Are PowerBI and the Intune Data Warehouse ready for enterprise reporting?

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In our quest for an enterprise mobility reporting tool that can tell whether devices are compliant, secure and functional, we have investigated the key considerations for such a tool and looked at Microsoft Azure Portal interfacing Microsoft EMS, aka Intune.  Our conclusion for Azure Portal was that it was great for operational purposes (for which […]

L’offre Azure Container Instances (ACI) débarque !

J’aime les conteneurs. Vous aimez les conteneurs. Nous aimons tous les conteneurs. Toutefois, si vous avez déjà essayé d’exécuter vos programmes sur Microsoft Azure, vous avez certainement dû rencontrer un problème. Il n’était pas facile d’exécuter des conteneurs de type Docker, une technologie native de Linux, sur Azure. Le correctif aurait pu être fait, mais […]

Arriva “Azure Container Instances”

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Adoro i contenitori. Anche tu ami i contenitori. Tutti noi amiamo i contenitori. Ma, se hai mai provato a eseguire i tuoi programmi su Microsoft Azure, hai probabilmente avuto un problema. Non è stato facile gestire containers in stile Docker, una tecnologia Linux nativa, su Azure. Oh, si poteva fare, ma era molto lavoro. Ora, […]

Azure container instances arrive

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I love containers. You love containers. We all love containers. But, if you ever tried to run your programs on Microsoft Azure, you had a problem. It wasn’t easy to run Docker-style containers, a native Linux technology, on Azure. Oh, it could be done, but it was work. Now, with Azure Container Instances (ACI), it’s […]

Windows as a Service simplifies the job of keeping up to date, but challenges legacy processes

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Although most enterprise customers are still running legacy versions of Windows – 60% by some accounts, the vast majority being Windows 7 — everyone understands the importance of getting to Windows 10.  But once you get to Windows 10 you face the new challenge of keeping it up to date.  In order to continually enhance […]

What’s the right path to deliver Microsoft technology for your clients?

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Service providers familiar with deploying Microsoft technology and services are familiar with terms such as Microsoft Service Provider License Agreement (SPLA), License Mobility, Qualified Multitenant Hoster Program (QMTH), Rental Rights, etc. They are also familiar with the complexity of Microsoft licensing. With the expansion of use rights for program delivery and the evolution of Microsoft […]

Are you for real (or are you a hologram)?

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Someday, you might be able to sit at a conference table with colleagues and not be able to tell which participants are real and which are perfectly accurate holographic representations of people who aren’t there in the flesh yet nonetheless keep interrupting you. On the plus side, the holographic donuts will contain absolutely zero calories! […]

Supercharge your business with DXC’s Analytics Solutions

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One of the hottest trends in IT today is the emergence of analytics as a must-have for digital transformation and it seems to creep into just about every conversation at gatherings such as Envision. But how can you gain true operational benefits from your analytics platform? DXC is rolling out a new suite of analytics […]

Azure, availability zones, and stability

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Generally speaking, a public cloud is more stable than your private servers. After all, in a typical public cloud data center, there are hundreds of thousands of servers. When one server goes down, or even if a few dozen do, it’s no big deal. But, as Murphy’s law dictates: “Anything that can go wrong will […]

SAP in the cloud made simple with Microsoft Azure

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Many businesses have run SAP via traditional on-premises platform solutions with strong results for a decade or more. Now, these same companies recognize that they must change to take advantage of the real-time visibility of business performance offered by a cloud-based version of SAP. Enterprises today know they need to “harness the power of the […]