Episode 226 – Azure Storage Updates, Automated STIG Compliance, and PowerShell SecretManagement

Episode 226 – Azure Storage Updates, Automated STIG Compliance, and PowerShell SecretManagement

In Episode 226, Ben and Scott talk through some of the latest Azure news, including the preview release of STIG VM deployments in the public cloud and GCC, 200TB 🤯. blobs in Azure storage, Azure Storage Day, and a PowerShell module called SecretManagement you can use to store your secrets to simplify your demos. (more…)

Episode 159 – Azure Spot VMs and Azure AD Cloud Provisioning

Episode 159 – Azure Spot VMs and Azure AD Cloud Provisioning

In Episode 159, Ben and Scott kick off 2020 with a discussion about the deprecation of Low Priority VMs in Azure and the introduction of Spot VMs and then they talk about a new feature available in Azure AD that can help you synchronize users and groups from disconnected domains. (more…)

Episode 139 – Azure Migrate v2

Episode 139 – Azure Migrate v2

In Episode 139, Ben and Scott talk about Azure Migrate v2 and how you can use the new Azure Migrate hub to integrate both Microsoft and ISV tooling into a single pane of glass for executing migrations to Azure.

Sponsors

  • Sperry Software – Powerful Outlook Add-ins developed to make your email life easy even if you’re too busy to manage your inbox
  • ShareGate – ShareGate’s industry-leading products help IT professionals worldwide migrate their business to the Office 365 or SharePoint, automate their Office 365 governance, and understand their Azure usage & costs
  • Opsgility – Your Cloud enablement partner to help guide your organization through all phases of Cloud migration and adoption
  • Office365AdminPortal.com – Providing admins the knowledge and tools to run Office 365 successfully
  • Intelligink – We focus on the Microsoft Cloud so you can focus on your business

Show Notes

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About the sponsors

SperrySoftwareLogo Sperry Software, Inc focuses primarily on Microsoft Outlook and more recently Microsoft Office 365, where a plethora of tools and plugins that work with email have been developed. These tools can be extended for almost any situation where email is involved, including automating workflows (e.g., automatically save emails as PDF or automatically archive emails that are over 30 days old), modifying potentially bad user behaviors (e.g., alert the user to suspected phishing emails or prompt the user if they are going to inadvertently reply to all), and increased email security (e.g., prompt the user with a customizable warning if they are about to send an email outside the organization). Get started today by visiting www.SperrySoftware.com/CloudIT
Every business will eventually have to move to the cloud and adapt to it. That’s a fact. ShareGate helps with that. Our industry-leading products help IT professionals worldwide migrate their business to the Office 365 or SharePoint, automate their Office 365 governance, and understand their Azure usage & costs. Visit https://sharegate.com/to learn more.
As the leading global brand for enabling the Microsoft Cloud, Opsgility’s global Microsoft MVP and multi-certified Cloud Solutions Architect team has authored over twenty MOC Courses, the Microsoft Press Book Implementing Azure Solutions 70-533 and numerous Microsoft Cloud Practice Playbooks for Microsoft Partners. And for a limited time, you can get your team certified in the most exciting cloud business today with a 25% discount off instructor-led training prep courses for Azure and Microsoft 365! Visit https://opsgility.com/MicrosoftCloud to learn more.
Intelligink-Logo-01 Intelligink utilizes their skill and passion for the Microsoft cloud to empower their customers with the freedom to focus on their core business. They partner with them to implement and administer their cloud technology deployments and solutions. Visit Intelligink.com for more info.
Episode 122 – Saving Money on Compute in Azure

Episode 122 – Saving Money on Compute in Azure

In Episode 122, Ben and Scott talk about strategies for saving money on virtual machines in Azure by stopping them when they’re not needed, right-sizing your workloads, and techniques for horizontal scaling with Azure autoscale.

Sponsors

  • Mover.io – Scan, Plan, Migrate, Report. Migrations that don’t suck – with Mover!
  • Sperry Software – Powerful Outlook Add-ins developed to make your email life easy even if you’re too busy to manage your inbox
  • Opsgility – Your Cloud enablement partner to help guide your organization through all phases of Cloud migration and adoption
  • Office365AdminPortal.com – Providing admins the knowledge and tools to run Office 365 successfully
  • Intelligink – We focus on the Microsoft Cloud so you can focus on your business

Show Notes

Related Episodes

About the sponsors

Mover is a cloud migration company that specializes in moving your company’s files from file servers or cloud storage like Box, Dropbox, and Google, into Office 365. Their patented technology makes Mover the fastest OneDrive file migrator in the world. Moving dozens of terabytes of data a day is a breeze.
Scan, Plan, Migrate, Report. Migrations that don’t suck – with Mover! Visit mover.io for more info.
As the leading global brand for enabling the Microsoft Cloud, Opsgility’s global Microsoft MVP and multi-certified Cloud Solutions Architect team has authored over twenty MOC Courses, the Microsoft Press Book Implementing Azure Solutions 70-533 and numerous Microsoft Cloud Practice Playbooks for Microsoft Partners. And for a limited time, you can get your team certified in the most exciting cloud business today with a 25% discount off instructor-led training prep courses for Azure and Microsoft 365! Visit https://opsgility.com/MicrosoftCloud to learn more.
Sperry Software, Inc focuses primarily on Microsoft Outlook and more recently Microsoft Office 365, where a plethora of tools and plugins that work with email have been developed. These tools can be extended for almost any situation where email is involved, including automating workflows (e.g., automatically save emails as PDF or automatically archive emails that are over 30 days old), modifying potentially bad user behaviors (e.g., alert the user to suspected phishing emails or prompt the user if they are going to inadvertently reply to all), and increased email security (e.g., prompt the user with a customizable warning if they are about to send an email outside the organization). Get started today by visiting www.SperrySoftware.com/CloudIT
Intelligink utilizes their skill and passion for the Microsoft cloud to empower their customers with the freedom to focus on their core business. They partner with them to implement and administer their cloud technology deployments and solutions. Visit Intelligink.com for more info.
Episode 105 – From AzureRm to Az in Azure PowerShell

Episode 105 – From AzureRm to Az in Azure PowerShell

In Episode 105, Ben and Scott get into the news around the latest release of Azure PowerShell and the transition from AzureRm to Az and the impacts it has on existing PowerShell-based automation for Azure. They also get into how you can protect your IaaS SQL Servers that are hosted in Azure using Azure Backup and a Recovery Services vault.

Sponsors

  • Mover.io – Scan, Plan, Migrate, Report. Migrations that don’t suck – with Mover!
  • Sperry Software – Powerful Outlook Add-ins developed to make your email life easy even if you’re too busy to manage your inbox
  • Office365AdminPortal.com – Providing admins the knowledge and tools to run Office 365 successfully
  • Intelligink – We focus on the Microsoft Cloud so you can focus on your business

Show Notes

Related Episodes

About the sponsors

Mover is a cloud migration company that specializes in moving your company’s files from file servers or cloud storage like Box, Dropbox, and Google, into Office 365. Their patented technology makes Mover the fastest OneDrive file migrator in the world. Moving dozens of terabytes of data a day is a breeze.
Scan, Plan, Migrate, Report. Migrations that don’t suck – with Mover! Visit mover.io for more info.
Sperry Software, Inc focuses primarily on Microsoft Outlook and more recently Microsoft Office 365, where a plethora of tools and plugins that work with email have been developed. These tools can be extended for almost any situation where email is involved, including automating workflows (e.g., automatically save emails as PDF or automatically archive emails that are over 30 days old), modifying potentially bad user behaviors (e.g., alert the user to suspected phishing emails or prompt the user if they are going to inadvertently reply to all), and increased email security (e.g., prompt the user with a customizable warning if they are about to send an email outside the organization). Get started today by visiting www.SperrySoftware.com/CloudIT
Intelligink utilizes their skill and passion for the Microsoft cloud to empower their customers with the freedom to focus on their core business. They partner with them to implement and administer their cloud technology deployments and solutions. Visit Intelligink.com for more info.