Tag: MicrosoftCloud

US-Based Azure VMs With Static IP May Get Foreign IP Addresses

Interesting side-effect of the enormity of the infrastructure behind a public cloud service. Some Azure customers may have noticed that for a VM deployed in a US region, when they launch a localized page on a web browser it may redirect them to an international site. The following explains why this may be happening. Potential …

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Azure & Active Directory

  Azure is big. It’s really big. Seriously, it’s hard to comprehend just how big it really is. (Apologies to Douglas Adams.) In July of last year, then-CEO Steve Ballmer stated that Azure data centers held “comfortably over a million physical servers.” Last year, Azure server purchases accounted for 17% of all server purchases worldwide. …

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