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Build rich communication experiences at scale with Azure Communication Services

22 September, 2020

In this remote-first world, businesses are looking to quickly adapt to customers’ needs and connect with them through engaging communication experiences. Building new communication solutions or integrating them into existing applications can be complex and time-consuming. Often requiring considerable investment and specialized expertise. That’s why we’re excited to announce, Azure Communications Services, the first fully managed communication platform offering from a major cloud provider.

Corporate Vice President, Intelligent Communications
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NFS 4.1 support for Azure Files is now in preview

Tuesday, 15 September 2020

Azure Files is a distributed cloud file system serving Server Messaging Block (SMB) and REST protocols. Azure Files enables customers to easily lift and shift their legacy workloads to the cloud without any modifications or changes in technology. SMB works on both Windows and UNIX operating systems for most use cases. Because some applications are written for POSIX compliant file systems, our customers wanted to have the same great experience on a fully POSIX compatible NFS file system. Azure Files support for NFS v4.1 protocol is now in preview.

Program Manager, Azure Storage

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