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Azure Cloud Series

Microsoft Azure Storage Options

Microsoft’s Azure cloud computing is more than just a way to avoid having servers on premises. The system’s storage solutions can change the way you conduct business, and where as well. Azure Storage is Microsoft’s cloud storage solution for modern data storage scenarios. Azure Storage offers a massively scalable object store for data objects, a file system service for the…
Thursday, April 26, 2018

Microsoft Azure Databricks

Azure Databricks is the fast, easy and collaborative Apache Spark-based analytics platform. This platform allows you to accelerate innovation by enabling data science with a high-performance analytics platform that’s optimized for Azure. Databricks is integrated with Azure to provide one-click setup, streamlined workflows, and an interactive workspace that enables collaboration between data scientists, data engineers and business analysts. Azure Databricks…
Thursday, April 5, 2018

Deploying Azure Cloud Across Your Entire Network

Oftentimes, the most daunting decision to be made regarding your deployment of the Microsoft Azure cloud is what exactly you intend to accomplish. Do you need to deploy Azure across your entire network or do you only need it for a handful of specific apps? Azure provides several cloud computing offerings to run your applications so you don’t to worry about…
Thursday, March 29, 2018

How To Get Started With Deploying Azure Cloud

Deploying your Azure cloud could be a complex issue if you don’t take things step by step. Here is a handy guide to launching your cloud solution. Before you can deploy the cloud service, you must create the cloud service package from your application code and a cloud service configuration file. The Azure SDK provides tools for preparing these required…
Thursday, March 22, 2018

Security of Cloud Solutions

At 2W Tech, we understand the total value Microsoft’s Azure hybrid cloud solution offers our clients. One of the most important features Azure brings to its customers is its exhaustive security features that work to keep your data safe 24/7. Secure cloud solutions are the result of comprehensive planning, innovative design and efficient operations. Microsoft makes security a priority at…
Thursday, March 15, 2018

Benefits of Azure Cloud Series: Easier Sign-on and Better Integrations

At 2W Tech we’re experts on how to keep your organization safe and secure when it comes to your IT infrastructure. Most recently, Microsoft has had to adjust to Software as a Service applications, which have become more popular with organizations because they are simple to develop and scale. However, security becomes an issue because: a) employees can’t remember all…
Thursday, February 22, 2018

Benefits of Azure Cloud Series: Scalability with Consumption-based Computing

A basic tenet of any business plan is, “If you’re not using it, why pay for it?” There’s no reason this shouldn’t extend to your organizations IT department, and with the Microsoft Azure’s consumption-based computing model, you only pay for what you use. For several decades, the traditional IT model was based on capital expenses for equipment purchases and expenses…
Thursday, February 15, 2018

Benefits of Azure Cloud Series: High Availability, Performance and Reliability

Microsoft’s Azure Cloud solution offers a myriad of benefits, but most notably is its high availability, performance and reliability. Azure has many built-in platform features that support highly available applications. One such feature is the fabric controller, which provisions and monitors the condition of Azure compute instances. When it detects a failure, it maintains SLAs by automatically relocating the VM…
Thursday, February 1, 2018

Azure Cloud Series: Reduced Total Cost of Ownership (TCO)

The decision to take the leap into serverless cloud computing like Microsoft Azure for your business is not one to be taken lightly. However, the total cost of ownership (tco) decrease offers plenty of reasons for you to finally convert to cloud computing, millions of reasons, in fact. By migrating to Microsoft Azure, your company can take advantage of immediate…
Thursday, January 18, 2018

Benefits of the Azure Cloud Series: Security with Geo Redundancy

With the threat of cyberattacks increasing with every new year, there is no time like the present to improve the systems you use to protect yourself from a catastrophe. One of the many benefits of adding Microsoft’s Azure cloud solution to your operations is access to the Azure read-access geo redundant storage, which provides much-needed geo redundancy in today’s age….
Thursday, January 11, 2018