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Customize your secure VM session experience with native client support on Azure Bastion

Azure Bastion is a fully managed jumpbox-as-a-service that provides secure and seamless Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) and Secure Shell Protocol (SSH) access to your VMs in local or peered virtual networks. With native client support available on the Standard SKU for Azure Bastion, you now unlock customizable features and added functionality in your VM sessions. Source…

Microsoft announces new collaboration with Red Button for attack simulation testing

As we highlighted in our latest attack trends report, Distributed Denial-of-Service (DDoS) attacks are one of the biggest security concerns today. Whether in the cloud or on-premises, DDoS attacks can be targeted at any endpoint that is publicly reachable through the internet. Planning and preparing for a DDoS attack is crucial to a well-vetted incident management response plan. Source…

Bring your own IP addresses (BYOIP) to Azure with Custom IP Prefix

When planning a potential migration of on-premises infrastructure to Azure, you may want to retain your existing public IP addresses due to your customers’ dependencies (for example, firewalls or other IP hardcoding) or to preserve an established IP reputation. Today, we are excited to announce the general availability of bringing your own IP addresses (BYOIP) for Azure. Source…

Diversifying the telecommunications supply chain with Open RAN

Over the past few years, there has been an increasingly steady drumbeat for the need to diversify and open the telecommunications supply chain. A key part of this supply chain that can be diversified is radio access network (RAN), where operators have typically spent most of their investments in network infrastructure. To address the need for diversification, groups such as the O-RAN alliance have formed to open up RAN capabilities. Source…

Introducing the new Azure Front Door: Reimagined for modern apps and content

Today, we are announcing the general availability of the new Azure Front Door, our native, modern cloud content delivery network (CDN) catering to both dynamic and static content acceleration with built-in turnkey security, and a simple and predictable pricing model. There are two Azure Front Door tiers—Azure Front Door Standard and Premium—that provide a unified, secure solution for delivering your applications, APIs, and content on Azure or anywhere. Source…

The anatomy of a datacenter—how Microsoft’s datacenter hardware powers the Microsoft Cloud

Leading hardware engineering at “the” software company is not as strange as it sounds, as the Microsoft Cloud depends on hardware as the foundation of trust, reliability, capacity, and performance, to make it possible for Microsoft and our customers to achieve more. Source…

New Azure for Operators solutions and services built for the future of telecommunications

Imagine the benefits to communities and organizations that have access to improved bandwidth, reliability, and reduced latency, while leveraging the rich capabilities of cloud-to-edge technology without compromise to security, critical services, or key workloads. With the most complete offerings for the telecommunications industry, Microsoft is the ideal cloud provider to help operators with their digital transformation journey and enable them to deliver these innovative services to their consumer, enterprise, and public sector customers. Today, we’re announcing the next wave of Azure for Operators solutions and services. Source…

Improve your security defenses for ransomware attacks with Azure Firewall

To ensure customers running on Azure are protected against ransomware attacks, Microsoft has invested heavily in Azure security and has provided customers with the security controls needed to protect their Azure cloud workloads. Here, we would like to zoom into network security and understand how Azure Firewall can assist you with protecting against ransomware. Source…