Troubleshooting with Microsoft Hyper-V Cloud Issues | A Cloud Service Provider’s Guide

June 20th, 2019

There are many issues that arise when Hyper-V VMs are being replicated to Azure. Even though Hyper-V is an established platform, but with upgrades from various other services, there are times when you face issues related to storage, migration failures, backup problems and availability issues. Let’s look at a few of these issues.

  • Storage Problems

One of the biggest problem businesses face after their business tends to scale is the slow storage performance. One big reason for this issue is the storage architecture within the Microsoft Hyper-V environment. It is important to check whether the virtual machine component is properly placed. Virtual machine components have to reside on a dedicated storage. And the architecture should deliver mirror redundancy. We will see this in Backup related problems in a few minutes. To cater for the issue of slow Storage problem, Microsoft prefers every Cloud service Provider implements VHDX based virtual hard disks for a better Storage performance to avoid Hyper-V cloud issues.

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Work Folders and OneDrive: Which to opt in your Cloud Business?

June 18th, 2019

With the huge acceptance of OneDrive in cloud business domain and more and more companies opting for it, it is important to know how is it different form Work Folders and if, perhaps, they are similar, why did Microsoft introduce Work folders in the first place? Let’s dig deep into it and find out various aspects of these two Microsoft Products.

Before we compare the features let’s get this straight: Work Folders was introduced as a sync client for file server whereas OneDrive is the sync client for SharePoint. So, Work Folders accesses data on multiple devices from file server whereas OneDrive for business will provide access to data from multiple devices from SharePoint.

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An insight into container security concerns with Azure Security Center

May 30th, 2019

Container Security has been the biggest concern in the cloud with more and more applications moving to the cloud with exciting services and offers for clients. Azure Security Center has brought forth various security features for containers like Docker recommendations and CIS benchmark for container security compliance. In this regard, Azure Security Center benefits in detecting and mitigating security threats in real-time cloud environments. There are a two main container security concerns in container environments. Let’s have a look at them.

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4 ways to empower your cloud business with Power BI Analytics

May 27th, 2019

Analytics is the key to a successful cloud business decision making. It is only through proper use of Power BI Analytics and data analysis is that the storage of data is actually beneficial in any enterprise’s data center.  Microsoft’s Power BI has helped enterprise in this regard. Many cloud businesses have taken advantage of analytics and utilized the service to make informed decisions. Power BI is a robust analytical product and a one stop platform for all the analytical needs.

Advantages of Power BI in multiple business scenarios

Power BI Analytics is very diverse in approach. Various cloud businesses can utilize the product power bi data analyticsaccording to their business needs. Power BI has the potential to be used in many scenarios depending upon organizational needs. There are many features of Power BI suitable for any type of organization.

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MachPanel v6.1 BUILD 30, Now Available!

May 27th, 2019

MachPanel v6.1.30

We at MachSol Inc., are pleased to announce the immediate availability of the latest build of MachPanel Provisioning System (Complete SaaS & Traditional Hosting Windows Control Panel). Latest build MachPanel v6.1 Build 30 includes an array of new features and performance improvements alongside bug fixes.

You may review the complete list by visiting the useful link(s) mentioned as under:

MachPanel v.6.1 Build 30 – Release Notes

For more information about MachPanel, visit our website at: http://www.machsol.com or call Toll free number: +1 877 622 4765. Our Sales & Support teams are always available to assist you in every way possible.

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What Changes OAuth 2.0 brings to Skype for Business Users

May 22nd, 2019

According to an announcement from Microsoft last month, Microsoft has decided to implement Microsoft Identity Platform 2.0 for added security which uses OAuth 2.0 authorization protocol. OAuth 2.0 is an established method that is used by third-party apps to access web-hosted resources via a third-party app ID. With this announcement, changes are expected for Skype for Business IP Phones. Looks like IT professionals have to make a few changes by 1st July 2019 or the phones won’t authenticate to Microsoft services

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5 ways to develop an IoT strategy that yields desired ROI

May 10th, 2019

IoT is on the rise. Businesses are opting a suitable IoT strategy for a successful business growth and growing operational efficiencies.  It is necessary to switch towards IoT in time because this is where the all technologies merge into in near future. For the adoption of IoT, developing an IoT strategy in order to stay safe and on-track to ensure a sound business case and grab the early-mover advantage.

Here are 5 basic strategies for a decent IoT strategy which results in a positive and growing ROI.

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Good News for CSPs: Microsoft has announced the public preview of Windows Virtual Desktop (WVD) and it’s just awesome as expected

April 24th, 2019

For all the CSPs out there: Here’s good news. Microsoft has announced a public preview of its Windows Virtual Desktop which features cross-devices multi-session windows 10 along with Office 365 ProPlus virtual desktop experience. Now Cloud Service Providers can extend their services and offer the benefits of Desktop as a service to their clients. Not only Windows Virtual Desktop offers a simplified experience for management, but also supports Windows Server Remote Desktop Services (RDS) desktops and apps. An Active Azure subscription is all you require to get your hands on this preview. Sounds interesting? We have more for you. Businesses can run multiple windows 10 sessions over a single virtual machine.

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3 essential features to implement in your cloud business when shifting to Exchange Online

April 18th, 2019

From a Cloud expert’s point of view Shifting to Exchange Online requires major planning before execution. For exchange users, there are many Providers out there which plan migrations for you and provide after migration support too. Either it is “lift-and-shift” or deep cloud integration, it is always essential to know the exact details of shifting to Exchange Online and how it can affect your organization. Today, we are going to tell you three essential features that you must utilize for your company once you have opted for Exchange 2019 online migration.

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A guide to SharePoint 2019 environment on-premises Migration from legacy version

April 16th, 2019

With the announcement of latest SharePoint 2019 environment last year, much buzz has been created on how perform on- premises migration from legacy versions to SharePoint 2019. There have been a lot of questions coming up regarding up gradations and SharePoint 2019 migrations like is it possible to upgrade directly from SP 2013 to SharePoint 2019 environment or SharePoint 2010 to SharePoint 2019 environment directly. Microsoft actively supports documentation for the purpose. In this blog post, we’re going to show you the essentials of SharePoint 2019 on-premises Migration from legacy version.

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