Understanding Azure and SQL Server

Understanding Azure and SQL Server

Microsoft Azure and SQL Server Microsoft Azure does not sell virtual machines with SQL Server pre-installed but instead provides SQL Server databases derived from larger SQL Server Servers. Recently, a colleague asked me about SQL. If we sold someone a self-service HyperV private cloud, and they spun up an SQL instance, how would that be … Read more

Benefits of Running Windows Server and SQL Server on Azure

Benefits of Running Windows Server and SQL Server on Azure

Successful cloud migration begins with crucial decisions and simple steps forward, such as running Windows Server and SQL Server on Azure. Why Azure? Customers choose Azure for their Windows Server workloads for cloud security, increased agility, and reduced costs. Do you mean I can’t just use my old Windows Server technology? Why not? Let’s take … Read more

Why Migrate to Microsoft Azure?

Why Migrate to Microsoft Azure?

With Microsoft Azure, you get always-on, up-to-date security that keeps your organization running—no need to worry about compromising business-critical application data and files across on-premise servers and the cloud. With Microsoft Azure, you’ll be able to: Guard your business or government agency against external threats and breaches using built-in security features across on-premise and cloud deployments. … Read more

Windows Server and SQL Server Customers Choose Azure

Windows Server and SQL Server Customers Choose Azure

Ever wonder why Windows Server and SQL Server Customers choose Azure? Over the last quarter century, companies of all sizes have been trusting Windows Server and SQL Server to run their mission-critical workloads. Did you know that over 70 percent of on-premises server workloads run on Windows Server1 today? Yes, you read that correctly. As … Read more

Utilizing Azure SQL Database Managed Instance

Not ready to give up on your on-premises SQL Server licensing investment but eager for the benefits of the cloud? Get the best of both worlds by utilizing Azure Hybrid Benefit to save up to 55% on Azure SQL Database Managed Instance. What is it? Microsoft Azure SQL Database Managed Instance is a new deployment … Read more

End of Support for SQL Server 2008 and 2008 R2

End of Support for SQL Server 2008 and 2008 R2   Been avoiding upgrading? With end of support for SQL Server 2008 and 2008 R2, the time has come. July 2019 is the big date. But don’t worry, AIS Network has your back! A lot has changed since 2008. Over the past 10 years, Microsoft … Read more

Is Azure Backup All That?

Is Azure Backup All That

Is Azure backup all that?  Yes, in fact. Azure backup helps you retain rapidly increasing amounts of data while keeping storage costs low. And, it makes it easy for you to backup and restore your most important information when the unexpected happens. Data has never been more critical to your enterprise as it transforms in … Read more

Microsoft CSP Membership Expands AISN Cloud Services

Summary: The Microsoft CSP Program allows AIS Network to provide direct billing, sell combined offers and services, and directly provision, manage and support Microsoft cloud offerings. These include Azure managed services and Office 365 managed services.   McLean, Va. — July 28, 2016 — AIS Network has expanded cloud services for its North American clients via its … Read more