Office 365 Network Performance Assessment

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Why is Office 365 so slow?….. Yesterday Microsoft released a new tool to help with the performance assessment of Office 365  which you can find here –> https://o365networkonboarding.azurewebsites.net/ Now this tool is initially aimed at locating the closest Service Front Door for Office 365 to help…

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Enabling TLS 1.3 on Citrix NetScaler

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There has been a lot of work in the new version of TLS namely version 1.3, where the focus has been mostly on security and reducing the unnecessary handshakes between client and servers to optimize performance. Hence the reason why there is a…

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Setting up Self-Service Password Reset with Writeback to On-premises

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One of the important steps of achiving great user-experice is getting ease of access for end-users, including the ability to do self-service, which especially involved passwords which is the most common support issue that most support centers have. As part of Azure AD…

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Bluemedora and Bindplane with Azure Monitor

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After been working with Log Analytics for some time, you get used to having the interface to query for the information you are looking for. In most cases you can collect any information you want using the Monitoring agent or from other parts…

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Cloud-based policy management service for Office 365 ProPlus

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Earlier today, Microsoft released a preview of the Office client policy service to help manage policies for all Office 365 ProPlus users in an organization, this has previsoly only been a solveable trough the use Group Policy or ADMX backed policies using Intune or any…

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The problem with Cloud Management Platforms

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One of the things I’ve been working closely on the last couple of years now is the CMP (Cloud Management Platform) market. CMP is a big buzz words these days which many vendors claim they have one way or another, or that they…

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Setting up Citrix ADC (NetScaler) in Google Cloud

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Finally, Citrix now supports running NetScaler in Google Cloud! I have been waiting for this for a long time. Now still the process is still a bit manual since it is not available in the Google Cloud marketplace so you will need to…

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Veeam 9.5 Update 4 Soon here! What’s new for a Service Provider

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With the latest release from Veeam Availability Suite 9.5 Update 4 there has been a large set of new functionality, so much it seems like a major release (Could have been version 10) so this is a list of the new biggest functionality…

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Connection Interrupted running Citrix with EDT in Azure

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Building Citrix Enviroments in Microsoft Azure is pretty easy these days, now there are some issues with using the latest features especially with EDT. If you are encountering issues with running Citrix in Azure and with EDT and when you try to connect to…

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Running NVIDIA GRID in Azure

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Lately I’ve been involved in some projects involving running CAD based workloads on Azure running on Citrix. In Azure we have multiple GPU based virtual instances. When Microsoft first introduced GPU based instances with the NV and NC series they suffered from one big…

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