Category Archives: InfraStructure

Azure Site Recovery (ASR)

Azure Site Recovery helps you to protect important applications by coordinating the replication and recovery of physical or virtual machines. You can replicate to your own datacenter, to a hosting service provider or even to Azure to avoid the expense and complexity of building and managing your own secondary location. Your environment can be protected […]

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Azure Log Analytics

Microsoft unveiled the Microsoft Operations Management Suite at Ignite 2015. This suite consisted of a set of Azure-hosted management services that would manage cloud services running not just on Azure and Windows Server, but also on AWS, Linux, VMware and/or OpenStack. It featured its’ own portal, under microsoft.com/oms. By January 15th 2019 this portal is […]

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Microsoft Azure Stack

Microsoft Azure Stack (MAS) was announced by Microsoft at May 4th 2015, during the keynote of its annual “Ignite” conference in Chicago, ILL. Microsoft Azure Stack is a solution which can be placed in the datacenter of any customer and offer services just like they’re available in the Azure Public cloud, through a portal, API’s […]

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Download all the System Center preview bits…

Earlier today Microsoft released the second preview of Windows Server 2016, you can download the iso from this location… Furthermore, all previews for the System Center products are currently publicly available: System Center Service Manager System Center Data Protection Manager System Center Orchestrator System Center Virtual Machine Manager System Center Operations Manager System Center Configuration […]

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VM Backups in Azure: Step-by-Step

One question my customers regularly ask me:”How do we back-up the Virtual Machines (VM’s) in Azure?” Until now this could either be a tidious task; keeping the VM in the cloud (Yes, I mentioned the “C”-word). Other customers were confronted with a high bill for regress costs when using their on-prem backup solutions to ensure […]

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