TechNet Radio: (Part 23) Building Your Hybrid Cloud – Azure Key Vault

Continuing their data protection through encryption episodes in their "Build Your Cloud" series, Keith Mayer and Andy Syrewicze explore Azure Key Vault,  a new feature found in Azure that increases security and control over keys and passwords used in cloud apps and services. [1:20] Let’s chat about Azure Key Vault and some of the recently…

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TechNet Radio: (Part 19) Building Your Hybrid Cloud – Monitoring and Alerting for Azure Workloads

Keith Mayer and Andy Syrewicze continue our ongoing series on how to “Build Your Cloud” and in this episode they show us how to manage monitoring and alerting for Azure workloads. Tune in they cover various options for monitoring a hybrid cloud environment using built-in tools on Azure. [1:33] Why is monitoring important across the…


IT Camp deck and resources: Modernizing Your Infrastructure with Hybrid Cloud

Thank you to those who attended my IT Camp event on Modernizing Your Infrastructure with Hybrid Cloud today in Chicago IL. I certainly enjoyed discussing cloud migration scenarios with everyone! In this article, I'm providing a copy of the deck we used for our sessions today, as well as a set of additional resources that…


TechNet Radio: (Part 13) Building Your Hybrid Cloud – Cross-Premises Virtual Networking with Site-to-Site VPN and ExpressRoute

Continuing our “Building a Hybrid Cloud” series, Keith Mayer and Andy Syrewicze walk us through the steps of creating a cross-premises Virtual Network connection between Microsoft Azure and an on-premise data center. Tune in for this demo heavy session and get the 411 on how to do implement this important step in building your hybrid…


Dog Food Conference 2014 – Azure Automation & Hybrid Cloud – Decks and Resources

Thank you for attending my breakout sessions at Dog Food Conference 2014 on Azure Automation and Hybrid Cloud. It was great meeting you all and discussing your scenarios with the Microsoft Azure cloud platform! For your convenience, I've included my decks below for each session.  At the end of each deck, links to additional resources…


Modernizing Your Infrastructure with Hybrid Cloud – Getting Started with Automating the Hybrid Cloud using PowerShell (Part 24)

This article is Part 24 in the Modernizing Your Infrastructure with Hybrid Cloud series by our US IT Pro team.  After you read this article, be sure to catch the full series for more information and resources. When migrating to Hybrid Cloud, developing automated standards for provisioning and managing application workloads is key to accelerating…


TechNet Radio: (Part 5) Modernizing Your Infrastructure with Hybrid Cloud – Hybrid Cloud Management and Automation

In part 5 of our "Modernizing Your Infrastructure with Hybrid Cloud"  series, Yung Chou and Keith Mayer demonstrate ways in which you can manage and automate your hybrid cloud environment. Tune in for this demo heavy session as they showcase System Center, Microsoft Azure and the Windows Azure Pack as well as PowerShell for Azure,…


TechNet Radio: (Part 12) Building Your Hybrid Cloud – Windows Azure Pack and the Virtual Machine Role Gallery

In this episode of our “Building a Hybrid Cloud” series, Keith Mayer and Andy Syrewicze walk us through a common customer scenario in which many organizations are looking at how they can scale a multi-VM environment (similar to Service Templates in Virtual Machine Manager) in the Windows Azure Pack.  Check out this demo intensive session…


Modernizing Your Infrastructure with Hybrid Cloud – Step-by-Step: Cross-Premises Connectivity with Azure ExpressRoute (Part 16)

With Microsoft Azure ExpressRoute, organizations can create private, high-throughput network connections between Azure datacenters and existing infrastructure, whether it’s on-premises or in a co-location environment. ExpressRoute connections do not go over the public Internet, and as such they can offer: More reliability – with an SLA of 99.9% on ExpressRoute connection uptime   Faster speeds…