Archive for category System Center

#Azure notable updates week 28/18

Probably the most important announcement of the week is the public preview of Azure Virtual WAN and Azure Firewall. The first service brings SD-WAN in Azure, obviously you must have a SDWAN capable device in your data centers and/or branch offices. The latter is a managed firewall, basically a Network Virtual Appliance without the burden of […]

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#Azure notable updates week 27/18

Azure DNS guarantees that valid DNS requests will receive a response from at least one name server 100% of the time. Now a 100% availability SLA is, well, interesting. CosmosDB Explorer now in public preview with Cosmos DB Explorer you can: Take advantage of the full screen real estate for your queries and results. Access your […]

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#Azure notable updates week 25/18

Azure subscribers can upload keys from an HSM (Hardware Security Module) that they own to HSMs in the Azure Key Vault service. This toolset is designed so that your key is always protected by HSMs, even during transport. This feature is called “bring your own key”, or BYOK. Azure AD password protection and smart lockout […]

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#Azure notable updates week 23/18

The disaster recovery service (Azure Site Recovery) for Azure IaaS virtual machines reaches GA. While the service has been in preview for a while, having it generally available makes it ready for prime time. Azure Standard SSDs are a cost-effective Managed Disk solution optimized for dev-test and entry-level production applications requiring consistent latency. They are now […]

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#Azure notable updates week 22/18

Authenticating to Linux systems has always been a key concern for our implementations, those local sudoable accounts with the same password across many systems have always been a pain. Our choice has always been to interoperate with Active Directory. Now there’s a new options: integration with Azure AD. It works through a VM extension and […]

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