Windows Virtual Desktop – The best virtual desktop experience, on Azure

At Ignite Microsoft announced the public preview of Windows Virtual Desktop in Azure. This announcement is critical in the modern approach to desktops not only for some of the new and innovative ways Azure can be leverage, but also coupled with technologies acquired from FSLogix that render and manage virtual desktops.  This technology provides a […]

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Optimize Azure Storage Performance and Cost with Storage Spaces and Tiering

Most Windows Server admins I talk to are aware of Storage Spaces, but haven’t done much with it…it’s a relatively new capability (2012ish?) and burried in Server Manager.  Storage Spaces lets you build large virtual disks like a harware RAID controller, but with out the extra hardware.  The REALLY cool part of Storage Spaces is […]

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Quick VMware Conversion

I was speaking with a customer today that wanted to move one single VM to Azure from their VMware infrastructure.  Yes, they could use Azure Site Recovery, but coming from VMware they’d have to download a VM template, configure replication, failover…. all that means waiting!  Often a modern Windows VM can be moved to Azure quickly, […]

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Azure ExpressRoute Networking with Equinix

Thank you to those who attended the live webcast, please find the recording and supporting documents shared during the webcast below.  We shared how Microsoft’s global network and connectivity capabilities combined with Platform Equinix can optimize and secure your hybrid workloads and services, and save your business time and money.Ensuring mission-critical applications are close to end-users with optimal connectivity and consistent […]

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