Moving From Classic (ASM) Azure to ARM May be Easier Than You Think

Some companies have been with Azure for a long time. Long enough that they still remember the (now retired) Classic portal and know just how far Azure has come. But that also leaves them in a potentially awkward position, with resources running in an environment that is not seeing any new upgrades and is slowly… Continue reading Moving From Classic (ASM) Azure to ARM May be Easier Than You Think

Cloudy With a 100% Chance of [Insert Weather Term]

I read an article the other day about how a term that Cisco coined is gaining more steam in the tech community: fog computing. Unlike cloud computing, which describes all kinds of resources, fog computing is specifically around storage and networking. The article (which can be found at http://www.foxbusiness.com/features/2016/04/26/forget-cloud-fog-is-next-big-thing.html) implies that the time of the… Continue reading Cloudy With a 100% Chance of [Insert Weather Term]

Azure Site Recovery is more than just DR in the cloud

For a number of businesses the conversation around business continuity and disaster recovery remains a difficult one. Many companies have already invested the capitol in an all virtualized server farm set up in an N+1 configuration with weekly backups being taken offsite. So with the IT staff is already pulled thin it’s easy to ask… Continue reading Azure Site Recovery is more than just DR in the cloud