The Polynimbus Cloud Enterprise

Many organizations are finding that they are integrating solutions across multiple cloud providers these days. Many complete systems are contained within a single cloud provider, but many different systems may be spread across  multiple cloud providers. We're starting to enter a world of the Polynimbus Enterprise; an enterprise that uses 2 or more cloud platform…Read more The Polynimbus Cloud Enterprise

Azure CDN Endpoint Interactive Map

The Microsoft Azure CDN (Content Delivery Network) provides secure, reliable content delivery with a broad global reach along with rich features. The Azure CDN endpoints are not the same as the Azure Regions, and Microsoft has the list of cities for the CDN locations published in the Azure documentation. However, a list of city names…Read more Azure CDN Endpoint Interactive Map

Azure Infographic: Cloud Design Patterns

Curious about how to design applications for the cloud? The Cloud Design Patterns infographic from Microsoft provides a nice reference of cloud architecture design patterns. This infographic depicts the most common problems in designing cloud-hosted applications, and it provides some design patterns to offer guidance to help you design better cloud-hosted applications within Microsoft Azure! You…Read more Azure Infographic: Cloud Design Patterns

Azure Infographic: SharePoint with SQL Server AlwaysOn

The Deploy SharePoint with SQL Server AlwaysOn infographic from Microsoft provides a really good visual representation of how to design a SharePoint solution in Microsoft Azure. This infographic provides an example of using Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) within Azure to setup a high-availability deployment of a SharePoint farm with SQL Server configured for AlwaysOn.…Read more Azure Infographic: SharePoint with SQL Server AlwaysOn

Azure Infographic: Cloud Security

There are a number of infographics that Microsoft has made available to better visualize different scenarios with Microsoft Azure. One of these infographics is on the topic of Cloud Security and gives an overview of security, privacy, and compliance within Microsoft Azure. You can download the infographic at the following URL: https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/documentation/infographics/cloud-security/

Azure Infographic: API Management

Microsoft has published a number of infographics to help give some visual guidance to various aspects of the Azure cloud. One of these infographics is an Azure API Management infographic that summarizes how to publish APIs to partners, employees, and 3rd party developers securely and at scale. You can download this infographic from the following…Read more Azure Infographic: API Management