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Azure dashboards: Azure Portal vs. SquaredUp (Part 1 - VMInsights)

Be it be on-premise or in Azure, monitoring your resources is extremely important. While the popular monitoring tool to use on premise remains to be SCOM, many organizations with a presence in the cloud have started to explore Azure Monitor to fulfil their monitoring needs in Azure. Recently, we discussed Azure Monitor and its capabilities extensively in our Azure Monitor Learning Path blog series.

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A note of appreciation from our CEO - Business Continuity Edition

Dear SCOM community, It's been 8 weeks since we launched the free Business Continuity edition (BCE) of our SCOM dashboarding product, and I’m glad to see that many community members have taken us up on the offer. The early feedback we received was encouraging and heartening, and we are happy to have helped ease the pressure on IT teams during these uncertain times, in however small a way.

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Tips from the field: Managing costs in Azure

If you’re reading this article, chances are you’re about to start moving into Azure and want to get your cost control right from the start, or you’re already on your journey and are running into problems getting a clear view of where you’re spending your money. Moving into Azure, or any other cloud, brings with it a new set of challenges that you just don’t face on-prem, and the big one is that pretty much everything incurs its own running cost.

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SquaredUp 4.6 for Azure and SCOM is now available!

We are delighted to announce the latest versions of our Azure and SCOM products. In this blog I’ll share the highlights of what’s new, including an update to Open Access which is now available in both Light and Dark themes! This unprecedented time has changed our ways of working at SquaredUp. Everyone has settled into the rigors of working from home and our Product Engineering teams have done an outstanding job with version 4.6.

Coffee Break: SCOM Update Rollup 1

Heard about the SCOM Update Rollup 1 but unsure of exactly what it includes? Let Shawn Williams, SquaredUp Technical Evangelist and Leon Laude, SCOM Consultant and author of popular ‘The System Center Blog’ break it down for you. Among other topics, they will cover updates announced at Ignite 2019 vs what’s been included, new features and fixes, a step-by-step guide to updating and the most useful resources to get started.

Release Webinar: SquaredUp 4.6

Join our Senior Product Team for an in-depth tour of SquaredUp v4.6. John Shaw (Chief Product Officer) and John Knowles (Director of Products) will take you through the impressive product enhancements included in our latest release. Improvements spanning both our SCOM and Azure products include Dark Theme Open Access and Dashboard Pack upgrades. Azure-specific upgrades include deeper insights from Azure Cost Management, Azure Lighthouse support and an improved trial and install experience.
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Mastering Azure Monitor, with Richard Benwell

With more and more businesses moving into the cloud, many of us are increasingly faced with the need to monitor our Azure applications in Azure Monitor – but where to start? If you’re feeling lost or overwhelmed by the platform’s sheer range of functionality, you’re not alone, and we’ve got some useful resources for you.