Watershed Raised $100M In Series C By Greenoaks

Watershed Raised $100M In Series C By Greenoaks

California-based, Watershed, a sustainability platform provider for enterprises raised $100 million led by Greenoaks at a valuation of $1.8 billion in Series C. The round was actively backed by Sequoia Capital, Kleiner Perkins, Emerson Collective, Elad Gil, and Galvanize Climate Solutions. The raised funds will be used to expand its reach and fund various operations…

Arch Raised $20m In Series A By Menlo Ventures

Arch Raised $20m In Series A By Menlo Ventures

New York based, Arch, a private investment management platform raised $20 million led by Menlo Ventures in a Series A round. The round by actively participated by Citi Ventures, Carta, Focus Financial Partners, and GPS Investment Partners. The ex-investors such as Quiet Capital, and Craft Ventures backed the round. After this Series, the total fund…

Is Azure AD Free?

Due to the additional protection it offers, Azure Ad becomes essential for businesses. This is the right place for you if you want to use Azure AD but free of cost. A digital gateway called Azure Active Directory, or Azure AD, assists companies in managing their user identities and data access. It is intended to…

How To Disable Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) For Single User In Azure?

How To Disable Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) For Single User In Azure?

In Digital world, MFA or Multi-Factor Authentication is very important and act as a shield against cyber attacks and malicious hackers. There are some times when you can’t access your secure devices, but you can still use a break glass account to sign into your account and run unattended scripts, bypassing Multi-Factor Authentications. But how…

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Mono vs Multi – Which Repo Structure Is Right For You?

Recently, while engaged on a large geographically dispersed and multi-team project, the question was posed: “Should we use a single (aka “mono”) repository for our Infrastructure-as-Code (IaC), or should we use multiple (aka “multi”) repositories?” So, what’s the right answer? The Hashi-Terraform Suggestion Since this project was using HashiCorp’s Terraform templating language (along with the…

Using Azure Site Recovery (ASR) to Migrate VMware VMs to Azure – Lessons Learned

While assisting a customer recently to deploy and configure Azure Site Recovery (ASR) in order to migrate on-premises VMware workloads into Azure, we ran into a few issues and potential “bugs”. I say “potential” bugs, as I have not heard back from the ASR Product Team yet, if this behavior is in fact a “bug”,…

The Azure Governance Toolbox – Part 6: Conclusion

In the introduction to this series, we listed the 4 high-level categories of Azure governance, namely resource organization, resource security, auditing, and cost. Throughout this series, we explored the different tools from each of these categories that we have available in our Azure Governance Toolbox. As a recap…  Resource Organization Resource Security Auditing Cost Controls Conclusion Now…

The Azure Governance Toolbox – Part 5: Cost Controls

In the introduction to this series, we listed the 4 high-level categories of Azure governance, namely resource organization, resource security, auditing, and cost. In this part, we will focus on Cost Controls. You can break Cost Controls down into the following sub-categories: Azure Cost Management, and Azure Advisor. Let’s explore each of these. Azure Cost Management (aka Cloudyn)…