Tag: Networking

Why Choose the Azure Firewall over a Virtual Firewall Appliance?

In this post, I will explain why you should choose Azure Firewall over third-party firewall network virtual appliances (NVAs) from the likes of Cisco, Palo Alto, Check Point, and so on. Microsoft’s Opinion Microsoft has a partner-friendly line on Azure Firewall versus third-parties. Microsoft says that third-party solutions offer more than Azure Firewall. If you…

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Microsoft Ignite–Building Enterprise Grade Applications With Azure Networking’s Delivery Suite

Speakers: Daniel Grickholm & Amit Srivastava I arrived late to this session after talking to some product group people in the expo hall. Application Gateway Demo We see the number of instances dynamically increase and cool down – I think there was an app on Kubernetes in the background. Application Gateway Application gateway ingress controller…

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Microsoft Azure Started Patching Reboots Yesterday

Contrary to a previous email that I received, Microsoft started rebooting Azure VMs yesterday, instead of the 9th. Microsoft also confirmed that this is because of the Intel CPU security flaw. The following email was sent out to customers: Dear Azure customer, An industry-wide, hardware-based security vulnerability was disclosed today. Keeping customers secure is always…

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