What’s New in Azure: Increasing Productivity

September 26, 2019 Cara Heimbaugh

Continually updating Azure is more than just a task; it comes with actual business benefits that are necessary to optimize your operations and use of the cloud.  

By keeping up with all the new features that are consistently rolled out in Azure, your business can realize: 

  • Stronger Security 
  • Increased Productivity 
  • Cost Savings  

Last month, we zoomed in on some Azure updates from this quarter that will elevate your security position. Now, we will look at some of the ways in which Azure can increase the productivity of your IT team and Azure users through expanded regions and new features that make controlling and managing your environment even simpler.  

Check out some new features we think you’ll find helpful, or you can browse all the Azure updates on the Microsoft website: 

  • Register your SQL Server on Azure VMs Self-Installations with Resource Provider 
    As many companies move their SQL Server databases from on-premises to Azure, using Resource Provider to self-install your SQL Server on Azure VMs unlocks auto-patching, auto-backup, monitoring, manageability capabilities, as well as licensing flexibility.
  • Review of all the Azure Portal Updates for September 2019
    The goal of the Azure Portal is to offer users a productive and easy-to-use platform so you can build, manage and monitor all Azure services from a single pane of glass. Some recent updates include updates to Microsoft Intune and Azure Data Explorer and the new Azure SQL creation and management experience. 

If your team needs assistance in managing Azure updates, our expert team can help you to whatever degree you need through our Global Managed Services. In particular, our Cloud Management for Azure service provides you with guidance and analysis around your cloud operations, financial governance, and also provides support for your questions and concerns. New Signature can also manage all your Azure subscriptions, delivering a seamless service to optimize your cloud environment so you can focus on your business. 

Consult with an Azure expert today.  


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