Cloud Readiness Assessment

With 88% of organizations using the public cloud in some capacity, now is the time to leverage all of Azure’s capabilities. Our Cloud Readiness Assessment can help you determine which benefits from working in the cloud are best for your business. Our cloud IT experts use analysis tools, interviews with your key stakeholders, and discovery of your [...]

By |2019-06-04T11:31:05-05:00June 2nd, 2019|Monthly Focus|0 Comments

Lighten the Load with Azure as a Secondary Data Center Recap (3:00)

  When it comes to datacenters, you have many choices. Among our customer base, Microsoft Azure is increasingly becoming a popular choice for many reasons including cost and convenience. Is Azure the right choice for you? The myriad of cloud options can be overwhelming. Between Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), Platform as a Service (PaaS) [...]

By |2019-05-03T11:57:30-05:00April 16th, 2019|Cloud Architecture|0 Comments

Cloud Workshop for Azure

With 88% of organizations using the public cloud in some capacity, now is the time to leverage all of Azure’s capabilities. Our Azure Cloud Workshop can help you determine which benefits from working in the cloud are best for your business. Our cloud IT experts use analysis tools, interviews with your key stakeholders, and discovery [...]

By |2019-03-04T11:09:40-05:00March 1st, 2019|Monthly Focus|Comments Off on Cloud Workshop for Azure

Managed Back-up Recovery

An effective backup and recovery solution is one of the most critical components of your security and disaster recovery strategy. Are your backup jobs completing successfully? How quickly can you recover in the event of a disaster? Are you sure that your backups are functional? Our PULSE Backup Management service helps ensure that your vital [...]

By |2019-03-04T11:10:15-05:00March 1st, 2019|Monthly Focus|Comments Off on Managed Back-up Recovery

Using the GPU on an Azure NVIDIA enabled virtual machine

GPU-accelerated computing is the employment of a graphics processing unit (GPU), along with a computer processing unit (CPU), to facilitate processing-intensive operations such as analytics, machine learning, and engineering applications.  It is becoming much more popular due to the larger number of applications where it can be used: Artificial Intelligence (AI) being one example. Azure [...]

By |2019-02-19T11:19:17-05:00February 19th, 2019|Infrastructure Services|Comments Off on Using the GPU on an Azure NVIDIA enabled virtual machine

Site-Aware Clustering

Perhaps you’ve created a cluster in your data center but still have the nagging concern - what if we lose the site?  Windows Server 2016 can help with site-aware clustering and leveraging your witness in the cloud. What is site-aware clustering? Site-aware clustering allows for stretched clusters to be set by physical location. You can [...]

By |2018-12-18T11:46:28-05:00October 1st, 2018|Infrastructure Services|Comments Off on Site-Aware Clustering

3 Takeaways from Microsoft Inspire 2018

Microsoft held its annual product showcase for its partners from June 15-19, in Las Vegas. Inspire 2018 presented the overall strategic direction of Microsoft and how partners can best serve their clients with Microsoft products over the next year. I wanted to highlight 3 areas where Microsoft and their CEO made news. 1.  AI, IoT, and [...]

By |2018-12-18T11:11:29-05:00July 27th, 2018|Advisory Services|Comments Off on 3 Takeaways from Microsoft Inspire 2018

Considerations for Cloud Backup Storage

Data loss or a disruption in service can cause quite a few headaches for your business.  So having a good backup strategy is critical.   However, there are factors that need to be considered when deciding where to backup your data and where to replicate the backups.  In most cases. you will keep some copies of [...]

By |2018-12-18T11:12:02-05:00July 23rd, 2018|Advisory Services|Comments Off on Considerations for Cloud Backup Storage

Azure Site Recovery

There are many benefits to adopting Microsoft’s Azure cloud service. In addition to cost and usage flexibility, Azure can protect against security events like Ransomware by allowing you to access files should a failure occur within the on-premises infrastructure. This feature is called Azure Site Recovery. Recovering lost files is vital to a quick turnaround [...]

By |2018-07-26T15:51:27-05:00June 30th, 2018|Monthly Focus|Comments Off on Azure Site Recovery

Azure Cloud: Is it Secure?

It's crazy to think that only a couple of decades ago business was completely conducted via analog technology. Crazier still, is how far we’ve come in the digital age. Cloud computing alone has dominated the tech conversation for years. Information and applications are table stakes to modern business, and cloud computing provides for cost-effective flexibility [...]

By |2018-12-18T12:06:44-05:00April 16th, 2018|Security Solutions|Comments Off on Azure Cloud: Is it Secure?