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Microsoft 365 Business To Get Azure Active Directory Premium P1 Perks

https://redmondmag.com/articles/2020/04/07/microsoft-365-business-azure-ad--p1.aspx

2 days ago

Subscribers to Microsoft 365 Business (which is being renamed this month to "Microsoft 365 Business Premium") will be getting Azure Active Directory Premium P1 licensing at no additional cost. 04/07/2020

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Microsoft 365 Business to gain more Azure Active Directory toys... oh, and it's called Microsoft 365 Business Premium (from 21 April)

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/04/06/microsoft_365_business_premium_azure_active_directory/

2 days ago

Because this Office branding shake-up isn't confusing at all

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Azure Edge Zones Hit Preview

https://redmondmag.com/articles/2020/04/02/azure-edge-zones-hit-preview.aspx

7 days ago

Azure Edge Zones, a new edge computing technology from Microsoft designed to enable new scenarios for developers and partners, emerged as a preview release this week. 04/02/2020

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Microsoft to enable new 5G edge computing scenarios with Azure Edge Zones, now in private preview

https://www.zdnet.com/article/microsoft-to-enable-new-5g-edge-computing-scenarios-with-azure-edge-zones-now-in-private-preview/

a week ago

Microsoft and AWS are racing to provide tighter ties between 5G and cloud services. Microsoft's strategy for this involves Azure Edge Zones and an expanding number of telco and carrier partners.

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Lenovo launches edge, hyperconverged systems integrated with Microsoft Azure

https://www.zdnet.com/article/lenovo-launches-edge-hyperconverged-systems-integrated-with-microsoft-azure/

a week ago

Lenovo ThinkAgile MX1021 and ThinkSystem DM7100 are two systems designed to connect Azure to the edge as well as enable integrated data tiering.

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Microsoft cops to 775% Azure surge, quotas on resources and 'significant new capacity' coming ASAP

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/03/29/microsoft_azure_usage_surge_coronavirus/

a week ago

Admits ongoing provisioning problems but insists no capacity crunch even as it drops freebies

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Microsoft Sees Nearly 9X Spike In Azure In Social-Distancing Areas

https://www.crn.com/news/cloud/news/cloud/microsoft-sees-nearly-9x-spike-in-azure-in-social-distancing-areas

2 weeks ago

by Kyle Alspach Usage of Teams and Windows Virtual Desktop are helping drive the surge in Azure cloud services, though some free offers and cloud resources may now be curtailed.

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Microsoft reveals 775 percent Azure surge, quotas on some resources and ‘significant new capacity’ coming ASAP

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/03/29/microsoft_reveals_775_percent_azure_usage_surge_in_coronavirus_lockdown_zones/

2 weeks ago

Admits to ongoing provisioning problems but insists no capacity crunch even as it drops freebies

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Microsoft cops to 775% Azure surge, quotas on resources and 'significant new capacity' coming ASAP

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/03/29/microsoft_azure_usage_surge_coronavirus/

2 weeks ago

Admits ongoing provisioning problems but insists no capacity crunch even as it drops freebies

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Microsoft Previews Custom Roles for Azure AD

https://mcpmag.com/articles/2020/03/26/custom-roles-for-azure-ad.aspx

2 weeks ago

Microsoft this month announced a couple of Azure Active Directory improvements with regard to custom roles and multifactor authentication support that are available now and on the horizon.

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Azure Active Directory Getting Custom Roles and MFA Improvements

https://redmondmag.com/articles/2020/03/25/azure-ad-custom-roles.aspx

2 weeks ago

Microsoft this month announced a couple of Azure Active Directory improvements with regard to custom roles and multifactor authentication support that are available now and on the horizon. 03/25/2020

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Azure Security Center Can Now Monitor Azure Kubernetes Service Containers

https://redmondmag.com/articles/2020/03/25/azure-security-center-kubernetes-monitoring.aspx

2 weeks ago

Microsoft announced this week that the Azure Security Center management portal now works with the Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) to ensure the security of Docker containers running on Linux systems or virtual machines. 03/25/2020

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Pepper Money aims to future-proof with Microsoft Azure and Office 365 shift

https://www.zdnet.com/video/pepper-money-aims-to-future-proof-with-microsoft-azure-and-office-365-shift/

2 weeks ago

The company wanted to take back control of its technology environment from a high reliance on third-party providers.

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Stuck at home? Why not let an edgy, GPU-boosted slice of Azure keep you company?

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/03/25/azure_stack_edge_gpu/

2 weeks ago

Microsoft expands preview of T4 Tensor Core-flavoured Azure Stack Edge

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Microsoft Giving Priority On Azure Capacity To Coronavirus Response Effort

https://www.crn.com/news/cloud/news/cloud/microsoft-giving-priority-on-azure-capacity-to-coronavirus-response-effort

2 weeks ago

by Kyle Alspach First responders, health care and government agencies will be prioritized in the event of any capacity constraints.

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'Azure appears to be full': UK punters complain of capacity issues on Microsoft's cloud

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/03/24/azure_seems_to_be_full/

2 weeks ago

Bad time to request new resources, and existing ones have problems too

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European users reporting they're hitting Azure capacity constraints

https://www.zdnet.com/article/european-users-reporting-theyre-hitting-azure-capacity-constraints/

2 weeks ago

Some Microsoft Azure cloud customers in Europe are reporting they are hitting capacity limits are unable to spin up virtual machines in their regions.

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IBM fires up the big iron, Facebook hands out masks, Cisco splashes cash, and CDC gets an Azure-powered bot

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/03/23/coronavirus_covid_19_round_up/

2 weeks ago

Everybody chill, Big Tech's got this

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Microsoft names priority users for new Azure capacity – emergency services, government, remote workers top the list

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/03/22/microsoft_azure_health_government_priority/

2 weeks ago

Totally not running out of cloud. But may ditch free offers to serve current customers during the Pandemic

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Microsoft names priority users for new Azure capacity - emergency services, government, remote workers top the list

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/03/22/microsoft_to_prioritise_health_and_government_users_as_azure_expands/

3 weeks ago

Totally not running out of cloud. But may ditch free offers to serve current customers during the Pandemic

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