Extending your on-prem Private Cloud to Public Cloud is going to be highly anticipated on Year 2015. During such time I came across requirement of interconnecting two Azure subscriptions private networks. I assume by now most of you’ll are aware by leveraging Windows Azure platform you can extend your on-prem network to Azure by using Site to Site (S2S) VPN. If not you can get more information about that from here and if a picture makes it much more clear then it is as follows
Microsoft Azure is one of the biggest buzz word in the technical world. Whenever I have conversations about this with my customers some of the questions and concerns they have as follows,
DPM team recentely announced they’re supporting DPM running as a VM in the Azure Cloud. This means now you can protect your Azure workload within the Azure premise by locating DPM server in the cloud. With this option you’re getting more retention time period as well. This also means whoever having System Center license now they can use that and setup DPM in Azure
Veeam is a company who is famous for their backup and replication software for virtualization platform. Recently they have release a small utility which helps HYPER-V admins to understand each VM’s resource utilization at a glance from Windows Tsk Manager itself.
During the TechEd 2014 Microsoft announce anti-virus software support for Azure VMs. This service will be integrated through VM agent coming along with all the Azure Virtual machines. Apart from using Microsoft anti-malware protection Microsoft has extend their arms to welcome two vendors for this server; Continue Reading
During the TechEd 2014 in USA Microsoft revealed another cool offer “RemoteApps” via Public Cloud service. This is similar to Server 2012 R2 RDS Application publishing but only difference is hosted platform is public cloud (Azure). At this stage service is in preview mode and limited to 3 hosted applications only. Continue Reading
Soon after releasing the Update Rollup 2 for System Center 2012 R2 products numerous threads start in technical forums issues related with DPM 2012 R2. Most of them are related to Tape backup & recovery.
Saying that monitoring the underline hardware and related equipments have same weight over the time to provide complete picture of your environment. Starting with SCOM 2012 Microsoft introduced the concept of 360 monitoring which means monitoring everything.