Reasons To Use A Third Party Firewall In Azure

March 11, 2019 // 0 Comments

In this post, I will go through some of the reasons that one might use to choose a third-party firewall network virtualization appliance (NVA) in Azure instead of the Azure Firewall. You can read my take on choosing the Azure Firewall here. Management Let’s say you use Firewall X for your [...]

How to Troubleshoot Azure Routing?

March 8, 2019 // 1 Comment

This post will explain how routing works in Microsoft Azure, and how to troubleshoot your routing issues with Route Tables, BGP, and User-Defined Routes in your virtual network (VNet) subnets and virtual (firewall) appliances/Azure Firewall. Software-Defined Networking Right now, you need to forget [...]

I Have Joined Innofactor

January 16, 2019 // 4 Comments

As I posted before, I finished my previous job with MicroWarehouse before Christmas. On January 3rd, I joined Innofactor. Who Are Innofactor? Innofactor is an IT consulting and services company that operates in the Nordic countries: Finland (HQ), Denmark, Sweden, and Norway. If you attend [...]

Leaving MicroWarehouse

December 21, 2018 // 1 Comment

It’s with great sadness that I am announcing that this is my last day at MicroWarehouse, a company that I have enjoyed working with for over 7 years. I joined MWH in 2011. My role was to work with Irish Microsoft partners, mostly in the small/medium business space, to grow the System Center [...]

My New Intel NUC PC

November 16, 2018 // 1 Comment

I recently purchased an Intel NUC, NUC8i7HNK, to use as my home office PC. Here’s a little bit of information about my experience. Need To Upgrade I’ve been using a HP micro-tower for around 6-7 years as my home office PC. It was an i5 with 16 GB RAM, originally purchased as part of a pair to [...]

Cloud Camp 2018 – It’s A Wrap!

October 18, 2018 // 0 Comments

Yesterday, Cloud Camp 2018, run by MicroWarehouse and sponsored by Microsoft Surface and Veeam, ran in the Dublin Convention Centre here in Ireland. 4 tracks, 20 (mostly MVP) sessions, 2 keynotes, and hundreds of satisfied attendees. It was great fun – but we’re all a little tired today Photo [...]

Windows Server 2019 Did Not RTM – And Why That Matters

October 4, 2018 // 2 Comments

I will start this article by saying there is a lot in Windows Server 2019 to like. There are good reasons to want to upgrade to it or deploy it – if I was still in the on-premises server business I would have been downloading the bits as soon as they were shared. As you probably know Microsoft [...]
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