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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
Deploying 100s of Production Clusters in minutes!

Deploying 100s of Production Clusters in minutes!

You're an Azure Stack HCI Administrator and you've worked tirelessly to test your clusters and get them ready for production; you've filled out the necessary paperwork, you've gotten sign-off from all the stakeholders; and now it's time to implement your ... continue reading
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Secure your business like you secure your home: 5 steps to protect against cybercrime

Running a business requires a lot of determination and sometimes a leap of faith. Every day brings a new challenge, and many times it can feel like the stress and uncertainty are too much. That’s when you remind yourself why ... 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
Azure Boards – Organize and Plan All of Your Work

Azure Boards – Organize and Plan All of Your Work

In our daily work we constantly encounter what I like to call ‘The Time Thieves.’ These are the things that take away our ability to be proactive in our day-to-day job. They are the reasons we fall behind in our ... continue reading
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Gatekeeper’s Achilles heel: Unearthing a macOS vulnerability

On July 27, 2022, Microsoft discovered a vulnerability in macOS that can allow attackers to bypass application execution restrictions imposed by Apple’s Gatekeeper security mechanism, designed to ensure only trusted apps run on Mac devices. We developed a proof-of-concept exploit ... continue reading
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Microsoft Azure CLX: A personalized program to learn Azure

The rise of cloud computing has created demand for proven cloud experts. That’s why we’ve launched the Microsoft Azure Connected Learning Experience (CLX) program, designed to help aspiring learners and IT professionals become Microsoft Azure cloud pros. CLX is a ... continue reading
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Any developer can be a space developer with the new Azure Orbital Space SDK

Earlier this year, we announced our vision to empower any developer to become a space developer through Azure. With over 90 million developers on GitHub, we have created a powerful ecosystem and we are focused on empowering the next generation of ... continue reading
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AI and the need for purpose-built cloud infrastructure

The progress of AI has been astounding with solutions pushing the envelope by augmenting human understanding, preferences, intent, and even spoken language. AI is improving our knowledge and understanding by helping us provide faster, more insightful solutions that fuel transformation ... 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