Microsoft Announces Large Disk Sizes of up to 4 TB for Azure IaaS VMs

Posted by Brad Watson on Jun 23, 2017 8:52:38 AM

Azure increases the maximum size and performance of Azure Disks

Microsoft has announced an increase of maximum disk sizes for both Premium and Standard storage. The maximum size of the disks will extend from 1,024 GB to 4,095 GB and customers will be able to add 4x more disk storage capacity per VM. 

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Topics: Azure

Microsoft's Access Management Solution Makes Gartner Magic Quadrant

Posted by Brad Watson on Jun 22, 2017 2:52:12 PM

KiZAN can help organizations protect confidential information

Gartner has recently published their Magic Quadrant for Access Management, Worldwide 2017, and Microsoft's Azure Active Directory (Azure AD) Premium received high marks.

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Topics: Azure

WannaCrypt Ransomware Guidance

Posted by Brad Watson on May 15, 2017 5:28:24 PM

Ransomware Attacks Critical Systems Worldwide

Many organizations across the globe were victims of a malicious software attack on Friday. “WannaCrypt” is a type of known attack which locks and prevents access to critical systems and information. Both Microsoft and KiZAN have been monitoring the developments closely, and we want to share the information and the resources that are available.

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Topics: Security, Business Continuity

Intel Security Alert [How fast can you patch?]

Posted by Joe Kipp on May 11, 2017 12:13:57 PM

Newly discovered flaw in Intel’s Active Management Technology (AMT) firmware is worse than previously thought.


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Topics: Security, Business Continuity

KiZAN Gets Sauced [At the World Championship BBQ Cooking Contest]

Posted by Brad Watson on May 3, 2017 2:07:20 PM

KiZAN is co-sponsoring the Smoke Masters Championship BBQ Team Tent (R103) at the 2017 Memphis in May - World Championship Barbecue Cooking Contest!

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Topics: Community

Microsoft Recognizes KiZAN as Industry Leader

Posted by Brad Watson on Mar 23, 2017 4:54:12 PM

KiZAN has now achieved 15 Gold Partner competencies and is the current Heartland Partner of the year. Gold competencies ensure that customers receive the highest level of technical expertise to support for their unique needs.

Numerous Microsoft Gold Competencies distinguish KiZAN as having demonstrated specific, proven skills sets for customers.

KiZAN is proud to expand its valued partnership with Microsoft and looks to add additional gold competencies in the coming year. 

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Topics: Skype for Business, Skype Operations Framework

KiZAN Sponsors Global Azure Bootcamp 2017

Posted by Brad Watson on Mar 21, 2017 3:54:36 PM

What is Global Azure Bootcamp?

On April, 22 2017 Microsoft Azure community enthusiasts and experts from around the world will gather for one of the largest global computing events on record.  

Global Azure Bootcamp 2017 is a FREE one-day training event, taking place in over 200 venues worldwide.  




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Topics: Azure

Brosteins Discuss NativeScript and Mobile App Development

Posted by Brad Watson on Mar 9, 2017 11:26:26 AM

KiZAN's own Mike and Nick Branstein  recently sat down with TJ VanToll of the Telerik Developer Network to discuss their latest book "NativeScript in Action."


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Topics: Mobile Applications, Mobile App Development

KiZAN's Branstein Bros Make Mobile App Development Easier

Posted by Brad Watson on Feb 23, 2017 10:13:30 AM

KiZAN's own Mike and Nick Branstein are brothers, well-regarded . NET developer consultants, and are passionate in their evangelism of NativeScript.

  "NativeScript is an open-source framework for building truly cross-platform mobile apps for iOS and
Android that was created and is maintained by Telerik."


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Topics: Mobile Applications, Mobile App Development

KiZAN Named Among Best Places to Work - Again

Posted by Mike Spence on Jan 25, 2017 4:33:49 PM

Initiative dedicated to identifying and recognizing Kentucky’s best employers

Louisville, KY: The Kentucky Chamber of Commerce and the Kentucky Society for Human Resource Management (KYSHRM) announce KiZAN as one of the best places to work!  The competition is a multi-year initiative designed to motivate companies in the Commonwealth to focus, measure and move their workplace environments toward excellence. 


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Topics: Recognitions, Awards