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How to link your MSDN benefits to Azure portal

Posted by in Azure

As I am finding out, to be able to submit a support request from Azure portal, you are required to select Issue Type, Subscription and Support Plan. In my case, Support Plan drop down didn’t have anything I can use as I haven’t linked any existing benefits yet. If your Azure subscription is enabled as a part of your MSDN benefits, you need to first check if your subscription is eligible for technical support incidents, you will see an item on your subscription benefits page when you log on to…read more

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How to assign Static IP to Azure VM

Posted by in Azure

When you start working with Windows Azure IaaS offering, you quickly realize that the age old ways of dealing with infrastructure configuration immediately becomes invalid. Let me give you an example: when you setup a new server in your datacenter, one of the first things you do is acquire an IP address from your network. It doesn’t matter how, maybe just a simple ping test to see which IP is available, maybe from that spreadsheet you have to keep track of used and usable IP addresses, or an IPAM deployed…read more

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Introducing LoadMaster for Windows Azure

Posted by in Announcements, Azure, Load Balancing

As an individual responsible for product research, it is part of my job to be on the lookout for developing trends and new opportunities where our products can deliver value. When I started looking at Windows Azure IaaS offering, it became obvious that we had great opportunity as Microsoft Partners to complement the platform with what customers are asking for and Windows Azure doesn’t offer out of the box. Today, I am very excited announce availability for LoadMaster for Azure. LoadMaster for Azure is first product of its kind to run in…read more

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