Features Adjusted to Ease Demand A spike in demand on Office 365 services, probably linked to the upswing in home working provoked by the COVID-19 virus pandemic, has forced Microsoft to throttle back some application features. The news was released to tenants in an update posted to the Office 365Read More →


HA Architecture – Links HA1 (control link), HA1 backup, Heartbeat backup Config synchronization Management plane runtime state synchronization FIB, user-group mappings, DHCP leases, DNS cache, etc. HA state communication HA2 (data link) & HA2 backup Session synchronization A/P – We do not sync ICMP sessions. A/A – We do notRead More →

Monitor your backups with Backup Explorer As organizations back up more and more machines to the cloud, it becomes increasingly important to monitor these backups efficiently. The best way to begin is to use a central location for viewing operational information across a large estate. Backup Explorer is a built-inRead More →

Last November introduced Microsoft Azure Firewall Manager preview for Azure Firewall policy and route management in secured virtual hubs. This also included integration with key Security as a Service partners, Zscaler, iboss, and soon Check Point. These partners support branch to internet and virtual network to internet scenarios. Today, extendingRead More →

Microsoft announced that a new security feature dubbed Safe Documents will be available in private preview for Office 365 ProPlus customers starting today. Safe Documents, now available in private preview for Microsoft 365 E5 and E5 Security customers, is designed to automatically check Microsoft Office documents against known threat profiles and risks beforeRead More →