Businesses can’t ask where they want to be in 5 years without considering where they want their technology to be as well. The way we handle our IT solutions has a direct impact on how we handle business, growth, and disaster. So how do we build solutions now that will work later? By building solutions that can evolve over time!
The need to build forward-thinking solutions with existing hardware is why understanding Azure is key to your next step.
In our blog last week, we talked about The Benefits of Using Microsoft Azure, discussing why Azure is one of our cloud solutions of choice, and the merits of its security, support and cost. In this post, we’re getting a little more technical and talking about IaaS and PaaS, the two basic services Cloud Providers offer its users.
Azure is Microsoft's cloud platform. Users can buy service for storage, hosting, or running applications on-demand from its global network of data centers which houses servers, storage, and software. It supports some of the largest number of operating systems, devices, database languages, and tools. Azure’s primary options are IaaS (Infrastructure as a Service) and PaaS (Platform as a Service).
Depending on your business, one of the above may be more appealing than the other. Learning about both should help you see how your current solutions can benefit from Azure’s features.
Even for those of us with infrastructure in place, there are excellent options to leverage our on-site assets, benefit from off-site infrastructure and still be thinking 5 years ahead.
Azure provides an efficient, secure, flexible, and cost-effective method for data storage and IT infrastructure.
In this post, we will walk through a 5 step methodology we have found helpful to moving mainframe applications to Azure.
As technology advances, mainframe organizations are increasingly pressed to transition to more modern platforms. Here are some of the most common misconceptions that hinder their mainframe modernization journey.
The cost of not modernizing mainframe systems is generally far greater than the time, effort, and money required to make the transition. Here's why.
As mainframes host mission-critical applications, it's essential to ensure that the modernization process is accurate and causes minimal disruption to business operations. This is where automated migration and testing tools come in.
An overview of the Unisys mainframe and the Unisys to Azure Reference Architecture.View more
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