Tag: cloud

Bitlocker encryption using AAD/MDM for Cloud Data Security

  With Windows 10’s new features, the productivity of users has increased leaps and bounds. That’s because Windows 10 introduced its approach as ‘Mobile first, Cloud first’. It is nothing but the integration of mobile devices with the cloud technology. Windows 10 delivers the modern management …

Some common Myths about moving Businesses to Cloud Service

  For any small and medium-sized businesses to be successful, it is essential to incorporate certain traits like business agility, flexibility, and ability to save extra costs. All this, and others can come by moving to the Cloud Technology but the bewildering amount of contradictory information …

Essentials of modern IT Security in Cloud & Mobile Computing

  Cloud computing offers multiple benefits to any business organization, the most significant being in terms of IT cost savings. For instance, the lack of on-premises infrastructure removes operational costs associated with the setup in the form of power, air conditioning, and administration costs. It is, …

Ubuntu 16.10 brings ‘true’ hybrid cloud operations

  Ubuntu 16.10 comes preloaded with Juju 2.0 to enable organisational operations with ‘big software’ applications such as Hadoop and Kubernetes across public cloud and private infrastructure. There is also support for VSphere infrastructure to let enterprises deploy private cloud solutions on OpenStack as well as …

Azure AD Domain Services Reaches General Availability

Roughly a year after it was released in preview form, Microsoft announced general availability of Azure Active Directory (AAD) Domain Services. In today’s Ask the Admin, I’ll look at the managed service in more detail, and the changes since it previewed last year. AAD is primarily …

OpenAI will use Microsoft's cloud, as Azure gains more features

Microsoft's continued investment in artificial intelligence and machine learning technology is paying dividends. The company has partnered with OpenAI, a non-profit company founded earlier this year to advance the field of machine intelligence for the benefit of humanity. As part of the deal, announced Tuesday, OpenAI …

Windows Anywhere could become Sync 2.0

Windows Anywhere is a new option of the most recent Windows 10 Insider Build that got released a couple of days ago that looks on first glance like a copy of Sync (which is also still a part of that build). As you may know, Windows …

The best tools to predict and manage cloud computing costs

CloudSquare is one of several options that help cloud infrastructure professionals help manage their costs while finding ways to save. Cloud pricing can be a frustrating experience. Everything is charged by different metrics. Some of the prices are spelled out, some are hidden behind paywalls or …

Getting Started with Azure SQL Database

In today’s Ask the Admin I’ll show how to provision SQL Server in the cloud using Azure SQL Database v12. There are lots of reasons why you might want to run SQL in the cloud, primary among them is to support cloud-based business applications. There two …

AWS buys Cloud9 IDE in snub to Google

Amazon Web Services has bought Cloud9, a popular web-based developer environment that recently aligned itself with the Google Cloud Platform. Cloud9 is a browser-based IDE (integrated development environment) with a fairly rich feature set for building and deploying applications. Because it runs in a browser, developers …

How to Setup Your Own Personal Cloud Storage

For those folks who don’t trust their data in the cloud, the best storage solution is usually local, meaning either an external hard drive or a computer. The advantage to this solution is that you don’t have to pay any money to store your data (other …