Insights

Jan 2019

Comparing Azure CDN, Caveats and Workshop Questions

Once you’re read the below, why not follow my implementation how-to here   I’ve been working with a client who are expecting a large spike in website traffic and are looking to implement Azure CDN to help with the load. As I was working through the implementation, I found there were some technical details and […]

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Jan 2019

Implementing Azure CDN for a Secure Production Website (that sits behind traffic manager)

Recently I needed to implement Azure CDN for a client whose production website uses HTTPS and sits behind Azure Traffic Manager. In this case, the client needed: A custom domain name Traffic to the custom domain to be encrypted using HTTPS The CDN to work regardless of the site that is live (on prem or […]

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Sep 2018

Microsoft Managed Desktop – what direction is your MSP heading?

Microsoft Managed Desktop (MMD) Service for Enterprise officially launched last week in the U.K and the U.S and will commence operations in Australia & New Zealand early 2019.  The rumours were true after all. The subscription service powered by Microsoft cloud will provision, deploy and manage Windows 10 devices and provide a more secure, more […]

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May 2018

Linguistics – Managing change resistance with Jedi mind tricks – Part 2

If you’d like to read the first part of this series, check out the blog entry below… Change Jedi’s – Managing change resistance with Jedi mind tricks ******************************************************************************* So you’re about to start writing your change communications. You’re looking at writing emails, print media and digital pieces, all with one aim in mind – getting […]

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Dec 2017

AAD Connect with pass-through authentication and (really) seamless single sign on

– aka “Users don’t want to click their username to access resources” You’re reading this because you’ve either already discovered the headache below and you’re looking for a work around, or your about to discover the headache below and are just really ahead of the curve at anticipating challenges; good for you! Let’s start at […]

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Aug 2017
Azure stack disconnected use cases

Azure Stack Unplugged

Explore how Azure Stack can help when your data centre or work-site suffers from little/no or intermittent connectivity.
“Azure Stack brings modern cloud applications to places they could not previously go, either because they were not allowed to go there or because the need was in locations the cloud historically has not reached.”

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