Making Incredible Technology, Incredibly Simple!

Well now I am totally lost for words! Over the last few years I have focused primarily on the fabric which binds the magic and power of our clouds and services hosted within the data centre, with some emphasis networking technologies and software defined networks. Of course I have singled out some specific brands to […]

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As you create and publish Runbooks in SMA, some of these may require to execute runbooks which are hosted on Orchestrator. Over time these might all be working just as expected, however; one day out of the blue your latest masterpiece of Orchestration and Workflows may decide to turn evil and start failing with no […]

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Wow, its already Mid January and this poor blog has been getting a whole lot of neglect. Well don’t give up just yet, as things are about to get a little busy around here. January 1st was once again a really great day with the arrival of my 5th confirmation mail from Microsoft, honoured to […]

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One of the most important features of using SCOM, is the vast knowledge which is offered thought the use of the Management Packs. With power always comes challenges, and the key challenge in this case, is locating and downloading all these packs; and also staying up to date. As you are hopefully aware, my buddy […]

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Free online event with live Q&A with the Microsoft Networking Team: http://aka.ms/SftDnet Wednesday, March 19th from 8am – 1pm PST Are you exploring new networking strategies for your datacenter? Want to simplify the process? Software-defined networking (SDN) can streamline datacenter implementation through self-service provisioning, take the complexity out of network management, and help increase security […]

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Wow, only yesterday I realised that I missed the announcement, and today Microsoft take another step and move this from concept to realty, by offering the solution in Preview Form! You can get started using this link – http://www.windowsazure.com/en-us/services/preview/ The first question to come to mind will be Price, which is rather encouraging, on a […]

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I must not have been paying attention, but having a discussion with fellow MVP Ed Horley, I just realised that I missed what is a very important announcement for organisations or enterprises which would wish to embrace Azure as a true data-center alternative. What am I referring to? MPLS of course. Apparently on the 18th […]

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