Articles

Azured prides itself on the level of expertise, passion and dedication of our specialists. Each of the articels below has been written by one of Azured’s own, reflecting on their experience to share carefully observed trends and insights as relevant in IT today.

M365: Securing your future

M365: Securing your future

Microsoft's security story has dramatically changed over the last 5 years. From focusing on providing insights on the periphery of your environment, to becoming a corner stone of a customers security strategy, Microsoft has transformed into a powerful force in the...

Codeless Apps and Groundhog Day

Codeless Apps and Groundhog Day

Anthony is an Architect with over 10 years of experience helping clients realise the most value from Microsoft Azure, Office 365 and EMS. View full profile. The advent of codeless programming has enabled more people to create their own apps, with increasingly...

Microsoft’s Security Evolution

Microsoft’s Security Evolution

Anthony is an Architect with over 10 years of experience helping clients realise the most value from Microsoft Azure, Office 365 and EMS. View full profile. Microsoft traditionally had left security to its partners and as someone whom has been involved in the...

From Traditional Network Security to SASE and beyond…

From Traditional Network Security to SASE and beyond…

Anthony is an Architect with over 10 years of experience helping clients realise the most value from Microsoft Azure, Office 365 and EMS. View full profile. In my early days in the industry, the only way I could access work resources was to be sitting at my desk, on...

What does SD-WAN mean for Telco’s?

What does SD-WAN mean for Telco’s?

There have been more than a few punters whom have boldly claimed that SD WAN spells the rebuke of large Telcos through its migration away from MPLS in favour of the internet. However, with as much as 58% of customers estimated to maintain an on-premises environment...

SD-WAN: What it is and what it isn’t

SD-WAN: What it is and what it isn’t

SD WAN is fast becoming ubiquitous and, at some level, integrated into everything we do. In its purest sense, Software Defined Wide Area Networks is exactly that, a software defined series of rules that span a diverse series of WANs. Rules that dictate network path...

Cloud is always changing

Cloud is always changing

IT has cycles; in-source then out-source.. centralised then distributed.. but cloud is different. It’s not a fad. It’s here to stay and it’s more than just another technology, it’s a completely new means of delivering and consuming technology. The standard way of...

Practical Security

Practical Security

“There are two types of businesses; one that’s been hacked and one that doesn’t know they’ve been hacked” – a paranoid security dude. 10 years ago security was simple: Secure your perimeter, block everything and be on the lookout for Stuxnet styled USB key’s littering...

5 things businesses wish they knew before they were hacked

5 things businesses wish they knew before they were hacked

In business there are two ways to learn; direct or indirect experience. When it comes to security, the clear winner should always be indirect experience. You don’t want to be that person whose heart suddenly lurches at the slowly dawning realisation something bad has...