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Azure Load Testing architecture overview

Introducing Azure Load Testing: Optimize app performance at scale

Today, we are announcing the preview of Azure Load Testing. Azure Load Testing is a fully managed Azure service that enables developers and testers to generate high-scale load with custom Apache JMeter scripts and gain actionable insights to catch and ... continue reading
Act fast to secure your infrastructure by moving to TLS 1.2!

Act fast to secure your infrastructure by moving to TLS 1.2!

Protecting sensitive data by putting the right security controls in place is of the utmost importance for every organization. This requires constantly evolving to satisfy standards and regulations that help protect data and combat threats. One of these standards is ... continue reading
Video 5 of the Azure VMware Solution Zero to Hero Series!

Video 5 of the Azure VMware Solution Zero to Hero Series!

Continuing with our Azure VMware Solution (AVS) zero to hero video series, this week the next video releases! In this video, Shabaz Darr (@ShabazDarr) and I cover monitoring and operations for Azure VMware Solution, taking you from zero closer to ... continue reading
Open Systems’ MDR integration with Microsoft.

How Open Systems uses Microsoft tools to improve security maturity

This blog post is part of the Microsoft Intelligent Security Association guest blog series. Learn more about MISA. We’ve all seen it happen—an organization has all the top-notch security tools in place and still, they get breached. In today’s rapidly evolving threat landscape, ... continue reading

5 new capabilities to automate Windows Server management with Azure Automanage

Customers of all sizes trust Windows Server to run their business and mission-critical workloads. With the launch of Windows Server 2022, we've added new capabilities that bring the best of Windows Server and Azure together. Whether you're migrating to the ... continue reading
Use Microsoft Azure monitoring, security, and update services anywhere

Use Microsoft Azure monitoring, security, and update services anywhere

I had the chance to talk with Ryan Willis (Senior Program Manager at Microsoft) on how onboarding resources through Azure Arc makes them immediately eligible to enroll in additional Azure management services. Learn how to implement Azure monitoring, security, and ... continue reading
Best practices for onboarding Microsoft Azure Arc enabled servers

Best practices for onboarding Microsoft Azure Arc enabled servers

I had the chance to speak with Ryan Willis (Senior Program Manager at Microsoft) on how to learn best practices and strategies for onboarding a wide range of resources, including Windows, Linux, SQL server, Kubernetes clusters, and Azure services across ... continue reading
Azure Monitor agent and Data Collection Rules

Azure Monitor agent and Data Collection Rules

Last week Sonia Cuff wrote about finding your Azure Log Analytics agent deployments in your environment in preparation for the Azure Monitor agent migration. This was in response to an email you might have received if you are currently using ... continue reading
How to find your Azure Log Analytics agent deployments in preparation for the Azure Monitor agent

How to find your Azure Log Analytics agent deployments in preparation for the Azure Monitor agent

If you have been using the Azure Log Analytics agent to monitor your Microsoft Azure virtual machines, you may have received an email stating that this functionality is being replaced by the Azure Monitor agent: Start using the Azure Monitor ... continue reading
Standardize DevOps practices across hybrid and multicloud environments

Standardize DevOps practices across hybrid and multicloud environments

In this video, I had the chance to speak with Jason Hansen (Principal Program Manager at Microsoft) about how you can use Azure Arc to standardize DevOps practices across hybrid and multicloud environments. Configurations and GitOps with Azure Arc-enabled Kubernetes ... continue reading