How Search Engine Technology Is Changing the Way We Think About SEO

How Search Engine Technology Is Changing the Way We Think About SEO With the holiday season right around the corner, it’s time to start thinking about what to get that person on your list who has everything. When I am stumped, my go to gift is always the latest and greatest gadget. What do I suggest this year? Read my blog to learn more. If you really want to go all out this holiday season, check out the new Google Glass. Okay – so $1,500 is a lot to spend on eyewear, but you can guarantee that the person receiving this gift has never experienced anything quite like it. Among Google Glass’ many incredible features, the one most relevant to Search Engine Optimization (SEO) is its ability to listen to your request and not only respond with an answer aloud, but also display a visual. For example, if you’re looking for a place to eat, Google Glass will show step-by-step directions. You can also see an image of the restaurant, its reviews and even visit the website if … [Continue reading]

How to Move a Hyper-V Virtual Machine into Microsoft Azure Using System Center

Author Aaron Saposnik SWC Technology Partners

How to Move a Hyper-V Virtual Machine into Microsoft Azure Using System Center At IT solutions provider, SWC, we often get asked if it is possible to move a virtual machine from an existing on-premise Hyper-V environment into Microsoft Azure. The answer is yes! It’s actually an easy process using Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine … [Continue reading]

What’s New for Business Intelligence and Analytics in 2015

Author Rachael Narel SWC Technology Partners

What's New for Business Intelligence and Analytics in 2015 The field of Business Intelligence has been progressing at a rapid pace over the past few years. New tools and technologies are making it even easier for end users to quickly gain insights into the business in order to make critical decisions supporting organizational goals and … [Continue reading]

SCCM Troubleshooting 101: An Example

Author Jeff Poling SWC Technology Partners

SCCM Troubleshooting 101: An Example If you’ve read my last two blogs, you probably have a good understanding of Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) and the monitoring workspace in the SCCM console, SCCM log files and CMTrace. In this blog, I wanted to walk you through a specific SCCM troubleshooting scenario. Read my SCCM … [Continue reading]

Performance and Schedule Autoscaling in Microsoft Azure

Author Ben Brock SWC Technology Partners

Performance and Schedule Autoscaling in Microsoft Azure Do you have a website or application that experiences heavy traffic in peaks during certain days, weeks or months of the year? Do your servers sit idle for extended periods of time? Are you paying to support your peak loads in off-peak times? If you answered "Yes" to any of these … [Continue reading]