Plankytronixx Academy: Windows Azure Connect – Live Meeting MOVED from 15th Dec to 22nd Dec

It’s very unfortunate to have to do this, but the so-called “Plankytronixx Academy” (!) Windows Azure Connect Online Session that was due to run: 15th December 16:00 UK Time (08:00 PST) to 17:15 UK Time (09:15 PST) …has had to be moved to the same time slot on the 22nd December. The server from which…

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The business justification for your move to Windows Azure: The economics of the cloud.

In many ways you know a move to the cloud is right for certain aspects of your IT but trying to explain that in business-language to somebody who still at the end of the day has to sign a cheque: well that’s still a problem. Wouldn’t it be great if you could prime those guys…

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Your Journey to the Cloud: Getting up to speed…

I’ve collated in to what I think is a logical order, the material it would be good for a cloud-newbie to read/view on the Internet that should take you from knowing very little about the cloud and specifically Windows Azure and get you to a state where you can create a simple application and use…

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VIDEO: Zane’s take on SaaS, PaaS and IaaS

Andrew Fryer and Simon May from the team I work in managed to catch up with Zane Adam, General Manager of Virtualisation and Windows Azure on his last visit to the UK. Luckily, I interviewed him on video giving his take on SaaS, PaaS and IaaS. Click the image to view the video – just…

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YES! It’s a personal-best on the rowing machine

I know, I know; it’s nothing to do with technology but but but. I got a personal-best on the rowing machine today for 10,000 metres and I’m quite pleased with it. 39:48.3. Which equates to a 500m split of 1:59.4 (for those of you that know the significance of these numbers!). I think it’s not…

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Plankytronixx Academy: Windows Azure Connect – Live Meeting on 15th December 16:00-17:15 UK time (08:00–09:15 PST)

IMPORTANT: DATE-CHANGE It’s very unfortunate to have to do this, but the so-called “Plankytronixx Academy” (!) Windows Azure Connect Online Session that was due to run: 15th December 16:00 UK Time (08:00 PST) to 17:15 UK Time (09:15 PST) …has had to be moved to the same time slot on the 22nd December. The server…

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HowTo: Stop temporary contractors from accessing the cloud while giving full access to full-timers

The nervousness of finance sector and public sector customers regarding the deployment of cloud-based applications continues. It appears a lot of this nervousness comes from the opportunities for espionage, subterfuge and other bad-things… I’ve had conversations with a number of customers now who have expressed an interest in federating certain applications in the cloud but…

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