During a couple of recent client engagements, I realised there are still quite a few people using Azure Classic Resources. The simple reason for this is that they work and we all know in IT, if it ain't broke...etc. Now, if you only recently began working with Azure, you may never have even seen a … Continue reading Converting Classic Azure Resources (ASM) to Azure Resource Manager (ARM) – Where to Start?
For most people, the Azure Portal is their first experience of Azure. And for the majority, it may be their only experience. Or for a subset, at least their primary method. In my opinion, there are two reasons for this: People love a GUIYou can do quite a lot of work without needing alternative methods … Continue reading Azure Portal – Where to Start?
If you've read any of my blog posts regarding networking in Azure, you might have guessed it's one of my favourite topics. For ITops, it's one of the shifts in thinking required to make a change to cloud. As software-defined-networking is one of the core concepts required for a successful cloud implementation, it's no surprise … Continue reading Azure Networking Security – Where to Start?
One of the positives of Azure is that it can offer you so many possibilities when it comes to deployment options. However, if you don't implement the correct governance, this can very quickly become a negative. Historically, Cloud has had difficulties when it comes to sprawl; Azure Policy is a service that will help prevent … Continue reading Azure Policy – Where to Start?
About a year ago, Microsoft introduced the first release of Azure Firewall. Since then, and since its general release the service has grown and the features have matured. To begin, let's understand what Azure Firewall is? At its core it's a managed, network security service that protects your Azure Virtual Network resources. It functions as … Continue reading Azure Firewall – Where to Start?