Planning your Microsoft Application Strategy in a Cloud Crazy World

Posted by aeadmin on Sep 20, 2017 10:21:20 AM


This webinar, given by our Senior Managing Partner, Steve Soper, provides a high-level overview of Microsoft Application deployment pros and cons of Cloud, On-Premise and Hybrid topologies.  The session will cover Exchange, SharePoint, Skype for Business (Lync) and Active Directory along with their cloud counterparts in Office 365 and Azure.  Learn some of the critical decision points and criteria to consider in developing your go-forward Microsoft application strategy.

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Tags: Adaptive Edge, adaptivedge, Private Cloud, Cloud, microsoft gold partner, Office 365

SQL Server in the Azure Cloud: IaaS versus PaaS

Posted by aeadmin on Dec 12, 2016 1:38:43 PM


In a
previous post, we discussed Windows Azure SQL Database, a Database-as-a-Service (DBaaS) offering built on Microsoft SQL Server and hosted in the Azure cloud. Azure SQL Database provides a highly available database platform with predictable performance levels and built-in disaster recovery. It uses a Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) deployment model to provide database services to applications.  

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Tags: adaptivedge, BYOL, IaaS, Private Cloud, SQL, Technology, Azure, Cloud, IoT, microsoft gold partner, PaaS

Does It Makes Sense to Move Your SQL Database to the Cloud?

Posted by aeadmin on Sep 27, 2016 12:26:45 PM


Database-as-a-Service (DBaaS) is a relatively new entry in the field of cloud-based deployment models, but it’s rapidly gaining in popularity. According to a new study by research firm Technavio, the DBaaS market is expected to see spectacular growth, with a compound annual growth rate of more than 65 percent until 2020.

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Tags: adaptivedge, DBaaS, Azure, Cloud, microsoft gold partner, Office 365, PaaS

How Azure IoT Suite Overcomes IoT Technical Challenges

Posted by aeadmin on Sep 15, 2016 9:49:21 AM


In a
previous post, we discussed how Microsoft Power BI, a cloud-based analytics service, enables organizations to use interactive dashboards, reports and data visualization tools to analyze a broad range of data types. Microsoft recently introduced a real-time dashboard tile feature, which can be created by users in minutes so they can quickly view and analyze real-time data. The new features and capabilities available with Power BI make it easier for users to convert Internet of Things (IoT) data into actionable business insights.

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Tags: adaptivedge, Power BI, Azure, Cloud, microsoft gold partner, Office 365

Microsoft Unveils Real-Time Dashboard Tile Features for Power BI

Posted by aeadmin on Sep 6, 2016 10:58:40 AM


These days, just about any object can be connected to the Internet and, as a result, become a source of data. In fact, researchers are attempting to install Internet-connected sensors inside an active volcano in Nicaragua. The goal is to monitor the volcano’s activities in real time, gather environmental data, predict eruptions and create an early warning system.

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Tags: adaptivedge, Power BI, BI, Cloud, microsoft gold partner, Office 365

OneDrive: The No-Brainer Solution for Enterprise File Sync and Share

Posted by aeadmin on Aug 30, 2016 11:02:10 AM


Today’s increasingly mobile workforce has established a new set of requirements for access to company data. No longer bound to a company-issued PC, employees want and need the ability to access and share their files on their favorite devices, from any location.

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Tags: adaptivedge, Cloud, microsoft gold partner, Office 365, OneDrive

How Microsoft Azure Creates a True Hybrid Cloud

Posted by aeadmin on Aug 23, 2016 2:00:06 PM


Numerous studies show that organizations are rapidly adopting a hybrid cloud model. According to the Rightscale 2016 State of the Cloud Report, 82 percent of enterprises have a hybrid cloud strategy, and 71 percent have adopted a hybrid cloud. A 2015 Forrester Consulting survey of large multinational organizations found that 58 percent were already using some type of hybrid cloud.

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Tags: adaptivedge, Private Cloud, Azure, Cloud, microsoft gold partner, Office 365

Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity in the Microsoft Cloud

Posted by aeadmin on Jul 12, 2016 9:31:56 AM


A disaster recovery and business continuity plan is critical to any organization’s IT operations. By designing and implementing a viable strategy, organizations can ensure systems remain available during planned or unplanned maintenance and can be recovered in the event of a system failure.  Azure Site Recovery Services (ASR) allow organizations to extend their business continuity and disaster recovery strategies to the Microsoft Cloud. 

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Tags: Private Cloud, Technology, Azure, Cloud, Enterprise, microsoft gold partner

Using Windows Azure Pack (WAP) with the Private Cloud

Posted by aeadmin on Jun 6, 2016 11:59:31 AM


Private clouds have continued to be hot topics and have become increasingly popular for many enterprises, big and small. Once you’ve implemented a private cloud, what next? How do you manage it? How do you show its value to your business departments?  Let's talk about how Windows Azure Pack plays a part.

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Tags: Private Cloud, windows automation, Cloud, orchestrator, system center

Getting Started with Azure

Posted by aeadmin on Jan 26, 2016 9:43:03 AM

Azure is Microsoft’s cloud computing platform, providing a variety of service that can be used without purchasing or provisioning hardware. Azure enables the rapid development of solutions and provides the resources to accomplish tasks that may not be feasible in an on-premise environment. Azure’s compute, storage, network and application services can also be used in a hybrid configuration, connecting on-premise infrastructure with the Microsoft Cloud.

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Tags: Cloud Computing, Datacenter, IaaS, SQL, Technology, Azure, Cloud, Enterprise Visual Studio, Infrastructure, microsoft azure, PaaS, SaaS, Virtualization, VM

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