Posts Categorized: Announcements

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Protecting against the SSL 3.0 vulnerability

Starting on December 1, 2014, Azure and Office 365 will begin disabling support for SSL 3.0. This means that from December 1, 2014, all client/browser combinations will need to utilize TLS 1.0 or higher to connect to Azure and Office 365 services without issues and may require certain client/browser combinations to be updated.

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New: Azure Traffic Manager Nested Profiles

Azure customers can now create nested profiles for traffic management. This allows tremendous flexibility in creating powerful load-balancing and failover schemes to support the needs of larger, more complex deployments.

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Announcing Azure Stream Analytics for real-time event processing

Today at TechEd Europe 2014, Microsoft announced the preview of Azure Stream Analytics. Stream Analytics is a real-time event processing engine that helps uncover insights from devices, sensors, infrastructure, applications, and data.

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Announcing the Azure Marketplace

Expanding on the existing portfolio of applications and services, the Azure Marketplace now offers Microsoft Azure Certified and open-source community virtual machine images.

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SAN Replication based Enterprise Grade Disaster Recovery with ASR and System Center

Announcing the addition of Storage Array-Based Replication to ASR’s expansive portfolio of replication capabilities. Enterprises that seek to leverage the snapshot and replication capabilities of their Storage Area Network (SAN) Arrays to enable high performance synchronous and asynchronous replication across their on-premises private clouds can now orchestrate end-to-end disaster recovery with ASR and System Center