Monthly Archives: July 2019

Easing compliance for UK public and health sectors with new Azure Blueprints

July 22, 2019

This week we’re releasing our latest Azure Blueprint for a key compliance standard with the availability of the UK OFFICIAL blueprint for the Government-Cloud (G-Cloud) standard, and National Health Service (NHS) Information Governance of the United Kingdom. The new blueprints map a set of Azure policies to appropriate UK OFFICIAL and UK NHS controls for any Azure deployed architecture.

General Manager, Azure Global

What’s the difference between Azure Monitor and Azure Service Health?

July 22, 2019

It’s a question we often hear. After all, they’re similar and related services. Azure Monitor helps you understand how your applications are performing and proactively identifies issues affecting them and the resources they depend on. Azure Service Health helps you stay informed and take action when Azure service issues like outages and planned maintenance affect you. So what’s the difference?

Program Manager, Azure Service Health

Digital transformation with legacy systems simplified

July 22, 2019

Intelligent insurance means improving operations, enabling revenue growth, and creating engaging experiences—which is the result of digital transformation. The cloud has arrived with an array of technical capabilities that can equip an existing business to move into the future.

Principal Program Manager, Industry Experiences Cloud + Enterprise

How HSBC built its PayMe for Business app on Microsoft Azure

July 18, 2019

If you live in Asia or have ever traveled there, you’ve probably witnessed the dramatic impact that mobile technology has had on all aspects of day to day life. In Hong Kong in particular, most consumers now use a smart phone daily, presenting new opportunities for organizations to deliver content and services directly to their mobile devices.

Partner Director, Software Engineering

MileIQ and Azure Event Hubs: Billions of miles streamed

July 18, 2019

MileIQ automates mileage logging to create accurate records of miles driven, minimizing the effort and time needed with manual calculations. Real-time mileage tracking produces over a million location signal events per hour, requiring fast and resilient event processing that scales.

Sr. Software Engineer, Mobile Data Labs

New ways to train custom language models – effortlessly!

July 18, 2019

Microsoft Azure Media Services Video Indexer (VI) enables the customization of language models by allowing customers to upload examples of sentences or words belonging to the vocabulary of their specific use case. Since speech recognition can sometimes be tricky, VI enables you to train and adapt the models for your specific domain.

Software Engineer, Azure Storage Media R&D