The case for the cloud

Wednesday, September 2, 2020

Digital transformation, particularly cloud migration, is a long term commitment for any organisation – one that can fundamentally shift not just a company’s capabilities, but also how it operates.

Azure Cost Reporting Template

Friday, August 28, 2020

It’s common knowledge that while Azure is secure and flexible, it’s not the easiest to manage. Our specialists here at Giacom recognised this and put our heads together to think about how we could make this easier.

Video: Everything you need to know about Cloud Server

Tuesday, January 7, 2020

Exclusive to Giacom and powered by Azure, Cloud Server is an out-of-the-box, fixed cost server solution. As a secure, flexible and reliable solution that’s available with optional VPN and Backup, Cloud Server includes everything you need to go to market quickly. Plus, there’s no need to be an expert in Azure as it’s provisioned quickly and easily in the Giacom Cloud Market.

Giacom Cloud Server coming soon

Friday, October 4, 2019

Moving your customers to the cloud is about to become so much easier with Giacom’s newest product, the Cloud Server.

Moving away from a physical shared network drive

Monday, January 14, 2019

With the ever-growing and developing world of technology, making tech a big part of a business’s strategy is vital. To achieve productivity and ensure all employees can work as collaboratively as possible – a shared network drive is a must.

Understanding Azure: A quick look at the Azure Marketplace

Tuesday, December 4, 2018

When it comes to building an Azure package for your customers, there’s a variety of options to consider. But rather than starting from scratch, you can leverage a whole range of existing software applications in the Azure Marketplace to help secure your customers’ data or add additional benefits to your managed services package.

Understanding Azure: creating virtual machines

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

As one of the most popular ways for businesses to scale on demand, using Azure Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) is a superb way for your customers to focus on their business needs without spending the time and upfront costs normally associated with managing and maintaining the on-premises infrastructure. Utilising cloud servers, otherwise known as Virtual Machines (VMs), is one of the best ways to secure your customers’ business-critical workloads.

Azure is perfect for SMBs – here’s why…

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

The breadth and depth of Azure is truly unrivalled. We believe its capabilities make it the best public cloud offering on the market, but why should you use Azure for SMBs? Here’s why we think it’s perfect.

Understanding Azure: backup and disaster recovery

Wednesday, August 1, 2018

New research from the Cyber Security Breaches Survey 2018 suggests that 42% of micro and small businesses identified at least one breach or attack in the last 12 months – which is no lower than the 2017 survey[1]. Among those that were surveyed by the UK Government, 36% needed to take new measures to prevent or protect against future breaches, while 21% stated that breaches incurred further recovery or repair costs.

4 ways to pitch Azure to your SMB customers

Tuesday, July 24, 2018

Azure is Microsoft’s cloud computing platform, providing a wide variety of services that your customers can use without purchasing and provisioning their own expensive hardware. But how can you as a cloud reseller pitch Azure to your SMBs to get adoption amongst your customers and make the public cloud a viable, repeatable and scalable revenue stream for your business?

Understanding Azure: identity management in the cloud with multi-factor authentication

Thursday, May 10, 2018

It’s time we stopped thinking about Azure as a mess of tangled wires (or servers) in the cloud. Using Azure and understanding how it can benefit your customer’s business is the way forward. In our series of ‘Understanding Azure’ blogs posts, we’re taking you through each part of Microsoft’s cloud platform in easy-to-digest chunks. Previously, we’ve spoken about how Azure Active Directory (AD) can use Single Sign-On (SSO) to alleviate your customer’s frustrations and boost productivity. Now, we’re turning our heads to Multi-Factor Authentication.

Understanding Azure: Identity Management in the Cloud using Single Sign-On

Tuesday, April 10, 2018

Azure is tricky. We like to think of it as a very large room, with a series of interconnecting doors. Choosing to go through one may feel like a big commitment, but our ‘Understanding Azure’ series on this blog may just help to break Azure down into manageable chunks. With companies facing new data protection regulations, preventing unauthorised access to corporate data and protecting the identities of staff is of vital importance. So what can you do in Azure that can help?

The best ways to sell Azure to your customers

Wednesday, December 20, 2017

For resellers, Microsoft Azure can be a way for your customers to have their cake and eat it, tech-wise. If the cloud is all about flexibility, then Azure is probably exactly what customers have in mind. It’s used to build, deploy and manage applications through a global network of data centres. Customers can use any tool, application or framework they like.

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