Unless you are starting a project or business from scratch, moving to the cloud will require some form of data migration from your existing infrastructure to your new cloud platform. Microsoft Azure has a variety of tools to assist with copying your data from your current platform to their public cloud service. These range from […]
Remote Desktop Services (RDS) or as it was previously known, Windows Terminal Server, has been the remote access backbone protocol to Windows servers since Windows Server 2003. The ability to remotely access and interact with the graphical user interface (GUI) on a Windows server is a critical operational function for Windows systems administrators everywhere. For […]
Microsoft Azure’s App Service offering is an enterprise-grade, fully managed platform which gives you all the functionality you need to deploy custom developed applications and services.
Big Data is a generic term which describes a large volume of data. However, in the context of data analytics, artificial intelligence, and machine learning, Big Data refers to a large set of data which is analyzed by a set of technologies to reveal patterns or trends. The proliferation of the Internet and specifically cloud services is directly responsible for the growth in Big Data. In the past, data was created in smaller volumes in isolated environments for specific purposes. Today, large sets of data are available for public consumption thanks to the digital disruption brought about by social media, the Internet of Things (IoT), and other online-based software applications which have created vast amounts of publicly accessible data.
Data is the digital essence of modern organizations and to ensure the survival of your business you need to protect this vital resource. Backing up your data is the first line of defense in data protection. It forms the foundation to build other data protection solutions like disaster recovery, business continuity, and high-availability. Backing up your data is not a new concept or practice. When punch cards were the data storage system of the day, operators had a second copy. However, the technologies we use to backup data have changed radically over the years, and the Internet has created the next step in this evolution—cloud-based backup solutions.