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Migrating SAP HANA to the public cloud

Migrating SAP HANA to the public cloud

Enterprises all over the world are looking to migrate SAP workloads running on premises to the cloud. The big question is, how will they migrate their SAP HANA data to the public cloud, especially for Tier 1 workloads like SAP production databases? Approaches such as custom scripts, native database replication, and recovering from backups suffer […]

Data Protection for Transactional Applications Running on Azure Ultra SSD

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Today, Microsoft Azure announced a brand new storage tier, Ultra SSD, which delivers extreme performance for critical applications such as SAP HANA, MS-SQL, and other databases. Some salient features are: Flexible disk size from 4 GB to 64 TB. This would easily fit the largest HANA databases. I/O performance of 300 IOPs / GB to […]

5 Reasons to Move SAP HANA to the Public Cloud

5 Reasons to Move SAP HANA to the Public Cloud

If a few years back, someone would have told you to move your SAP HANA from on-premises to the public cloud, you’d have probably asked them to take a vacation. But that’s just water under the bridge now. Public cloud has established itself as a leading platform to run mission critical applications such as SAP […]

How Does Azure Stack Enable the Hybrid Cloud for Businesses

In this next session, Jay Livens and Karl talk about how Azure Stack enables the hybrid cloud for businesses.   Giovanni Tropeano:  Karl you mentioned the cloud first; you know why not cloud attitude shift right the businesses have taken.  Companies that are using — you know they start with cloud, then they go to […]

How Does Azure Stack Enable Hybrid Cloud? Talking Cloud with Azure Part 4

Jay Livens and Karl Rautenstrach continue their conversation on Azure for cloud   Giovanni Tropeano:  Karl you mentioned the cloud first; you know why not cloud attitude shift right the businesses have taken.  Companies that are using — you know they start with cloud, then they go to hybrid cloud and now you have businesses […]

Non Traditional Ways Businesses Leverage Azure for Cloud

Non Traditional Ways Businesses Leverage Azure for Cloud

Talking Cloud with Azure, Part 3 with Karl Rautenstrauch of Azure Cloud and Jay Livens of Actifio Giovanni Tropeano:  You know speaking of customers you both speak to a ton of different businesses out there and customers.  What are some of the non traditional ways that you see businesses leveraging Azure for cloud?     […]

Ways to Save Money with Multicloud

This is 1 of 5 short videos interviewing one of Actifio’s cloud experts, Ashok Ramu.   Jay Livens:  Hi, this is Jay Livens, Senior Director of Product Marketing at Actifio.  Today I have with me Ashok Ramu, who is the GM of cloud solutions at Actifio, and today we’re talking about cloud.  Got some great […]

What Do On-Demand Cloud Services Look Like? Talking Clouds with Azure – Part 1b

What do on demand cloud services look like

A continuation of a short discussion between @jlivens and @Kloud_Karl about on-demand cloud services.   Giovanni Tropeano:  So, just giving insights into what an architecture might look like, if you were leveraging the sort of services, talk a little bit about what that would look like?   Jay Livens:  Well, what’s interesting is that, as […]

5 Cloud Computing Trends To Watch Out For In 2018

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We are now well into 2018 and increasingly a lot of enterprise business owners and IT executives are turning their attention to how they can use latest technology and innovations in the cloud computing industry to achieve their 2018 business objectives. We have compiled a list of 5 cloud computing trends that strategic business owners […]

Cloud Innovation and Cloud Security: 5 Educational Videos

cloud innovation

It’s inevitable. The cloud is here and it seems like there is no going back. Those that adopt the cloud begin to open up possibilities for business acceleration and growth that have the power to push them past competition. The cloud is drastically changing the world of data and applications, effectively pushing its way into […]

Hybrid Cloud Trends: 4 Must-Read Articles for 2017

hybrid cloud trends

As I navigate the virtual highways and backroads of the interwebs, I am always searching for new content that interests me.  In this blog, I wanted share some recent articles related to Cloud adoption. The Cloud is a common item on many IT leaders to-do lists, and yet the uncertainty around cloud migration and implementation […]