Tag Archives: Azure

Microsoft upgrades Azure AD Connect to 1.1.110.0

If you experience issues when performing in-place upgrades of Azure AD Connect from previous releases, or discover that the synchronization scheduler does not work as expected, these issues can be caused by issues in version 1.1.105.0. Fortunately, these issues have now been fixed in the recent 1.1.110.0 release of Azure AD Connect. Full set of… Read More »

Azure AD Connect version 1.1.105.0 released

A new version of Azure AD Connect has just been released; 2016 February, build 1.1.105.0 This version introduces a series of new and highly sought out features, including the option to configure Domain and OU filtering during the installation wizard process, an automatic upgrade feature (only for Express configuration), and a reduction of the default… Read More »

Microsoft Cloud services expanding in Europe

Microsoft has announced that they are preparing an expansion of the Microsoft Cloud from the existing two datacenters in Ireland and the Netherlands, with an additional regional datacenter in the United Kingdom. Microsoft Azure and Office 365 services is expected to be generally available from the new datacenter in last part of 2016. The Dynamics… Read More »

File shares in the cloud with Azure File Storage

During the recent AzureCon a bunch of new Azure services was announced, including the very exciting and much requested Azure File Storage, which enables offboarding traditionel file service to Microsoft Azure. Microsoft Azure now offers fully managed file shares in the cloud, across all public Azure regions! Azure File Storage is managed from the Azure… Read More »

Azure Active Directory B2C released

Azure Active Directory B2C is a new enterprise-grade, multi-tenant, cloud service that provided a secure cloud identity platform for consumer-facing applications, supporting authentication and management of consumer identities. The new service is based on open-standards and provide cross-platform support, adding modern identity and security capabilities to iOS, Android, Windows, and browser-based applications and services. Using… Read More »

Microsoft Cloud Roadshow

Registration has opened for a major cloud event; Microsoft Cloud Roadshow. This exciting event is a free, two-day technical training event for IT professionals and developers, and will be held from November 2015 to March 2016 in 11 major cities across the globe. Microsoft is presenting over 80 sessions covering Mobility, Security, Data, Infrastructure, Cloud,… Read More »

Azure AD Connect Released !

Azure AD Connect is the next-generation identity synchronization tool for Microsoft cloud services, and combines the features of Microsoft’s Directory Synchronization (DirSync) and the Azure AD Sync Services (Azure AD Sync) tools. Azure AD Sync that was released in September 2014 is the replacement for DirSync, but the newly released Azure AD Connect will be… Read More »

Exchange Server 2013 now supported to run on Azure VM

The guidelines for Exchange Server 2013 virtualization has been updated per 1. may, and as a new feature, it is now supported to deploy Exchange Server 2013 on Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) providers, like Microsoft Azure Virtual Machines. Note that for Azure VMs, Exchange databases, transport and transaction logs must be placed on Azure Premium Storage. Deployment… Read More »

ExpressRoute announced

Microsoft have announced that Office 365 customers later this year will be able to use ExpressRoute, which is a private, managed connection from the corporate datacenter network, to their Office 365 services. Besides delivering a more predictable network performance, the ExpressRoute provide increased data privacy, better mangement features and new reliability options. Each ExpressRoute, by… Read More »