Internet Explorer 11 retirement

Internet Explorer 11

Internet Explorer 11 retirement announcement As per Microsoft MC378271 announcement, the Internet Explorer (IE) 11 desktop application will be retired on June 15, 2022, on certain versions of Windows 10. This means that the IE11 desktop application will no longer be supported and will be progressively redirected to Microsoft Edge over the following months, and … Read more

The Microsoft Inside Track

The Microsoft Inside Track

Introduction When implementing IT solutions which are complex and require proper in-depth planning, it is crucial to perform technical assessments and creating an inventory of the “as-is” situation as well as assess the organization’s operational and business requirements alongside the technical requirements. Implementing an IT solution, especially when this involves some sort of migration, requires … Read more

Microsoft 365 pre-migration checklist

Microsoft 365

Introduction When planning to migrate an organization with existing on-premises infrastructure to the Microsoft 365 Cloud, you need to create a thorough plan before the migration. This article discusses a Microsoft 365 pre-migration checklist which is provided as a template by Microsoft. Microsoft 365 pre-migration checklist Carry out the following tasks to prepare for migrating … Read more

Microsoft TCO calculator overview

Azure TCO calculator

Introduction When planning your on-premise to Azure migration there are a lot of technical and business factors which need to be taken into account. First off, you need to assess your existing on-premises infrastructure and make decisions as to whether or not to migrate everything to Azure or keep a hybrid infrastructure with Azure Arc … Read more

Solution assessment as a Microsoft service

Solution assessment as a Microsoft service

Introduction There is an increasing number of customers around the globe in need of migrating to the Cloud. Implenting a migration project can be challenging and planning/designing the proper migration approach is of paramount importance. Microsoft can offer free solution assessment consulting services to its partner organizations implementing a migration project. Solution assessment as a … Read more

Azure migration design considerations

Microsoft Azure

Running an Azure migration can entail many services and parameters which should taken into account. In the case of an Azure migration Proof of Concept (PoC), the Azure PoC subscription is used as an intermediary platform on which to perform an initial migration, test the proof of concept and validate functionality and then switch-over to … Read more

Migrating .NET apps and SQL databases to Azure

Azure

Introduction When planning a migration of .NET apps with associated SQL databases to Azure, you generally have two options: Azure IaaS with Azure VMs and VM scale sets running SQL Server or any other supported SQL DBMS (e.g. MySQL Server) Azure PaaS with Azure App Service and Azure SQL or other supported PaaS-based SQL service … Read more

Exchange Online migration design considerations

Exchange Online migration design considerations

Introduction Most Microsoft 365 migration projects have an Exchange Online (EXO) portion. Whether that be an on-premises Exchange Server to Exchange Online migration task or a migration from a third party POP3/IMAP email hosting provider, there are a number of design considerations you need to take into account in every EXO project. Exchange Online migration … Read more

SharePoint Online migration design considerations

Sharepoint-Online

Related articles: Content migration to Sharepoint Online and OneDrive for Business How to optimize Sharepoint Online migration performance Introduction A considerable number of Microsoft 365 migration projects have a SharePoint Online (SPO) portion. Whether that be a straight forward file data migration task or a more complex custom on-premises SharePoint to SharePoint Online migration, there … Read more

Microsoft 365 tenant to tenant migration tools

microsoft365

Introduction A common scenario in the Cloud industry is the consolidation of workloads. Consolidation means to combine resources and workloads from different locations or management units (e.g. Cloud tenants) into a single one for centralized management and cost efficiency. One such scenario in Microsoft Azure is the migration of the resources of a Microsoft 365 … Read more

Content migration to Sharepoint Online and OneDrive for Business

Sharepoint Online Content Migration

Related articles: How to optimize Sharepoint Online migration performance SharePoint Online migration design considerations Content migration overview Moving to SharePoint or OneDrive? There are several tools and methods you can use; what is best for you and your organization depends on a number of factors. What is the size and amount of content you need … Read more