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Azure Regions: What They Are & Why They Matter

By now you are familiar with Azure cloud and how it improves your business with global resources to drive your cloud operations at optimal levels. But did you know that Azure has more regions than any other cloud provider?

The best part is that you can choose the best region from 60+ all over the world for your needs, based on technical and regulatory considerations: service capabilities, data residency, compliance requirements, and latency. At a time when the weather or readily available framework of your virtual machines could compromise your speed and data, it's more important than ever to act preemptively toward protecting your work and business health with the hybrid and remote workforce.


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Azure IaaS vs PaaS: What's the Difference?

One of the many choices that could essentially define your foundation in the Azure cloud, is to decide between Azure IaaS (Infrastructure as a Service) and PaaS (Platform as a Service). Need help figuring out which one will work better? This guide will cover what these services are and how they differ. We will also go over the benefits and disadvantages so you won't have to do any further research to figure out the right service for you.


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What is Azure Virtual Desktop?

When looking for a centralized, flexible, cloud-based virtual desktop interface (VDI) platform to improve your office workflow and optimize your business with a secure, hybrid workspace, Azure Virtual Desktop (AVD) is the answer. Azure Virtual Desktop (formerly Windows Virtual Desktop) is the most reliable cloud-based solution for promoting a seamless and productive atmosphere no matter where your employees are located.
In this post, I will provide an overview of Azure Virtual Desktop and its definitive service advantages so you know how and where to start.


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What is Azure Synapse Analytics?

Over time, the quantity of collected data can overwhelm the traditional on-premises data warehouse infrastructure and upkeep can be costly and time-consuming. Therefore, a cloud-based solution is the best option for growth and agility in data management. However, not all cloud providers and solutions are the same, especially when it comes to cost and performance.

Many cloud solutions offered in the current market will combine the cost of computing resources with the cost of storing the data, along with additional services or fees, things can really start to add up before you know it! Azure Synapse Analytics, also known as Azure SQL Data Warehouse is especially great for small and medium-sized businesses because it takes the mystery out of data storage and lets you pay for the space you need.


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Top 5 Mistakes That Could Derail Your Migration to Azure

In this post, we will review how mistakes can affect your digital transformation. The growing world of cloud also means that there are more ways to lose when it comes to cloud migration. Any mistake can be costly but we're here to tell you that potential problems and setbacks can be completely avoided with the right resources and adequate planning.


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What is Digital Transformation?

Everyone thinks about the future of their business. Whether you're new to the game or you're a long-term player, you know that you must always look ahead to stay ahead. But there is no question that the way people interact with the world has changed in the last year. The Covid-19 pandemic has shown us is that how important it is to have a solid technology backbone for the business that will allow your team to collaborate and communicate effectively no matter where they are physically located. This is one of the key advantages of digital transformation.


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Everything to Know About New Features in Azure Cost Management

Azure Cost Management and Billing tools have the potential to reduce your Azure spending by 20-34%.
But do you know how to get the most out of Microsoft's set of cloud cost management tools to maximize your savings? The unexpected increases in one bill could be enough to ruin your day or even add to the growing challenges of your business. On the other hand, there's no better way to set your business up for success than by implementing new ways to cut unnecessary costs and manage usage from a single location. There is no easier way to manage your cloud spending and optimize efficiency. Gain valuable insight into your spending and save more money on your next bill by getting familiar with Azure Cost Management.


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Benefits of Working with a Microsoft Azure Reseller or CSP

The Azure cloud has proven to be the most secure and reliable source for company productivity, scalability without disruption, and growth opportunities. It provides the flexibility to respond quickly to evolving market demands or innovate quickly and create unforgettable customer experiences. With that said, partnering with a Microsoft Azure Cloud Solutions Provider (CSP) like CSW Solutions could help you achieve even more by making the most of your cloud services and see increasing returns at better rates.


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How to Change a Cloud-Managed Services Provider

Changing a provider is never easy. A cloud managed service provider seems even more daunting because making that choice could be critical for your business and most importantly, your data.


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An Introduction to Systems Integration for eCommerce

The new business model is based around IT and the cloud. Regardless of the industry, enterprises end up owning a great number of systems: either built internally or acquired from third parties; cloud-based or on-premise. When asked to rank their top challenges, IT decision-makers put customer behavior in their top three; followed by legacy infrastructure and new systems integration, and security. Even from the top, the challenges ring familiar to anyone when it comes to integration.


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