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Category: Microsoft Cloud

Apr 16

2015

Backup and Restore Windows Azure Virtual Machines using BLOB Snapshots (Cloud to Cloud)

A customer has the ability to use Locally Redundant Storage (LRS) to protect their data in the datacenter they choose or Geographically Redundant Storage (GRS) to protect them from a datacenter failure. Once Microsoft puts their failover into action. (The rule of thumb here is Microsoft deems that they cannot recover their datacenter in a timely […]

Apr 13

2015

Getting started with Azure…

Alright, it’s time. Cloud is imminent and you have had all the conversations with our team at Ingram Micro and perhaps some of our colleagues from Microsoft and checked out the Azure SureStep or our SMB incentives www.aka.ms/SMBOffersIncentives. What’s next? Either you would like to: Sign up and start purchasing Azure for your own business right? Always […]

Apr 09

2015

Microsoft Azure SQL PaaS vs. IaaS

Data storage is a big part of everything we do today. Data is stored in many ways, including on SQL servers. Microsoft SQL Server is a widely used and robust solution enjoyed by many. Traditionally, Microsoft SQL Servers were housed in a data center on hardware sufficient to support the workload. This is still a […]