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ArticlesOctober 08, 2019Vadim VladimirskiyFounder & CEO, Nerdio

How to Optimize Windows Virtual Desktop (WVD) Azure Costs With Event-based Autoscaling and Azure VM Scale Sets

At Nerdio, we see thousands of Azure environments running virtual desktops provisioned using our technology.  This gives us a high level view into the relative cost breakdown of an average virtual desktop Azure environment.  The typical breakdown we see is this:   Compute (VMs): 68% Storage (managed disks): 22% Backup: 6% Bandwidth, VPN, IPs and...

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...

ArticlesJune 24, 2019Amol DalviVP, Product

How Microsoft Made Azure an Easy Choice for MSPs 

Nearly two-thirds of all Fortune 500 companies have turned to Microsoft Azure as their trusted cloud computing solution. Astoundingly, Microsoft Azure currently accepts an average of 1,000 customers daily. Companies large and small turn to Microsoft Azure for scalable, reliable, and secure cloud storage, data recovery, and business solutions. It wasn’t always that easy, and...

ArticlesMay 21, 2019Vadim VladimirskiyFounder & CEO, Nerdio

How to Make More Money Selling Microsoft Azure

Contents Introduction Lever 1 – Become a CSP Lever 2 – Azure Reservations Lever 3 – Azure Hybrid Usage and CSP Software Subscriptions Lever 4 – Auto-Scaling for Cost Optimization Lever 5 – Burstable VM Instances Conclusion   For an MSP building a cloud practice in Azure, one of the most important considerations is to...