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Tag: Azure

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  • Practical Cloud Optimisation for AWS, Azure, & SaaS

    This is the final article of a four part series by AJ Witt of ITAM Review and Josh Brazee of Aspera. The series explores concepts & practical advice for managing Cloud deployments to minimise cost and risk whilst maximising value.  Part One – provides an overview of the cloud...

  • Get to grips with unmanaged cloud spend

    This article is the first of a four part series by AJ Witt of ITAM Review and Josh Brazee of Aspera. The series explores concepts & practical advice for managing Cloud deployments to minimise cost and risk whilst maximising value.  Part One – (This article) provides an overview...

  • Microsoft take Azure sales direct from March 2019

    Microsoft have announced changes to how organisations purchase Azure cloud services. Starting March 2019, Microsoft will introduce the Microsoft Customer Agreement (MCA), a new offering for Azure services which will make the “licensing transaction process easier, more efficient...

  • Virtual insanity or virtual (desktop) reality?

    Microsoft have announced Windows Virtual Desktop, a new Azure based offering that aims to make desktop virtualisation easier for organisations to deploy and manage. What does it do? Its big things is that it will enable multi-user virtual desktop sessions – that is, where multiple...

  • IaaS Management – ITAM Review Market Guide

    Here is the second of the ITAM Review Market Guides – this time looking at tools and services to help manage IaaS (Infrastructure as a Service) in the public cloud. IaaS environments, such as Microsoft Azure and Amazon AWS, are becoming an ever-bigger infrastructure component for...

  • Microsoft Server Subscriptions for Azure

    Added into the May 2018 Microsoft Product Terms, we have Server Subscriptions for Azure AKA on-premises software via the CSP (Cloud Solution Provider) program. What is it? This new offering covers: Windows Server Standard Windows Server CAL Windows Server External Connector Windows...

  • Azure Reserved Instances

    Microsoft have announced, as of November 17, 2017, the availability of Azure Reserved Instances. This concept has existed with Amazon AWS for some time, so it’s interesting see Microsoft now adding this to their Azure repertoire. What is it? Currently available only to Enterprise...

  • VMWare running on Azure

    Vmware on Azure, say what? Say what now?! Microsoft have made quite the announcement – soon, organisations will be able to run VMWare virtual machines on Microsoft Azure. These two companies have been perennial rivals in the virtualization space for many years, does this signify...