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Microsoft Azure Cost Management and Billing now Microsoft Cost Management

Effective May 31, 2022, Microsoft Azure Cost Management and Billing became Microsoft Cost Management. Microsoft Cost Management is an Azure tool that lets you monitor, allocate, and optimize cloud costs with transparency, accuracy, and efficiency. Microsoft Cost Management continues to focus on transparency and visibility into costs throughout the organization.

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Microsoft 365 Compliance and Azure Purview renamed to Microsoft Purview

Effective April 19, 2022, Microsoft Purview replaces product names of formerly Microsoft 365 Compliance and Azure Purview. Microsoft Purview brings together data governance from Microsoft Data and AI, along with compliance and risk management from Microsoft Security. Microsoft Purview is also complemented by identity and access management, threat protection, cloud

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Microsoft Capacity Reservations available

Effective March 28, 2022, Microsoft Capacity Reservations for virtual machines are available. A Capacity Reservation is linked to a specific virtual machine type running in a specific Azure data center and ensures that there is always capacity available when you want to run a virtual machine of that type in

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Microsoft Azure Stack HCI now with Windows Server Subscriptions

Effective April 1, 2022, the new Windows Server Subscription for Microsoft Azure Stack Hyperconverged Infrastructure (HCI) is generally available. This new option came with the launch of special Windows Server Subscriptions specifically to license the guest virtual machine (VM) operating systems on Azure Stack HCI. With this offer, you can

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Metallic Backup & Recovery for Microsoft Azure

Metallic Backup & Recovery is now available for Microsoft Azure and is Commvault’s Backup-as-a-Service (BaaS) solution for hybrid cloud environments. To protect your valuable data, the modern workplace needs a simple Backup-as-a-Service (BaaS) solution for hybrid cloud environments. Therefore, Metallic Backup & Recovery optimizes Microsoft Azure for cloud backups and

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Microsoft Azure Cost Management anomaly detection

Effective February 22, 2022, the public preview of Microsoft Azure Cost Management anomaly detection is available for subscriptions. This alerts you to inconsistencies in spending across an Azure Subscription to help you to identify unexpected changes in cost. To check cost anomalies for your subscription, open any view in the

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Microsoft Azure products name changes

Effective November 1, 2021, the following name changes of Microsoft Azure products take place: Microsoft Azure Defender for IoT Microsoft Defender for IoT Microsoft Azure Sentinel Microsoft Sentinel Microsoft Azure Security Center + Azure Defender Microsoft Defender for Cloud Microsoft Azure Defender for Storage Microsoft Defender for Storage By unifying

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Microsoft Azure Hybrid Benefit Scope-level management

Effective October 6, 2021, Scope-level management of the Microsoft Azure Hybrid Benefit is available. Azure Hybrid Benefit (AHB) is a licensing benefit that helps you reduce Azure costs by using your on-premises Windows Server and SQL Server licenses with Software Assurance (SA). AHB for SQL Server can be used with

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Microsoft Azure Reservations scope Management Group

Effective September 20, 2021, a new reservation scoping option for Microsoft Azure Reservations is in public preview: Management Group Scope. When you purchase an Azure Reservation, you choose a scope for it which defines where it may be used: within a specific Resource Group, a specific Subscription, or all Subscriptions.

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