SmiKar Software

Melbourne, Australia
Mar 28, 2023   |  By Mark
Retention policies play a crucial role in managing the life cycle of data in cloud storage. This comprehensive guide will provide an in-depth analysis of key factors that impact costs, explore the challenges and tradeoffs associated with various approaches, and highlight the importance of considering the impact on Azure storage.
Mar 28, 2023   |  By Mark
Microsoft Azure, a leading cloud service provider, offers a vast array of resources to its users. In this ever-growing ecosystem, managing and organizing these resources is crucial. Enter Azure Resource Groups, a vital component of Azure’s management framework. This article will provide a comprehensive analysis of Azure Resource Groups, delving into key factors and addressing common questions.
Mar 27, 2023   |  By Mark
Azure Blob storage is a popular service provided by Microsoft, offering scalable, cost-effective, and secure cloud storage solutions for various types of unstructured data. This article aims to provide a comprehensive analysis of Azure Blob storage types, their pricing models, and the key factors that impact the cost of using these services.
Mar 24, 2023   |  By Mark
Azure Blob Storage is a scalable, cost-effective storage solution provided by Microsoft Azure. It is designed for storing massive amounts of unstructured data, including text, images, videos, and more. One of the key benefits of using Azure Blob Storage is its flexible pricing model, which allows users to pay for only the storage capacity and features they need.
Mar 23, 2023   |  By Mark
Azure Data Lake Storage (ADLS) is a highly scalable and cost-effective storage solution provided by Microsoft Azure for big data analytics. ADLS can handle structured and unstructured data, making it a popular choice for businesses looking to optimize their cloud storage management. In this article, we will provide a comprehensive analysis of the key factors that impact costs in Azure Data Lake Storage.
Mar 22, 2023   |  By Mark
As the amount of data generated by organizations grows exponentially, the need for efficient and cost-effective storage solutions becomes critical. Cloud storage providers like Microsoft Azure offer a range of storage options to meet these demands. One such option is Azure Cool Tier Storage, a part of Azure Blob Storage, which is designed for cost-effective storage of infrequently accessed data.
Mar 21, 2023   |  By Mark
Microsoft Azure Blob Storage is a scalable, cost-effective, and high-performance cloud storage solution that enables businesses to store massive amounts of unstructured data. With Azure Blob Storage, users can access and manipulate data from anywhere in the world through the Azure Storage REST API or the Storage Client Library. One of the key considerations when using Azure Blob Storage is the choice of storage tier, as it significantly affects cost and performance.
Mar 20, 2023   |  By Mark
Azure Blob Storage is a cloud-based object storage service provided by Microsoft Azure. It allows users to store and manage large amounts of unstructured data, such as text, images, videos, and documents. With its high availability, durability, and global reach, Azure Blob Storage provides an ideal solution for businesses and individuals to store and access data securely.
Mar 18, 2023   |  By Mark
The rapid advancement of cloud storage technology has revolutionized how businesses and individuals store and access data. With the proliferation of cloud storage services, understanding the cost implications has become increasingly important. This article provides a comprehensive analysis of the key factors that impact cloud storage costs, focusing on three major providers: Google Cloud Platform (GCP), Microsoft Azure, and Amazon Web Services (AWS).
Mar 17, 2023   |  By Mark
Azure Blob Storage is a popular cloud storage solution that is both scalable and cost-effective. However, as organizations store more and more data, their storage costs can quickly get out of control. In this article, we will discuss five cost-effective tips for Azure Blob Storage, including how our software Cloud Storage Manager can help you manage your Azure Blob Storage more effectively.
Sep 28, 2020   |  By SmiKar Software
See how you can gain insights in to your Azure Blob Storage with Cloud Storage Manager. Want to Know Why Your Azure Storage costs have increased?
Jun 14, 2019   |  By SmiKar Software
Azure Management Tools by SmiKar Software. See how our Azure Management tools can automate your daily tasks.
Mar 30, 2019   |  By SmiKar Software
Schedule snapshot creation and deletion of single and multiple VMs easily with SnapShot Master.
Mar 25, 2019   |  By SmiKar Software
See how Carbon can automate the migration of your virtual machines from Azure IAAS back to your on premise HyperV environment.
Mar 25, 2019   |  By SmiKar Software
SnaPatch Patch Management Addon for SCCM. Schedule, then snapshot your VMs before deploying your updates automatically.
Jan 28, 2019   |  By SmiKar Software
Is Patch Management causing you stress? Worried the latest round of Microsoft Updates are going to cause you an issue? See how SnaPatch can help.
Nov 26, 2018   |  By SmiKar Software
See how SnaPatch can help alleviate your patch management stress. SnaPatch, the perfect addon for Microsoft's SCCM. Dont let your monthly patch deployment stress you out.
Oct 8, 2018   |  By SmiKar Software
See how AVMD (Azure VM Deployer) can easily and quickly automate your VM deployment in Azure.
Feb 28, 2017   |  By SmiKar Software
If you have the need for further functionality while scheduling the shutdown and power on of your Azure VMs with orchestration.
Feb 4, 2017   |  By SmiKar Software
Do you need to migrate your VMs within Azure from Azure Service Manager to Azure Resource Manager? Maybe you need to clone one of your Azure VMs fast and easily? Perhaps you need to create a clone of your VM (to be used like a snapshot) while you patch or upgrade components of your server and avoid having issues with a risky upgrade?

SmiKar Software was founded with one thing in mind – creating tools that would make it easier to administer an ever growing, risk adverse, complex environment.

We pride ourselves on customer service and developing tools to help people manage their environment. We are constantly developing further tools to aid the Administrator.

Our Products:

  • Cloud Storage Manager: With Cloud Storage Manager you will be able to instantly see where all your storage is going, allowing you to take back control and save money.
  • Carbon: With Carbon you can easily migrate your Azure virtual machines to your on-premise environment quickly and easily.
  • SnapShot Master: View Snapshot information for your virtual environment, Schedule Snapshot creation or deletions, receive email notifications and more.
  • SnaPatch: Automate and Schedule a Snapshot of your virtual machines prior to the deployment of updates.
  • Azure VM Scheduler / Orchestrator: AVMS automates scheduled startup and shutdown of Azure Virtual Machines and can perform multiple granular power schedules.
  • Azure VM Cloner: AVMC connects to your Microsoft Azure subscriptions and allows you to view all of your virtual machines within Azure.

We live by our motto, AUTOMATION is the KEY to our SOFTWARE.