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Windows Server 2003 End of Support Is Coming - Are you Ready?

Windows Server 2003 End of Support Is Coming – Are you Ready?

On July 14th 2015, a full 12+ years after it's initial release, Microsoft will sunset their support for Windows Server 2003 and all of its offspring – R2, Small Business Server, etc. All this you likely know. We could spend the time discussing what happens when support ends. Security patches won't be released. Bugs will go un-debugged.  Compliance is no longer met and support agreements get … [Read More...]

The 5 Key Considerations Before Adopting Microsoft Azure

The 5 Key Considerations Before Adopting Microsoft Azure

The news comes as no surprise to anyone in IT: Microsoft Azure is poised to take the lead in the enterprise public cloud battle. This comes just as Microsoft beefed up online services, with new … [Read More...]

3 Quick Case Studies: Enterprises Bank On Azure For Infrastructure In The Cloud

3 Case Studies: Enterprises Bank On Azure For Infrastructure In The Cloud

It’s no secret – organizations have a hard time putting their most critical workloads and data into the public cloud. Fears abound. Delays and hesitations result. That doesn’t mean it’s not being … [Read More...]

Microsoft Azure Security, Compliance Fears Are Slowing Adoption - Should They Be?

Microsoft Azure Security, Compliance Fears Are Slowing Adoption – Should They Be?

It might seem contradictory. One one hand, a majority of businesses are now considering leveraging the public cloud to get their business done, and get it done at levels of efficiency never before … [Read More...]

Enterprise Cloud Suite (ECS): Coming soon to an EA near you

Enterprise Cloud Suite (ECS): Coming Soon To An EA Near You

Over the past couple of years, we've seen a push from Microsoft around the subscription-based product lines of Office 365, CRM Online and Azure. Along with these hosted application server offerings … [Read More...]

How to move from Enterprise for Application Platform to Server Cloud Enrolment

EAP to SCE: How to move from Enrollment for Application Platform to Server and Cloud Enrollment

Back in early 2012, we saw the majority of our clients transition their SQL environment off of their Enterprise Agreement and onto the now retired, Enrollment for Application Platform (EAP). The EAP … [Read More...]