We are excited to announce that this week ESET became part of the Azure Marketplace Security VM Extensions family. By provisioning ESET File Security as VM extension, users can get the enhanced security and experience of ESET. Their Solution, designed specifically for Windows Server is expanded to an even larger user base – business customers… Read More


Hi again! As you may have already heard, we have launched a few new features at Worldwide Partner Conference (WPC) 2015 to help improve the VM deployment experience using the Resource Manager stack! Let’s start by going to the Marketplace in the Azure Preview Portal. Just look for + (New), Compute, and Marketplace. As you… Read More


Recently I shared details on how to enable diagnostics and monitoring for Azure Linux Virtual Machines through the Azure monitoring extension – see June blog on Azure Linux VM Infrastructure Monitoring and Diagnostics. In this post, we are announcing that OMS has added the capabilities to be able to manage your Azure Linux VMs logs which… Read More


Azure is a first class platform for Linux and open source technology, with a growing list of OSS solutions in the marketplace, Linux extensions, and Azure services like HDInsight running on Linux. But what about customer support on Azure? Azure customer support for Linux and other open source technologies has traditionally been focused on determining… Read More


Today we are excited to build on the momentum generated at DockerCon and announce Container Apps in the Azure Marketplace. The new Container Apps category enables you to search and deploy curated Official Repositories from Docker Hub.  This is a super simple “getting started” experience for deploying single and multi-container Dockerized applications utilizing Azure Resource… Read More


It was about three years ago, when we first demonstrated Virtual Machine support at the Meet Azure event. We were enthusiastic to show how easy it was to launch and deploy applications using these new agile and powerful Virtual Machines, also showing the first Linux VM on Azure. Today, I am excited to announce the… Read More


Today at the RSA Conference, Scott Charney, Corporate Vice President, Trustworthy Computing for Microsoft delivered a keynote focused on Enabling Greater Transparency and Control in the Cloud. Scott provides a summary of his keynote on the Official Microsoft Blog, where he announced some of the actions Microsoft is taking to provide our customers with more… Read More