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Cloud Solution Provider (CSP) and the ABCs of modern Microsoft cloud licensing (Updated)

How the Microsoft Cloud Solution Provider (CSP) program helps partners add value while their customers gain flexibility Editor’s note: We updated this post to reflect the latest CSP news and Softchoice webinar which can be viewed here: Technology acquisition continues to evolve – away from infrastructure and towards web services – and vendor licensing and […]

Securing Azure customers from CPU vulnerability

What is Microsoft doing in light of the CPU vulnerabilities? While Microsoft or Softchoice have not received any information to indicate that these vulnerabilities have been used to attack Azure … [Read More...]

Microsoft Ignite 2017 General and Azure Keynotes Summary

Last month I attended the Microsoft Ignite 2017 conference in Orlando Florida.  Microsoft Ignite 2017 is one of the biggest tech conferences this year and there were more than 25,000 people in … [Read More...]

Skype for Business is now Microsoft Teams

Microsoft announced its vision of Intelligent Communications at its Ignite 2017 event in September. Intelligent Communications will see the migration of voice and chat moving from Skype for Business … [Read More...]

How Azure helps solve the big 3 challenges of business continuity

It seems like every month there's a new story highlighting the cost of service outages and data loss. When it happens, business reputations tank and IT loses stature in the company. These effects can … [Read More...]

Azure and Reserved Instances – strategy to reduce and limit unexpected cloud costs

Cost Control of the Cloud: On-Demand or Reserved Instances Cloud IaaS is increasingly a core component of IT operations strategy in the deployment of new technologies to support business goals. One … [Read More...]