Using a hybrid cloud gives you the benefits of flexibility, scalability, cost-effectiveness, better security and seamless integration. By combining the strengths of private and public clouds, companies can achieve an optimised IT infrastructure that meets their unique requirements. However, successful implementation requires careful planning, consideration of various factors and adherence to best practices. As the hybrid cloud landscape continues to evolve, organisations must stay abreast of emerging trends and technologies to realise the full potential of this transformative approach.
Traditional data center storage solutions have long favored read/write intensive triple-level cell (TLC) storage for applications like SQL Server, virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI), and more. However, new read-intensive technologies like artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning (ML), and analytics, as well as applications that read and write data at the source, like edge computing and Internet of Things (IoT), are driving IT professionals to deploy and performance tune a combination of TLC and more affordable, read-intensive, higher density quad-level cell (QLC) solid-state drives (SSDs) in their data centers [...]
Manufacturers are facing a lot of challenges in today's world, including ever-increasing costs, supply chain complexities, and the need for innovation to stay ahead of the competition. Fortunately, the Hybrid Cloud is helping manufacturers overcome these challenges by providing a flexible, scalable, and cost-effective solution that allows them to streamline operations, improve efficiency, and accelerate innovation. In this article, we will explore how Hybrid Cloud is revolutionizing the manufacturing industry [...]
Azure Virtual Desktop (AVD), formerly known as Windows Virtual Desktop, is a cloud-based desktop and application virtualisation service for Azure Stack HCI and others that provides a secure and scalable solution for remote working. It enables users to access virtualised desktops and applications from any location, on any device, with a trusted [...]
Azure Stack HCI is a hybrid cloud solution that allows organisations to easily modernise their data centres. It provides a hyper-converged infrastructure and allows you to run virtualised workloads on-premises while taking advantage of Azure services. This approach gives you the best of both worlds: the control and security of an on-premises environment, as well as [...]
Join the Microsoft MVPs for a recap. At Ignite 2022, Microsoft announced new ways that Azure Arc and Azure Stack HCI can help you operate hybrid seamlessly.
From our partner DataON comes the latest news for Azure Stack HCI in this recap blog about Microsoft Ignite 2022. Today at Microsoft Ignite 2022, we’re announcing new ways that Azure Arc and Azure Stack HCI can help you operate hybrid seamlessly, including a new hybrid benefit for Software Assurance customers, Public Preview 2 of […]
The Nordic Infrastructure Conference (NIC) took place in Oslo this month: the tenth time in total, and the fourth time XCES attended the event as a partner. Consultant Joost Dubbelman attended with his colleagues and tells you about their findings and the latest developments in the world of Microsoft Azure [...]
We wrote it before: at XCES, we think in partnerships. Every successful Azure Stack HCI implementation we do for our customers could not come about without our extensive partner network. XCES works with partners that prove their added value to our customers time and again. And one of those partners is DataON. DataON [...]
Today, public cloud seems to be the standard for many organisations. They adopt a strategy of migrating all infrastructure to the cloud. Alternatives are often not even seriously considered. But what if public cloud is not an option for your organisation? Despite all the possibilities offered by the public cloud, there are also plenty of reasons for organisations to [...]