Thursday, 16 December 2021
We are pleased to share that Microsoft is named a Leader in the 2021 Gartner® Magic Quadrant™ for Cloud Database Management Systems. This placement reflects our ability to execute and our completeness of vision, and we feel is a testament to our ongoing innovation and the integration of a comprehensive data portfolio into Microsoft’s cloud data ecosystem.
Wednesday, 15 December 2021
Azure Files offers fully managed, simple, secure, and serverless enterprise-grade cloud file shares. On the Azure Files team, our mission is to expand Azure Files to more platforms and workloads. We recently took a huge step in workload expansion by announcing the general availability of our NFS v4.1 shares.
Tuesday, 14 December 2021
We are thrilled to share that Microsoft has been named as a Leader in the Forrester Wave for Enterprise Integration-Platform-as-a-Service (iPaaS), 2021. Azure Integration Services helps customers connect applications, data, and services on-premises and in the cloud, helping enterprises create new revenue opportunities with an API-driven partner and developer ecosystem and boost productivity with secure and automated workflows.
Thursday, 9 December 2021
The power of extracting and leveraging data collected from space can transform entire industries and create new paradigms. Azure Space, through partnerships, space data, our collaboration tools, and Microsoft services and capabilities, unlock powerful possibilities for customers.
Thursday, 9 December 2021
In the year since Azure Space was announced, Microsoft has focused on extending its Azure Space ecosystem by partnering with industry leaders in the space community to empower customers and partners to achieve more. Today, Microsoft is expanding on its mission to make Azure Space the platform and ecosystem of choice for the space community through a new partnership with Airbus and the general availability of their premium satellite imagery and elevation data in Microsoft’s Azure Maps.
Wednesday, 8 December 2021
Organizations are looking to accelerate innovation through improved IT operations, better platform resiliency, and a unified hybrid cloud control plane. For Red Hat and Azure customers, we’re now expanding the set of Red Hat management tools that run on Azure with the launch of the Red Hat Ansible Automation Platform on Azure.
Tuesday, 7 December 2021
As AI becomes more deeply embedded in our everyday lives, it is incumbent upon all of us to be thoughtful and responsible in how we apply it to benefit people and society. Join our digital event, Put Responsible AI into Practice, to learn more about these updates, including new guidelines for product leaders and a Responsible AI dashboard for data scientists and developers.
Thursday, 2 December 2021
AI is transforming business and the world. However, AI models learn from the data. Biases that exist in society will exist in the models. Human judgment must be the overriding factor, ensuring that AI models benefit and are inclusive of everyone. Equally important, AI must inspire trust in customers that their data is being used appropriately. These are key reasons that responsible approaches to AI are so critical, and you can learn how to put responsible AI into practice.
Wednesday, 1 December 2021
Due to the complexity, high cost of operations, and unscalable infrastructure, on-premises Hadoop platforms have often not delivered on their initial promises to impact business value. As a result, many enterprises are now seeking to modernize their Hadoop platforms to cloud data platforms.