An insight into features of a Managed Cloud Service, beneficial to your Cloud Business

July 24th, 2019

A simple truth is: Every cloud business has to be managed by someone. So, managed cloud allows the business officials to managed services of cloud computing according to their business needs without being an expert in that domain. In general, business can either manage cloud computing services on their own, or hire an expert to do the job professionally.

People who prefer to do things on their own opt for the first option: DIY cloud management, Nevertheless, there comes many phases where expert opinion or assistance is required and that makes them take the second option: Hire a Cloud Expert.

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A guide to disable SSLv3 and other weak protocols for Cloud Security

July 16th, 2019

Admins prefer to disable SSLv3 to ensure Cloud security as it is a major issue in the cloud computing space. Tools like IIS Crypto are used by Server administrators to disable weak ciphers and protocols. Weak protocols like TLS 1.0 SSL 2 and SSL 3 are make the cloud vulnerable to cyber-attacks. In the midst of security planning and deploying security solution, many clients opt to disable weak protocols as there step to ensure security in their cloud systems. Attacks like POODLE, GOLDENDOODLE, Bleichenbacher etc. are more popular these days and to prevent these, it is best to disable weak protocols like it is recommended to disable SSLv3.

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About the top announcements from the SharePoint Summit 2019

July 12th, 2019

The recent SharePoint summit 2019 was very dense. It encompassed announcements on nearly all aspects of Microsoft 365 and Office 365 umbrellas. However, the main focus of the summit was SharePoint Online and improvements for Office 365 subscribers. Let’s take a look at what happened at the SharePoint Virtual Summit 2019.

SharePoint Sever

Microsoft aims to add support on Azure Stack for running SharePoint Server 2019 or SharePoint Server 2016. It would be Microsoft’s Azure “datacenter in a box”. So, it’ll be possible for SharePoint Server 2019 users to use Azure SQL Database Managed Instance. With this, businesses opting for Microsoft Cloud will be able to move applications to the cloud while making use of a compatible Database Solution

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A look into Microsoft Teams Security & Compliance

July 8th, 2019

Security is a prime area of focus for Cloud technologies. Microsoft Teams Security and all other Microsoft Products like Office 365, Azure, Exchange adhere to high level of security standards currently popular in the tech industry. Since Microsoft Teams is the thing of the future where most collaboration within the business space amongst employees will be encouraged, it is necessary that it should comply to best industry standards. Let’s have a look into the security aspects of Microsoft Teams.

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How Work Folders syncing files solution interoperates with other file server technologies

July 3rd, 2019

No doubt, Work Folders sync has made it place in the cloud business environment despite the ever popular OneDrive for business. It is still important to understand the interoperability of Work Folders syncing files solution with other File server technologies. Today in this blog, we’ll introduce you to a few terms necessary to understand this interoperability.

File Classification Infrastructure (FCI)

This makes classification of files easier and once the files are classified, Windows mechanisms and partner solutions can be applied on those files. There’s a classification engine that detects any changes in the files and classifies them according to rules defined.

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A look into Upgrading from Skype4B Online to Teams – 2019 Edition

June 28th, 2019

With the release of Skype for Business Online 2019, much talk is surrounding the topic of upgrading from Skype for Business Online to Teams. It is because, Microsoft Teams is surely there to stay for future and its high time companies making the upgrade to eventually stay in line with the current digital communication trends.

Skype for Business Online to Teams Framework

Microsoft has been assisting in introducing new ways to upgrade to upgrade from Skype for Business Online to Teams. Recently, a Skype for Business Online to Teams Framework was introduced for a smooth and streamlined end-to-end approach of upgrading Skype for Business Online to Teams. In this Way all tasks are shifted smoothly from Skype for Business Online to Teams. In this method, the process is broken down into 5 different steps:

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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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