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Your hybrid, multicloud, and edge strategy just got better with Azure

2 November, 2021

During Microsoft Ignite this week, we’ll highlight the latest features and innovations in hybrid, multicloud, and edge computing. From end-to-end data capabilities and cloud-native applications to cross-functional collaboration, Microsoft cloud technologies help our customers deliver solutions and services faster to meet their own customers’ rapidly changing needs.

Corporate Vice President, Azure Marketing
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Build real-time web apps with Azure Web PubSub—now generally available

16 November 2021

Real-time application scenarios such as live data updates, chat for streaming videos, interactive whiteboards for remote education, and IoT dashboards are helping businesses become more agile and more responsive to customers. Today, we’re announcing the general availability of Azure Web PubSub, a fully managed WebSocket-based service that enables you to focus on building real-time web and mobile experiences. WebSocket is a standardized protocol that provides full-duplex communication.

Principal Program Manager

Enhance third-party NVA availability with Azure Gateway Load Balancer—now in preview

11 November 2021

Today, we are announcing the preview of Gateway Load Balancer, a fully managed service enabling you to deploy, scale, and enhance the availability of third-party NVAs in Azure, that builds on that capability. You can add your favorite third-party appliance whether it is a firewall, inline DDoS appliance, deep packet inspection system, or even your own custom appliance into the network path transparently—all with a single click.

Senior PM, Azure Networking

Azure HBv3 virtual machines for HPC, now up to 80 percent faster with AMD Milan-X CPUs

08 November 2021

We are announcing that a private preview is now live for Azure HBv3 virtual machines enhanced by AMD EPYC 3rd Gen processors with 3D v-cache, codenamed “Milan-X”. These processors significantly improve the performance, scaling efficiency, and cost-effectiveness of a variety of memory performance-bound workloads such as CFD, explicit finite element analysis, computational geoscience, weather simulation, and silicon design RTL workflows.

Principal Program Manager, Azure HPC

3 ways to enhance your cloud journey: break, prepare, and optimize your apps in Azure

03 November 2021

At our Microsoft Ignite conference this week, we’re sharing new ways to continue to enhance your cloud adoption journey by announcing the preview of Azure Chaos Studio—a fully managed experimentation service to help you track, measure, and mitigate faults with controlled chaos engineering, systemically improving the resilience of your cloud applications. We continue to build a better, easier, and more comprehensive approach to guide your cloud environment preparation, with Azure landing zone, without losing sight of the application to be deployed.

General Manager, Microsoft Azure

Powering all your applications from cloud to edge with Azure infrastructure

03 November 2021

Organizations are transforming from cloud to edge, migrating and optimizing existing workloads, building new cloud-native apps, unlocking new scenarios at the edge, or combining these strategies to meet their full range of business needs. Microsoft is committed to helping them at every step of the way with continuous technology innovation. Today, we’re announcing product updates and enhancements across the Azure infrastructure portfolio to support the rapid business transformation underway.

Corporate Vice President, Azure Core Products and Design

New investments to help you accelerate your Azure migration and modernization journey

03 November 2021

Last year many organizations turned to the cloud to survive disruptions caused by the pandemic. Businesses are now charting the course for their recovery and further accelerating their cloud momentum to drive faster app innovation, optimize infrastructure costs, and enhance security posture. This week at Microsoft Ignite, we’re announcing expanded program and product investments to help customers accelerate their migration and modernization journey with Azure.

General Manager, Azure Marketing

Key foundations for protecting your data with Azure confidential computing

02 November 2021

The exponential growth of datasets has resulted in growing scrutiny of how data is exposed—both from a consumer data privacy and compliance perspective. In this context, confidential computing becomes an important tool to help organizations meet their privacy and security needs surrounding business and consumer data.

Chief Technology Officer and Technical Fellow, Microsoft Azure

Your hybrid, multicloud, and edge strategy just got better with Azure

02 November 2021

During Microsoft Ignite this week, we’ll highlight the latest features and innovations in hybrid, multicloud, and edge computing. From end-to-end data capabilities and cloud-native applications to cross-functional collaboration, Microsoft cloud technologies help our customers deliver solutions and services faster to meet their own customers’ rapidly changing needs.

Corporate Vice President, Azure Marketing

Innovate with cloud-native apps and open source on Azure

02 November 2021

Welcome to Microsoft Ignite. I’m thrilled to share how Microsoft is empowering you to innovate with cloud-native and open source on Azure. The growth of Kubernetes and cloud-native applications in Azure and the broader technology has been nothing short of humbling and awe-inspiring. Open innovation is at the heart of nearly every innovation in cloud computing. The cloud-native ecosystem empowers people to build applications that make it easy to take advantage of this innovation.

Corporate Vice President, Azure Compute

Transform your business with Microsoft's unrivaled end-to-end data platform

02 November 2021

There are three core capabilities businesses need that together drive successful transformation: limitless database scale and performance, unmatched analytics and insights, and unified data governance. Today we shared a number of announcements to help organizations evolve rapidly even in the face of sustained uncertainty. Across industries, companies are investing in these core capabilities to ensure they have the flexibility to innovate anywhere and meet evolving business needs.

Corporate Vice President, Azure Data

Microsoft powers transformation at NVIDIA GTC Fall—GPU technology conference

27 October 2021

This year during NVIDIA GTC 21, we’re spotlighting some of the most transformational applications powered by NVIDIA accelerated computing that highlights our commitment to edge, on-premises, and cloud computing. Registration is free, so sign up to learn how Microsoft is powering transformation.

Sr. Product Marketing Manager, Azure Marketing

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