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Connect SharePoint Online to an on-premises SQL Server from an Azure provider hosted app using Hybrid Connections

Recently I was asked by a customer if there is a way to allow SharePoint Online users to connect to an on-premises SQL database without using BCS and avoid the overhead configuring that.  As a fan of SharePoint Apps and Azure the recommendation was to implement and leverage a provider hosted app on Azure, as… Read more

MEDIA ENCODING with Microsoft Azure Media Services and K2

By Melissa Layupan and Ali Mazaheri INTRODUCTION Media file encoding (and transcoding) is one of the predominant use-cases within the Media & Entertainment (M&E) industry, and one which many M&E companies struggle with. Reason being is that M&E organizations invest in a multitude of expensive digital and media asset management systems to handle media files… Read more

Enabling Office 365 Hybrid Search with BIG-IP

Recently MTC Irvine team had the pleasure of collaborating with Steve Peschka and F5 engineers to validate leveraging F5 appliance as a reverse proxy for O365 Hybrid Search scenarios.  I am super glad to announce that the technical article is now available publicly for anyone planning to implement this scenario using F5 solutions here.  … Read more