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Connecting On-Premises Servers to Microsoft Azure Roles with Microsoft Azure Connect

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Microsoft Azure Connect provides a simple mechanism to set up IP-based connectivity between on-premises and Microsoft Azure resources, making it easier for an organization to migrate its existing applications to the cloud. For example, a company can deploy a Microsoft Azure application that connects to an on-premises SQL Server database or domain-join Microsoft Azure services to an on-premises Active Directory deployment. In addition, Microsoft Azure Connect enables remote administration and troubleshooting using the same tools for on-premises applications.

This scenario walks through the steps in learning about, deploying and managing the technology and products to bridge on-premises and Microsoft Azure systems. It collects our best articles, videos, and training materials with access to all the products you’ll need.

Overview of Microsoft Azure Connect
Learn which tasks Microsoft Azure Connect makes easier, and see illustrations of sample configurations in Microsoft Azure Connect and the Microsoft Azure Interface.

Microsoft Azure Platform Security Essentials for Business Decision Makers (Video)
Graham Calladine spends two minutes on the Microsoft Azure Connect on-prem/off-prem networking bridge (16:15 to 18:05), and answers the most common security concerns business decision-makers have about security of their data in the Microsoft Azure cloud platform.

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