Adding Apps for Remote Workers with Intune

Using Co-Management to add Apps for Remote Workers

In my work to support a number of customers, I’ve noticed a clear shift away from what most would define as crisis management, towards a more considered move to improve remote performance. This primarily involves ensuring that we have the capacity to manage different workloads, but can also include provisioning a wider range of applications for users working from home.  

Windows Virtual Desktop with Azure

Delivering Windows Virtual Desktop in Azure

With effective homeworking a real challenge for many IT departments, a Windows Virtual Desktop (WVD) solution can be a game-changer. I’ve been working on the delivery of a number of WVD installations for our customers recently and have seen the real value it offers in enabling users to securely access a working environment, on any device. Here are a few things to note, for those looking for a [Virtual] way forward with remote workers.

Azure Policies and Initiatives

Spot the Difference: Azure Policies & Initiatives

It might sound simple, but we often get asked about the difference between and Azure Policy and an Azure Initiative.  Although they both have the same three components (definition, assignment and parameters), it’s not always clear which one to use when considering how to manage your resources.

These tools help the business in setting priorities on a strategic level to help manage and prevent issues, however, let’s begin by confirming what we know about each: 

Cloud Management Services

Pick a Cloud. Any Cloud

If you’ve not already heard, Azure Arc is being hailed by Microsoft as the "next big step forward in hybrid computing".  Imagine the ability to deploy Azure services to run in environments built by other cloud providers, including Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Google Cloud, and manage them from Azure? 

Let’s take a closer look and see what this really means for resellers and the future of how the channel sells Cloud management services.