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Introducing Azure Media Indexer

Introducing: Azure Media Indexer

Azure Media Indexer extracts meaningful metadata from audio and video files with speech recognition technology from Microsoft Research. This blog post is the first in a series describing how to run jobs on Azure Media Services using Indexer.

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High Speed Encoding with Azure Media Services

High speed encoding has been a top customer ask for Azure Media Services and that ask has now been met by enabling customers to select between three different types of Encoding Reserved Units. In this post, I will cover how you can use the new Encoding Reserved Units and the speed gains that you will get as a result.

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Getting Started with Live Streaming Using the Azure Management Portal

Earlier today we announced the availability of our public preview of Azure Media Services live services. We will have several posts this week covering different aspects of our live streaming capabilities and how to use them. In this post, I’ll give you some of the basics of live streaming and will then apply them to a specific scenario.

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The apiphany epiphany: GA’ing Azure API Management

Back in October, we announced the acquisition of apiphany; a recent entrant to the API management space based in Washington-DC. I’m excited to announce that today, Azure API Management leaves Preview and goes GA, with a 99.9% SLA.

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Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Data Protection and More

Your data in Azure benefits from multiple layers of security technologies, operational practices, and compliance policies in order to enforce data privacy and integrity. A new white paper provides in-depth information about protecting critical data in Azure at every layer, whether structured or unstructured, in-transit, or at-rest.