Tag: azure


Public Cloud: All Aboard the Hype Train!

November 13, 2019

We’ve all heard it before. “The cloud is the future!” “We need to move to the cloud!” “The on-premises data center is dead.” If you believe the analysts and marketing departments, public cloud is the greatest thing to happen to the data center since …


Scaling Up and Out With Microsoft Azure

November 1, 2019

Your infrastructure doesn’t just exist in your building or your physical data center anymore. Critical applications and services can live anywhere. What started with hardware virtualization has evolved to services in the cloud. Wherever your critical services live, it’s important your users can continue …


Cloud Spoils Everything

October 28, 2019

As the leading public cloud platforms, Microsoft Azure and Amazon Web Services (AWS) offer a variety of services. Unfortunately, a handful of “cloud myths” remain as blockers to adoption. In this session, SolarWinds Head Geeks™ Thomas LaRock and Patrick Hubbard, speak with Microsoft Cloud …



Head in the Sand About Cloud: Part 3

March 18, 2019

In my first post in this series, I introduced an online discussion that sparked a few ideas for me about ways in which some IT professionals have developed poor responses to common situations. In that post, I looked at what may be lurking underneath …



Head in the Sand About Cloud: Part 2

February 18, 2019

Last month I started an analysis about an argument… I mean a “passionate discussion” on social media. My goal in this series is to use that conversation as a framework to explore and solve some sub-optimal thinking patterns that I’ve seen in both beginners …