We are excited to announce the public preview of Disaster Recovery (DR) for Azure VMs using Azure Site Recovery (ASR). This has been one of the most asked features from customers running production workloads on Azure. Given the increase in the willingness of customers to host mission critical production workloads on Azure in the recent past, DR solution has become a key ask from multiple customers for compliance reasons.
Security has now become a top priority for you. To ensure the highest levels of security with Microsoft Azure, Microsoft are adding new high-availability certificate authorities. For the majority of customers, this change will be seamless and will not have any impact on your Azure applications.
Gone are the days when there was a need to provision raw storage inside the server for “fast” data access. Today, there are so many cloud storage options competing for your data, and you can mix and match storage across the different providers.
The Microsoft UK data centres (UK South and UK West) are open for Azure and Office 365 business:
Azure users can benefit from adding a Digital Partner of Record to their subscription, as it provides the partner with access to usage and consumption data.