Entries by Robin Garrett

Snapshot VMs in Azure Resource Manager

One of our most-popular blog posts (drawing almost a quarter of all visitors to our site) has been Mark Briggs’ excellent Snapshot VMs in Azure guide from August 2014. Although much of the content of this article is still relevant for virtual machines created using the classic Azure portal, there have been a number of major changes […]

Update 1606 for System Center Configuration Manager

Many of our customers use System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) to manage end-user devices and servers running Windows, Linux and Mac OS X. We have also helped several clients implement a full Enterprise Mobility Suite solution (incorporating SCCM, Microsoft Intune, Azure AD Premium and Azure Information Protection), allowing them to remotely manage corporate and personal mobile devices and provide mobile […]

Microsoft Azure Active Directory: Preview

For customers who are struggling with federating Active Directory and other directory stores with Microsoft Online Services (Windows Azure and Office 365), Microsoft has made a confession: “integrating your on premises identities with Azure AD is harder than it should be” and requires “too many pages of documentation to read, too many different tools to […]