Moving to cloud-based solutions offers businesses of all sizes more flexibility and scalability, as well as reduced infrastructure costs. However small and midsize businesses often procrastinate when it comes to migrating data and solutions to the cloud. They cite concerns about loss of control, reliability, and security, while in reality, a shift to cloud computing […]

In a past articles I went over deploying Azure ARM VMs using PowerShell, and deploying them in an Availability Set which ensures that the VMs reside in different fault and upgrade domains. In this article, we go a step further to deploy a web site on these VMs and setup an Internet facing load balancer. First […]

Let’s get this out of the way, first: If you don’t consider yourself particularly tech savvy, you should probably call for tech help before deploying Windows 365 Cloud PCs. For all of the simplicity of running Windows 365 Cloud PC from the user side, the reality is that, from the admin side, getting set up […]

If you run a small-to-mid-sized business, you’ve inevitably had to adopt remote work protocols over the past year. Congratulations on making it this far! Now, a quick question: How has it been? Has your business thrived with your employees out of the office? Have there been unforeseen challenges in going remote? Do you have a […]

Imagine that your employee’s personal computer has been hacked. They only ever used one password for personal accounts, and one of the online stores they shop at has been breached. Their password was made public on the dark web, and cybercriminals have used it to hack into their laptop. Now, imagine that your employee is […]

  Windows 365 Cloud PC is an affordable solution for businesses looking to standardize remote work. In this article, we’ll break down how pricing is determined, and provide a few example scenarios to give you a frame of reference for your own business. How much does Windows 365 Cloud PC cost? To start, it’s worth […]

You’ve probably heard buzz within the last year about virtual desktop solutions from Microsoft. It’s for good reason. Windows 365 Cloud PCs for Windows have provided businesses with a seamless, secure solution for remote work – something that’s been incredibly helpful in the wake of COVID-19. But there’s some confusion around what a virtual desktop […]

Business organizations large and small have been gradually making the move towards a hybrid infrastructure where some information technology (IT) infrastructure resides in-house and some resides in a public cloud such as Microsoft Azure. With this trend comes the question, how do I keep my public cloud costs under control? Microsoft Azure provides a number of […]

StorSimple is Microsoft’s on premises iSCSI SAN that extends seamlessly to the cloud providing 500 TB of disk space to on-premises file servers, users, and applications with a 4 RU footprint. From time to time, Microsoft makes software and firmware updates available to the device. System administrators choose when to deploy these updates at a […]

Azure, Storage, and StorSimple Azure is Microsoft’s public cloud offering. Microsoft provides data storage as one of the services in Azure. Azure storage provides an attractive option for organizations who wish to leverage cloud scalability, flexibility, security, and cost savings. A single Azure subscription provides up to 100 standard storage accounts, each has a capacity […]