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 January 26, 2023
Feature Update Profiles and Expedited Quality Updates added to Intune

Updating your various Windows systems can be quite a chore. Microsoft knows that as well. Luckily, it added new features to its endpoint cloud-based management solution, Intune, which allows you to prioritize important security updates. It’s a great new addition that you can test out right now.

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Posted by Brandon Lee on January 17, 2023
Azure VMware Solution recent updates late 2022

During Microsoft Ignite 2022, the leading vendors announced many Azure features that align with the latest VMware vSphere updates. Mix and match both worlds to suit your business and technology needs.

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Posted by Brandon Lee on December 22, 2022
Azure Arc-enabled VMware vSphere

Azure Arc enables users to extend the functionality of Azure Resource Manager to on-premises environments (including VMware vSphere) or other clouds. It brings better visibility, control, and management. This is a great tool as managing hybrid or multi-cloud is daunting, as well as it can cause security compromises.

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Posted by Brandon Lee on December 13, 2022
Azure Kubernetes Fleet Manager

Azure Kubernetes Services (AKS) being a software as a service (SaaS) leads to organizations having multiple AKS clusters. Managing these diverse and multiple containerized environments is tricky and inefficient at this point in the game. Having a new management solution from Microsoft will surely help the process.

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Posted by Brandon Lee on November 22, 2022
New Windows Hello for Business Hybrid Cloud Kerberos Trust

Microsoft recently announced Windows Hello for Business Hybrid Cloud Kerberos Trust to help with the complexity of passwordless authentication. It is commonly thought passwords are the weakest link in a company’s cybersecurity posture. While Azure has seen various aspects of passwordless authentication, Windows has been lacking.

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Posted by Brandon Lee on November 3, 2022
Azure Stack HCI Single Node cluster

For some time now, Microsoft has made a single-node configuration available for its cloud service Azure Stack HCI. The name is somewhat misleading since a cluster requires two or more servers to form a group for high availability. Nonetheless, this version is good for dev, test, proof of concept, or initial setup tweaking for further scaling.

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Posted by Brandon Lee on October 25, 2022
Enhanced phishing protection in Windows 11 22H2

Microsoft Defender SmartScreen provides a host of new cybersecurity features in Windows 11 22H2, including better protection against phishing. Enterprises often overlook the threat of phishing, which is unfortunate because it’s a matter of human error, i.e. users lacking cybersecurity awareness. Windows 11 now helps tackle that.

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Posted by Brandon Lee on October 4, 2022
Windows Server 2022 Container Improvements

Containers and containerized applications are becoming more and more popular by the day, which is why they are part of the latest Windows Server operating system release. Moreover, Microsoft has also included several modifications designed to improve customer experience working with containerized apps.

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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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