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Azure OpenAI: A Strategic Investment for Business Growth

In today's rapidly evolving business landscape, innovation is no longer a luxury; it's a necessity. Companies are constantly seeking ways to streamline operations, optimize decision-making, and gain a competitive edge. This is where Artificial…
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The Power of Preparation: How Azure Migration Assessments Optimize Your Cloud Investment 

In today's digital landscape, cloud migration has become an essential step for businesses seeking scalability, agility, and cost-effectiveness. However, jumping headfirst into the cloud without proper planning can lead to unexpected challenges…
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Boost Efficiency and Reduce Costs: The ROI of Azure Integration Services

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In today's data-driven world, businesses rely on seamless integration between various applications, databases, and cloud services. This integration allows for streamlined workflows, automated processes, and ultimately, better decision-making.…
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5 Ways Azure Can Improve Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery for SMBs

What if one single investment could save your company? Companies may only realize the benefit of its investment in business continuity (BC) and disaster recovery (DR) in the event of a catastrophe, but it should never be overlooked. A…
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Top 5 Tips for a Successful Cloud Migration

Are you on the verge of starting your cloud migration journey? Here are a few tips to help guide you through the process. 1. Consider refactoring monolithic applications Decomposing monolithic applications into services or microservices…
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Migration to Azure: SQL Server on VM, Managed Instance, and Database

Are you looking to migrate your SQL server to cloud platforms like AWS or Azure? SQL Server older versions are moved to the cloud to modernize their infrastructure, extend their support, and incorporate new tools. And while SQL Server can…
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Necessity Over Capacity: How to Get Cloud-Enabled Applications Right 

Cloud-enabled applications are on-premise software adapted to work in the cloud. However, despite being cloud-enabled, moving a legacy application to the cloud isn’t enough to truly take advantage of the benefits of a cloud application. To…
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Power Platform Updates 2022

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Introduction Microsoft is well known for its constantly evolving products and their 2022 release wave 1 Plan which outlines Power Platform updates is a great way to get a look into what’s coming this year. There have been countless improvements…
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Microservices Scalability as a Business Issue

Microservices are a popular option for application modernization. For one thing, they are cost-effective, making them ideal for smaller companies. Also, microservices can be cloud-native, saving the space required for on-premise systems.…
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Understanding the Azure Container Apps Service

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Azure Container Apps have skyrocketed into popularity since their launch at the 2021 Microsoft Ignite Conference. In this article we’ll be covering a few topics integral to understanding the Azure Container Apps service, starting off with…
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Legacy Systems: The Risks of Postponing Application Modernization

Legacy systems are systems near the end of their life cycle. While still functional, legacy systems are potentially detrimental from both a technical and business point of view. This can cause problems from internal communication issues…
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Why Azure Arc is a Game Changer for Hybrid Cloud

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Have you ever struggled with controlling and governing complex systems, with ever-changing management tools? Some parts of running an organization that relies on cloud environments can be really difficult. It’s becoming increasingly hard to…
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Cloud Adoption Missteps Part 3: Governance and Organization

Welcome back to the final part of our 3-part Cloud Adoption Missteps series where we will be going over some of the errors and mistakes that take place during the governance and organization stages of the Cloud Adoption Framework for Azure.…
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Common Cloud Adoption Missteps Part 2: Adoption and Management Stages

Welcome back to the Cloud Adoption Missteps series, for part two: focusing on the adoption and management stages. If you haven’t already checked out our first blog post in the series for the Planning and Strategy Phases, check it out here.…
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Optimus Information Wins at Microsoft's 2021 Impact Awards

Microsoft Canada recognizes Optimus Information as winner of the  2021 Regional Cloud Solution Provider - Azure Impact Award Vancouver, BC, Canada — July 15, 2021 - Optimus Information Inc. is proud to announce it has won the 2021 Microsoft…
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Legacy Application Modernization: Benefits, Challenges and Approaches

Organizations typically invest considerably to procure or develop custom applications that support critical business operations. Unfortunately, when these applications go out of date, replacing them with newer applications is often not an…
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Modernizing Applications with Azure PaaS

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For organizations that rely on legacy technology, the cost of maintaining outdated software inhibits innovation and slows down the digital transformation process. Since business operations generate dependency on these legacy systems while accumulating…
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Common Cloud Adoption Missteps during the Strategy and Planning Phase

  There are many roadblocks along your journey to digital transformation. Following the guidance from the Cloud Adoption Framework closely is essential when undergoing your cloud migration.  While the Cloud Adoption Framework helps…