Irish Government Cancels Cloud Project

March 27, 2015 // 0 Comments

Anyone working in “cloud computing” in Ireland had heard that the Irish government had launched a process to deploy a “private cloud” that would be engineered by external service providers, but owned and located by the Irish state. It sounded like the project from hell/heaven, with a list [...]

ADFS Authentication Via Azure

August 13, 2014 // 3 Comments

I’ve recently started doing lots of presentation on Azure thanks to the release of Azure via Open licensing. People wonder what the scenarios ate where an SME would deploy machines in Azure and on premises. Here’s one I came up with this morning (an evolution of one I’d looked at before). I [...]

Office 365 Open Program

July 9, 2012 // 0 Comments

Microsoft Partners have not been quiet about some of their displeasure with Office 365.  O365 committed a cardinal sin in business; in the eyes of some partners, Microsoft stole the business relationship with the customer from the partner by direct invoicing the customer.  In some parts of New [...]

June 2012 Version of Windows Intune Goes Live Today

June 11, 2012 // 0 Comments

The new version of Windows Intune is going live today.  Intune is the cloud based user device management solution that bundles: Windows 7 Enterprise: featuring DirectAccess (VPN without VPN client), BranchCache (WAN optimisation), BitLocker (disk encryption), and BitLocker-To-Go (USB device [...]
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