Six Handy Step-by-Step Guides for using Azure as part of a Hybrid Cloud

Did you blink and miss it? Last Friday was the end of the most recent blog series for IT Pros – on Hybrid Cloud!  The results were several great step-by-step guides by Kevin Remde, Dan Stolts and Blain Barton. Find them below and check out the entire 15-post series. Backup/Recover Your Files to/from Azure Storage…


Week Three of Hybrid Cloud for IT Pros is in Full Force!

 If you've been following along since week one, you know this series is quickly coming to a close. Don't fall behind this week!  So far, week three has brought three step-by-step guides and a Jump Start to Azure certification. 3/23/15 Dan Stolts Migrating Web Applications from On-Prem to Azure Step-By-Step 3/24/15 Dan Stolts Azure Certification Jump…


Hybrid Cloud for the IT Pro: Catch up with Week Two!

Today brings Week Two of the Hybrid Cloud for IT Pros Blog Series to a close.  This week, we've brought you topics on network connectivity, migration and remote access. If you haven't had a chance to dig in, you can quickly catch up right here!  Check back next week as we touch on more migration, identity…


Hybrid Cloud for the IT Pro: Everything You Want to Know about Azure Networking

Networking functionality can be one of the make it or break it components of your hybrid cloud deployment.  Over the last two weeks, Yung Chou and Tommy Patterson have covered a lot of what you need to make the planning and adoption of a hybrid cloud with Azure a seamless part of your on-premises infrastructure. Check…


Hybrid Cloud for IT Pros: Week Two Begins!

Our second week of the Hybrid Cloud for the IT Professional blog series starts off with Tommy Patterson bringing us more about Azure Virtual Networks with two installments of Connectivity to the Datacenter from Azure.  Part One is available today, check back tomorrow for Part Two. If you need more of a primer for Azure…


Hybrid Cloud for IT Pros: Week One

Today brings Week One of the Hybrid Cloud for IT Pros Blog Series to a close.  For today, Jennelle Crothers explains the differences between the various redundancy options in Azure storage.  If you haven't had a chance to check out all the posts for this week, here is the list: 3/09/15 Yung Chou Microsoft Azure…


The Hybrid Cloud for the IT Professional: The Blog Series

Over the next three weeks, the US IT Pro Evangelists will be running a blog series on extending your datacenter with Azure.  The "cloud" has become the next great location to host some (or all) of your IT infrastructure and there is a lot of "what-ifs" and "how-tos" that can make it complex.  With this…


Hybrid Cloud for the IT Pro: Extend Traditional Active Directory to the Cloud

Today in Part 3 of the blog series, Kevin Remde show us how to extend your existing Active Directory infrastructure to the cloud with a step-by-step guide – AD Domain Controllers in the Azure… You Bet! If you missed the earlier posts this week or need a primer in getting started with Azure for IaaS, check out Yung Chou's…