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