Cloud security – a multi faced approach : Part 2

Dear Readers, We discussed about “Cloud security with IaaS deployments in Azure” in the earlier post, in this post, I’ll dig deep into security aspects one should be aware about when it comes to Data layer in the Cloud. I’ll emphasize again the shared responsibility of customers along with the Cloud provider, when it comes to security….


Cloud security – a multi faced approach : Part 1

Dear Readers, I’m here with a pertinent question that comes often in various conversations. Security in the Cloud is a fearful thing for many professional & rightly so, since its not in my-premise, I don’t have same control, hence the panic. Of course there is no magic wand in the cloud & you have to plan for…


Freaking awesome resources to navigate IT career in changing times !!

Dear Readers, I am so excited to share this news with my fellow IT Implementers aka future Cloud implementers !! In this transforming & confusing times, I often get question from experienced & relatively new professionals about "How do I plan my career in Cloud? Will me job be secure ?" etc. Your job is surely…


Building for Disaster with Azure site recovery – Part 1

In my last blog, we  got introduced to DRaaS / Azure site recovery & the vast range of scenarios that can be covered with Azure Site recovery. As a recap, what is Azure Site Recovery?  Well, Azure Site Recovery can help you protect important applications by coordinating the replication and recovery of private clouds across sites, whether you’re…


DRaaS – DR as a Service | All about it

Hello Readers, I'm here with a very interesting new topic to present my views on. While, Disaster Recovery isn't a new topic for professionals & I'm sure many of you might have been involved in building or managing DR setup. As times have changed & Cloud is inevitable, there are amazing things happening in the…


What is this buzz around DevOps all about ?

I know, it sounds like a very basic question but indeed its an important one as the industry & individuals are now getting serious about DevOps. You may think, why now ? Well, commoditization of Cloud has a lot to do with it. As the market has grown so has the price war between the vendors…


My decks from IT Camps

Hey All, Here are the decks from three themes we have covered in last few months – Azure for Infrastructure Professionals Enterprise Mobility Modernize your datacenter with WS 2012 It took me longer to upload them, profusely apologize for it. You can access them at – Let me know if you have any questions….


Enterprise mobility strategy – first steps to finishing line !

In the blurring lines between official & personal, between multiple devices for consuming data/apps, a challenging opportunity presents itself – “Enterprise Mobility strategy”. In the changing times, enterprises are not behind to embrace new ways of doing work like BYOD, anywhere access etc. However most of the enterprises are in the initial stages of defining…


Back to blogging…really after a long time !

Hello Friends, While a lots have been happening in the world & I've been working on some very interesting projects, blogging sorts of took a back seat 🙁 I'm going be  much much more regular going forwards ! Promise 🙂 So Hello again & stay tuned !!


India's first Azure Conference – 20th & 21st March

Dear friends, Hope to see you at the 1st ever Windows Azure Conference that we are organizing this month. If you haven't registered yet, please do 🙂 REGISTER AT – Flexible track is for the IT Professionals out there. Enclosing the eDM eDM – WAC.docx