Seven Reasons to buy your Microsoft Cloud via a CSP

Seven Reasons to procure your Microsoft Cloud via a Cloud Solution Provider (CSP) Silversands joined the CSP programme around a year ago as a CSP indirect Reseller and has aligned itself with direct CSP partner Vuzion. Over the year we have seen the benefits this brings to our customers and it has reinforced why we …

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Azure Log Analytics & Monitor for monitoring custom apps

In this article I take a quick look at setting up some monitoring for an in-house developed application. Service Manager Scribe is a custom email ingestion service for our Microsoft Service Manager based helpdesk. There are several ways in which you could potentially instrument your application. However, one of the simplest options is simply to …

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The Internet of Things: A Bespoke IoT System for Silversands

What is the Internet of Things? The Internet of Things (or IoT technology as it is known) simply refers to the inter-connection of devices over the internet. This ability creates opportunities for integrating every day physical world objects (electricity meters to toasters) into computer-based systems (smart electricity meters to smart toasters), resulting in improved efficiency, …

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What is the SharePoint framework? Silversands Investigates

What is SharePoint? The SharePoint framework (SPFx) is a page and part model that enables client-side development for building SharePoint experiences. How has the SharePoint framework changed? Web Development has changed in recent years with trends towards open and connected platforms. This is different to the old paradigm of opening Visual Studio selecting the project …

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Bespoke Software Development Services from Silversands

Software development is a big subject. There are millions of applications being written and deployed every year to facilitate everything from a simple online form to a complex series of programmes managing an abundant number of business processes. Microsoft can’t provide bespoke software development Microsoft, easily the most ubiquitous business platform provider offers applications covering …

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