Microsoft Operations Management Suite

Microsoft launched their exciting cloud-based monitoring and automation product – the Operations Management Suite (OMS) at Ignite last year.The Operations Management Suite extends the capabilities of Microsoft System Center and Azure to provide a complete management experience across any datacenter or cloud. What can OMS do for the Enterprise? OMS provides organisations with a broad ...

Pets Vs. Cattle Workloads in the Cloud

Recently I heard the analogy “Pets Vs. Cattle” and it was used to explain that the future of IT workloads in the cloud, with organisations running 100s or 1,000s of servers … Wait… What? Didn’t we just go through the process of centralising and consolidating our IT environments? Why would I want to run 100s or 1,000s ...

What’s new in Office 365

With Office 365’s rapid update cycle, it’s often a challenge to keep abreast of changes to each technology. Here’s my take on the coolest and most important new features in Office 365 released in June and July of this year, as well as a few notable features that are coming soon. Here now: Office 365 ...

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 ...

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 ...