Know

ROK Technologies First to Receive Esri Kubernetes Specialty Designation from Esri We are thrilled to announce that on December 12th, 2022, ROK Technologies was the first (ever!) to earn Esri’s Kubernetes Specialty Designation. The ArcGIS Enterprise on Kubernetes Specialty Designation is exclusively reserved for those who have expertise in deploying, configuring, and maintaining an ArcGIS […]

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Your GIS Cloud Security Questions Answered By ROK’s Director Of Cloud Services

In ROK Technologies webinar session, The 3 Essentials for GIS Cloud Security, Ryan Daley, Cloud Services Architect, talks about the interconnected ICA model that you should follow to protect your GIS. He also reviews best practices for building and maintaining a secure environment and a clear security cost comparison for a cloud vs. on-premise security implementation. In […]

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Esri’s Sunsetting ArcMap. What You Need To Do To Prepare.

At ROK we are often asked, “When will ESRI be ripping ArcMap from my cold dead hands?”  Many are in the same place in regard to transitioning to ArcGIS Pro – they’ve dabbled with it (for better or worse), they know they know they need to move to Pro – but they haven’t gone all […]

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Make 2021 Your Year In The Cloud

Checkout Our 5 Steps To A Successful GIS Cloud Migration! If cloud migration is on your 2021 wishlist or even better, your to-do list, today is the perfect time to start planning. And as we say farewell to 2020, make sure to checkout our GIS Cloud Migration Survey: The Coronavirus Impact to hear first hand from your […]