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

Migrating File Shares to Microsoft OneDrive and SharePoint Online, Part 2

Posted by aeadmin on Dec 1, 2016 9:28:10 AM


In
our last post, we began discussing the process for selecting an enterprise file-sharing platform and developing a strategy for migrating data. We examined the benefits and use cases of Microsoft OneDrive for Business and SharePoint Online, as well as on-premises SharePoint 2016 deployments. We also explained how automated tools can help you analyze your file shares, ensure your data is optimized for the cloud and troubleshoot any issues that arise.

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Tags: adaptivedge, Private Cloud, Technology, microsoft gold partner, Office 365, OneDrive, SharePoint

Migrating File Shares to OneDrive and SharePoint Online, Part 1

Posted by aeadmin on Nov 16, 2016 7:38:59 PM


In a
previous post, we explained why you need an enterprise-class file sync and share solution to support mobile users. That post focused on Microsoft OneDrive for Business, which provides Office 365 users with a convenient yet secure way of accessing and sharing files in the cloud. Another option is Microsoft SharePoint Online, which may be a more appropriate solution depending upon your business requirements and data.

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Tags: adaptivedge, Private Cloud, Technology, microsoft gold partner, Office 365, OneDrive, SharePoint

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: adaptivedge, 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