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Cloud Migration: A Path to the Future

Cloud Migration

In today’s corporate IT landscape, every organization (whether they admit it or not) operates a hybrid-cloud architecture.  As more organizations migrate traditional platforms running in an on-premises data center to a public cloud provider, there are many aspects that needs to be considered to minimize the financial, operational, and architectural impact such a migration might …

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A Beginner’s Guide to Azure Network Design

Cloud-based networking principles

The Fundamentals for a Beginner’s Guide to Azure Networking Good networking practices are still fundamental, whether on premises or in the cloud. Often times, new terminology is used, but what network engineers are used to calling one thing just has a new name. A VRF is similar to a VNET in Azure. A VLAN is …

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Exploring Your Technical Options after a “Work From Home” Mandate

Creating a strategy your work from home user base.

It’s finally happened…your company’s leadership came to you and asked what it will take to enable your entire workforce to work from home for the foreseeable future due to the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19).  How are you going to provide a computing environment for all these remote workers, and fast?  Let’s talk through the benefits associated …

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Cloud Readiness: Today’s Technical Elements to Prepare You for Tomorrow

Focus on your direction to be intentional about the journey.

So that’s it…you’re going to the cloud. This may not be your decision. It may be directed by a suit in an office somewhere. Other cases see operationally minded CIO’s acting quickly to ensure their technical teams are best aligned for the road ahead. And yet, others have done their homework and have determined a …

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Incorporating Modern Network Design Principles

Incorporating Modern Network Design Principles

Several of our clients have come to us recently seeking help with network design. Be it a new facility, or a simple refresh of their switching environment, the questions and desire for support is all the same. As the technology stack changes, our need to align to modern network design principles must shift with it. …

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The Advantages of Leveraging a Cloud-Based Data Management Strategy 

The technical advantages of leveraging a cloud-based data management strategy

Why Cloud Makes Sense for Data Management  Today’s cloud landscape continues to offer new opportunities for organizations to deliver enterprise services in new and advantageous ways. In Four Simple Methodologies to Modernizing Your Data Management Strategy, we discussed the importance of leveraging solutions that have intentional, cloud native integrations. A cloud-based data management strategy has many advantages. Below, we will work to highlight …

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Six Tips When Navigating O365 Tenant Consolidation and Migrations

Having the right team around you is crucial for migration success

With O365 and its supporting office applications now mainstream, new integrations and migrations are becoming more common place. One we are seeing more of is the consolidation and migration of multiple O365 tenant environments into a single environment. For instance, COMPANY A acquires COMPANY B, and now has to figure out how to consolidate their …

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Four Simple Methodologies to Modernizing Your Data Management Strategy

In today’s multi-cloud world, we’re often faced with the tough decisions of creating a long-term strategy fit within existing architectural decisions. How do we properly evaluate the best options that fit within our strategic goals? Sometimes this is easier said than done. It’s also important to realize that infrastructure modernization becomes an important part of …

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