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VideosDecember 04, 2019Elaine Wang

How to Package Azure (Easy Packaging for MSPs)

How to package Azure

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.

VideosNovember 20, 2019Elaine Wang

Azure Reserved Instance Pricing (How Much Does Azure RI Cost an MSP?)

Azure Reserved Instance Pricing

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.

VideosNovember 13, 2019Elaine Wang

WVD vs. RDS (Why Windows Virtual Desktop)


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.

VideosOctober 23, 2019Elaine Wang

What is Azure Hybrid Usage? (Hybrid Cloud Benefits)

What is Azure Hybrid Usage? (Hybrid Cloud Benefits)

In this video, I will tell you about Azure hybrid usage and the associated benefits. You’ll learn how it’s one of the easiest ways to make money as an MSP selling Microsoft Azure. Remember that in the world of Azure, you pay for two things: compute and the operating license. If you can stop those two meters from running in Azure, you will make a lot of money as an MSP.

ArticlesOctober 22, 2019Vadim VladimirskiyFounder & CEO, Nerdio

How to Speed Up Windows Virtual Desktop (WVD) With Ephemeral OS Disks – and Save On Storage Costs, Too

Microsoft announced General Availability of Azure Ephemeral OS disks in July of 2019.  This unique Azure feature with a fancy sounding name doesn’t get a tremendous amount of attention but holds great promise for those deploying virtual desktops in Azure with Windows Virtual Desktop (WVD).  We wrote in detail about ephemeral OS disks and their...