Brandon Lee
Brandon Lee
Brandon Lee has been in the IT industry for over 20+ years and has worked in various IT industries spanning education, manufacturing, hospitality, and consulting for different technology companies, including Fortune 500 companies. In addition, Brandon is a prolific blogger and contributes to the community through various blog posts and technical documentation, primarily at Virtualizationhowto.com

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Posted by Brandon Lee on September 20, 2022
VMware Workload Advanced Security for AWS announced

VMware recently announced a new way to enhance cybersecurity for Amazon Web Services cloud-based infrastructure — Advanced Workload Security for AWS. This new offer is based on the Carbon Black portfolio developed by VMware. It presents cloud-native endpoint security options that make cloud environments just as secure as on-prem ones.

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Posted by Brandon Lee on September 6, 2022
What is Windows Update for Business Safeguard holds

Windows Update for Business recently introduced safeguard holds, which prevents a user from updating until an issue likely to happen is fixed. Previously, admins would deter from performing regular updates for various issues. Now, the manager uses machine learning to monitor millions of unmanaged PCs for rollback during upgrading for context. It pauses updates for users at potential issue risk and offers it again once the issue is dealt with.

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Posted by Brandon Lee on August 23, 2022
What is Secured-core PC Configuration Lock?

Microsoft Secured-Core PC Configuration Lock is a new feature that enables you to prevent configuration drift of secured-core PC settings and features. Secured-Core PCs united various layers of protection to combat the growing trend of attacks on kernel drivers. The Lock makes sure the secured-core PC remains secure no matter what.

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Posted by Brandon Lee on August 16, 2022
What is Microsoft Pluton Security Processor?

The traditional security model implies combining different solutions to increase safety. However, cyberattacks are constantly developing and becoming more sophisticated, which makes the “layered approach” fairly obsolete. That’s why Microsoft has opted to concentrate on the hardware level instead. Meet Microsoft Pluton, a new step in the hardware chips evolution.

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Posted by Brandon Lee on August 9, 2022
Windows Autopatch

Windows Autopatch is a new cloud-centric way to streamline the process of updating OS instances across your IT environment. It is meant to take the heavy-lifting and complexity out of applying patches to your Windows clients registered in Microsoft Endpoint Manager. It’s applicable to Windows 10 &11, M365 for Enterprise, MS Edge and Teams.

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Posted by Brandon Lee on July 28, 2022
vSphere+ – A New hybrid vSphere offering from VMware

VMware vSphere+ is an Enterprise hybrid subscription service, which provides a blend of on-prem vSphere plus VMware Cloud services through Cloud Gateway. In other words, it’s a combination of your current vSphere environment with SaaS-delivered VMware components from the VMware Cloud offering.

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Posted by Brandon Lee on July 14, 2022
Windows 11 22H2 new features

Windows 11 22H2 is a major update package that Microsoft recently published for its latest operating system. The long-anticipated release does not disappoint. There are many new features and upgrades that are introduced to make the performance, operation, and user experience with the OS better than with the initial release.

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Posted by Brandon Lee on June 21, 2022
Windows Admin Center 2110.2 and Azure Stack HCI 21H2 new features

Microsoft is continuously updating its cloud services, further evolving with the mission-critical IT infrastructure needs. Recently, Windows Admin Center 2110.2 and Azure Stack Hyperconverged Infrastructure (HCI) experienced a swath of updates. All of them aim at IT environment operation smoothness and cross-platform compatibility.

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Posted by Brandon Lee on June 7, 2022
What is Microsoft Dev Box

Microsoft has been making its cloud services ever more diverse and specific. This time, the software goes even deeper, allowing you to enable a geographically disparate and niche workforce to perform better with limited hardware, bandwidth and resources. Various specific tools for modern developers’ needs are presented in this new solution.

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Posted by Brandon Lee on April 26, 2022
Overview of System Center 2022 New Features

Although Microsoft continues to increase its Windows Server and Azure presence, most businesses still prefer a hybrid environment. Managing a hybrid cloud is more complicated, as you also need to operationalize your on-premises IT environment at scale. Here is where System Center comes into play, along with its new functionality.

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