Microsoft Azure


The Power of Backing Up in Azure

Data has never been more critical to your enterprise as it transforms in this digital world. Azure Backup helps you retain rapidly increasing amounts of data while keeping storage costs low. It makes it easy for you to backup and restore your most important information when the unexpected happens. As […]


Interested in a 212% ROI?

When you think about switching from running and housing your SQL Server on-premises to Azure, the first thing that comes to mind is probably the infrastructure maintenance savings. But what about hidden savings? Like efficiency savings for your IT team and database admins? Or the freedom to expand your capacity […]


Six Common Cybersecurity Mistakes You Can Fix Now

Cybercriminals are clever and on the lookout for vulnerable businesses. They exploit common mistakes and flaws to breach systems, then steal, disrupt, or hold businesses for ransom. But here’s the good news: you don’t have to be an easy mark. You can make changes right now to reduce the likelihood […]


We get it. Change is scary!

We get it. Change is scary. If you’ve been running the same operating system for many years, a large-scale overhaul is understandably intimidating. However, with service ending for SQL and Windows Server 2008 and 2008 R2, now is the time to make the switch to Azure and experience the latest […]


Move Forward Securely with Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery

When thousands of hospitals, health systems, community practices, and pharmaceutical companies rely on your software to deliver smarter, more effective patient care, you had better make sure it’s secure and reliable. That’s why Allscripts, a leading healthcare software manufacturer, uses Microsoft Azure.  Having a reliable and secure IT service provider […]


Azure Database Migration

The cost of maintaining on-premises infrastructure is weighing you down. Eliminate it by switching to Azure.


Drive secure and scalable business success with a modern data platform

If you really want to make a difference in your organization, you can start by modernizing your IT infrastructure. That’s what Kyle began with when he started to work for the City of Corona. He worked hard to help the citizens of Corona by moving the city’s IT services to […]


Leveraging Azure for Disaster Recovery & Cold Storage

Disaster Recovery (DR) has long been a difficult challenge in any data center. Historically, the options have been manual processes, or, automated processes that have typically placed expensive constraints on the limited supply of resources available in the organization. The most common approach we've seen is a set of libraries backing up volumes […]


Azure Testing & Debugging Case Study | Save Money

Recently our team was preparing for the first launch of a massive operations focused application. The team had run all of the basic load & performance testing required to meet our contractual obligations. The app was in a temporary code freeze – hot fix only time. PMs & Scrum Masters […]


Load Performance Testing with Azure

Azure load and performance testing is something we know a lot about.  Recently we engaged in load and performance testing a custom web application that we developed for an Oakwood client. We were encouraged by the strength and depth of the testing tool within the Visual Studio environment. Azure Load and […]


Azure PaaS Instance Monitoring

Want to learn more about the Azure Monitoring Management Pack?  Need to monitor a PaaS instance in Windows Azure through SCOM?  This can be accomplished with the Azure Monitoring Management Pack. This gives you basic availability monitoring for your PaaS instances and the ability to swap VIPs via the SCOM console. […]


Microsoft Azure Benefits With Session Management

A lot has been publicized about Microsoft Azure benefits.  And for good reason.  Often I hear that people looking to start using Azure services begin by researching the impact this decision will have on the architecture of a project.  While the research will involve gaining a better understanding Azure as […]