Azure Posts

Webinar : Office365 MP monitoring with SCOM

Many organisations have been moving to Office365 and placing resources in the cloud. One large request we have from our community is for better visibility on their O365 environment in SCOM, their on-prem monitoring tools. We are happy to present the new O365 Management Pack from our partner NiCE-IT Management Solutions together with a new Service available […]

What is Azure File Sync (AFS) and how to set it up?

Earlier this month, Microsoft introduced Azure File Sync (AFS). So, what is Azure File Sync (AFS)? Azure File Sync is a cloud based backup solution for backing up and providing disaster recovery options for a single, or multiple file shares within a server, or multiple servers. This eliminates network and storage complexity and capacity planning, as […]

ADFS Monitoring with Azure, OMS, SCOM 2016

ADFS (Active Directory Federation Services) has really taken flight since the inception of Office 365 and Azure Active Directory. Getting your on-premises environment configured with online identity services such as Azure, and having the SSO (Single Sign-On) abilities makes ADFS fundamental. Implementing ADFS is one thing, but what about monitoring your ADFS environment? The following […]

Differences Between Active Directory and Azure Active Directory

Lately, a lot of people keep asking, “What’s the difference between Active Directory, and Azure Active Directory?” Well, in short, a lot! Here is my take on it, and my typical response to customers. One thing to note is, Azure Active Directory (AAD) and traditional/on-premises Active Directory (AD) are similar yet two very different things. […]