Start your Azure experience with Azure Resource Manager

I’m currently designing an Azure environment for a client and was wondering why Microsoft have provided two different management portals. While both contain a large amount of common functionality, each do so in a different manner and some functionality is only available through one or the other.

Following a meeting with Microsoft Professional Services earlier this month (May 2015), I found out why.

Azure Service Management (ASM)

Microsoft Azure started off life with the (1st Generation) Azure Management Site:
https://manage.windowsazure.com/

This site uses the original Rest API, and provides all 1st Generation functionality for managing Windows Azure resources.

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Kevin is a passionate and driven IT consultant with over a decade of experience in designing and implementing data centre infrastructure… he also has a passion for the coast, and loves kitesurfing!

Welcome to Mono Consultancy

Mono Consultancy is a forward thinking consultancy, delivering high quality services to enterprise organisations who value high quality solutions, excellent customer service and successful project delivery.

We specialise in data centre design, virtualisation and Cloud computing, but are also passionate about storage and networking.

This blog is a space to discuss the technologies we’re working with and describe how we overcome some of the challenges faced in the real world of Enterprise IT.

Kevin is a passionate and driven IT consultant with over a decade of experience in designing and implementing data centre infrastructure… he also has a passion for the coast, and loves kitesurfing!