Virtual Machines

MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company on Azure Site Recovery, “ASR worked like magic”

January 22, 2020

Today’s Q&A post covers an interview between Siddharth Deekshit, Program Manager, Microsoft Azure Site Recovery engineering and Quentin Drion, IT Director of Infrastructure and Operations, MSC. MSC is a global shipping and logistics business, our conversation focused on their organization’s journey with Azure Site Recovery (ASR).

Program Manager II, Azure Site Recovery

Turning to a new chapter of Windows Server innovation

January 14, 2020

Today, on January 14, 2020, as Windows Server 2008 /R2 reaches its end of support, we’re beginning a new chapter of innovation in Windows Server technologies that enable our customers to modernize their IT, both in the cloud and on-premises. If you are running business-critical workloads on this popular operating system we recommend that you take the necessary steps to protect these workloads.

Director, Windows Server and Azure Product Marketing

Introducing maintenance control for platform updates

December 10, 2019

We are taking a look at the preview of a maintenance control feature for platform updates on Azure Dedicated Host and Isolated virtual machines. Using this feature customers can take control of host updates for a period of 35-days in a rolling window. At public preview we are making CLI, PowerShell, APIs available. Portal will come later.

Senior Program Manager, Azure Compute

Finastra “did not expect the low RPO” of Azure Site Recovery DR

November 19, 2019

Today’s question and answer style post covers an interview between Siddharth Deekshit, Program Manager, Azure Site Recovery engineering and Bryan Heymann, Head of Cloud Architecture, Finastra. Finastra builds and deploys technology on its open software architecture, our conversation focused on the organization’s journey to replace several disparate disaster recovery technologies with Azure Site Recovery.

Program Manager II, Azure Site Recovery