Microsoft Azure

  • Introduction

    What Is Microsoft Azure?

    Microsoft Azure, In basic terms, it is an ever-expanding set of cloud computing services to help your company meet your business challenges. It’s the freedom to build, manage and deploy applications on a massive, global network using your favourite tools and frameworks.

    Introduction
  • The Benefits

    Microsoft Azure Offers a Flexible Cloud Computing Solution That Grows as You Do

    • Microsoft Azure allows businesses to access servers and applications without the capital expenditure of purchasing computer hardware and software, providing a flexible subscription-based services that are paid for on a consumption basis.
    • Microsoft Azure allows you to flex up and down depending on need, the more you need to consume, the more you pay. This makes it far easier to manage and more cost effective too, a business no longer must scale their IT infrastructure to support maximum requirements that may only be required once a year, for example such as financial year end, or an annual convention. This is where cloud computing comes into its own.
    • Need to do some R&D or testing? Again, you can spin up servers as you need them and then shut them down when you don’t, only paying for what you use.
    • Microsoft Azure is an evergreen platform that is maintained and retains its currency so your business is always running on the latest version of software that is always in support.
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Featured Case Study

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    Tech tip - Outlook - receive important notifications only

    If you would like Outlook to only alert you when important emails arrive, here is how to do it:

    This involves a custom alert rule being setup for specific people who you feel are important and want to be notified about, for example Customers, mangers or the big boss!

    To set up a custom alerting rule:

    • Open Outlook
    • Locate an email from the person you want an alert from
    • Right-click the email
    • Select Rules
      • Create Rule
      • Switch on the checkbox by the sender’s name
      • Choose “Display In The New Item Alert Window” and/or “Play A Selected Sound”
      • Choose the sound file to play for the alert
      • Click ‘OK’ to set the rule

    Repeat the process for the other contacts you would like to receive alerts for...

    To set up a custom rule for a whole domain:

    • Click the Home tab
    • click on Rules
    • Manage Rules & Alerts
    • Click “New Rule”
    • Select “Apply Rule On Messages I Receive” and click the “Next” button
    • Scroll down and select “With Specific Words In The Sender’s Address”
    • Click the underlined “Specific Words” (underlined)
    • Add the domain you need to receive alerts for (@domainname.co.uk) then OK
    • The domain will replace “Specific Words”
    • Click “Next”
    • Choose whether you require a sound played, an alert displayed, or both
    • Click “Finish”
    • In “Rules and Alerts”, click “Apply” to turn on the rule
    • You will then get notifications if an email comes from the specific domian
    Tech tip - Outlook - receive important notifications only

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