Windows Azure is certainly among the most innovative and extensively used cloud development platforms that are known today. In particular, the platform is very essential for small and medium-sized businesses. It comes with a number of features that enable users to meet their business demands in all respects. If a small or medium-sized business’s Read More
So the end of last month saw the conclusion of Microsoft’s big conference event called Ignite.
This was where a lot of new features for Azure were announced and also was the trigger for lots of change to kick in on the 1st of October including big price reductions for Azure.
It’s been 2 weeks and now that the dust has settled I thought it would be good to recap what I felt were some of the major announcements to come out of it. Read More
I wrote a similar article about Disaster Recovery and relating it to a big storm we had in Vancouver, Canada around this time last year. Here we are a year later and another big storm is hitting us.
Growing up in Australia I’m use to much worse storms where we see flooding, trees down, lightning strikes, hail, wind that you can barely walk in, crocodiles in your backyard… and that’s considered normal.
Microsoft provides cloud computing services through its Azure Platform, which was released in 2008 as Windows Azure, and later changed to Microsoft Azure in 2014. The cloud platform provides means by which building, deployment, and management of services and applications can be achieved across the Microsoft – managed and hosted data centers. The services available in Microsoft’s Azure cloud platform include: Read More
Since its launch as a server-based cloud platform for Windows, Microsoft Azure has transformed into a highly flexible cloud-based platform. It provides the developers with an abundance of options when it comes to choosing framework, language, tools, etc. Let us have a look at how Microsoft Azure is gaining a dominant position in the market. Read More
The cloud to even a seasoned expert can be quite a maze.
Like all things in the IT world there is more than 1 correct way to do the same task or solution implementation. Once you’ve finally settled on the Public Cloud solution which makes sense to your business the tunnel gets deeper. Read More
The presence of Azure Data Centers are appearing everywhere world wide all of a sudden.
Well maybe not “all of a sudden” but the expansion seems to be surpassing other cloud leaders.
The two (2) biggest concerns people have about cloud when I give talks, is Security and Bandwidth/Latency.
Out with the old and in with the new… or is it just the same old story, but only someone new?
As cryptic as this sounds, it’s what I’ve come to start thinking recently about Microsoft.
Their endeavor to discover what Apple’s secret is I think, in their new products they’ve lost their old ways and become just like the old Apple.
In the 80’s and 90’s the Apple vs Microsoft war back then was simple… to me anyway.