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Monthly updates for September 2020

22 Sep

GA: Azure Kubernetes Service support for new base image Ubuntu 18.04

NOW AVAILABLE

Ubuntu 18.04 is now the default Node Operating System on Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS).

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Microsoft Ignite
  • Features
22 Sep

Public preview: Azure role-based access control (RBAC) for Kubernetes authorization

IN PREVIEW

Achieve unified management and access control across Azure resources, AKS, and Kubernetes resources.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Microsoft Ignite
  • Features
22 Sep

Microsoft Cloud for Healthcare will be generally available on October 30, 2020

IN PREVIEW

Microsoft Cloud for Healthcare will help organizations adapt and build scalable modalities of care while safeguarding patients, care teams, and assets.

  • Azure API for FHIR
  • Services
  • Microsoft Ignite
22 Sep

GA: Policy add-on for Azure Kubernetes Service

NOW AVAILABLE

You can now set policies beyond the Azure Resource Manager level and drive in-depth compliance across pods, namespaces, ingress, and other Kubernetes resources.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Azure Policy
  • Microsoft Ignite
  • Features
22 Sep

New IoT Event Learning Path

NOW AVAILABLE

A new Event Learning Path is now available for solution architects, business decision makers, and developers interested in IoT Solutions with Azure IoT Services.

  • Azure DevOps
  • Azure IoT Hub
  • Azure IoT Edge
  • Azure IoT Central
  • Azure Sphere
  • Windows 10 IoT Core Services
  • Azure Digital Twins
  • Azure RTOS
  • Microsoft Ignite
22 Sep

Announcing the unified Azure Certified Device program

NOW AVAILABLE

A unified and enhanced Azure Certified Device program was announced at Microsoft Ignite, expanding on previous Microsoft certification offerings that validate IoT devices meet specific capabilities and are built to run on Azure. This program offers a low-cost opportunity for device builders to increase visibility of their products while making it easy for solution builders and end customers to find the right device for their IoT solutions.

  • Azure IoT Hub
  • Azure IoT Edge
  • Azure IoT Central
  • Azure Sphere
  • Azure Digital Twins
  • Azure RTOS
  • Services
  • Microsoft Ignite
22 Sep

Microsoft plans to establish new cloud datacenter region in Arizona

IN PREVIEW

Today, we are taking a significant step toward that goal, revealing plans for our newest sustainable datacenter region in Arizona, which will become our West US 3 region.

  • Microsoft Ignite
  • Regions & Datacenters
22 Sep

AT&T powered guardian device with Azure Sphere is now available

NOW AVAILABLE

AT&T powered guardian device with Azure Sphere enables customers to securely connect their devices via AT&T’s cellular network.

  • Azure Sphere
  • Services
  • Microsoft Ignite
  • Features
22 Sep

Azure Cognitive Services general availability updates

NOW AVAILABLE

General availability updates in Azure Cognitive Services Decision, Speech, and containers categories.

  • Azure Cognitive Services
  • Services
  • Microsoft Ignite
  • Features
22 Sep

Announcing the public preview of Azure Automanage

IN PREVIEW

A new approach to managing Windows Server virtual machines in Azure.

  • Security
  • Services
  • Microsoft Ignite
  • Management
22 Sep

New Azure Cognitive Services and capabilities in preview

IN PREVIEW

Preview capabilities in Azure Cognitive Services Decision, Vision, and containers categories.

  • Azure Cognitive Services
  • Microsoft Ignite
22 Sep

Network Virtual Appliances from Cisco can be installed directly into the Virtual WAN hub

IN PREVIEW

Azure is partnering with third-party Network Virtual Appliance (NVA) partners to allow customers to choose to deploy an NVA directly into the Virtual WAN hub as an option for SD-WAN connectivity.

  • Virtual WAN
  • Services
  • Microsoft Ignite
22 Sep

IoT Security updates for September 2020

NOW AVAILABLE

New Azure IoT Security product updates include improvements around monitoring, edge nesting and the availability of Azure Defender for IoT.

  • Azure IoT Hub
  • Azure IoT Edge
  • Security
  • Microsoft Ignite
22 Sep

New Azure Orbital, ground station as a service, now in preview

IN PREVIEW

Azure Orbital is a fully managed cloud-based ground station as a service that enables you to schedule contacts with your spacecrafts or satellites and directly ingest data in Azure using Orbital ground stations.

  • Services
  • Microsoft Ignite
22 Sep

Azure Resource Mover is now in public preview

IN PREVIEW

Take advantage of the most relevant datacenter regions and meet your business needs with Azure Resource Mover.

  • Services
  • Microsoft Ignite
  • Regions & Datacenters
  • Management
22 Sep

Azure Sentinel launches new analytics, threat intelligence, and data collection features

IN PREVIEW

New analytics, threat intelligence, and data collection capabilities in Azure Sentinel empower defenders to combat rapidly evolving threats with increased efficiency.

  • Azure Sentinel
  • Security
  • Microsoft Ignite
22 Sep

Protect both managed and unmanaged IoT/OT devices with Azure Defender for IoT

Azure Defender for IoT a rebranding of Azure Security Center for IoT is launching new capabilities from the CyberX acquisition to provide agentless security for unmanaged IoT/OT devices as well as managed devices connected to Azure IoT Hub.

  • Security
  • Microsoft Ignite
22 Sep

Azure Machine Learning offers added capabilities at lower cost

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Machine Learning Enterprise Edition (preview) and Basic Edition are merging on September 22, 2020. This change does not cause any downtime or impact existing deployments.

  • Azure Machine Learning
  • Services
  • Microsoft Ignite
  • Features
22 Sep

Public preview: AKS start/stop cluster feature

IN PREVIEW

Customers can save on time and costs by using the start/stop AKS clusters.

  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Microsoft Ignite
  • Features
22 Sep

Public preview: Azure Arc enabled SQL Server

IN PREVIEW

Public preview of Azure Arc enabled SQL Server extends power of Azure to SQL servers hosted on-premises or in other public clouds.

  • Services
  • Microsoft Ignite
  • Management

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