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Striping Disks in Azure

Azure disks.  You can do this by using Storage Spaces in Windows Server 2012 or 2016.  Storage Spaces is similar to RAID or the old dynamic disk technology in Windows and allows you to combine multiple disks into a single volume.  Doing so will aggregate the size and performance of the Azure disks.

Mitchell Grande by Mitchell Grande

An easy way to access your OneDrive for Business site

OneDrive for Business provides anywhere access to all of your files across Office 365. There is a handy tip I learned for accessing your OneDrive for Business site that I wanted to pass along.

Drew Madelung by Drew Madelung

Remote Server Troubleshooting

With complex and constantly expiring admin passwords, too many RDP sessions, and too many server IPs to keep track of, managing and troubleshooting issues across multiple servers can be troublesome.  Today, we will look at a few tips to help make it easier to stay organized and work more efficiently.

Mitchell Grande by Mitchell Grande

Adetayo Adegoke Joins Concurrency, Inc. as Vice President, Customer Engagement and Cloud Platforms

Concurrency, Inc. has hired veteran Microsoft-focused consultant Adetayo (“Tayo”) Adegoke in a newly created vice president position to head two of the firm’s five Digital Transformation practice areas: Customer Engagement and Cloud Datacenter. Concurrency’s other Digital Transformation practices are Modern IT Management, Modern Applications, and Data & Analytics.
 

Ted Wentzel by Ted Wentzel

3 Steps U.S. Companies can Take to Prepare for GDPR

If it feels like the General Data Protection Regulation is right around the corner, that’s because it is! The new European privacy law will go into effect May 25, 2018, which leaves companies with just over six months to prepare.

Ted Wentzel by Ted Wentzel

Azure Updates

Ignite 2017, held late last month, contained many exciting announcements for Azure.  Here, we'll highlight some of the best new and updated features.  There are many more than can be listed here so be sure to check out this blog post for a complete rundown.

Mitchell Grande by Mitchell Grande

Slow Sites and Subsites A Tale of Better UX and Loading Left Navigation Nuances

In the realm of UX we can use certain studies in Psychology that show us how we react to interfaces that cause an abrupt awareness of time.  The hemispheres of our brain pass off activity to our Reptilian or Instinctive Brain which immediately becomes distracted by other environmental factors and before we know it, we’ve brood a negative experience.

Damon Sanchez by Damon Sanchez

Things to Consider When Designing a 3D Experience on HoloLens

Many have heard of the incredible, hands free, fully untethered, augmented reality computing device created by Microsoft, known as HoloLens by now as it has been out in the early market for some time.  This device allows people to interact with their environment in ways that has never been seen before, (apart from science fiction).  With these new paradigms comes new challenges when designing a well-polished and compelling user experience on HoloLens.  I have found that nailing down these key areas early in design will help the overall application build go smoothly.

Sam Figie by Sam Figie

Concurrency awarded as Milwaukee Business Journal Fastest Growing Firm

Concurrency’s rapid growth in the last few years is a direct result of our work to help customers with their digital transformation, the integration of digital technologies such as social, mobile, analytics and cloud, in the service of transforming how their businesses work.

Jake Borzym by Jake Borzym

Tenets of Modern IT Management - 10 Part Video Series

The transformation of IT organizations into competitive advantages of their businesses has driven the adoption of Modern IT Management tenants and we've produced a 10 part video series detailing them.  You'll find below the 10 part series which walks through each tenet.

Nathan Lasnoski by Nathan Lasnoski

VIDEO: Microsoft EMS Walkthrough

You've heard a lot about Intune and Mobile Device Management (MDM), but what about the myriad of other components that are included with the Enterprise Mobility Suite (EMS)?

Shannon Fritz by Shannon Fritz

Modern IT Management Defined: DevOps, ITIL, Cloud, Agile, or All of the Above?

What if I told you that you had to take your management platforms and start over, but this time you needed to plan for the next generation of how you'd work with your teams.  What if I told you that you needed to re-address how you dealt with your operational lifecycle, development, and release management.  This is what my team and I did over the last several months.  We decided that we'd look at what the management landscape will look like years from now and apply those concepts to the tools being released by Microsoft for the cloud-centric world. 

Nathan Lasnoski by Nathan Lasnoski

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