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Introducing the Microsoft Azure Modular Datacenter

Tuesday, October 20, 2020

The Microsoft Azure Modular Datacenter (MDC) is designed to support datacenter scale scenarios for humanitarian aid, disaster response, and other needs for high-intensity, secure cloud computing in challenging environments.

General Manager, Azure Global Industry Sovereign Solutions

Announcing advanced Azure Machine Learning Nanodegree program with Udacity

Tuesday, October 13, 2020

Earlier this year we announced a free ‘introduction to Machine Learning’ course with Udacity, empowering 10,000 scholars from all over the world to learn the basics of machine learning. Today, we announce the new Machine Learning Engineer for Microsoft Azure Nanodegree Program on Udacity—students can now sign up and start taking this new Nanodegree.

Corporate Vice President, Microsoft Azure

World Cities Day 2020: Committing to sustainable urban environments

Friday, October 30, 2020

October 31 is World Cities Day, established to educate the public on issues of concern, to mobilize political will and resources to address global problems, and to celebrate and reinforce achievements of humanity. This year’s theme ‘Better City, Better Life: Valuing Our Communities and Cities’ is expected to greatly promote the international community’s interest in global urbanization, push forward cooperation among countries in meeting opportunities, addressing challenges of urbanization, and contributing to sustainable urban development around the world.

Corporate Vice President, Microsoft Azure

Microsoft named a Leader in the Gartner 2020 Magic Quadrant for Industrial IoT Platforms

Thursday, October 29, 2020

Embracing digital transformation in Industrial IoT requires companies to rethink and shift business models and operations. Doing so, however, has become more difficult in the past six months due to production slowdowns, restrictions on employee movement with social distancing, and rapidly shifting market demands.

Vice President, Azure Data, AI & Edge

Microsoft Cloud for Healthcare: Unlocking the power of health data for better care

Wednesday, October 28, 2020

As healthcare providers have faced unprecedented workloads (individually and institutionally) around the world, the pandemic response continues to cause seismic shifts in how, where, and when care is provided. Longer term, it has revealed the need for fundamental shifts across the care continuum.

MD, PhD, Corporate Vice President, Microsoft Health Next

Azure Cost Management and Billing updates – October 2020

Tuesday, October 27, 2020

Last month, we shared a lot of cost optimization tips and tricks. Continuing with that focus, October is all about helping you save money on Azure infrastructure as a service (IaaS), database, or storage offerings. You'll also read about creating subscriptions via Azure Resource Manager deployment templates, be able to participate in a survey to streamline your experience when verifying your billed charges, and get a sneak peek at a few very early previews. Enjoy!

Program Manager, Azure Cost Management

Migrate your Hadoop data lakes with WANDisco LiveData Platform for Azure

Tuesday, October 27, 2020

It’s no secret that organizations consider data as one of their most valuable assets and are investing to build their capability for data-driven decision making. While it is challenging to institute a flexible and cost-effective data estate on-premises, the cloud offers an extensive set of innovative and data-oriented solutions.

General Manager, Azure Storage

Microsoft unlocks the full potential of the smart building ecosystem

Monday, October 26, 2020

It is impossible to understate the profound impact 2020 events have had on the real estate industry. Buildings of all kinds, from commercial offices to retail, hospitals, manufacturing plants, and more, remain in need of transformative solutions that will enable employees to return to work safely. In times of crisis, it is innovation that transforms challenges into opportunities.

Principal Program Manager, Azure IoT

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