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VideosJuly 02, 2019Nerdio

Nerdio Fundamentals: Security Components

In this session we'll talk about one of the most frequently asked about topics when it comes to Microsoft Azure and Nerdio for Azure, security components. Building a successful cloud practice in Microsoft Azure requires having a strong foundation in security fundamentals, as it is something your customers will not just ask about, but demand. We'll dive into multifactor authentication in the Nerdio Admin Portal and in Office 365, self-serve password reset, content filtering, encryption, and much more. Enjoy the session.

ArticlesJuly 02, 2019Vadim VladimirskiyFounder & CEO, Nerdio

Azure Reserved Instances Explained

In this article, we will take a detailed look at how Azure Reserved Instances affect the cost of Azure compute consumption.  This is not an introductory article, but more of a 300-level illustration using a specific example to demonstrate the salient points.  If you’re not familiar with Reserved Instances, take a look at Lever 2 of How to Make More Money...

ArticlesJuly 01, 2019Vadim VladimirskiyFounder & CEO, Nerdio

Breaking Down Azure VM Series: A, B, D, E, N 

Virtual Machines (VMs) in Azure come in predefined sizes that are called  families  or  series.  An individual VM is often referred to as an  instance.  Different VM families are designed for common use-cases and are comprised of certain amounts of CPU cores and GB of RAM.  It’s not possible to arbitrarily mix and match CPU...

VideosJuly 01, 2019Elaine Wang

Nerdio Fundamentals: Azure Margin Optimization

For an MSP building a cloud practice in Azure one of the most important considerations is to understand how to transact in Azure. This includes the various types of Azure resources and how they work, how each type of resource is billed, how to architect an Azure IT environment, and most importantly how to make money. There are many levers available to reduce Azure costs drastically relative to list prices. We’re not talking here about 5%-10% points but high double-digit numbers, in some cases. The following 5 levers will take you most of the way towards really making money offering and reselling Azure as a core part of your cloud practice.

VideosJune 28, 2019Nerdio

Nerdio Fundamentals: Onboarding Tools

In this session, we're going to talk about the various onboarding tools that are used by MSPs to onboard customers into Nerdio for Azure. We'll cover a variety of topics including AD export, how to update groups and contacts, data mirroring, robocopy, and more. Enjoy the session.

ArticlesJune 27, 2019Joseph LandesChief Revenue Officer

Demystifying Azure Site Recovery

One of the most common questions we get from MSPs who are in the process of building a cloud practice in Microsoft Azure is “what is Azure Site Recovery (ASR) and when should I use it?”  Let’s review this important Azure service from Microsoft and its relevance to MSPs.   Why does ASR exist?  Azure Site...

ArticlesJune 26, 2019Pete LangasDirector, Sales & Business Development

Microsoft (M365) vs. Office (O365): Licensing Explained

The first step most Managed Service Providers (MSPs) take to move their customer’s business to the cloud is with Office 365—the cloud productivity suite from Microsoft.  Microsoft currently offers two main plans for its cloud productivity services: Office 365 and Microsoft 365. In this article, we will explain the differences and help you understand when...

VideosJune 24, 2019Nerdio

Nerdio Fundamentals: Backup, Restoration and Data Protection

In this session, we are going to talk about how backup, restoration, and data protection work in Nerdio for Azure. We'll cover topics such as shadow copy and how to restore, recovery services, file recovery from Azure backup, how to revert a desktop in a profile and we'll touch on Azure site recovery. Enjoy this session.

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