Category: News

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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Azure News – Build 2017

Microsoft Build in the US was just on from May 10 – 12, 2017 held at the Washington State Convention Center, Seattle, WA. On Episode 153 of the Need To Know podcast we discuss all the Build 2017 announcements. There were stacks of announcements: Storage Service Encryption for Azure File Storage Azure File Storage uses the…

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Azure News – Week 19

New on-premises data gateway and new Azure VM sizes as heard on the latest Need to Know podcast recorded May 10, 2017 AEST. On-premises data gateway in Azure The on-premises data gateway is now generally available in Azure. This gateway helps you securely connect your business apps in the cloud to your data sources on…

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Azure News 2017 – Week 18

This time around in Azure news, we have Synonyms in Azure Search, Azure revenue soars, New Enhancements to the Azure AD Pass Through Authentication, Microsoft Cognitive Services and new Azure monitoring and diagnostics capabilities. https://soundcloud.com/marcy-marc-2/need-to-know-podcast-episode-151 We also speak to @danielmar268 @ThomasMaurer and @Wally_Mead, live on the spot interviews from ExpertsLive 2017 Melbourne at the beginning of April.  Azure Search releases support for…

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Azure News 2017 – Week 16

Azure’s Hybrid Use Benefit is easier to implement in Azure, Azure AD B2B Vs Azure AD B2C, Azure Instance Metadata Service and Azure Architecture Center is all part of the news this week on the Need to Know podcast. A change in the Azure portal Microsoft are allowing users to activate the Azure Hybrid Use…

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Azure News 2017 – Week 15

Alibaba using Microsoft’s open source software, Citrix Essentials now in Azure, Azure Stack TP3 refresh and more as heard on the Need to Know podcast. Alibaba is using Microsoft’s Azure networking switch for its public cloud Last year, Microsoft contributed its Software for Open Networking in the Cloud (SONIC) to the Open Compute Project datacenter…

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