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DISRUPT 2020: IGEL’s Linux OS Is An Azure Windows Virtual Desktop ‘Game Changer’

https://www.crn.com/news/cloud/news/cloud/disrupt-2020-igel-s-linux-os-is-an-azure-windows-virtual-desktop-game-changer-

5 hrs ago

by Steven Burke This is the start of the desktop in the cloud computing revolution, says IGEL Co-CEO Jed Ayres. Its the cloud equivalent of when Bill Gates said he wanted a PC on every desk and in every home. We want to put those billions of desktops into the cloud with the IGEL OS and WVD.

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Microsoft Cops to Azure Error that Exposed 250 Million Accounts

https://mcpmag.com/articles/2020/01/22/microsoft-azure-error-exposed-250m.aspx

2 days ago

Microsoft this week revealed that a misconfigured database hosted in its Azure cloud may have compromised millions of customer support case records.

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Microsoft Enables Azure AD Connect To Join Unconnected AD Forests

http://mcpmag.com/articles/2019/12/06/azure-ad-connect-unconnected-ad-forests.aspx

6 days ago

To bridge scattered Active Directory "forests," Microsoft is introducing a preview of a new "Cloud Provisioning" feature for the Azure Active Directory Connect service.

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Azure AD B2B Now Accepts Google IDs for Log-In

http://mcpmag.com/articles/2019/11/22/azure-ad-b2b-google-ids.aspx

6 days ago

In preview since last year, a feature that lets users of the Google identity and access service use their personal log-in IDs with Microsoft's Azure Active Directory B2B service is now generally available.

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Microsoft Azure Sentinel SIEM Service Goes Live

http://mcpmag.com/articles/2019/09/25/microsoft-azure-sentinel-ga.aspx

6 days ago

In preview since February, Microsoft's cloud-based security information and event management (SIEM) solution became generally available this week.

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Microsoft Launches Preview of Azure Private Link

http://mcpmag.com/articles/2019/09/18/microsoft-preview-azure-private-link.aspx

6 days ago

Organizations looking to add another layer of security to their Azure service connections can now access a preview release of Azure Private Link, announced by Microsoft this week.

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Building Azure DevTest Labs with PowerShell

http://mcpmag.com/articles/2019/09/17/azure-devtest-labs-with-powershell.aspx

6 days ago

Microsoft's Azure DevTest Labs service allows developers and IT administrators alike to provision and control groups of virtual machines.

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Microsoft Purchases Movere To Support Azure Migrations

http://mcpmag.com/articles/2019/09/04/microsoft-purchases-movere.aspx

6 days ago

Microsoft on Wednesday announced it was buying Movere, a partner that helps companies transition toward using cloud services.

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Using PowerShell for Parametrized Azure Resource Manager Templates

http://mcpmag.com/articles/2019/07/16/powershell-for-parametrized-arm-templates.aspx

6 days ago

IT pros have many ways to deploy resources to Microsoft Azure, but when it comes to deploying many resources at once, ARM templates are the way to go.

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How To Modify Azure ARM Templates with PowerShell

http://mcpmag.com/articles/2019/06/26/modify-azure-arm-templates-with-powershell.aspx

6 days ago

PowerShell is often used to deploy Microsoft Azure ARM templates, but you can also create a script to easily build and modify existing templates. Here's how.

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Creating a Custom Voice Font with Azure Cognitive Services

http://mcpmag.com/articles/2019/06/04/custom-voice-azure-cognitive-services.aspx

6 days ago

Using the custom voice feature in Microsoft's Azure Cognitive Services product, you can train a computer to sound like yourself -- or anyone else, for that matter.

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Converting Text to Speech with Azure Cognitive Services and PowerShell

http://mcpmag.com/articles/2019/05/23/text-to-speech-azure-cognitive-services.aspx

6 days ago

Thanks to the AI features in Microsoft's cloud, text-to-speech technology can render more realistic results than ever.

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Managing Azure Cognitive Service Accounts with PowerShell

http://mcpmag.com/articles/2019/05/14/azure-cognitive-service-accounts-powershell.aspx

6 days ago

Here's how to start taking advantage of Microsoft's suite of artificial intelligence APIs.

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Microsoft Boosts Azure AD Security, Introduces 'Identity Hub'

http://mcpmag.com/articles/2019/04/03/microsoft-boosts-azure-ad-security.aspx

6 days ago

Microsoft this week announced the general availability of its new Azure Active Directory Password Protection feature, which aims to diminish the threat of password spray attacks.

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Azure Firewall Gets Threat Intelligence Perks

http://mcpmag.com/articles/2019/03/06/azure-firewall-threat-intelligence.aspx

6 days ago

Azure Firewall, Microsoft's firewall-as-a-service security offering for organizations using Azure virtual machines, is getting several improvements that tap the company's Threat Intelligence service.

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Microsoft Prepares IT Pros for New Azure Monitor Service

http://mcpmag.com/articles/2019/02/22/microsoft-new-azure-monitor-service.aspx

6 days ago

Microsoft this week described the steps for adapting "classic" alert rules to work with its new Azure Monitor service.

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Azure AD B2B Gets One-Time Passcode Feature

http://mcpmag.com/articles/2019/01/28/azure-ad-b2b-one-time-passcode.aspx

6 days ago

Microsoft is previewing a new "one-time passcodes" feature in its Azure Active Directory Business to Business (B2B) service.

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Microsoft Issues RC2 of Azure DevOps Server 2019

http://mcpmag.com/articles/2019/01/23/rc2-of-azure-devops-server-2019.aspx

6 days ago

Azure DevOps Server 2019 Release Candidate 2 (RC2) is now available, Microsoft announced on Tuesday, marking the product's last release before becoming production-ready.

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Set Up an Azure File Share Used as a Mounted Drive

http://mcpmag.com/articles/2018/11/15/set-up-an-azure-file-share.aspx

6 days ago

Setting up a place to store files in the cloud isn't quite as easy as doing it on-prem. That's where Microsoft's Azure Files service comes in.

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Microsoft Readies Azure SQL, SQL Server 2019 Preview Improvements

http://mcpmag.com/articles/2018/11/09/microsoft-azure-sql-improvements.aspx

6 days ago

Microsoft detailed a raft of improvements coming to its database products at this week's PASS Summit.

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