As an IT leader, you know that adopting a multicloud strategy is a must-have in today’s digital landscape but selecting the right tools can be a bit of a headache. The “IT Leader’s Guide to Multicloud Readiness” is a practical guide that provides key insights and important factors to consider in your multicloud strategy. In […]
Posts Tagged ‘Azure’
Azure VMware Solution: Connectivity (Part 2) – HCX & NSX
This is Part 2 of a two-part series on Connectivity for Azure VMware Solution (AVS). In this article, we’ll review Network Extensions with HCX and managing AVS networking with NSX. Read more about AVS, its use cases, and benefits in my previous blog article – Azure VMWare Solution: What is it? VMware HCX Network Extension […]
What is Cloud FinOps?
What is FinOps? In today’s business world, companies are increasingly turning to cloud computing to power their operations. With the benefits of scalability, flexibility, and cost savings, cloud computing has become the go-to solution for businesses looking to stay competitive in today’s fast-paced marketplace. However, with the benefits of cloud computing come new challenges, particularly […]
Azure VMware Solution: Connectivity (Part 1)
This is Part 1 of a two-part series on Connectivity for Azure VMware Solution (AVS). In this article, we’ll review network connections for integrating AVS into other Azure services and systems outside of Azure. We’ll also cover how to provide AVS virtual machines access to the internet. Read more about AVS, its use cases, and […]
Mastering Cloud Transformation for Business: Enterprise Migration
In our fourth and final segment of our Cloud Transformation for IT Leaders series, we will focus on driving enterprise velocity while maintaining best practices and consistency as your portfolio migration program matures. If done well, this is where your organization achieves true cloud maturity and is on its way to unlocking the incredible innovation […]
Azure VMware Solution: What is it?
When company’s make large investments in a particular technology like VMware, it can be difficult to pivot to something new. This can lead to slow adoption of the public cloud and missing out on the benefits that come with it. Azure VMware Solution (AVS) bridges the gap between on-premises virtualization and cloud-native IaaS or PaaS […]
Sitecore Identity Configuration with Azure Front Door
Use Case I want all requests to my Azure PaaS Sitecore 10.3 + Identity 7.x site to use Azure Front Door. I do not want to configuring custom domains on my web apps and the web apps should be secured with private endpoints. Problem By default, Sitecore Identity uses the host, protocol, and port from […]
What is Azure AD B2C?
Azure Active Directory Business-to-Consumer (commonly called Azure B2C) is an important business solution for systems that need to authenticate end users to a web/mobile application using a white-labeled experience. Azure AD B2C provides an easy identity system as a service with pay-as-you-go pricing options. Who uses Azure AD B2C? If you have a solution where […]
Mastering Cloud Transformation for Business: Portfolio Transformation
In this blog series, we’re exploring the four pillars of a successful Cloud Transformation: Program Model, Cloud Foundations, Portfolio Transformation, and Enterprise App Migration. The first in the series focused on designing a successful cloud Program Model, and our second blog provided an overview of Cloud Foundations to start your cloud transformation journey on the […]
Cloud Takes Center Stage at 2023 Bank Automation Summit
Recently, I attended the 2023 Bank Automation Summit, where one of the significant topics of discussion was how banks navigate their transition to the cloud. The “cloud” refers to a global network of servers, each with a unique function, that works in tandem to enable users to access files stored within from any approved device. […]
Fundamentals: Recommendation and Getting Started Guide for Microsoft Cloud Certifications
Fundamental Microsoft Cloud Certification for Professionals working with Azure; M365; Power Platform; or Security, Compliance, and Identity are available and recommended for anyone selling, designing, implementing, delivering, or supporting Microsoft services in the M365, Azure, or Power Platform (I will call this Microsoft Cloud below) should consider studying for and obtaining the four ‘Fundamentals’ certifications […]
Mastering Cloud Transformation for Business: Cloud Foundations
In this blog series, we’re exploring the four pillars of a successful Cloud Transformation: Program Model, Cloud Foundations, Portfolio Transformation, and Enterprise App Migration. In our first blog, we discussed the importance of a Program Model and the key elements that should be considered for successful implementation. If you haven’t already, I highly encourage you […]