(Hopefully) Useful Information on Microsoft Azure, System Center & Hyper-V

SquaredUp – SCOM v Azure Monitor: The Big Debate


On the 26th November, SquaredUp kindly invited me to take part in a debate over SCOM vs Azure Monitor. As part of a panel including Cameron Fuller, Billy York and Jesper Jensen, along with the SquaredUp team, we discussed the following areas: Can Azure Monitor replace SCOM SCOM & Azure Monitor hybrid use cases Key considerations, such as cost & data ingestion Questions posed by the webinar attendees This webinar.. Read More

Azure PIM: Additional Notifications


Azure Privileged Identity Management (PIM) is a great tool for managing identities that require privileged access. Rather than user accounts being assigned highly privileged roles permanently, accounts can be elevated to the role required. Once the role requirement is over, the permissions can be revoked. More inofrmation on what PIM is can be found here, https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/active-directory/privileged-identity-management/pim-configure. While PIM is a really useful tool, it does currently have some shortcomings, and.. Read More

Windows 10 – Microsoft Virtual Academy

With the launch of Windows 10 recently, and the seeming eagerness of everyone to upgrade, here are a bunch of courses for the IT professional on the Microsoft Virtual Academy (MVA) that are worth checking out… https://www.microsoftvirtualacademy.com/en-US/training-courses/getting-started-with-windows-10-for-it-professionals-10629/?Wt.mc_ic=dx_MVP4021819 Along with a Getting Started video, these presentations are also available.   Enjoy! David