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The / Weblogs feature on Feedspot’s Top 50 Azure Blogs

Written on March 5, 2019 at 9:20 AM, by

Last week, we received a message from Anuj Agarwal congratulating us being selected by Feedspot’s panelists as one of the Top 50 Microsoft Azure Blogs and Websites To Follow in 2019. We feel honored.              About Feedspot Feedspot is an internet-based service for content reading. Feedspot lets you read all your favorite blogs and websites […]

The Weblogs in 2018

Written on December 31, 2018 at 2:08 PM, by

Goodbye 2018! As we say goodbye to yet another calendar year, we’re sharing our achievements for the past year. Pageviews and visits Throughout 2017, the / Weblogs served five and a half million pages. To be exact: we saw 5,609,225 pageviews. From a visitor point of view, this results in the following diagram: […]

An update to our privacy posture

Written on April 13, 2018 at 10:01 PM, by

Over five years ago, we defined our privacy posture on this blog. Today, as many organizations are (finally) getting ready for the European Union (EU)’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), privacy is a hot topic. Today, I want to dive a bit deeper on what GDPR means to us at the and Weblogs ( […]

DirTeam at the Microsoft Global MVP Summit

Written on February 27, 2018 at 9:46 AM, by

Microsoft organizes the global Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) Summit from March 4, 2018 to March 9, 2018 on its Redmond campus. All current MVPs are invited to join the product teams in an interactive exploration of the current products, technologies, roadmap and strategy.   About Microsoft MVPs Microsoft Most Valuable Professionals )MVPs) are technology […]

The / Weblogs in 2014

Written on December 31, 2014 at 3:18 PM, by

On this last day of 2014, I invite you to look back at 2014 with me on the wonderful things the team behind the / Weblogs have achieved. Calendar year 2014 wasn’t just another year in our history. It was a very important and challenging year. A year in which we changed the underlying platform […]

The / Weblogs in 2013

Written on December 31, 2013 at 10:31 AM, by

On this last day of 2013, I invite you to look back at 2013 with me on the wonderful things the team behind the / Weblogs have achieved.

Calendar year 2013 wasn’t just another year in our history. It was a pivotal year. A year in which we laid the foundation for you, as our respected readers, to feel invited to check back often and enjoy the central role Active Directory plays in today’s networking infrastructures.

The Weblogs now offer DNSSEC

Written on November 20, 2013 at 12:16 AM, by

As the team behind the / Weblogs, these days, we aim to give you, the people visiting our website, the most secure and compliant experience available. To this purpose, we’ve already implemented IPv6. We’ve decided to introduce AAAA records in our DNS zones and configure our servers with IPv6 addresses.

The Weblogs no longer offer SSL v2.0

Written on April 30, 2013 at 7:00 AM, by

As you might be aware, the Weblogs offers the ability to encrypt all http traffic to and from the website using Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) since December 2010. To enable this, you only need to direct your traffic to instead of The functionality also includes feeds and (when you’re a blogger with […]

DirTeam and Your Privacy

Written on December 7, 2012 at 9:20 AM, by

We believe strongly that people on the Internet are entitled to e-privacy. That is why we have removed all 3rd party cookies, 3rd party trackers ad 3rd party analytics solutions from the / Weblogs.

Some content is being removed by a former blogger

Written on August 17, 2012 at 11:27 AM, by

As you might be aware, Jorge left the / Weblogs as an active blogger almost a year ago. He decided to migrate his blog to a new WordPress blog and continue sharing his insightful knowledge there. Starting today, he will start deleting his blogposts and comments on this server.