Azure News 2017 – Week 28

Azure is a leader, Azure Certificate changes, Azure Roadmap, Managed Applications, free PluralSight courses and much more on the Need to Know podcast. Gartner has recognised Microsoft as a leader Gartner has recognised Microsoft as a leader in their Cloud Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) MQ for the fourth consecutive year. More than 90 percent…

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Azure News 2017 – Week 27

Azure Backup Server v2, Azure Site Recovery Azure-2-Azure, Machine Groups in Service Map plus more on Episode 157 of the Need to Know podcast. Consolidating our mobile management tools under Azure We have consolidated our Enterprise Mobility + Security (EMS) suite of products under the new Azure portal, combining the Intune mobile application management tools, Azure Active Directory…

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Azure News 2017 – Week 26

Azure News as heard on the Need to Know podcast. New faster VPN Gateways, Larger Azure disks, plus more…. New Azure VPN Gateways now 6x faster There are a whole bunch of new generation of VPN gateways with better performance, better reliability and backed by an even stricter SLA – at the same price as our…

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Azure News 2017 – Week 24

Azure News as heard on the Need to Know podcast. Episode 155 with both Rob and myself. Public preview of disaster recovery for Azure IaaS virtual machines You can now easily replicate and protect IaaS based applications running on Azure to a different Azure region of your choice within a geographical cluster without deploying any…

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Azure News – Week 22

Azure News as heard on the Need to Know podcast – Episode 154 OMS-ITSM Connector We are happy to announce that the OMS team has released the public preview of the OMS-ITSM Connector, it’s a bidirectional solution to connect with System Center Service Manager – ServiceNow, Provance and Cherwell ITSM. The IT Service Management Connector…

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SendGrid email using PowerShell

Have you ever wanted to automate sending email to anywhere via your SendGrid account? Maybe you have moved to the Office 365 and now that you don’t have an Exchange server on-prem anymore, you don’t have the luxury to use your own Exchange server as an SMTP server. You can’t use Office 365 Exchange Online as…

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