Category: News

Azure News 2017 – Week 43

New Fv2 VMs (fastest in the public cloud), Cray Supercomputers and Azure Container Service (AKS) on the latest Need to Know podcast episode 168. Fv2 VMs are now available, the fastest VMs on Azure The new Fv2 VM family in Azure now generally available offers the Intel® Xeon® Scalable processor (code-named Skylake), the fastest Skylake CPU in…

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Azure News 2017 – Week 42

We talk about the new Azure Files Sync along with all the latest Microsoft Cloud news with Office 365 and Azure on the latest Need to Know podcast episode 167. Azure SQL managed instance Instance-level functionality or isolation requirements where customers who have made deep investments in instance-level SQL Server capabilities (e.g. SQL CLR integration,…

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Azure News 2017 – Week 40

All the latest Ignite 2017 Announcements plus heaps more on the latest Need to Know podcast. Keep up to date with all the latest Azure announcements, what in and out of preview –  https://azure.microsoft.com/en-au/roadmap Microsoft have invested over $15 billion in building our global cloud infrastructure since they opened their first datacenter in 1989.  …

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Azure News 2017 – Week 38

AAD Managed Service Identity, B-Series burstable VMs & Web App for Containers and Azure App Service on Linux are all part of Azure News this week playing catch-up from the last two weeks, bundled in together through here. All on the Need to Know podcast. Introducing Azure AD Managed Service Identity A common challenge in…

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Azure News 2017 – Week 35

AD Domain Services for ARM based vNets, Dynamic Group Membership for Azure AD, new Azure SQL standard tiers and new Azure portal changes all in the latest Need to Know podcast. Azure AD domain services for ARM based vNets You may remember back in July we announced the public preview of Azure AD Domain Services…

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Azure News 2017 – Week 33

Two new Azure Regions in Australia, Azure Event Grid and Microsoft aquires Cycle Computing in Azure News as heard on the latest Need to Know podcast, episode 161. Two new Azure regions announced for Australia Canberra Data Centres Now 42 Azure regions announced, thanks to a partnership in Canberra with Canberra Data Centres. The Canberra Data…

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Azure News 2017 – Week 31

Azure Connectivity Check, Azure ISO certifications, Azure Container Instances, Accelerated Networking, App Service Domains and more on the latest edition of the Need to Know podcast. Wow, it’s week 31 already, where is time going, time is getting away from us. The Networking Watcher team is excited to announce connectivity check in Public preview! You…

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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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