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The anatomy of a datacenter—how Microsoft's datacenter hardware powers the Microsoft Cloud

Wednesday, 9 March 2022

Leading hardware engineering at “the” software company is not as strange as it sounds, as the Microsoft Cloud depends on hardware as the foundation of trust, reliability, capacity, and performance, to make it possible for Microsoft and our customers to achieve more.

Corporate Vice President, Azure Hardware Systems and Infrastructure

New Azure for Operators solutions and services built for the future of telecommunications

Sunday, 27 February 2022

Imagine the benefits to communities and organizations that have access to improved bandwidth, reliability, and reduced latency, while leveraging the rich capabilities of cloud-to-edge technology without compromise to security, critical services, or key workloads. With the most complete offerings for the telecommunications industry, Microsoft is the ideal cloud provider to help operators with their digital transformation journey and enable them to deliver these innovative services to their consumer, enterprise, and public sector customers. Today, we’re announcing the next wave of Azure for Operators solutions and services.

EVP, Strategic Missions and Technologies

Improve your security defenses for ransomware attacks with Azure Firewall

Tuesday, 1 February 2022

To ensure customers running on Azure are protected against ransomware attacks, Microsoft has invested heavily in Azure security and has provided customers with the security controls needed to protect their Azure cloud workloads. Here, we would like to zoom into network security and understand how Azure Firewall can assist you with protecting against ransomware.

Principal Program Manager

The intersection of edge computing, telecommunications networks, and the cloud

Tuesday, 1 February 2022

Microsoft believes the telecom edge is the catalyst creating a new world where the telecom and cloud industries join forces to eliminate duplication while creating a new era of latency-sensitive applications and services. In this article, we focus on what’s next, including the topic of edge computing for telecommunications, which has been evolving into the next wave of innovation, and one we must embrace.

Microsoft Technical Fellow and Chief Technology Officer, Azure for Operators

New performance and logging capabilities in Azure Firewall

Monday, 31 January 2022

Azure Firewall supports 30 Gbps which is sufficient to meet current throughput demands for many of our customers. However, we are seeing some organizations require even more throughput and towards this, we are announcing new Azure Firewall capabilities as well as updates for January 2022

Senior Program Manager, Azure Firewall and Firewall Manager

Azure DDoS Protection—2021 Q3 and Q4 DDoS attack trends

Tuesday, 25 January 2022

At Microsoft, despite the evolving challenges in the cyber landscape, the Azure DDoS Protection team was able to successfully mitigate some of the largest DDoS attacks ever, both in Azure and in the course of history. In this review, we share trends and insights into DDoS attacks we observed and mitigated throughout the second half of 2021.

Product Manager, Azure Networking

SONiC opens more opportunities for network innovation

Monday, 29 November 2021

SONiC, as an open-source operating system for network devices, has been growing rapidly in the last five years. We have been working with many partners on innovations extending SONiC to new scenarios in the past year. Let’s look at what was showcased in the OCP Global Summit this month, and the opportunities SONiC enables.

Principal Program Manager, Azure Network