When Is Azure Hybrid Cloud a Good Fit?

For enterprises that are getting into cloud computing for the first time, or jumping in deeper after getting some cloud experience, the Microsoft Azure hybrid cloud can be a great fit to bring it all together. Continue reading

Azure Migration: A 6-Step Checklist

In most cases, a lift-and-shift cloud migration does little more than provide basic redundancy. A better approach—that offers better efficiency and better value—is to move cloud-ready workloads over to Azure, keep legacy applications on-premise, and set up orchestration to manage cloud recovery and backup.

Following general evaluation and planning, when you reach consensus from each team on the cloud migration plan, you’ll need to execute the plan. Getting down to the details in your mind, you’ll find yourself asking: How do I proceed? In this guide, I’ll break down the major steps involved in each phase of the Azure migration process. Continue reading

Microsoft Build 2018 – Announcements

This year’s Build 2018 conference brings the world to understand that Microsoft is not a just a Windows company anymore. Build 2018 is about cutting-edge techs, like artificial intelligence (AI) systems, machine learning, edge-computing tools and the big move to integrate with other platforms including iOS, Android, and Amazon Alexa(Yes, you heard me right, Alexa!). Check out the Keynote below as Satya Nadella talks about this year’s Build 2018 conference.


Until next time, Rob

MVP ITPro Podcast – Ep2 – A Talk with Vijay Tewari about Microsoft Azure Stack

Join us for episode 2 of the new MVP IT Pro Podcast, featuring your hosts Andy Syrewicze from Altaro Software and Rob Corradini from 5Nine!

Azure Container Service – What It Is and How It Helps Enterprise Cloud

Running containerized applications in production is still relatively new within enterprise IT infrastructures, but Microsoft’s Azure Container Service aims at making the process simpler and less worrisome for IT leaders. Continue reading

Simplify Software Defined Networking (SDN) Across Private and Public Clouds

Software Defined Networking (SDN) provides the speed, agility and flexibility enterprises need to successfully implement digital transformation initiatives.

Until next time, Rob