Announcing new FREE Windows Azure Book for IT PRO

Hello folks, Today Microsoft Press is releasing a new book about Windows Azure for IT PRO. This is a great resource for you IT PRO that needs to get your basic understanding of Windows Azure or needs to get more information about some of the Azure capabilities from the IaaS perspective. I had a great…


Windows Azure S2S Connectivity Troubleshooting – Call for Collaboration

Recently I had the opportunity to participate in a Hybrid IT Project using Windows Azure. The Design Considerations for this project is already documented here and probably next week we will be releasing the Implementation Guide for this project which is based on those considerations. During this project I learned a lot of things about…


Site to site connectivity with Windows Azure (GA)

Almost a month ago I wrote this post about an attempt to establish a site to site connection between TMG and Windows Azure and the conclusion was: you need a valid IP on your edge device in order to do that. Done, got my valid IP and now I’m ready to rock! It should be…


Unable to access resources after enabling site to site connectivity with Windows Azure

Recently I was working on a document where I had to build a lab in order to validate a series of assumptions. This lab required cross-premises connectivity with Windows Azure, in other words: allowing resources that were located on-premises to access virtual machines located on Windows Azure and vice-versa. For testing purpose (since it is…