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How Cloud Technology Can Help Your Business

How Cloud Technology Can Help Your Business Between 2019 and 2020, more Australian businesses have turned to cloud computing technologies. A recent survey from the Australian Bureau of Statistics found that businesses using paid cloud computing — ...

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Search for Azure Blobs

How to search for an Azure Blob

How do you search for an Azure Blob, Storage Account or even a Container? Simply open up Cloud Storage Manager, then go to the FILE and then SEARCH. Now the Search window will open up in Cloud ...

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How to find duplicate BLOBs in your Azure Storage Accounts

Azure Storage is like an all you can eat buffet, except the more you eat, the more you pay! This has provided organisations an almost limitless supply of storage, and as we all know, the ...

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Server Hardware

How to see all your Azure VM Snapshots

Snapshots in Azure is a nice feature that allows you to take a read-only, “point in time” snapshot of a Virtual Machine’s disk. You can take a snapshot of a VM’s OS or data disk. ...

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Investigate Azure Storage Accounts

How to get the size of all your Azure Storage Accounts

Do you really ever know how much Azure Storage you are consuming or how many Azure Storage Blobs you have in each of your Storage Accounts? Perhaps you just need an overview of your Azure ...

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Azure Storage Cost Savings

How to Minimise your Azure Blob Storage Costs

We all know that while Microsoft provides an almost seemingly infinite amount of storage. Compare this to your normal datacentre virtual infrastructure, you often need to do some capacity planning for expected Virtual Machine Compute ...

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Azure VM Download

How to download an Azure VM

If you require a way to download your Azure Virtual Machine to either your on premise VMware or Hyper-V environment, perhaps because the cost of running that Azure VM is too high, or even for ...

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Find Azure Blobs not accessed

How to find Azure BLOB files that haven’t been accessed

Azure storage has provided companies with a way to store almost limitless amount of data. But just like kids in a candy store this can get out of hand, and expensive. Being able to store ...

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Top Azure Blob Sizes

How to find the largest Azure Blobs

Recently we had one of our clients inform us that he used Cloud Storage Manager to find which were the largest Blobs in his Azure Storage Containers.  Here is a quick run down to show ...

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AD Connect Users

Move users to another domain and retain AD Connect sync

We were recently asked for help by one of our clients that needed to separate a number of users from their existing domain by moving them into their own Active Directory forest. This can happen ...

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