The branding of Windows Azure Active Directory

In a recent post I mentioned the ability to access your Windows Azure Active Directory (WAAD) tenant and see the services connected to it (such as Office 365, Dynamics CRM Online, and Windows Intune). Slowly we are starting to see Microsoft changing the branding on more and more services to reflect WAAD. For example where previously…… Continue reading The branding of Windows Azure Active Directory

What if my cloud provider’s data center gets hit by a natural disaster?

Just October last year, the United States was hit by super storm Sandy – it brought widespread flooding and power outages on the north-eastern US seaboard. With hyperscale cloud providers having majority of their data centers in the US, most businesses would want to ask: “Can natural disasters kill the cloud”? The hurricane which hit…… Continue reading What if my cloud provider’s data center gets hit by a natural disaster?