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Microsoft Azure Portal Update

Microsoft Azure grows with your business boasting a collection of integrated cloud services including analytics, database, storage, web and is easy to integrate with existing IT system. There are a host of new updates that have been welcomed to the Azure Portal 

Changes to Portal Shell and UI: 


User experience refresh.  

Account, subscription, and directory management improvements.  


Quickstart Centre improvements:  


Microsoft – recommended best practices to set up your Azure environment  


Compute, networking and storage:  


Blades for virtual machine and storage account creation now in full screen 

UI updates for virtual machine scale sets  

Azure Advisor notifications and other integrated experiences in Azure Virtual Machines 

Azure Service Fabric Mesh new portal experience 

Desired State Configuration on the Virtual Machine blade 

Virtual WAN portal experience  


Azure Application Gateway Web Application Firewall UI updates 


Management tools: 


Activity Log UI improvements  

Managed Applications UI updates for Service Catalogue  

Managed Applications new default overview and monitoring support  

Azure Automation with support for Python 2 runbooks 




Azure SQL Database sign – in experience with improved visibility for the query editor 

Azure SQL Data Warehouse maintenance window configuration 


These improved functionalities should further improve the Azure experience for customers.  


If you would like to find out more about our integrated Microsoft Azure solutions, discuss all the options around our Microsoft Dynamics solutions or how our managed services team can help your business, then get in touch with Advantage today to discuss your specific needs.

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