Azure – New members in the Databox family

2 new members in the Azure Data Box family have been announced: Azure Data Box Edge is a 1 U rack-mountable appliance allowing you to run some of the Azure workloads (local compute to pre-process your data before transferring it to Azure, storage gateway to transfer data {usually files} between the appliance and your Azure Storage account, helping keeping most used files available in the appliance, or Machine Learning) closer…

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Azure – Azure Data Box is now GA and is going to support blob storage

You may already know that you can use Azure Data Box to migrate on-premises workloads to Azure (from backups to remote/branch office data). If you need to know more about Azure Data Box you can go there https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/databox/data-box-overview This offer has been in preview for the past few month and is now in GA (General Availability). In addition, Azure Data Box is going to support Azure Blob Storage (preview), allowing…

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Azure – New data migration option to Azure: Azure Data Box

As for Exchange Online migration, you now have the option to ship encrypted hard-drives to Microsoft datacentres when you migrate big amount of data to Azure workloads. This is a similar option than the one we already have to migrate Exchange mailboxes to Exchange Online. The option, called Azure Data Box, has been introduced late last year already but now it has been improved to provide more flexibility in term…

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