Microsoft released their new Work Trend Index Pulse report that looks at the rise of hybrid work and how businesses are adjusting. The report found that hybrid work is becoming the new normal, but businesses are struggling to keep up. Coinciding with this report was the announced expansion of Microsoft Viva, which we will talk more about in this post.
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An Overview of Microsoft Cloud for Financial Services
In this post, we will focus on Microsoft Cloud for Financial Services. The offering includes a phased release of scalable capabilities to manage financial data and improvements to make the experiences of clientele and employees more accessible and most importantly, personalized to the needs of the financial industry. Read more here!
Microsoft Cloud for Healthcare: Part I
Microsoft recently announced advancements in cloud innovations for healthcare with even more updates to Microsoft Cloud for Healthcare. This is another advancement in Microsoft's efforts to deliver on cloud solutions and improve services and strategy for the healthcare industry. Read on for highlights!
What is Hybrid Cloud?
Have you heard of the Hybrid Cloud and Multicloud and are interested to know more about them? Along with the remote workforce comes the increased demand for cloud resources to support the growth of remote access and data security. Read on and learn more about it here.
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.
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.
How to Optimize Your Azure Costs
The Azure cloud has a workload team for each cloud application that was built and along with these teams or departments, there is built-in cost management. Microsoft created a framework with a set of guided tenets to help your team design, build, deploy, and manage successful cloud workloads. This framework, called the Microsoft Azure Well-Architected Framework has five key pillars: security, reliability, performance efficiency, operational excellence, and cost optimization.
What is Azure?
The age of cloud is upon us. The cloud has been undeniably reliable throughout the pandemic with proven scalability and optimization. Most companies have spent the better part of the year trying to figure out how to pivot, adapt, and do their best to keep employees confident and productive at home with business continuity as a key factor. To thrive in a fragile market, we need systems and processes that can be adjusted and updated to provide products and services with maximized capabilities. So, prioritizing what comes next is essential.
How to Develop a Cloud Migration Approach That Works
There are countless options for housing your business infrastructure and databases in a reliable cloud. However, one of the best options available for your business is the Microsoft Azure Cloud. This set of on-demand cloud services provides organizations with everything they need to store and manage their data while improving their cybersecurity. We've compiled a list of everything you need to know about transferring your business to the Microsoft Azure Cloud and what you can do to get started.