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Binary Tree and Monza Cloud Announce Partnership to Accelerate Digital Transformation in the Microsoft Azure Cloud

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Binary Tree and Monza Cloud today announced a partnership to help clients develop new applications more quickly in Microsoft Azure. Specifically, Monza Cloud's AzStudio platform will drive Binary Tree's new Innovation Center.

Innovation has always been critical to remain competitive, but today it needs to be delivered at speed, at scale and yield business results rapidly. The Binary Tree Innovation Center will develop tangible proof-of-concepts backed by proven ideation methodology, deep Microsoft Azure Cloud knowledge and expertise while leveraging AzStudio from Monza Cloud to continue powering enterprise transformations.

AzStudio makes it easy to develop new cloud applications based on standards and best practices. Its feature-rich interface lets users quickly build applications on Azure with enhanced integrated security, visual process management, and robust extensibility.

ClearDATA Launches Healthcare Compliant Cloud Offering on Microsoft Azure

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ClearDATA, one of the leading security and compliance experts in the healthcare cloud, has launched a new healthcare compliant offering for Microsoft Azure. The new offering helps healthcare organizations operating on Azure to innovate and scale while maintaining compliance with rapidly-changing laws and regulations affecting privacy and data collection of protected health information (PHI).

As a result of ClearDATA's healthcare exclusive offering, including Automated Safeguards and an at-a-glance Compliance Dashboard, healthcare organizations - including payers and providers - have another option for native access to Azure without running the risk of non-compliance. For healthcare clients considering Azure to address the transformative needs of their business, ClearDATA enables the move to the cloud with performance, agility and efficiency while adhering to the complex regulations in healthcare, including HIPAA, GxP and GDPR.

Ensono Recognized as Microsoft Azure Expert MSP After Rigorous Audit Process

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Ensono, a leading hybrid IT services provider, announces its status as one of the first managed service providers to be recognized as a Microsoft Azure Expert MSP from the Microsoft pilot program after an intensive audit process. 

Ensono is now one of just 32 certified Azure Expert MSPs after proving itself as an expert ally in assisting clients in adopting Azure services. This certification recognizes that Ensono clients on Azure receive continuous optimization in spend and technology. Ensono's managed Azure clients will receive fully audited managed services and will have access to the most qualified consultants and technical resources throughout their digital transformation journeys. 

To achieve this certification, Ensono underwent an in-depth audit that evaluated its technical expertise, assessment and design, build and migration, cloud operations and service management, security and governance, SLAs customer satisfaction, cost optimization and reporting for its Azure services. Ensono's Hyper Cloud Platform was a critical element in receiving the certification. This cloud management platform allows clients to have full visibility of their Microsoft Azure environment without having to worry about day-to-day management and long-term strategy.

 

Quest Brings Migration to the Cloud with Newest Addition to SaaS Portfolio

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Quest Software, a global systems management and security software provider, today announced the availability of Quest On Demand Migration, the newest offering to its Microsoft Azure-hosted software-as-a-service (SaaS) platform, Quest On Demand. Quest has been helping organizations migrate, manage and protect Microsoft platforms for nearly 20 years and is now extending this expertise to the cloud.

With increasing merger, acquisition and divestiture activity and the ongoing surge in Microsoft Office 365 adoption, more and more companies need help consolidating their Office 365 tenants. Quest On Demand Migration automates complex, repetitive, and error prone steps in the migration process. With On Demand Migration, businesses benefit from a single, intuitive interface to easily manage discovery, assessment and configuration for migration of accounts, email and OneDrive.

On Demand Migration, the second in a series of offerings to be delivered within the On Demand portfolio, demonstrates Quest's commitment to rapidly delivering new modules based on customer demand and with a common user experience. The Quest On Demand platform also offers On Demand Recovery for robust backup and recovery of Office 365 and Azure Active Directory (AD) users, groups, attributes and group membership, as well as technical previews for ‘soon to be released' solutions: On Demand Audit and On Demand Group Management. By extending capabilities to include multi-tenant audit and search and Office 365 group management, Quest On Demand is offering organizations more cost effective ways to manage and maintain control of their Office 365 and Azure AD workloads from one place.

5nine Expands Platform with Hybrid Cloud Management and Security for Microsoft Azure

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5nine, a provider of security and management solutions for the Microsoft Cloud, today announced it is expanding the 5nine solution suite  to support the Microsoft Azure public cloud platform, thereby providing full management and security capabilities across the entire Microsoft Cloud environment - private, public and hybrid. 5nine Cloud Manager, formerly 5nine Manager Datacenter, enables users to manage, monitor and backup/recover their existing cloud infrastructure while easing the transition to hybrid environments. 

5nine greatly simplifies businesses' ability to manage and secure their cloud infrastructure. 5nine Cloud Manager is uniquely positioned to help businesses achieve maximum ROI from their cloud investments by managing and securing those resources regardless of their rapidly-changing environment.

 

Luminate Announces Microsoft Azure Integration Offering Seamless, Secured Access to Hosted Corporate Applications

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Luminate Security, provider of a universal platform for secure access to corporate applications in hybrid cloud environments, today announced that its agentless Secure Access Cloud platform is fully integrated with Microsoft Azure, providing direct, secure access to applications and services deployed on Azure. 

Luminate's platform also integrates with Azure Active Directory for authentication and policy management throughout the lifetime of the user's session. 

As organizations are transferring their data centers to the cloud, their corporate IT security operations need to shift. Traditional access security tools were designed for solutions such as site-to-site and remote access VPNs, making cloud connections complex and insufficiently secure while breaking up the cloud-user experience.

 

VirtaMove Announces Native Support for the "Big Three" Clouds Azure, AWS and GCP

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VirtaMove announced that its Application Migration automation technology supports workload migration to the "Big Three" clouds: Microsoft Azure, Amazon Web Services (AWS), and Google Compute Platform (GCP). VirtaMove provides a dedicated version of V-Maestro, a GUI-based orchestration product, that is supported in the cloud in each of these "big three" cloud versions. The software also provides a library of migration templates that can speed application migrations for legacy Windows Servers to a modern green-field cloud-hosted Windows operating system like WS2012 or WS2016.

VirtaMove Migration Intelligence (MI) Suite is a comprehensive and innovative family of software products that orchestrates, monitors, and migrates Windows Server applications to a newer OS, in any cloud. Migration Intelligence products allow you to migrate applications from inhouse servers to the cloud and intelligently re-use migration templates for even greater efficiency and portability. The MI Suite also provides provisioning capabilities for creating the optimal destination environment in the cloud.

Crayon Recognized as Microsoft Azure Expert Managed Service Provider

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Crayon, a global leader in Software Asset Management (SAM) and Cloud Economics, has achieved a significant milestone in being recognized as a Microsoft Azure Expert Managed Service Provider (MSP).

As customers move to the public cloud with increasing pace, they need partners with a deep level of cloud expertise and experience to guide them. Inclusion in the Azure Expert MSP program is awarded to partners that meet a stringent set of requirements, including verified proof of excellence in customer delivery and technical expertise, and the successful completion of an independent audit of their managed services, people, processes and technologies.
 

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Microsoft Azure Marketplace Adds Archive360 FastCollect

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Archive360, the world's leader in intelligent information management that drives down the cost, risk and uncertainty of digital transformation to the cloud, today announced its FastCollect data migration solution has been added to the Microsoft Azure Marketplace

The Microsoft Azure Marketplace describes FastCollect from Archive360 as "a powerful data onboarding platform that is based on a legally compliant data validation engine. Onboard 80+ data types to Azure at high speed while maintaining 100% data fidelity and chain of custody. Meets all required compliance regulations."  

"To be included in the Microsoft Azure Marketplace is indeed a seal of approval for FastCollect of which we are quite proud," said Bill Tolson, Vice President of Marketing, Archive360. "Migrating large data sets from disparate data silos to Office 365 and Azure can be an expensive, time consuming, and complex task. FastCollect takes the risk out of data migration to the Microsoft Cloud by providing 80 plus connectors for migrating a huge variety of structured, semi-structured, and unstructured data. FastCollect provides for the fast, secure and trouble-free movement of data from on premise and cloud repositories to the Microsoft Cloud in a legally defensible and regulations compliant manner."