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Monthly updates for July 2016

13 Jul

G-Series instances for Azure Virtual Machines available in Australia East

Azure Virtual Machines customers can take advantage of the G-Series instances now available in Australia East.

  • Virtual Machines
  • Pricing & Offerings
  • Services
  • Regions & Datacenters
13 Jul

Preview: Microsoft R Client

IN PREVIEW

Microsoft R Client is a free tool that lets data scientists explore production data to create models and algorithms by using powerful ScaleR APIs.

13 Jul

Microsoft introduces AppSource for SaaS business apps

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.

  • Features
13 Jul

General availability: Microsoft Azure IoT Hub S3 edition

NOW AVAILABLE

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.

  • Azure IoT Hub
  • Pricing & Offerings
  • Features
13 Jul

Public preview: Cortana Intelligence Suite with Bing Predicts

IN PREVIEW

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.

  • Features
13 Jul

General availability: Bing APIs in Microsoft Cognitive Services

NOW AVAILABLE

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.

  • Azure Cognitive Services
  • Features
13 Jul

General availability: Microsoft R Server for Linux virtual machines

NOW AVAILABLE

Microsoft R Server, the most broadly deployable enterprise-class analytics platform for R available today, is generally available.

  • Pricing & Offerings
  • Services
13 Jul

General availability: SQL Server Stretch Database

NOW AVAILABLE

With SQL Server Stretch Database, you can dynamically stretch warm and cold transactional data from Microsoft SQL Server 2016 to Azure.

  • SQL Server Stretch Database
  • Pricing & Offerings
  • Features
13 Jul

General availability: Two new Azure regions

Two new Azure regions are generally available to customers in the United States and across the globe: West US 2 and West Central US.

  • Pricing & Offerings
  • Regions & Datacenters
13 Jul

General availability: Azure ExpressRoute in additional locations

NOW AVAILABLE

The Azure ExpressRoute footprint is expanding to Paris, Newport/Wales, and Quebec City.

  • Azure ExpressRoute
  • Services
  • Regions & Datacenters
13 Jul

Public preview: New version of Azure Active Directory PowerShell cmdlets

IN PREVIEW

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.

  • Azure Active Directory
  • Security
  • SDK and Tools
  • Features
7 Jul

General availability: Always Encrypted for Azure SQL Database

NOW AVAILABLE

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 SQL Database
7 Jul

Automation schedules support time zones and daylight saving

Azure Automation schedules now support time zones and adjust for daylight saving based on the schedule’s time zone.

  • Automation
  • Features
5 Jul

Azure Redis Cache: Preview of new administration options in Premium tier

IN PREVIEW

The Azure Redis Cache team is pleased to announce the preview of new administration options: reboot and schedule updates.

  • Azure Cache for Redis
  • Features
  • Management
1 Jul

General availability: Azure cool blob storage in Canada

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Blob storage accounts with hot and cool storage tiers are generally available in Canada Central and Canada East.

  • Storage Accounts
  • Features
  • Regions & Datacenters

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