Knowing the best practices of any industry can help you avoid common pitfalls and in this edition of the Enterprise Agenda, we take a look at the best practices for data centers.
Microsoft announced this week that has awarded 12 recipients with Affordable Access Initiative grants so that they can help bring affordable Internet access to underserved markets around the world. And in doing so, the software giant is taking a decidedly different approach than its competitors.
Aidan Finn provides advice on choosing a Microsoft Azure billing plan, including pros and cons for enterprise agreements, direct billing, Azure is Open, cloud solution providers, along with a list of freebies to get your hands on.
Because Google is apparently taking over the world, this edition of Short Takes focuses on Microsoft’s Bing Concierge Bot, two weeks of Google v. Oracle at trial, Google claims that Chromebooks outsold Macs in the US in Q1, Google appeals French order to take “right to be forgotten” worldwide, Google patents fly paper for pedestrians.
Learn how you can upgrade software in a Microsoft Azure RemoteApp app collection in a managed way by replacing the collection’s base image.
Aidan Finn provides step-by-step instructions for deploying a DMZ in Microsoft Azure using Azure virtual networks.
Russell Smith walks us through Microsoft Azure’s new Enterprise State Roaming (ESR) feature, which was made available as a preview in early February for customers with an Azure Active Directory Premium subscription.
Microsoft and SAP have announced a new partnership that will allow SAP ERP software to run on Azure and new Office 365 integration points in SAP applications.
Microsoft’s free Azure Backup Server (MABS) is a free on-premises backup server that will protect Microsoft workloads, such as Hyper-V, SQL Server, SharePoint, and more, by performing disk-to-disk-to-cloud backup.
Learn how to use a heavily requested preview feature that will allow administrators to publish apps in an Azure RemoteApp collection to selected users.
Because the PC market is shrinking and I feel fine, this edition of Short Takes focuses on Google’s fear of Microsoft smart phones, Windows 10 Mobile is always behind, Microsoft expanding its Ireland-based datacenters, Facebook is accused of liberal bias, and Apple has invested $1 billion in a Chinese Uber competitor.
Microsoft has announced the general availability of two new featurs for Azure: SQL database elastic pools and a partnership with Akamai for Azure CDN.
This article will show you three designs, each building on the other, for a demilitarized zone (DMZ) or perimeter network for Internet facing n-tier applications based on Azure virtual machines and networking.