Weekly Round-Up – April 24, 2020

Are you still relying on SCOM monitoring in Azure? Are you moving to Azure or already in Azure and weighing the options around SCOM monitoring versus using Azure alerts?  VIAcode can help. 

The VIAcode team understands the challenges around migrating SCOM monitoring to Azure. We have been working with the Microsoft SCOM and Azure product teams since 2004 and are well positioned to help you move your SCOM monitoring to the cloud.

We have an Azure Marketplace offer that will help you overcome the challenges of migrating SCOM that includes:

  • Assessing your infrastructure and creating a plan 
  • Implementing transitional monitoring to Azure 
  • Deprecation of alerts that have been migrated to Azure 

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New identity features help empower essential Firstline Workers

Alex Simons reports that Microsoft announces new Azure AD Public Preview features that enable critical Firstline Worker productivity.

Microsoft Azure Virtual Training Day: Improving Reliability Through Modern Cloud Operations Practices

Thomas Maurer introduces Microsoft Switzerland’s new free virtual event where people can join on April 28. The online event is in English and is called Microsoft Azure Virtual Training Day: Improving Reliability Through Modern Operations Practices, and focuses on modern cloud operations in Microsoft Azure.

NBA taps Microsoft’s Azure cloud to enhance fans’ online experiences

Microsoft has become both an Official Artificial Intelligence Partner and an Official Cloud and Laptop Partner for the NBA. The new service they plan to deliver will stream game broadcasts live and on-demand, offering a personalized fan experience that tailors the content for each user’s preferences.

How to Remote Desktop (RDP) into a Windows 10 Azure AD joined machine

Are you working remotely and need to Remote Desktop into multiple computers? Scott Hanselman’s article will help you out.

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