Deploying Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop in Microsoft Azure

Jeff Mitchell, Cloud Solution Architect In February, Citrix Enterprise Architect, Kevin Nardone and I broadcasted a webinar which covered leading practices and lessons learned from deploying Citrix XenApp or XenDesktop in Microsoft Azure. Now, Kevin and I are back for part two. In this edition, we’ll chat about even more specific information regarding how to…


Azure Migrate: Simplifying VMWare to Azure Migrations

Dale Kirby, Cloud Solution Architect Companies with large virtual footprints often have less-than-ideal documentation on what is actually running in their environments. These organizations can have lots of virtual hosts, each of which have multiple VMs. Given that this infrastructure has been changing and growing over many years, it’s inevitable that insufficient details are available…


Top 4 announcements from Microsoft’s Government Tech Summit

Raj Kambalapalli, Partner Technology Strategist Register for our community call on Thursday, April 12 to join the conversation about Azure Government and recent innovations. On March 5–6 at the Microsoft Government Tech Summit in Washington D.C., Microsoft shared a host of new capabilities for Azure Government focusing on the following areas: 1. Two new Azure…


Drive consistency with Azure Stack and CSP

 Robert Kuehfus, Cloud Solutions Architect, One Commercial Partner (OCP) To best show the process of deployment, this blog will guide you through a sample tenant created through the Cloud Solution Provider (CSP) program to connect a Microsoft Azure Stack deployment (ASDK) to an Azure Subscription. In this scenario, I’m playing the role as a Microsoft…


Azure Security and Management – Part 1: Capabilities of Hybrid Cloud

Juan Cruz, Partner Technical Strategist – System Integrators We are going to be reviewing the Microsoft Azure Security and Management capabilities of the hybrid cloud. This is part one of our security and management blog series covering Azure Security Center. Securing Azure resources If we start by looking at what’s happening within cloud technology as…


What’s new in IaaS?

Jeff Wagner, Partner Technology Strategist Register for our Community call on Friday, March 16 to join the conversation about IaaS and the innovations to the Cloud. With the pace of innovation in the Cloud, it’s hard to keep up with what’s new across the entire Microsoft Azure platform. Let’s pause and take a moment to…

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Part 2 – Identifying the different use cases for partner offerings and solutions scenarios

Steve Luper, Cloud Solution Architect In Part 1 of our post “Implementing a multi-tenant offering in Azure using CSP” we established the foundations of what “multi-tenant” means, what the Cloud Solution Provider (CSP) program is, and how to use the Partner Center and Partner Shared Services. In Part 2, we show you two partner offerings that lend themselves…

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Part 1 – Implementing a multi-tenant offering in Azure using CSP

Steve Luper, Cloud Solution Architect Be sure to join us for a community call on Tuesday, January 30 regarding Implementing a multi-tenant offering in Microsoft Azure using Cloud Solution Provider (CSP) program. Leading up to that call we are running a two-part series identifying how to define a multi-tenant offering, who it is best for,…

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Deep Dive: VDI with Citrix Cloud on Microsoft Azure

Jeff Mitchell, Cloud Solution Architect, One Commercial Partner Citrix builds on their long-standing partnership with Microsoft to offer multiple Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) deployment options for Citrix solutions on Microsoft Azure—including virtual apps, desktops, data and networking. Microsoft Cloud Solution Architect Jeff Mitchell shares how you can help customers provision and deliver workloads on the…


Serverless: The most exciting new form of computing abstraction

Ali Hussain and Dale Kirby, Cloud Solution Architects One of the beautiful things about computer science and engineering is the endless abstraction needed to help us model and build incredibly complex virtual systems in everything from enterprise software to blockbuster video games. Distilled down to their essence, these systems are basically patterns of low and…