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Posts by: Brendan Burns

Privileged Identity Management with Azure Lighthouse enables Zero Trust

Thursday, 8 July 2021

Recent incidents from ransomware to supply chain compromises have shown both the interconnectedness of our digital world and the critical need to secure these digital assets from attackers, criminals, and other hostile third parties. To achieve this, our customers need Zero Trust security and least privilege access for users and resources.

Corporate Vice President, Azure Compute

Microsoft acquires Kinvolk to accelerate container-optimized innovation

Thursday, 29 April 2021

The ability to run Kubernetes anywhere, whether in the cloud or on-premises, has been a high priority for Azure customers looking to rapidly innovate, with increasing customer focus on the benefits of container-optimized workloads and operating systems, lean application modernization, easier operations, and platform resiliency. To support this rapid evolution, we’re announcing that Microsoft has signed an agreement to acquire Kinvolk.

Corporate Vice President, Azure Compute

Open Azure Day: A VIP Linux and OSS speaker line-up in one event

Monday, 9 November 2020

The Linux and open-source landscapes are changing rapidly. With so many companies embracing remote work and operations this year, we’re seeing more organizations running large-scale, mission-critical Linux and open-source workloads than ever before. IT teams need technical resources that can keep up—now. Even organizations that had already begun moving to the cloud are now finding that they need to accelerate and expand their cloud adoption.

Corporate Vice President, Azure Compute

Building cloud-native applications with Azure and HashiCorp

Tuesday, 10 September 2019

With each passing year, more and more developers are building cloud-native applications. As developers build more and more complex applications they are looking to innovators like Azure and HashiCorp to reduce the complexity of building and operating these applications. HashiCorp and Azure have worked together on a myriad of innovations.

Corporate Vice President, Azure Compute

Partnering with the community to make Kubernetes easier

Monday, 6 May 2019

Offering serverless Kubernetes has been key part of our vision to make Kubernetes simpler for everyone – by providing an end-to-end experience optimized for developer productivity on top of an enterprise-grade platform with hardened security and layers of isolation. We are working closely with the community on open source projects that make Kubernetes easier for everyone, wherever they run it.

Corporate Vice President, Azure Compute