Microsoft Azure is a cloud computing service for building, testing, deploying, and managing applications and services through a global network of Microsoft-managed data centers. Cloudreach are a Gold Cloud Platform Partner and have a wealth of knowledge on Azure.
Cloudreach Takes Its Microsoft Azure Partnership To The Next Stage
Tom Ray, General Manager for our Microsoft Azure partnership, shares why it is an exciting time to be adopting Microsoft Azure with Cloudreach.
Why Microsoft Is Ending Support For SQL Server & Windows Server 2008
In less than 12 months, Microsoft will be ending support for SQL Server 2008 (July 9th, 2019) and Windows Server 2008 (January 14th, 2020). Here’s why that’s happening, and what to do about it. It may not seem that long ago, but from a business-technology standpoint, 2008 was a different world. 64-bit computing was a […]
A Data-First Strategy: Which CSP Should You Choose?
Cloud Providers focus on advancing and maturing data capabilities has resulted in a very complex ecosystem of cloud services. In this blog post, Bimal Tandel, Business Line Leader for Data & Analytics, will help you navigate this ecosystem by comparing all data services offered by the three major Cloud providers (AWS, Azure, and GCP). “By […]
Getting Started With Azure Machine Learning Studio
Cloudreach Cloud Architect, Dwayne Monroe provides a brief introduction to Azure Machine Learning Studio and walks us through an example project to get readers started. This post is about Azure Machine Learning Studio, an Azure offering which makes it possible for non-specialists to benefit from the capabilities of machine learning and bring those benefits (such as […]
Microsoft OpenHack: A Deep Dive Into Machine Learning
Cloudreach Cloud Systems Developer, Sebastian Bühnemann, recently discovered how hackathons help you to come to grips with a new subject when he took part in Microsoft’s machine learning themed OpenHack event. Having worked with big data and machine learning for a year on a high level I was always keen on getting my hands […]
A New Day For Microsoft Azure Certifications
Christos Kotsidimos, Cloud Architect at Cloudreach, shares his experience of taking the new AZ-302 Azure Transition exam as the Microsoft platform lays the groundwork for more role-based Certifications. During Ignite 2018, Microsoft announced a number of new role-based certifications for Azure. The goal was to create a clear and coherent roadmap for candidates focusing on […]
Cloud is a Cultural Choice
As cloud providers continue to compete on price and service offerings, many organizations are also assessing potential providers for culture fit. Evaluating prospective vendors for culture fit has become an important part of the technology purchasing process for organizations seeking products as a service. An organization’s culture, vision, and mission provide the guardrails and direction in […]
Microsoft Inspire 2018 – a week in the desert
Writing this post on my way back from Microsoft Inspire 2018 – this year held in Las Vegas, Nevada. In July. It’s hard to describe the heat unless you’ve been to a desert before, but it’s 40+ degrees in the summer, all day. Weather aside, it’s been a great week and I thought it worth […]
MCSA Data Engineering with Azure: Exam 70-775 study guide
One of Cloudreach’s core beliefs is that as a company, and as individual Cloudreachers, we should strive to be “one step ahead”. For me, this means building a strong competency in one of Azure’s most exciting offerings with data engineering, analytics and if I’m feeling especially ambitious, machine learning (further down the road). My plan […]