Surviving Migration to Office 365

Many organizations have migrated from a traditional on-premise Microsoft  Office deployment to one that leverages the Microsoft Azure Cloud, which gives users access to their data and business applications anywhere, at any time. The determination of whether or not to migrate is typically made by an IT decision maker: CTO, CIO or senior executive in

Azure Active Directory and Office 365 Security

Seventy percent of Fortune 500 companies purchased Office 365 in a recent 12-month window. Microsoft calls Office 365 its fastest-growing commercial product ever. However, on-premises Active Directory (AD) still plays the main role in being the authoritative source for authentication and authorization requests to Office 365. System administrators in the vast majority of organizations use

Evergreen Storage: A New Approach

For decades, the limitations of spinning disks have held back data center efficiency and constricted architecture decision-making. These performance bottlenecks have impacted not only storage infrastructure decisions, but also decisions involving application deployment, server, and networking configurations, and power and cooling. To meet the performance requirements of business-critical workloads, IT administrators often employed what could

Simply Pure Cloud Economics 101

To the cloud, or not to the cloud? The answer may be more simple and economical than you imagine. In this white paper, we’ll be providing a quick lesson in cloud economics, based on an ESG audit of a model that compares the monthly cost of public cloud infrastructure with the monthly cost of leasing

DELIVER A SIMPLE AND CONSISTENT DISTRIBUTED ENTERPRISE WITH VXRAIL

Distributed enterprises often encompass many remote offices that are essential to running the organization and supporting customers. Important activities at the edge include manufacturing, warehousing and distribution, even mobile or remote life-saving environments like health clinics. And while there is usually a central IT staff that creates the overall business architecture for the enterprise, specialized

ACHIEVING  THE  PROMISE  OF  VDI  WITH     DELL  EMC  

It’s  a  new  era  in  IT.  The  end-­user  workforce  is  mobile,  social,  and  putting  huge  strains  on  your  Virtual  Desktop  Infrastructure  (VDI).  It’s  time  for  a  new   model,  one  that  liberates  you  from  costly  infrastructure  maintenance  and  delivers  the  service  and  availability  end-­users  demand. Yet,  the  complexities  of  implementing  VDI  at  scale,  specifically  having

Rethinking Business Continuity with the Cloud

Technology developments and virtualisation have created huge potential for what can be achieved with businesses’ continuity and disaster recovery plans. Recent developments in enterprise technology means that organisations need to radically rethink their approach to  disaster recovery and create new solutions that are more flexible, scalable and cost-effective.  Disaster recovery is now high on the

Business continuity, cloud and recovering from disaster: a look at Microsoft Azure Site Recovery

Over the last few years, the concept of business continuity has become a popular topic for organisations. This is especially true, not only for corporates and global conglomerates, but for SMBs as well. Depending on the industry and sector in which these organisations operate, business continuity may encompass more than simply keeping the organisation going