Today. Microsoft announced the General Availability if their StorSimple Virtual Array (SVA). I’ve always been a big proponent of StorSimple, as it has some fantastic use cases out there for being able to get old, stale, unstructured (file, etc) data off of your on-premises expensive storage, into Azure storage for a fraction of the cost […]

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Recently, Veeam, has opened up its Veeam Cloud Connect – Service Provider framework to Enterprises. Prior to this, you had to specifically be a Service Provider and there was a 100 socket minimum purchase required (ruling out most enterprises) in order to deploy Cloud Connect. This new offering opens Veeam Cloud Connect to enterprises looking […]

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Some time ago, Microsoft released Azure RemoteApp (ARA), essentially providing a full Remote Desktop Services deployment…as a Service. Below you can see how session/desktop virtualization has existed, and transformed across many states. The huge benefit of ARA is the fact that you can provide RDSaaS, without having to own and maintain a majority of the […]

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Late last month, Julia White announced at Microsoft briefing on Microsoft Securing the Enterprise, a new feature in Intune that will allow for Mobile Application Management (MAM) capabilities without having to enroll it (or if it’s enrolled in another MDM solution). You’ll commonly hear Microsoft refer to it as MDM-less MAM. NOTE: This even applies […]

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Yesterday Microsoft announced the General Availability of Azure Active Directory Connect. Azure AD Connect is the single tool and experience for connecting your on-premises directories to Azure AD, whether you are evaluating, piloting, or in production. If you are an existing DirSync or Azure AD Sync user, it is recommended you upgrade to this singular […]

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Recently, I was working with a customer who had deployed Intune to a small subset of pilot users. Specifically they were leveraging the All Users default container to apply the standard (soon deprecated*) Mobile Device Management policy, which used to contain all of the platform’s respective MDM policies. *Moving forward, migration to the new Configuration […]

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