Azure Virtual Machines with Ampere

Microsoft has unveiled its latest Azure Virtual Machines {VMs} featuring the Ampere Altra Arm-based processor.

The three new VMs in the Azure Virtual Machine series are built on the Ampere Altra processor and are engineered to efficiently run scale-out, cloud-native workloads. In addition, the Arm-based VMs can be included in Kubernetes clusters managed using Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS). Read about the new VMs and their capabilities here.

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Work Safely and Flexibly from Anywhere: The Cloud-Based Workplace with Azure Virtual Desktop

When Michael Weinig AG, a German manufacturer of woodworking equipment, wanted to enable employees to work flexibly from any location, it migrated to Microsoft 365 and Azure Virtual Desktop. In this customer story, the manufacturing company shares its experience creating digital workspaces with Azure and Microsoft 365 tools. Get the story to learn how Michael Weinig is benefitting from its Microsoft-driven digital transformation by preventing VPN congestion, minimizing downtime and accelerating innovation.

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How Microsoft Azure Helps Drive Agility and Optimization for Your Business

For many Microsoft Azure customers, the “how” of cloud migration is top of mind, especially for mission-critical workloads.

Microsoft announced over a dozen new or updated capabilities for Azure to help you migrate workloads, manage hybrid environments, improve security, integrate third party tools, and gain greater cost efficiencies. You can learn about many other useful updates and features in Azure by reading the article here.

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Making the World a Safer Place with Microsoft Defender for Individuals

As digital footprints grow, protecting personal data and devices becomes more important than ever. This is especially valid as employee households build up collections of disparate devices — which often includes Windows, iOS, Android and macOS systems all under one roof. With the latest security service for Microsoft 365 Personal Family subscribers, you can more easily defend personal accounts and small business data. Read the blog to learn how.

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Free Digital Transformation Readiness Assessment

Are you faced with planning a digital transformation project possibly involving multiple technologies and solutions?

Before you set your plans in stone, let us provide you with a free Digital Transformation Readiness Assessment. Our cloud experts will evaluate your current IT assets, business goals and organizational needs to provide a strong foundation for your existing IT infrastructure. Sign up for your free assessment today.

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DGS Law Raises the Security Bar and Levels the Playing Field with Microsoft Defender Experts

DGS Law, a small law firm, needed a big-company-sized security solution to protect intellectual property and client assets. It chose Microsoft Defender Experts for XDR, a managed detection and response service offering Microsoft’s security expertise and tools. Watch the video to learn from DGS Law’s experience choosing, deploying and driving results with Microsoft Defender Experts.

How to Use Multiple Desktops on One Screen in Windows 11

The ability to use virtual desktops in Windows 11 can be a huge advantage for end-users with multiple projects. That’s especially true if you have employees still working from home on laptops or desktops with one monitor. The Task View pane in Windows 11 allows you to add virtual desktops, manage the view of your virtual desktop and move applications to different desktops. This tutorial explains how to take advantage of the multiple desktop feature in Windows 11. Read the blog.

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Defender Experts for Hunting

Microsoft Defender Experts for Hunting is a managed threat hunting service that provides security operation centers (SOCs) with expert-level monitoring and analysis.

This video unpacks how Microsoft Defender Experts for Hunting works by walking through a real-world example of a pervasive phishing campaign. Watch the video: