Posted by Benoit Voirin on October 26, 2021
Identity as a Service (IDaaS)

IDaaS offers the benefits of hybrid IT by providing cloud-based Identity and Access Management (IAM). The service ensures that users are who they claim to be, and provides them with appropriate access to specific resources at a proper time. It’s maintained by the service provider and needs little resources or effort to jumpstart.

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Posted by Florent Appointaire on October 21, 2021
Add Address Space to a Peered Virtual Network (Preview)

Microsoft introduced yet another feature to enhance its Azure users’ comfort. Before, you’d have to remove all peering of a virtual network (VNet), add new addresses to a subnet, and then redo all peering. This would entail downtime-related issues. Now, you can add new address spaces without peering deactivation. Amazing!

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Posted by Nicolas Prigent on October 19, 2021
How to Backup Virtual Appliance with Azure Backup?

Virtual Appliance is a broad concept. It could include Firewall, Scanner, Network VM, and a lot of other virtualized instances. Primarily, to back that up, you need snapshots, and backing up a Virtual Appliance in Azure wasn’t quite user-friendly before. Now, however, you can perform all the necessary actions smoothly, in a matter of a few clicks.

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Posted by Vladan Seget on October 14, 2021
How to upgrade VMware environment to vSphere 7 U3

VMware released its Upgrade 3 for vSphere 7 just a couple of days ago. As usual, the update includes a lot of new features, compatibility extensions, etc. Like always, you should approach the upgrade process comprehensively and make all the necessary preparations to conclude the switch as smoothly as possible.

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Posted by Mikhail Rodionov on October 12, 2021
Azure Key-Value Data Store Services Overview

 Azure key-value store services comprise a subset of NoSQL (non-relational) data services for semi-structured data, which offer you a key-value data store. Common use cases would be when you need: simplest and fastest NoSQL data store; fast, high-volume data ingestion; quick read-write operations; or when data structure/number per entity is varied. Sounds complicated, but we’ve laid it all out in simple terms.

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Posted by Romain Serre on October 7, 2021
Create a custom image for your Windows 365 deployment

Previously, we talked about the new release of Windows 365 and how to deploy it by default. Today, we’re sharing how you can get creative. You can create your own custom Windows 365 deployments by utilizing Azure VM generation 1 and generation 2 images. It might sound daunting, but we’ve broken everything down for you.

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Posted by Brandon Lee on October 5, 2021
Manage Windows Server 2022 with Windows Admin Center

Windows Admin Center (WAC) has been elevated to enable the new features and capabilities of Windows Server 2022 (WS2022). WAC is a multi-faceted browser-based management tool that allows integrating WS2022 to the fullest extent possible, covering a wide range of IT infrastructure use cases.

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Posted by Alex Samoylenko on September 30, 2021
VMware Multi-Writer Option for VMDK Disks in VMware vSphere for Clustering Solutions

Everything is a bit too complicated when it comes to vSphere, and this feature is no exception. While configuring vSphere clusters, your VMs may need to be accessed by various hosts simultaneously or several VMs in a cluster need to write at once within the same host. Sounds quite routine, but there are several “hoops” to jump through to set that up properly.

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Posted by Vladan Seget on September 28, 2021
VMware vSphere 7 U2 Persistent memory

vSphere Persistent Memory (PMem) was introduced in vSphere 6.7. It has seen many updates since, up until vSphere 7 U2. It’s a great non-volatile memory technology for super low latency applications that need the best-possible storage with low latency. However, there is much to look out for in terms of support, performance, configuration, and cost.

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Posted by Romain Serre on September 23, 2021
Getting started with Windows 365 : your Cloud PC

The IT world is moving ever further into the cloud. Microsoft recently released Windows 365, which is supposed to be a simplified version of Azure Virtual Desktop. It’s marketed as “your PC in the Cloud,” which is mostly operable from Microsoft Endpoint Manager. There are many exciting things to expect from this launch, so you better get into it.

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