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Monthly archives: August 2021

Azure Cost Management and Billing updates – August 2021

August 31, 2021

As August comes to a close, you'll find new download options available from the cost analysis preview and quick access to common subscription and resource group operations in Configuration. You'll also see the general availability of Azure Government Top Secret and improved migration and modernization tools and programs as well as the 14 new cost saving options and 3 documentation updates. Lots of great stuff!

Program Manager, Azure Cost Management

5 reasons to attend the Azure data governance digital event

August 30, 2021

Data is one of your most strategic assets. But to take full advantage of it, you need to know what data you have, where it came from, and what regulatory requirements affect it. Azure Purview is that solution. To show you the latest capabilities of Azure Purview—and share some exciting product announcements—my team will be hosting an Azure data governance digital event on Tuesday, September 28, 2021, from 9:00 AM–10:00 AM Pacific Time.

Product Marketing Manager, Azure Purview

Optimize your private mobile network and accelerate innovation with hyperscale cloud

August 18, 2021

We’ve outlined how Azure private MEC enables operators and systems integrators to deliver private cellular, enterprise workloads, and edge compute services with ease, offering a robust partner network while combining computing, networking, and services on hardware located at the edge. In this article, we outline how bringing the power of hyperscale cloud to operator-enabled private mobile networks can lower capital expenditures (CapEx) and operating expenses (OpEx), accelerate the pace of innovation, and open up new and exciting revenue opportunities.

Worldwide Marketing Leader

Genomics testing on the ISS with HPE Spaceborne Computer-2 and Azure

August 18, 2021

Microsoft News published a story about the use of Azure to compliment Hewlett Packard Enterprise’s (HPE) Spaceborne Computer-2 on the International Space Station (ISS). The project was designed to overcome the limited bandwidth between ISS and Earth by validating the benefits of a computational workflow that spans edge and cloud. The Azure Space team delivered the entire experiment in just three days.

Vice President, Azure Developer Experience

Solve your toughest business problems with analytics and machine learning

August 17, 2021

Today, AI and machine learning are enabling data-driven organizations to accelerate their journey to insights and decisions. With all the latest advancements, AI is no longer limited to only those with deep expertise or a cache of data scientists, and many organizations can now adopt AI and machine learning for better competitive advantage. Customers with analytics practices looking to adopt machine learning can read this report to get started.

Senior Product Marketing Manager, Machine Learning

Microsoft named a Leader in The Forrester Wave™: Streaming Analytics, Q2 2021

August 17, 2021

Today, we are announcing that Microsoft has been named a Leader in The Forrester Wave™: Streaming Analytics, Q2 2021. We believe this report truly reflects the market momentum of Azure Stream Analytics, satisfied customers, a growing partner ecosystem, and the overall strength of our Azure cloud platform.

Principal Group Program Manager, Azure Stream Analytics

Discover and assess ASP.NET apps at-scale with Azure Migrate

August 17, 2021

Azure Migrate is your central place in the Azure portal that provides a unified experience to discover, assess, and migrate your servers, databases, and web apps to Azure. Today, we are announcing the preview of at-scale, agentless discovery, and assessment of ASP.NET web apps to help you migrate ASP.NET web apps and run them natively on Azure App Service.

Program Manager II

Innovate securely with Azure

August 16, 2021

Security is based on the inherent need for safety. Today, we see that need challenged more than ever. In the past year alone, we’ve witnessed an exponential increase in ransomware, supply chain attacks, phishing, and identity theft. These activities fundamentally threaten our human desire for security in situations such as ransomware attacks on hospitals or supply chain attacks on industrial environments.

Senior Director Product Marketing

Azure Government Top Secret now generally available for US national security missions

August 16, 2021

Today we’re announcing the general availability of Azure Government Top Secret, a significant milestone in our commitment to bringing unmatched commercial innovation to our government customers across all data classifications. This announcement, together with new services and functionality in Azure Government Secret, provides further evidence of Microsoft’s relentless commitment to the mission of national security, enabling customers and partners to realize the vision of a multi-cloud strategy and achieve greater agility, interoperability, cost savings, and speed to innovation.

Corporate Vice President, Azure Global, Microsoft Azure