Management

Your single source for Azure best practices

Tuesday, August 13, 2019

Optimizing your Azure workloads can feel like a time-consuming task. With so many services that are constantly evolving, it’s challenging to stay on top of, let alone implement, the latest best practices and ensure you’re operating in a cost-efficient manner that delivers security, performance, and reliability.

Senior Program Manager, Azure

New Azure Blueprint simplifies compliance with NIST SP 800-53

Thursday, August 1, 2019

To help our customers manage their compliance obligations when hosting their environments in Microsoft Azure, we are publishing a series of blueprint samples built in to Azure. Our most recent release is the NIST SP 800-53 R4 blueprint that maps a core set of Azure Policy definitions to specific NIST SP 800-53 R4 controls.

General Manager, Azure Global

Azure Cost Management updates – July 2019

Wednesday, July 31, 2019

Whether you're a new student, thriving startup, or the largest enterprise, you have financial constraints and you need to know what you're spending, where, and how to plan for the future. Nobody wants a surprise when it comes to the bill, and this is where Azure Cost Management comes in! Learn more about the latest updates from Azure Cost Management, including an update for partners, Marketplace usage for pay-as-you-go subscriptions, saving and sharing customized views within cost analysis, and more!

Program Manager, Azure Cost Management

What’s the difference between Azure Monitor and Azure Service Health?

Monday, July 22, 2019

It’s a question we often hear. After all, they’re similar and related services. Azure Monitor helps you understand how your applications are performing and proactively identifies issues affecting them and the resources they depend on. Azure Service Health helps you stay informed and take action when Azure service issues like outages and planned maintenance affect you. So what’s the difference?

Program Manager, Azure Service Health

Two ways to share Azure Advisor recommendations

Wednesday, July 10, 2019

If your IT organization is like most, you probably work with many different people across many different teams. When it comes to common IT tasks like optimizing your cloud workloads, you might need to interact with several resource owners or even complete a formal review process.

Program Manager, Azure Advisor