Edge Show 117: Azure RMS (file containers)

If you aren’t sure what RMS (Rights Management Service) is then I’d like to suggest thinking of it as a secure wrapper for files (all types) that lets you share the file with others securely while maintaining control over what they can then…(read more)

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Watching TV and movies in the cloud – the blinkbox way

blinkbox turns to Microsoft Azure to power its TV and movie streaming service by switching from its own on premises set up. The shift to the cloud has already begun which will see its 20,000-strong movie and TV catalogue transcoded and run from Azure. blinkbox discusses how the cloud helps them provide a great customer…


Licensing Logic: How do I license Microsoft Azure?

The third article of our Licensing Logic series brought to you from the Microsoft Licensing team, this time focusing on Azure. Microsoft Azure is a bit of an unsung hero in my opinion; it’s a $1 billion business for Microsoft and yet I’m still greeted by a lot of blank faces and frowns of uncertainty when…


Why upgrading your skillset and software improves business productivity.

By Steve Smith, Owner of Combined Knowledge and SharePoint MVP since 2006 Hi everyone, I'm Steve Smith, I have been working with Microsoft Technology since the early 90’s, I specialize in Infrastructure. Over the last 12 years I’ve been working a lot with the various SharePoint products as well as associated infrastructure components such as…

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Build a Pioneering Cloud with Microsoft Hybrid Datacentre Technologies

Fresh from The Register’s Windows Azure webcast and our trip aboard the pioneering Concorde to take your Cloud questions at twice the speed of sound, we’re back with more free CloudOS events and chat on the 14th November. This time around the subject matter is Microsoft hybrid datacentre technologies, featuring both on and off-premise solutions in the…

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Getting Started with Windows Azure and IaaS

                Are you an active user of Windows Azure? Tried it and not convinced, or yet to give it a go? There are a whole range of resources available to help you get to grips with the Cloud and harness the power of Azure, and we have recently…

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Great Reads: Infrastructure 8 October 2013

The best infrastructure reads of the past week, including Windows Azure Pack, Virtualization, Supported OSes on Hyper-V, The Azure NOC, PowerShell to gather pref data, Windows Azure for IT Pro, MDT for servers and failover clustering in Windows Server 2012 R2. The post Great Reads: Infrastructure 8 October 2013 appeared first on Devices, Services, Life:…

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Windows Azure for IT Professionals

“The Windows Azure public cloud platform is one of the three pillars of  Microsoft’s Cloud OS vision that will transform the traditional datacenter environment, help businesses unlock insights in data stored anywhere, enable the development of a wide range of modern business applications, and empower IT to support users who work anywhere on any device…


Common Uses & Examples of Automation

      By David Allen, Microsoft System Center MVP.       IT process automation is the ability to orchestrate and integrate tools, people and processes through a workflow. Automation benefits include, reduced human errors, faster response to problems and more efficient allocation of resources. By increasing the levels of automation and eliminating common,…

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