Azure is such a big platform that it can be overwhelming to know where to start when building an IT practice in Azure. In this video I’m going to show you how to easily create Azure packages and offers as a managed service provider (MSP). In this video, I will talk about why you need to put in the work upfront, how to make Azure easy to purchase, and how to create simple Azure packages.
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At Nerdio, we teach our partners to commit to 3-year Azure Reserved Instances and to take advantage of Azure Hybrid Usage when it makes sense. But when does it make sense? Well, in every scenario! Why? Because the cost of getting out of the 3-year commitment and paying a small penalty (no more than 12% of...
A common question we get from Managed Service Providers (MSPs) is about the way FSLogix profiles are configured and how they work with Windows Virtual Desktop (WVD). In this article, I’ll provide a technical overview of the technology. This is a 200-level technical article. First, you can find everything there is to know about...
One of the best ways for Managed Service Providers (MSPs) to make money selling Azure is by using Azure Reservations or Reserved Instances (RI). In fact, you can save more than 50% on the list price of Azure just by making a reservation on Compute when purchasing Azure. But what does Azure RI cost? And what if you get stuck with unused compute? Nerdio CRO Joseph Landes explains how you won’t be on the hook for any scary amount, and how you can truly make more money selling Microsoft Azure.
Windows Virtual Desktop (WVD) is a set of new technologies to deploy virtual desktops in the Azure. Putting desktops in the cloud has been possible for a long time and there are many services out there offering this functionality. Is WVD truly something new or more of the same from a new vendor? In this video, we will explain the four primary differences between traditional RDS (Remote Desktop Services) and the new Azure WVD.
Chasing differences in configuration and updates in Azure across many desktop session hosts is a pain point that many administrators are familiar with. To combat this, there is an Azure feature called VM scale sets that can help eliminate this problem. This video will address how it works in four ways.