Flexible and Scalable Web Hosting with Microsoft Azure

Flexible and Scalable Web Hosting with Microsoft Azure At IT solutions provider, SWC, we often get asked questions about web hosting. There is an ongoing debate over whether an organization should use a public hosting solution like GoDaddy or Network Solutions or their own servers. Public hosting solutions provide easy hosting and guaranteed uptime, but don’t always offer the full feature set an organization is looking for. Alternatively, some organizations opt to host their website on their own servers making internal IT staff responsible for the site’s maintenance and uptime. Microsoft Azure Websites provides a middle ground, read my blog to learn more. SWC Cloud Solutions 630.572.0240 Microsoft Azure is a cloud platform that offers fully hosted and customizable websites. The underlying maintenance and management of the system is controlled by Microsoft, so you’re guaranteed 99.9% uptime without your organization’s internal IT staff getting involved. The website … [Continue reading]

Predictive Analytics Made Easy with Microsoft Azure Machine Learning

Author Chadd Dotzenrod SWC Technology Partners

Predictive Analytics Made Easy with Microsoft Azure Machine Learning Microsoft Azure Machine Learning is a new and powerful cloud based predictive analytics tool that gives users the ability to quickly forecast future trends and behaviors. Watch my “Ask SWC” video to see how easy it is to create predictive analytics models using Microsoft … [Continue reading]

SWC Best Practices: Security Managed Services

Susie Cummings SWC Technology Partners

SWC Best Practices: Security Managed Services Today a lot of our conversations with midmarket C-level executives are focused around the uncertainty of what’s really happening from an IT security perspective. We have a number of prospects and customers that are constantly getting hit with viruses and security threats and they don’t know … [Continue reading]

SCCM Troubleshooting 101: Log Files

Author Jeff Poling SWC Technology Partners

SCCM Troubleshooting 101: Log Files As my last blog mentioned, one tool in the Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) troubleshooting toolbox is the monitoring workspace console. The monitoring workspace console provides a wealth of information and is a great place to start looking when you receive an error message. But sometimes … [Continue reading]

Microsoft Lync Helps Tandem HR Weather the Storm

Author Adam Ferguson SWC Technology Partners

Microsoft Lync Helps Tandem HR Weather the Storm With winter right around the corner, Tandem HR turned to SWC to deploy a telephony solution that would help make their employees more mobile and productive outside the office. We deployed Microsoft Lync, which enabled their team to work remotely and still answer client calls 24/7 – even during … [Continue reading]