Our first video MJFChat -- with special guest Microsoft 365 Corporate VP Jared Spataro -- featured a bunch of your questions, readers and listeners, live from the Ignite 2019 show floor.
While pretty much everybody knows that Microsoft is one of the main cloud providers with Azure, not everyone knows that Microsoft is also offering hardware-based edge computing devices. One of the newer hybrid cloud computing technologies, the edge, is essentially a distributed computing model that brings compute power and data storage closer to the location where it is needed.
When it comes to downtime, it’s not if but when will it happen to your environment. Everyone knows that outages are an evergreen challenge and if your environment is offline, real dollars are being lost through either a stoppage of sales or an impact to your reputation with your clients.
Microsoft has updated both the Azure and Intune management portals for a cleaner look and better user experience.
Because this is the best reason to go to Florida, this special edition of Short Takes looks at the biggest announcements from Microsoft Ignite 2019.
Microsoft will soon begin a private preview of quantum solutions running in Azure which the company sees as the next big step for its cloud computing platform.
A first look at Microsoft Azure's new cross-platform hybrid management service, Azure Arc.
As we head towards Ignite, October had a bunch of Azure announcements but there will be even more next month.
Earlier this week, Microsoft posted strong earnings with its cloud division continuing to push the stock price higher. Announced today by the U.S Defense Department, Microsoft has won the lucrative JEDI (Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure) contract besting its rival Amazon as well as Oracle and other providers.
Because it’s that time of the quarter, this edition of Short Takes looks solely at Microsoft’s quarterly earnings report, which was huge for Commercial Cloud, Microsoft 365, and Windows, and not so much for Surface and Xbox. Right. Nothing changed.
While definitely necessary, making and maintaining disaster recovery (DR) plans is definitely not one of the favorite tasks for IT personnel. DR planning is complex, time-consuming, and it involves the resources of a number of both IT and non-IT related personnel. In addition, implementing DR plans isn’t cheap.
Because corporate executives are paid far too much, this edition of Short Takes looks at top Microsoft executive salaries, an ironic Windows 10 patch, a presidential candidate who mocked Bing, Apple’s most pointless stat ever, and much, much more.
Because I embrace my AI overlords, this edition of Short Takes looks at the next version of Windows 10, Microsoft’s AI art installation, whether Surface is really profitable, whether Microsoft’s embrace of Linux is real or a secret plot, and so much more.
Seamlessly extending your local storage to the cloud is what hybrid cloud storage appliances offer. Sometimes these hybrid cloud storage options are extensions to local storage systems or sometimes they are specifically designed for hybrid cloud storage.
Microsoft announced September 25th on its Security blog that Azure Sentinel has reached general availability. Based on Azure Monitor Log Analytics, Sentinel adds a cloud-native Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) solution to Azure’s already long list of services.