Everyone must be familiar with Windows OS and Microsoft Office products (PowerPoint, Excel, Word and Outlook). In fact, Microsoft keep introducing other powerful computing/application products (e.g. Azure Cloud, Dynamics 365 “D365”).
In this story, we will deep dive to the foundational features & functionalities for D365 & Power Platform that you could be able to understand how these products could fulfill your business requirements.
What are Dynamics 365 and Power Platform?
Microsoft CRM 1.0 was released in January 2003 which was a application 18 years ago. Over 13 years of revolution, Microsoft Dynamics 365 was officially released…
When we talk about Application Security, people will normally think of firewall, encryption, etc. They are defined as Server-level security. In fact, authentication & authorisation are also the keys in application security that they are something you are familiar with and use it everyday (e.g. password, thumb print or facial recognition).
Cloud computing is one of the hottest trend in the IT industry. IDC claims that by 2020, cloud-based IT spending will reach 60% of all spending on IT infrastructure and 60–70% of all software, services and technology spending. (Source: Forbes)
Many people have no idea how to start their cloud journey or feel cloud computing is extremely complex which requires in-depth IT knowledge. In fact, most of the public cloud platforms provide comprehensive tutorial and user-friendly UI that you could start learning cloud computing without any IT knowledge.
This story will focus on Microsoft Azure Cloud which is one of…
With the cloud computing evolution, various software distribution / delivery models have been introduced to fit different business purposes and usages. ‘How to choose the most suitable model’ is the key challenge for most organizations or even individuals.
In this story, the foundational concept and few key considerations will be discussed. However, there is no BEST model that you need to evaluate for every use case based on your business situation.
Key Principle: Ownership vs. Cost
The major difference between On-premise and Software as a Service (“SaaS”) is the ownership that SaaS provider will own the infrastructure, software and maintenance…
In the old days, you need to buy a hard-disk or USB to store the files / images / documents. With cloud storage like Dropbox / Google Drive, you could upload and download your images with free quotas. This is one of the most common usage of cloud in our daily life.
Why would these storage provider provide free storage? What are the secrets behind the cloud computing? What are other usages of cloud computing? You will find the answer on this story.
Is Cloud Computing really on Cloud?
Although it calls Cloud, all cloud data centres are still built…