Azure and Microsoft 365 billing for Cloud Service Providers CSP

Azure CSP

Microsoft Azure region classification can fall under one of the following categories: Azure CSP billing regions based on the information tied to the Azure AD tenant. These are the regions under which you can register an Azure tenant and based on which your end-customer will be billed. If for instance the customer wishes to be … Read more

Azure and Microsoft 365 support for Cloud Service Providers CSP

Azure CSP

As a Microsoft Cloud Service Provider (Distributor or Reseller) you will need provide technical support to your customers related to their Azure NCE and Microsoft 365 services. Depending on your customer’s subscription type, they will have the following technical support options: If the end customer has a pay as you go (PAYG) Azure subscription or … Read more

The Microsoft Cloud Society

Microsoft Cloud Society is an online community featuring Cloud computing courses, learning challenges, Microsoft Cloud learning events and a group of Cloud-skilled professionals, among other things. If you are interested in participating in the community, you will first have to register with Microsoft Cloud Society using your Microsoft (MSA) Account. By joining the Microsoft Cloud … Read more

Free Microsoft certification exam voucher at Ignite 2021

Microsoft certification exam voucher at Ignite 2021 Microsoft Ignite 2021 is starting soon in early November 2021. Among other things you can register for the Microsoft Ignite Cloud Challenge and upon completion of the challenge you will be eligible to receive a free Microsoft certification exam voucher. Follow the instructions below to receiver your certification … Read more

TLS 1.0 and 1.1 deprecation in Azure services

TLS on Azure services

Overview Some of TLS protocols (TLS 1.0 and TLS 1.1) as well as ciphers suites (3DES –  TLS_RSA_WITH_3DES_EDE_CBC_SHA) are gradually being deprecated from all software systems (client and server). This undoubtably affects Azure services as well. If there is a mismatch in the TLS configuration among the components of your Azure solution, you may encounter … Read more

Azure migration design considerations

Microsoft Azure

Running an Azure migration can entail many services and parameters which should taken into account. In the case of an Azure migration Proof of Concept (PoC), the Azure PoC subscription is used as an intermediary platform on which to perform an initial migration, test the proof of concept and validate functionality and then switch-over to … Read more

Azure service categories

azure

Azure service directory overview All Microsoft Azure service categories are browsable from the following URL: https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/services/. You can also explore all features and technical details of all available Azure services at: https://portal.azure.com/#allservices. Microsoft Azure organizes available services under the following general categories: AI + machine learning Analytics Compute Containers Databases Developer tools DevOps Hybrid + … Read more

Microsoft Virtual Training Days

Microsoft offers free, in-depth, virtual trainings which have been specifically developed to support preparation for Microsoft certification exam. During these free training sessions called Microsoft virtual training days, attendees can: Discover a range of technical topics for Azure, Microsoft 365, Dynamics 365 and Power Platform. Address questions live to Microsoft experts. Obtain specific certifications free … Read more