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Azured prides itself on the level of expertise, passion and dedication of our specialists. Each of the articles 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.

Identity management: An organisation’s biggest vulnerability?

Identity management: An organisation’s biggest vulnerability?

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.   Managing employee identity is a lifetime commitment.   The Problem: Compromised credentials in user accounts...

Azure migrations: From Private Cloud to Public Cloud

Azure migrations: From Private Cloud to Public Cloud

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. We are seeing more businesses with Private Cloud consider the benefits of an Azure migration. Often, the...

Why Azure for SMB?

Why Azure for SMB?

Microsoft Azure liberates businesses from the mundane tasks associated with managing hardware and software. This can be especially impactful for small-medium sized organisations as it means focus can be placed on the core business and what it's genuinely here to do...

Beginners guide to Microsoft Sentinel

Beginners guide to Microsoft Sentinel

Microsoft Sentinel is a security information and event management (SIEM) tool that helps organisations detect and respond to cyber threats in real-time. SIEM's are designed to reduce the likelihood of an attack, the mean time to detection (MTTD) of a threat and...

Leadership lessons learned from failure

Leadership lessons learned from failure

Businesses are terrified of making mistakes, but the reality is that no one is exempt from failure, even leadership teams. While mistakes are often a bitter pill to swallow, they can be the fastest or even the only, way to improve. Organisations dedicated to...

Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)

Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)

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. SIEMs are a popular topic at the moment. For the mid-sized businesses we primarily work with, a SIEM represents...

Minimise risk while expediting digital transformation in Azure

Minimise risk while expediting digital transformation in Azure

The Australian government has introduced a new tax scheme that incentivises digital transformation for small businesses. The scheme means eligible businesses have just received a 20 per cent increase in their digital transformation budget. These businesses can deduct...

Harnessing tax benefits to realise M365 nice-to-haves

Harnessing tax benefits to realise M365 nice-to-haves

The Australian government recently introduced a new tax scheme, which lets eligible businesses deduct $120 for every $100 they spend on services that support their digital capability[1]. This presents an ideal opportunity for small businesses to help finance...