Service Level Agreements

Azure SLA for Virtual Machines and App Service

Introduction While monitoring monthly Azure costs and Azure resource performance, administrators often face questions about Azure resource availability. Service Level Agreements are formal agreements between Microsoft and it customers. These agreements dictate the availability levels of each Azure service. Two of the most common Azure services are Virtual Machines (IaaS) […]

Azure Summit 2021

Azure Summit 2021 overview Microsoft Azure Summit will be run in the time frame of 13th-23rd September 2021 and will be an online event. A significant number of speakers from all walks of IT infrastructure, devops and software development will be participating. A list of all Azure Summit speakers can […]

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Microsoft 365 troubleshooting tools

When providing technical support to your end users in a Microsoft 365 infrastructure, it is good to have in mind the following list of useful Microsoft 365 troubleshooting tools: Microsoft Support and Recovery Assistant for Office 365: https://diagnostics.outlook.com/#/ Office 365 user profile and device license allocation: https://office.com Outlook Web App: […]

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Mainboard TPM 2.0 hardware support for Windows 11

For upgrade instructions from Windows 10 to Windows 11, review the following article: https://stefanos.cloud/blog/upgrade-to-windows-11/. Mainboard TPM 2.0 hardware support Many Windows 10 PC owners these days are looking for ways to upgrade their PC to Windows 11. One mandatory preparation step is to ensure there is support for the Trusted […]

Exchange Online and SharePoint Online data protection mechanisms

Exchange Online and SharePoint Online data protection mechanisms

All Office365 components are adequately protected from accidental deletion via the usage of various Office365 features. The following features are offered out of the box for Office 365 data protection. Feature Sharepoint and OneDrive for Business Recycle Bins In SharePoint Online, items are retained for 93 days from the time […]

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Microsoft acquires CloudKnox Security to offer unified privileged access and cloud entitlement management

The acquisition of CloudKnox further enables Microsoft Azure Active Directory customers with granular visibility, continuous monitoring and automated remediation for hybrid and multi-cloud permissions. Microsoft is committed to providing their customers with unified privileged access management, identity governance and entitlement management including: Automated and simplified access policy enforcement in one […]