Australian Government Cloud Strategy – Where to next?

21. May 2015 Cloud 0
In an era of gravitational shifts in ICT delivery, Cloud is potentially the most pervasive and disruptive wave in a generation. IT departments are finding themselves significantly challenged in the re-imagination of the definition of services and the ways in which they are procured, managed and measured. ![Government Cloud Policy 2014](/content/images/2015/05/ausgovpolcover-3.PNG) Cloud services are marketed ...

DR – A tale of three organisations

**Organisation One – The Stubborn Ostrich** The first organisation we’ll look at is a NSW not-for-profit. They did not have a DR environment and placed an order for DR equipment to be housed at one of their locations on a Friday afternoon. That very Friday night in 2008, their entire head office including the server ...

Azure Active Directory support in Windows 10

Microsoft are introducing Azure Active Directory (AAD) support in Windows 10 to “bring the cloud to enterprise desktops”. AAD support provides a number of benefits, including: – Self-provisioning and MDM auto enrolment of corporate devices – Single sign-on to company resources such as Office 365 and SharePoint – Support for modern devices that cannot be ...

Microsoft Ignite – Cloud

05. May 2015 Updates 0
So Microsoft have just held the keynote for their ignite conference in Chicago and they released a slew of new software aimed directly at the core of business infrastructure. Microsoft have publicly stated their new three goals are: more personal computing, reinvent business productivity and enhance Cloud. Let’s dive into what was announced. Azure Updates ...

Application Packaging

Welcome to part one of a three part series on application packaging in the enterprise. This post will cover what application packaging is, why we package applications and an overview of how we package applications. Parts two and three will cover the different methods of packaging in-depth, application virtualisation, as well as covering some handy ...

Microsoft Build

This morning, Microsoft held the keynote for their Build Conference in San Francisco and they had quite a lot to show off. . NET is now multiplatform Late last year, Microsoft announced that their .NET language would be going open source, and then promptly posted all the code onto GitHub (https://github.com/Microsoft/dotnet). Since then, Microsoft have ...