Over the years, IT administration has gone really complex. The number of tools just keep increasing. You end up having a whole bunch of different stuff to do different management.
Check out project Honolulu. Don’t ask me how this name came about. 🙂
It is now time to simplify our life. BTW, it can manage your WIndows Server regardless of where they are hosted. In your server room, data center, or even in Azure.
Check the announcement here. https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/windowsserver/2017/09/14/sneak-peek-4-introducing-project-honolulu-our-new-windows-server-management-experience/
You may have already heard of Azure Backup.
But it has always been limited to what’s on the disk and shifting them up onto Azure.
Today, Microsoft announced the ability to move your System State to Azure.
It is currently under preview. Go try it out.