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Veeam Backups and Microsoft Azure StorSimple

The Microsoft Azure StorSimple appliance can make a suitable repository for Veeam backups in many scenarios to provide a simple, disk-to-cloud backup solution for archiving and disaster recovery. Use the following guidelines to help define a solution that fits your organization.

Prosum’s Denver Team Moves to Larger Office Space

Less than two years after opening Prosum’s Denver office, we have packed up and are settling into a larger office space to accommodate our growing team and client base. The new Denver office is 5 times the size of the old space, allowing us to better serve our clients and provide a more collaborative working environment for our current and future team members.

On-Demand Webinar: How to Accelerate Your Move to Microsoft Azure

Cut your cloud planning and migration time in half!
Whether you have already begun your transition to the cloud or are planning to get started, this webinar can help save you time and money. Speakers from Microsoft and Prosum share a proven approach for building a cloud action plan, and demonstrate tools to quickly and effectively prioritize and size workload migrations to ensure maximum business impact.

The BI Journey: Part Four

Author: Carol Jenner, Sr. Business Intelligence Architect

In part three of this series we explored The Early Stages of the BI journey. In Part four, we will discuss the middle phases of the BI journey that will ultimately set the stage for the payoff of BI – using data to aid in making business decisions.

The BI Journey: Part Three

Author: Carol Jenner, Sr. Business Intelligence Architect

In the first two parts of this Business Intelligence (BI) Journey series we covered these topics: What is the Business Intelligence (BI) Journey? and Why your BI journey should start with a data strategy.

The BI Journey: Part Two

Author: Carol Jenner, Sr. Business Intelligence Architect

In part one of the Business Intelligence (BI) Journey series we talked about what the BI Journey is and to sum it all up, it’s about maturing so that you can get your data in a place where not only are you using it to run your business, but you’re able to use it to make data driven decisions with confidence.

Laptop Donations for School in Nepal

While helping clients discover technology solutions is Prosum’s expertise, we are also passionate about helping the children of Nepal. So when we discovered a need for laptops in empty school computer labs we knew we wanted to help.

And help we did.

The BI Journey: Part One

Author: Carol Jenner, Sr. Business Intelligence Architect

Why is it called the Business Intelligence (BI) Journey? The reason, BI is not a single tool or solution, it is a journey with each stage building on the other.

Back in the mid 2000’s Wayne Erickson with TDWI introduced the maturity model which showed the stages all companies must go through as they mature their data – from companies shipping widgets from a garage to a Fortune 500, all go through six stages.

Azure OMS Automation

Cloud isn’t just a buzz word anymore. We all are using Cloud one way or other. And in this cloud race, Microsoft has done a tremendous job of building an entire stack of offerings and platforms in Azure. Some of the Azure Cloud solutions include the ability to build virtual data centers, migrate on-prem data centers to “Infrastructure as a Service” platform, run disaster recovery, enable business continuity, or migrate to other Microsoft Cloud platform offerings (i.e. O365).

As you migrate or deploy more workloads, especially around Infrastructure as a service (IaaS) and Platform as a service (PaaS) platforms, administration, and management optimization opportunities emerge due to the manual configuration and administration to keep things in order.