Take the Guesswork out of Azure Migrations

BitTitan Presents: Daring Azure Migrations Demos with Darrell…and Jethro!

Turn Azure migrations from guesswork into science with Microsoft MVPs and BitTitan experts! Watch as Darrell and Jethro experiment with HealthCheck for Azure, turning data into powerful assessments and cost effective migrations for customers!


Looking to #KickSomeAzure? Check out our Azure Workshop Assessment Guide for best practices when introducing Azure to customers and creating the right Azure action plan.

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Driving Azure Profitability: HealthCheck for Azure FAQ

Last week we hosted a webinar that explored Azure assessments powered by HealthCheck for Azure. If you aren’t familiar, HealthCheck for Azure is an amazing infrastructure assessment tool that provides detailed readiness reporting, cost analysis, and planning tools to help your customers make the most informed decisions when considering a move to Azure.

We had a boatload of great questions from webinar attendees, and wanted to share the answers with you in this FAQ. Check it out!… Read more

Get Moving: An Interview with Microsoft MVP, Kelsey Epps

It’s time to make a move!

kelsey eppsRecently, Kelsey Epps, a BitTitan Partner Technical Strategist and a Microsoft Office Servers and Services MVP, sat down with Mitch Tulloch at windowsnetworking.com to talk shop and examine the best tools for Azure migrations!

Aside from a look at changing trends, they dove into the difficulties, value, and advantages of making the switch and how MSPs can best navigate the changing IT landscape.

Read the full interview here or check out some of our favorite highlights below!Read more

Vote for BitTitan Experts, Nominated as Top European SharePoint Influencers

Vote for Hans Brender and Jethro Seghers!

Once again, two BitTitan experts and Microsoft MVPs have been nominated for the Top 25 European SharePoint Influencers. Cast your vote now for Hans Brender and Jethro Seghers, our collaboration all-stars!

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Last year’s voters ranked both Hans and Jethro in the top 10 for European Office 365 influencers. Since then, both MVPs have moved into new roles with BitTitan. Hans supports the team as a Cloud Ranger, while Jethro has transitioned as a Partner Solution Enablement Lead.… Read more

MVP to MVP: Talking Cloud Adoption (Part 2: Selling More Cloud)

This is part two of the interview. Read part one here.

I had a great conversation with Raphael Köllner, a Microsoft MVP in Office Servers and Services, Windows Top Insider, MCT and Microsoft Student Partner Evangelist. Raphael is a trainer and speaker in the field of IT and law, and often the interface between them. His priorities are in the field of cloud computing from a technical and legal point of view.

Please note: The following interview was conducted and transcribed in German, then translated internally to English.Read more

MVP to MVP: Talking Cloud Adoption (Part 1: Onboarding)

I had a great conversation with Raphael Köllner, a Microsoft MVP in Office Servers and Services, Windows Top Insider, MCT and Microsoft Student Partner Evangelist. Raphael is a trainer and speaker in the field of IT and law, and often the interface between them. His priorities are in the field of cloud computing from a technical and legal point of view.

This is part one of our interview. Read part two here.

Please note: the following interview was conducted and transcribed in German, then translated internally to English.Read more

The Top Ten Reasons for Attending BitTitan Technical Sessions

Technical Sessions are recurring monthly online meetings facilitated by your region’s Partner Technology Strategist. During these hour-long calls, you will learn more about BitTitan products. You’ll have a front-row seat as you find out about new features, services, and solutions!

Learn something new with BitTitan!

One of the coolest things about Technical Sessions is the open forum, where you can ask general and specific questions about your own business issues.

Now that you know what they are, here are The Top Ten Reasons for Attending BitTitan Technical Sessions:

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Breaking into the Enterprise: 12 TB in Two Days with MigrationWiz

Nearly 10,000 users. 20 TB of data in total. Two weekends to migrate. Mission: impossible? Not for us, nor for you.

Recently, our Service Engineering team had a unique opportunity: to deliver a large, complicated migration with a tight, unwavering timeframe. The expectation for a complete success was minimal, but in true BitTitan fashion, we huddled, shrugged, declared “here we go,”—and proceeded to hit it out of the park.

The problem:
BitTitan was approached by a partner to migrate 20 TB of data for their enterprise customer.… Read more

Stub Rehydration: What You Need to Know

Some backstory: In the “old” days, mail systems didn’t have 50 GB mailboxes like in Office 365 (I know it’s hard to believe, but trust me). Mailboxes were small because the storage of mailboxes was expensive. Saving and retrieving data had to be fast, and equally so the storage, requiring high-RPM disks. That meant that you had to invest in more expensive storage. Increasing a mailbox size had the downside of a much higher price in storage costs.… Read more

How Small Businesses Think About the Cloud

While many IT services providers and their customers are seeing the value of the cloud, some are holding out for a variety of reasons.

Some of the common reasons I hear from providers include:

  • I don’t use the cloud myself
  • I have no control
  • Revenue is too small
  • I don’t have experience with enough cloud services

At the same time, many of their customers are saying things like:

  • The cloud isn’t safe
  • I don’t have enough control
  • I won’t be able to work if the internet is down
  • There are too many features I don’t need
  • I don’t want all my services with one provider

How Some Services Providers Think
Services providers often sell software without realizing that the software cycle in the cloud is much faster and the programs are standardized.… Read more