Hybrid Data & Services – Connecting your datacentre to Azure

So what are the options for creating Hybrid Data & Services where you want services in the Azure cloud such as Data Science VM, Notebooks, Databases and services still on Premise JISC (JaNET) and Azure Peering Back in 2013 Microsoft and JaNET announced a peering agreement here what some academics think of the opportunity Paul…


Post your harddrive for upload to the Azure Cloud

This week I had one university who wanted to get a few hundred TB of data into the Azure cloud. Well now Azure customers,  can now arrange to have their hard drives transported to Microsoft’s data centres in the UK and uploaded using the Azure Data Import and Export services. Azure Data Import and Export…


Microsoft Azure Stack is a new hybrid cloud platform product that enables organisations to deliver Azure services from their own datacenter

  This week I got into a discussion around Data Centre strategy. The institution in question, where this happened are presently defining a new strategy on datacenters. The institution is presently considering a cloud option but one of their key requirements is that they maintain an on premise datacenter. During the discussion I simply made…

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OpenStack and Azure – Hybrid Data Centers

OpenStack is the most widely deployed open-source software for building and managing public and private clouds, and one of the fastest growing open-source projects in history. OpenStack is a collection of community driven, open-source cloud computing projects that meets your private cloud needs for Windows & Linux applications, and can extend to public cloud environments….

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Azure Data Centers and Regions

Azure is generally available in 30 regions around the world, and has announced plans for 4 additional regions. Geographic expansion is a priority for Azure because it enables our customers to achieve higher performance and it supports their requirements and preferences regarding data locations. At present we have the following Data Centers Regions including dedicated…