Author Archives: Bert Wolters

Azure shuts your front door!

Microsoft has been working on Azure Front Door Service for the past 5 years and over that time Microsoft has significantly simplified the devops processes and site reliability engineering playbook for many teams. But now Microsoft is finally ready to show the AFDS (no typo) to the world in a public preview… Azure Front Door Service […]

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Azure Virtual WAN, is this the end for MPLS?

Back in July, when Microsoft declared Azure Virtual WAN to be a Public Preview, the international (MPLS) connectivity market sighed in awe… After Microsofts’ bold earlier moves into other markets, like: Storage  with Storage Spaces, Storage Spaces Direct, Hyper-V Replica and Storage Replica Identity with Azure Active Directory (B2B, B2C, Enterprise Apps and DS) Mobile […]

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Saving money with burstable vm’s in Azure

Before I start on the topic at hand, I’d like to acknowledge the inspirator for this small post, Herman Keijzer, working at Microsoft. Thanks mate! Now, where is all the fuss about? This week Microsoft released another new family of Virtual Machines in Preview into their ever growing population of IaaS services; the B-series Virtual Machines. […]

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Hello, Office365 engage event!

From the 19th of June, a four day long IT Pro event will take place in the beautiful city of Haarlem, Netherlands. The name of this event is ‘Office 365 engage’ with different sessions from Azure Infrastructure to Office 365. Speakers from around the world: Microsoft MVPs (31), Microsoft MCMs and much more skilled presenters […]

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Thank you, IT/Dev Connections 2017!

After submitting my information quite some time ago, last week I received a confirmation that three of my sessions were accepted for delivery during IT/Dev Connections 2017 in San Fransisco. The convention is a premier Developer, DevOps and IT professionals conference. At IT/Dev Connections you can benefit from in-depth technical training delivered by in-the-trenches expert […]

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Azure N-Series VM’s available in more regions

In the cadence of general availability and continuous rollout of N-Series instances of Azure Virtual Machines, Microsoft last week announced the availability of N-Series (NV/M60 for visualization) in East US and North Central US regions, joining the already available South Central US, Southeast Asia, and West Europe regions. They also expanded their NV/M60 capacity for South Central US. […]

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