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[Azure] Calculate the cost to migrate your DC to Azure
Posted by Florent Appointaire on January 17, 2020

It should be unnecessary to say about the importance of calculating the Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) for your business once again. Only in this way you can determine a return on investment (ROI) and identify unobvious benefits. Microsoft released a tool that calculates TCO and thereby helps you evaluate cost savings by migrating workloads to Azure. Do you want to achieve accuracy and profitability in your IT infrastructure operation?

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Connecting on-premises servers in Azure using Azure ARC (Preview)
Posted by Nicolas Prigent on December 13, 2019
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Have you ever wanted to manage your on-prem servers into the Azure console? Then it is now a preview feature released during Microsoft Ignite 2019. You will be able to connect your servers (physical or virtual) into the Azure console, in order to manage them. It means that you will be able to use all the Azure features such as: Azure tags, Azure RBAC, security policies, …

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[Azure] Protect your Azure WebApp with Let’s Encrypt
Posted by Florent Appointaire on November 29, 2019

Today, I had a question from one of my customers to protect an Azure WebApp with a certificate. Because it’s for a dev environment, the customer doesn’t want to pay for a certificate.

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[Azure] Discovering of KeyVault
Posted by Florent Appointaire on October 21, 2019

For some months now, Microsoft has deployed on the Azure platform, Key Vault. This solution gives you the possibility to store, directly on Azure, your passwords, certificates, etc. and to generate/call them through API. Resources can be accessed from Azure Automation, Azure AD and from your custom applications.

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[PowerShell] Create a DSC server on Azure
Posted by Florent Appointaire on August 12, 2019
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Today I’ll show you how to deploy a DSC server on Azure. This server will have the function of reference server, and will be the PULL server to store configurations.

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Connecting On-Premises Windows Servers to Azure Monitor
Posted by Nicolas Prigent on July 26, 2019

You can extend on-premises deployments of Windows Server to the cloud by using Azure Hybrid Services. Azure Hybrid Services work with Windows Servers in the following configurations:

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[Azure Automation] Source Control integration with Github
Posted by Florent Appointaire on May 24, 2019

Today I’ll explain a new feature that I discovered last during the PowerShell Saturday User Group in Paris, the integration between Azure Automation and Github. This integration will give you the possibility to have a control on your sources.

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How to Add Google as an Identity Provider for B2B Azure Guest User
Posted by Nicolas Prigent on April 10, 2019

Azure AD Business-to-Business can initiate federation with google to allow users to use their own Google accounts to authenticate instead of using Microsoft Accounts.

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[Azure] Store your data cheaply with archiving
Posted by Florent Appointaire on March 26, 2019

If you want to keep your files during X years, for legal reasons, and that they’re rarely accessed, you can use Azure storage account, with the Archive mode activated.

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