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

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

Windows Admin Center: Strengths, Weaknesses, Enterprise Readiness and Everything Else You Need to Know

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Windows Admin Center, formerly known as Project Honolulu, provides IT administrators with a unified management interface for Windows Server Management tools that were once only accessible through disparate management tools. To date, Windows Admin Center has over 250,000 unique connection instances across 25,000 customer deployments and over 50,000 downloads.

We’ve been kicking the tires of Windows Admin Center (WAC) for almost a year when we first got wind of the preview at Microsoft Ignite. Since then, we’ve monitored its progress, evaluated its strengths and weaknesses and taken a look at how it might sit in an enterprise environment. I also considered what organizations would need to complement its functionality. Continue reading