Monthly updates for July 2016
Azure Virtual Machines customers can take advantage of the G-Series instances now available in Australia East.
Microsoft R Client is a free tool that lets data scientists explore production data to create models and algorithms by using powerful ScaleR APIs.
AppSource helps users find and evaluate SaaS apps unique to their industry and line-of-business role, built by ISV partners on top of Dynamics, Office, and the Azure platform.
Microsoft Azure IoT Hub S3 addresses enterprise scenarios where you have a large number of devices that generate large amounts of data and must transmit messages frequently.
Cortana Intelligence Suite with Bing Predicts helps you take advantage of our unique social and web data to gain consumer insights and interpret industry trends.
Microsoft Cognitive Services is a collection of APIs that enables developers to build intelligent apps by tapping into high-quality vision, speech, language, knowledge, and search technologies.
Microsoft R Server, the most broadly deployable enterprise-class analytics platform for R available today, is generally available.
With SQL Server Stretch Database, you can dynamically stretch warm and cold transactional data from Microsoft SQL Server 2016 to Azure.
Two new Azure regions are generally available to customers in the United States and across the globe: West US 2 and West Central US.
The Azure ExpressRoute footprint is expanding to Paris, Newport/Wales, and Quebec City.
A preview of the new version of Azure Active Directory PowerShell cmdlets provides more functionality in several areas, most notably for Modern Authentication and Multi-Factor Authentication.
You can use Always Encrypted to help ensure that your sensitive data remains private and confidential while it's stored and queried in Azure SQL Database.
Azure Automation schedules now support time zones and adjust for daylight saving based on the schedule’s time zone.
The Azure Redis Cache team is pleased to announce the preview of new administration options: reboot and schedule updates.
Azure Blob storage accounts with hot and cool storage tiers are generally available in Canada Central and Canada East.