The Art of Cost Optimization in Azure: Minimizing Cloud Expenditure

Overview: Cloud computing has many benefits, such as scalability, flexibility, and agility. However, it also comes with challenges, such as managing and optimizing your cloud costs. If you are using Azure, you may wonder how to get the most value out of your cloud investment without overspending or wasting resources. In this blog, I will […]

Azure Bastion Service: Strengthening Security and Simplifying Remote Connectivity in the Cloud

Overview As organizations move their workloads to the cloud, securing remote access to virtual machines becomes crucial. Microsoft Azure, a leading cloud platform, offers Azure Bastion Service to address these concerns and provide a secure and seamless way to connect to virtual machines (VMs) in the Azure environment. In this blog, we will delve into […]

Azure Site Recovery: Simplifying Disaster Recovery in Azure

Introduction: Microsoft Azure offers a powerful solution called Azure Site Recovery (ASR) that simplifies the process of implementing a disaster recovery (DR) strategy in the cloud. ASR allows organizations to replicate and recover their critical workloads and data in Azure, minimizing downtime and ensuring business continuity. In this article, we will explore the features and […]

Getting Started with Azure: A Beginner’s Guide

Overview I am often asked, how and where to start with Azure and asked for guidance. Hence, here I present a fundamental beginner’s guide for initiating your Azure journey. Microsoft Azure is one of the leading cloud platforms that provides a vast array of services and solutions to help users build, deploy, and manage applications […]

Azure Service Fabric: A Comprehensive Overview of Microsoft’s Distributed Systems Platform

Overview Microsoft Azure, one of the leading cloud computing platforms, offers a wide array of services to support various application development needs. Among these services, Azure Service Fabric stands out as a powerful and versatile distributed systems platform. In this article, we will explore Azure Service Fabric and delve into its key features, use cases, […]

Azure Sentinel: Empowering Next-Generation Security Operations

Overview In the rapidly evolving digital landscape, organizations face increasingly sophisticated cyber threats that could disrupt operations and compromise sensitive data. To combat these challenges, businesses require advanced security solutions that effectively detect, analyze and respond to threats in real time. Azure Sentinel, a cloud-native security information and event management (SIEM) and security orchestration, automation, […]

Securing Azure VM Using Defender for Cloud: Strengthening Your Cloud Workloads

Overview Cloud computing has become an integral part of many businesses, offering scalability, flexibility, and cost-efficiency. Microsoft Azure is one of the leading cloud service providers, empowering organizations to leverage the power of the cloud for their infrastructure needs. With the increasing adoption of Azure Cloud, it is essential to prioritize security measures to protect […]

Azure Backup Service: Safeguard Your Data with Ease

Overview In today’s digital age, data is the lifeblood of businesses. Protecting and securing that data is of utmost importance. This is where Azure Backup Service comes in handy. Azure Backup Service, a component of Microsoft’s comprehensive cloud computing platform, provides a robust and reliable solution for backing up and restoring data in the Azure […]

Microsoft Certification Renewal – Explained

Overview I cleared my AZ-500 – Azure Security Engineer Associate exam back in June-2020 and it was due for renewal in June-2023. At that time, Microsoft was offering two years validity for role-based and specialty certifications which they changed later in June-2021 to a year validity. But it can be renewed online for free. Just […]

How is your cloud security posture?

Overview: With an increasing number of recommendations and many security vulnerabilities surfacing, it is harder to triage and prioritize your response. In addition to a growing amount of information, you have limited resources and time. The Microsoft Defender for cloud helps you to prioritize and track your response to security recommendations. The Microsoft Defender for […]