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Microsoft Cost Management updates—January 2023

Whether you're a new student, a thriving startup, or the largest enterprise, you have financial constraints and you need to know what you're spending, where it’s being spent, and how to plan for the future. Nobody wants a surprise when ... continue reading
Azure Stack HCI: What's new for Software Defined Networking (SDN) with WAC v2211

Azure Stack HCI: What’s new for Software Defined Networking (SDN) with WAC v2211

A warm 2023 “Hello” to our Customers and Partners! Today is an exciting day as we share with each of you the extensive new features and improvements for SDN in Windows Admin Center 2211 (WAC)!  We cannot thank you enough ... continue reading
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How to Manage Microsoft Defender on Windows Server via Intune

As companies adopt Microsoft Defender, there are certain questions coming from customers in terms of EPP management. These questions are mostly focusing on Microsoft Defender management in Windows Servers. I’d like to touch base on different management options for different ... continue reading
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Check This Out! (CTO!) Guide (December 2022)

  Hi everyone! Brandon Wilson here once again with this month’s “Check This Out!” (CTO!) guide. These posts are only intended to be your guide, to lead you to some content of interest, and are just a way we are ... continue reading

Video: Manage your multi-cloud identity infrastructure with Microsoft Entra

I recently gave the team at Microsoft Mechanics a detailed tour of Microsoft Entra, and they were super excited about the breadth and power of the whole product family, especially the solutions for unified identity management across non-Microsoft services and ... continue reading
New Admin Center Unifies Azure AD with Other Identity and Access Products

New Admin Center Unifies Azure AD with Other Identity and Access Products

Microsoft’s vision for identity goes beyond traditional identity management to give our customers an entire toolset to secure access for everyone and everything in multicloud and multiplatform environments. Earlier this year, we significantly advanced this vision with the launch of ... continue reading
Network HUD: November 2022 content update has arrived!

Network HUD: November 2022 content update has arrived!

In our first article we introduced Network HUD as a new feature that proactively identifies and remediates operational networking issues on Azure Stack HCI. We also discussed Network HUD’s unique on-premises cloud-service model which enables us to bring new features ... continue reading
NIC Certification updates in the Windows Server Catalog

NIC Certification updates in the Windows Server Catalog

Hi Everybody - Dan Cuomo, Principal PM on the Azure Edge and Platform, Core Networking team, here to talk about some changes we're making to NIC certification in the Windows Server Catalog. During OS deployment (and periodically after that), you ... continue reading
Troubleshooting SDN Windows Admin Center Certificates

Troubleshooting SDN Windows Admin Center Certificates

If you checked out our WAC 2208 Public Preview of SDN extensions, you may be presented with a notification like the below when attempting to load Virtual Networks and/or Logical Networks: The underlying connection was closed: Could not establish trust ... continue reading
Az Stack HCI: Software Defined Networking (SDN) extensions reach General Availability for WAC

Az Stack HCI: Software Defined Networking (SDN) extensions reach General Availability for WAC

Software Defined Networking is Azure-inspired Networking in your datacenter and at the edge, learn more below: Plan for and deploy SDN infrastructure on Azure Stack HCI - Learn | Microsoft Docs  Implement Datacenter Firewall and Software Load Balancer on Azure ... continue reading