Microsoft hits Refresh
Over the past few years, I’ve read a number of interesting books relating to “business”, and a few of those have linked to Cloudreach’s key partners, for example: Amazon, Google (and Google’s HR approach). More recently, I found some time to read Satya Nadella’s book on his Microsoft journey entitled ‘Hit Refresh’ – and as […]
Bridging Multi Cloud Deployments with Kubernetes
A Global Cloud Professional Services Company working with another Global Professional Services Company on bridging multi cloud deployments with Kubernetes… What could possibly go wrong? Might we all get stuck aimlessly in workshops evaluating the hundreds of tools available on the market only to reach a stalemate? Might we spend so much time evaluating tools […]
Mad Expert Bot – A GCP Chatbot on Slack
Hackathon theme and rules In Cloudreach we are very keen to not only support our customers on their digital transformations, but also to use our knowledge and expertise in order to contribute to society, and create something new that improves other people’s lives. One of the ways we do that is through the .create() hackathon. […]
Microsoft Inspire – news from Washington
Writing today from Dulles airport following a really interesting week at the Microsoft Inspire conference (formerly known as WPC). Four jolly Cloudreachers spent the week here, amongst 17,000 others to hear the latest from the Redmond crew. If you didn’t make it, here’s a few notes from me to bring you up to speed. Inspirational? […]
Serverless Computing – What is it?
Serverless is a concept in Cloud Computing that has been growing in popularity over the last 12 months. It is very powerful and has a lot of potential. In this post, I hope to help explain what Serverless is, how it can be used and some examples of how it is being used in the […]
Passing the “Architecting Azure Solutions (70-534)” certification exam: Tips and Resources
I’ve recently passed the 70-534 exam and I really want to share these insights because I wish I had this information prior to taking the exam (and hadn’t wasted revision time on material that does not make a difference and does not help much in preparing you for the exam!). Here are some hints and […]
PowerShell on Linux: is it really working?
Yes. It is. From the moment that Microsoft announced this on the 8th of August all eyebrows were raised and a high level of curiosity has been sparked, especially now when Microsoft is leaning heavily towards linux and open source in general.
To Buy or Not to Buy: Is That the Question? Procuring versus Comsuming IT Resources
In years gone past, companies have habitually bought and owned land, the building standing on it, and physical assets to sit inside it. These purchases have no obvious benefit to the core business; they are merely required to run it. I have seen entire villages and streets named after the company who resides there. This […]
Harness the Power of Azure Active Directory
Everyone knows what Active Directory is, but how about Azure Active Directory? Well, Azure AD is a cloud based directory and identity management service introduced by Microsoft back in 2011.