Friday Five: Azure free SMTP relay using Sendgrid, Power Platform 24 Live, and more!
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How To Rename The NIC Interface For An Azure Virtual Machine

Charbel Nemnom is a Cloud Architect for itnetX (Switzerland) AG and a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) for Microsoft Azure. Accomplished hands-on technical professional with over 17 years of broad IT project management and Infrastructure experience serving on and guiding technical teams to optimize the performance of mission-critical enterprise systems. Excellent communicator adept at identifying business needs and bridging the gap between functional groups and technology to foster targeted and innovative systems development. Follow him on Twitter @CharbelNemnom


Azure VM vs Disk vs Costs: Does size matter?

Robert Smit is a EMEA Cloud Solution Architect at and is a current Microsoft MVP Cloud and Datacenter as of 2009. Robert has over 20 years experience in IT with experience in the educational, health-care and finance industries. Robert’s past IT experience in the trenches of IT gives him the knowledge and insight that allows him to communicate effectively with IT professionals. Follow him on Twitter at @clusterMVP




Asma Khalid is a Full Stack .Net Expert, Community Speaker & Contributor, TechnicalEvangelist, Technical Writer and Fanatic Explorer. Asma enjoys doodling with technologies and sharing her knowledge with the community. Her core domain is Software Engineering but she also has proficient experience in Developing & Managing IT projects/products. Some of her key skill sets and expertise are Solution Architect, Full Stack .NET Software Engineering, Product Development & Deployment, Project Management, Project Execution and Implementation and Project Monitoring & Evaluation. For international accreditation of her work and expertise, she is the first female from Pakistan to receive Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) award one time and the first female from Pakistan to receive C-sharp corner online developer community Most Valuable Professional (MVP) award two times in a row. she has 5+ years of experience as IT professional, freelancer, technical blogger, technical writer and entrepreneur. Follow her on Twitter @Asmak.



Pantelis Apostolidis is currently a Solutions Architect at Office Line SA and Microsoft Azure MVP. The last 10 years he has been involved to major Cloud projects in Greece and abroad. His educational background includes a diploma in Tourism Management from the Technological Educational Institute (TEI), a diploma in Computer Network Engineering and a lot of Microsoft Certifications. Also, he is an author, blogger and speaker. Follow him on Twitter @papostolidis


Power Platform 24 Live!

James Novak is a Business Applications MVP out of the US in the Washington DC area. He's been involved in several community events over the last few months, including Power Platform 24 virtual event, TDGI Global Hackathon, and a few 365 Saturday events. He is part of the team kicking off a new event series titled 365 Power Up. Follow him on Twitter @crmdevjim

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