perks of using Microsoft Azure IAM

Four Perks of using Microsoft Azure IAM for your business

To help businesses keep unauthorized users out of their apps and IT resources while allowing authorized users to fulfill their tasks, Microsoft built Azure Identity and Access Management (Azure IAM). Azure IAM is a set of cybersecurity solutions that include conditional access policies, ID management, multifactor authentication (MFA), and advanced monitoring, reporting, auditing, and suspicious activity alerts.

This set of solutions provides businesses with numerous benefits. Let’s take a closer look at some of the more important ones in this blog post. [...]

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optimize cloud spend

The latest tips to optimize cloud spend

If you’re running a restaurant, you would do your best to avoid food spoilage. You’d also want to prepare orders properly so they don’t get sent back to the kitchen by unsatisfied diners. Waste erodes profit, so you want to minimize waste as much as possible.

This mentality should be the same when businesses use cloud services. Surely, you save money by leveraging a cloud provider’s servers and staff instead of having these in house. However, if you’re not careful, you may lose your initial savings and even overspend on the cloud. The good news is that these outcomes are avoidable. Here are tips to ensure that you make the most of your cloud spending. [...]

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Add the cloud to business continuity disaster recovery plan

Add the cloud to business continuity disaster recovery plan

Many companies still rely on traditional business continuity and disaster recovery (BCDR) methods like tape backup and off-site storage. While these methods are effective, they also have their drawbacks. This is why cloud computing can be a valuable addition to your Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery (BCDR) plan, offering many benefits that traditional methods cannot match.

In this blog post, we will discuss the benefits of using the cloud for BCDR and how it can help keep your business running in times of crisis. [...]

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hosted desktop benefits

How a hosted desktop benefits your business

To understand what a hosted desktop is, let's first take a look at Software-as-a-Service or SaaS. Unlike a software program that’s installed on your laptop, a SaaS app is hosted on the cloud and delivered to your device over the internet. When you use a SaaS app, your device becomes an input interface and output display, but the processing and storing of data is done in the cloud.

Now, think of the apps and functionalities a computer has, but delivered to your device in one neat package over the cloud. This package is a hosted desktop, which is also referred to as Desktop-as-a-Service or DaaS. [...]

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optimize your hybrid cloud

Optimize your hybrid cloud environment; five tips

In most cases, migrating your business apps from in-house servers to the cloud makes sense. Your apps can leverage greater processing power, memory, and storage in the cloud than in an on-premises (on-prem) system.

However, there are cases where the need for greater control over data security and compliance with data regulations compel you to keep mission-critical apps on premises. Your staff would need to access one system to utilize on-prem apps and another to tap cloud-based apps, often at the same time. This is not as simple as it sounds. [...]

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