Tag: Microsoft Azure
Mind the GDAP: bulk migration tool available til October 31st
If the whole DAP/GDAP transition has you scratching your head, don’t worry. We go through what it all means, what you need to do and why this is actually a very good change of policy from Microsoft.
Why you need complete data protection
The question "How can I protect my clients' data?" is now key for MSPs - and one that's become increasingly complicated to answer. Datto takes us through the challenges and how Datto Unified Continuity offers a cohesive solution.
Simplifying Cloud Management for Azure
Building a cloud practice with Microsoft Azure presents many possibilities for innovation, flexibility, and enhancements for workloads and processes. But managing cloud environments can be challenging. If you're a Managed Service Provider, you'll want to read this.
Using data and analytics to transform the lives of New Zealand’s most vulnerable kids
As a provider of specialist home and school social services to New Zealanders between the ages of 5 and 12, Stand Children’s Services is one of the nation’s most recognisable charity organisations. Stand CIO Richard Parry discusses the potential for deep analytics in the organisation, and how Stellar Consulting has helped provide Stand with new insights.
Datto Continuity for Microsoft Azure has arrived
Public cloud adoption is rapidly increasing for small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs): A forecast from Gartner, Inc. anticipates worldwide spending by end users on public cloud services to grow 23.1% in 2021.
Microsoft Ignite: Five key developments from the world’s largest software maker
Microsoft’s holographic video system Azure Mesh provided the sizzle at Microsoft’s virtual developer conference, but the underlying message was all about the accelerating power of working in the cloud.
BNZ to join Fonterra as anchor tenant in new Azure region
Microsoft has another anchor tenant lined up for the new data centre region it will open here, with BNZ moving in as part of a major cloud migration push at the bank.
How to architect an app from zero
Let’s state it simply: A mobile app architecture is simply the codes developers use to create an effectively-structured application.
Why you should become Azure certified and how to do it for less
Did you know an Azure Certification can help you lead digital transformation in your organisation? However, it's not the only reason to become Azure certified ...
7 Azure Cloud benefits for SMEs
There are well established rationales for moving to the Cloud, the benefits of which vary based on organisation size or objectives.
On-premises versus on-Cloud: Key differences, benefits and risks
The number one question our partners ask is - Which is the better option for business, on-premises or on-Cloud?
Port Otago – The seaport steering its way to high-tech noise containment
Strict noise regulations restrict noises in seaports above a certain decibel level – but for Port Otago, it was the noises it didn’t make that were causing a headache. Hundreds of man hours were being wasted simply listening back to recordings to check whether the noise came from inside or outside the port. Fortunately Aware Group brought real relief with its automated solution combining Microsoft’s Internet of Things (IoT), artificial intelligence (AI) and Azure technology, so both neighbours and port workers can enjoy total peace.
Azure security innovation breaks into small businesses
New Zealand security firm Gallagher protects some of the world’s most high-security places, from mines to ports and government sites. But what about the local cake shop? When Gallagher looked to tap into the small business market, it needed to transform its customer engagement and management systems in a way that totally blew the doors off.
Microsoft’s New Zealand CSPs – direct v indirect
Umbrellar is largely known as New Zealand's first provider of the Microsoft Azure Stack. Our Partner network also know us as their Cloud Solution Provider.
VMware and Microsoft team up to smooth your cloud transition
An upcoming live webinar will introduce you to Azure VMware Solution and outline how the offering can simplify your journey to the cloud, by enabling you to seamlessly extend or completely migrate your existing on-premises VMware applications to Azure.
Talking to Michael Howard, Cyber Security Innovator
US based New Zealander Michael Howard has had a massive impact in reducing Cyber Security risk globally and currently advises on security in relation to Microsoft's Azure cloud computing services. eWeek magazine selected Michael as one of “The 100 Most Influential People in IT”, one of “The 25 Most Influential People at Microsoft” and one of “The 15 Most Influential People in Security.”