Migrating from the cloud for 4Sysops

There’s a trend today – my articles are being published online! I think today is the most I’ve ever had, three in one day.

Anyway, I’ve got an article up at 4sysops, this one deals with a project I did recently for a client, migrating them from Office 365 / Exchange Online back to an Exchange 2013 on-premises server. Read it here.

Enjoy! And thanks for reading Smile

Nested virtualization in Azure for virtualizationreview.com

My second column is now up at virtualizationreview.com, following on from the first one I look at using nested virtualization in Azure to host a training VM for a Microsoft training course. Read it here.

Enjoy! And thank you for your time and interest in reading this article.

Office 365 Admin MFA for 4Sysops

I have a series of four posts for 4Sysops covering Office 365 Secure Score – how to improve the security of your O365 tenant. This first post covers what Secure Score is and how to enable Multi Factor Authentication (MFA) for your administrators in Office 365. Read it here.

Enjoy and thanks for reading.

Real-Life Azure, Part 2: Virtual Branch Office Setup for virtualizationreview.com

Following on from my first part on virtualizationreview.com last month, the second part has just been published. This time I’m looking at how the fictional company JABB Systems International start setting up VMs in Azure IaaS, set up a Domain Controller in Azure, migrate LOB systems and backup. Read it here.

Enjoy! And thanks for reading.

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Real-Life Azure, Part 1: Setting Up the Environment for virtualizationreview.com

I’ve done a couple of in-depth technical article looking at Azure for virtualizationreview.com. These are available here, here, here and here.

Recently published is part 1 of a new series that looks at Azure (with all the changes since those first articles were written incorporated) from a “real world” perspective. I take a fictitious company on their journey to a hybrid cloud, applying the technologies to their business problems. Part 1 covers setting up a virtual network, linking it to on-premises, how to think about administrative delegation and so forth. Read it here.

Enjoy! And thanks for reading.