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Advanced Threat Protection for Azure Storage now in public preview

November 7th, 2018
Advanced Threat Protection for Azure Storage now in public preview

This article was originally posted on the Microsoft Azure Blog.

We are excited to announce that this week we have made Advanced Threat Protection available for public preview on Azure Storage Blob service. Advanced Threat Protection for Azure Storage detects anomalous activities indicating unusual and potentially harmful attempts to access or exploit storage accounts.

Simplified restore experience for Azure Virtual Machines

November 5th, 2018
Simplified restore experience for Azure Virtual Machines

Originally posted in the official Azure Blog.

Azure Backup now offers an improved restore experience for Azure Virtual Machines by leveraging the power of ARM templates and Azure Managed Disks. The new restore experience directly creates managed disk(s) and virtual machine (VM) templates.

Control and improve your security posture with Azure Secure score

November 1st, 2018
Control and improve your security posture with Azure Secure score

Originally posted in the Official Microsoft Azure blog.

With an increasing number of recommendations and many security vulnerabilities surfaced, it is harder to triage and prioritize your response. In addition to a growing amount of information, you have limited resources and time.

Microsoft 365 adds modern desktop on Azure

October 4th, 2018
Microsoft 365 adds modern desktop on Azure

Originally posted in the Official Microsoft Blog.

Today, we are announcing Windows Virtual Desktop, the best virtualized Windows and Office experience delivered on Azure. Windows Virtual Desktop is the only cloud-based service that delivers a multi-user Windows 10 experience, optimized for Office 365 ProPlus, and includes free Windows 7 Extended Security Updates.

Azure Monitor alerting just got better!

October 4th, 2018
Azure Monitor alerting just got better!

This article was originally posted in the Microsoft Azure blog.

In March 2018, we announced the next generation of alerts in Azure. Since then, we have received overwhelming feedback from you appreciating the new capabilities and providing asks for the next set of enhancements.

Now is the time to migrate all your apps, data, and infrastructure to Azure

October 4th, 2018
Now is the time to migrate all your apps, data, and infrastructure to Azure

This article was originally posted in the Microsoft Azure Blog.

This blog post was co-authored by Jeremy Winter, Partner Director of Program Management for Microsoft Azure and Tanuj Bansal, Senior Director Product Marketing for Microsoft Azure.

We’re seeing tons of customer interest in Azure migration following our July announcements, and have been building out the next level of customer success and product investments ever since.

Manage your company surveys with Polly for Microsoft Teams

October 3rd, 2018
Manage your company surveys with Polly for Microsoft Teams

Originally posted on Microsoft Teams Blog. 

The Polly App offers a native integration in Microsoft Teams to foster collaboration and productivity. By creating instant polls with live results, your team can easily participate while Polly makes it easy and fun for users to engage and increase participation.