The StorSimple Acquisition: One Year Later

One year ago this week, Microsoft made an investment in the future of cloud computing. This investment was intended to address one of the cloud’s most persistent issues: Enterprise-grade storage. At the time, this investment was a bit of a surprise to some. Then – as now – the storage industry faced one of its… Read more

The Edge Show: Wrapping up the “What’s New in 2012 R2” Series

To wrap up our nine-part series on the new 2012 R2 wave of products, I sat down stood up with Rick Claus from The Edge Show to talk about the third pillar of the R2 release:  Enable Modern Business Apps. As always, it was a lot of fun to sit down and talk about the… Read more

What’s New in 2012 R2: Cloud-integrated Disaster Recovery

Part 7 of a 9-part series. Today’s post is the 2nd of two sections; to read the first half, click here.       As an industry we have worked on disaster recovery (DR) and high availability (HA) solutions for – well, it seems like forever.  There has been a lot of good work done in this… Read more