Posts Categorized: Cloud Strategy

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Disaster Recovery to Azure using Azure Site Recovery is now GA

Azure Site Recovery can consistently replicate, protect, and seamlessly failover virtual machines directly to Microsoft Azure. With automated protection, continuous health monitoring, one-click orchestration, and recovery in Azure, ASR is an integral part of Microsoft’s strategy to provide hybrid cloud business continuity solutions for any customer.

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Azure SQL Database Point in Time Restore

In this final post in our series on Business Continuity I’m going to look at point-in-time restore, a self-service feature available for Basic, Standard, and Premium databases.

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Microsoft and Oracle Partnership Helps Customers Embrace Cloud

Last year at Oracle OpenWorld we announced a partnership to run Oracle software on Microsoft Azure so that Oracle customers can run their enterprise applications in a globally available cloud platform and get the economic and agility benefits that come with it.

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Azure SQL Database Geo-Restore

This post continues our series on the Business Continuity/Disaster Recovery (BCDR) capabilities of Azure SQL Database and focuses on geo-restore. In my previous post on standard geo-replication I discussed how the various business continuity features map to service tiers.

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Migrate On-Premises Virtualized Workloads to Azure using Azure Site Recovery

Azure Site Recovery not only enables a low-cost, high-capability, CAPEX-saving, and OPEX-optimizing Disaster Recovery strategy for your IT Infrastructure, it can also help you quickly and easily spin-off additional development and testing environments or migrate on-premise virtual machines to Microsoft Azure. With its built-in features, Azure Site Recovery makes migrating to Azure simple, reliable, and quick.

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News from WPC: Microsoft Azure Partner Opportunity and Momentum

As we begin Microsoft’s Worldwide Partner Conference this week in Washington, DC, partner momentum with Microsoft Azure has never been stronger. Building on this momentum, Microsoft announced Microsoft Azure Certified and additional Azure-related programs today.

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The Future of Cloud is Hybrid

Results of the 2014 Future of Cloud Computing Survey are in; I’m excited to share what you said is next for cloud computing.