In this episode we dive into the world of containers and Docker. We learn about what they are, why they are relevant to IT Pros and how Microsoft is providing more ways to utilise these technologies today. Our special guest subject matter expert is Trevor Sullivan who is a Microsoft MVP and able to explain to us why containers and Docker are so important in today's technology landscape. Listen and learn
August 23rd, 2016
August 18th, 2016
Marc and I kick off the show with the latest cloud news as usual but then I talk to SMB reseller Jeff Huze from Interconnekt all about the Microsoft Cloud Solution Provider (CSP) that is now available for Microsoft Cloud products like Office 365 and Azure. We talk about the differences it brings for licensing and the tangible benefits it provides resellers when it comes to growing the cloud business. If you haven't looked at Microsoft CSP, then you should. so tune in and let Jeff explain all about it.
August 13th, 2016
Join returning guest Chip Reaves from Bigger Brains as he and I discuss the challenges of reaping productivity benefits from implementing technology in the business express edition of the CIAOPS Need to Know podcast. Who's to blame? The vendors? The resellers? Or the end users?
August 3rd, 2016
Marc Kean and I provide a round up of all the Azure and Office 365 news that's happened of late (and there has been plenty). There are plenty of Azure services going GA along with new Office 365 services that are rolling out. Listen along as we tell you all the latest plus provide our own unique commentary and opinions on everything Microsoft Cloud. Stay up to date right here.
July 15th, 2016
Marc and I review all the latest news from the Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference. We also dive deep into a raft of recent Azure updates as well a swag of Office 365 news. If you want to keep up to date with the Microsoft Cloud then there is no better episode to listen to.
July 2nd, 2016
In this episode Marc is joined by Steve Hosking to talk about SCCM.
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Azure Stack user group meet-up, hear all about Azure Stack Vs Azure Public
June 20th, 2016
In this episode we talk with Stephane Budo from Vigilant IT all about Azure stack and how Microsoft is bringing what it has learned from running the public cloud and making that available to people who want to run their own private cloud. Azure stack provides a consistent way of managing datacentre resources no matter where they may be. Allowing management via a single consistent interface provides a lot of benefits as Stephane explains.
June 10th, 2016
Join myself and Marc as we catch up on all the latest Azure news and discuss Marc's recent blog posts on updates that have recently come to Azure. We cover off some updates to SQL, Mircosoft's new documentation service and more. Plenty of really great content aimed at keeping you right up to date with everything Azure and in the Microsoft cloud.
June 6th, 2016
Robert is joined by returning guest Sonia Cuff to talk about the secrets of successful presentations. They cover off the things that you should and shouldn't do when it comes to giving meaningful and memorable presentations. Sonia shares her extensive experience from presenting both locally and internationally that will benefit anyone who has to stand up in front of a crowd. In this episode you'll learn a lot about delivering an experience that will leave your audience asking for more.
May 27th, 2016
Join myself and co-host, Azure Technical Specialist Marc Kean, as we take a closer look at the backup options available from Azure. We speak about things such as Azure Backup for files and folders, backup for applications and especially Azure Site Recovery. There is of course coverage of the latest cloud news from the world of Microsoft as well as details about technologies such as Azure Resources Manager.