Cloudyn Azure Cost Management

Azure Cost Management licensed by Cloudyn, a Microsoft subsidiary, allows you to track cloud usage and expenditures for your Azure resources and other cloud providers including AWS and Google. Easy-to-understand dashboard reports help with cost allocation and showbacks/chargebacks as well. Cost Management helps optimize your cloud spending by identifying underutilized resources that you can then … Read more

Azure Service Level Agreements (SLA)

The Service Level Agreement (SLA) describes Microsoft’s commitments for uptime and connectivity. A summary of SLA for individual Azure services is presented below, based on official Microsoft documentation ( A detailed list of the SLA of all Microsoft Online services can be found in a single document available for download at: Compute Virtual Machines For … Read more

Azure subscription and service limits, quotas, and constraints

If you want to raise the limit or quota above the Default Limit, open an online customer support request at no charge. The limits can’t be raised above the Maximum Limit value shown in the following tables. If there is no Maximum Limit column, then the resource doesn’t have adjustable limits. It is now possible to combine multiple Azure resources in … Read more

Citrix announcement of Azure managed disks support in Citrix Cloud

Citrix recently announced preview support for Azure Managed Disks in Citrix Cloud’s XenApp and XenDesktop service. Today, we are pleased to announce the release of the production version. Managed Disks provides scalable and highly available storage without the need to create storage accounts and worry about IOPS constraints. Complementing the availability of Managed Disks are two new … Read more

Azure free account

The Azure free account includes €170 credit to spend for 30 days and free Azure products for 12 months. The following products are available on a monthly basis for free. More details can be found at the Microsoft Azure free account FAQ article: PRODUCTS PERIOD OF FREE AVAILABILITY 750 hours of Azure B1S General Purpose Virtual Machines for Microsoft … Read more

Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop on Azure cost calculator

Citrix has provided a comprehensive Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop on Azure cost calculator to accommodate for the use case scenarios where XenApp and XenDesktop workloads are either deployed on-prem and MS Azure or entirely on the Citrix Cloud and MS Azure. You should first read the FAQ for more details: After choosing one of the … Read more

Azure backup and site recovery

Azure backup and site recovery A disaster recovery and data protection strategy keeps your business running when unexpected events occur. The Backup service is Microsoft’s born in the cloud backup solution to backup data that’s located on-premises and in Azure. It replaces your existing on-premises or offsite backup solution with a reliable, secure and cost … Read more