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What does “open” really mean to you?

18 January 2022

In the world we live in today, almost every announcement has the word “open” in it. Sometimes it feels like there are as many definitions of what “open” means as there are announcements mentioning it. Join us at Azure Open Source Day on February 15, 2022, to learn more about Microsoft’s commitment to Open Source.

Chief Architect Standards and Consortia, Azure IoT

5 reasons to attend the Azure Virtual Desktop Master Class

13 January 2022

There’s still time to register for the Azure Virtual Desktop Master Class on Tuesday, January 25, 2022, from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM Pacific Time. Join us to expand your cloud desktop virtualization skillset and learn how to deliver secure remote work experiences with Azure Virtual Desktop.

Product Marketing Director, Azure Virtual Desktop, Microsoft

Business as usual for Azure customers despite 2.4 Tbps DDoS attack

11 October 2021

The pace of digital transformation has accelerated significantly during COVID-19 pandemic, alongside the adoption of cloud services. Bad actors, now more than ever, continuously look for ways to take applications offline. Azure DDoS Protection Standard provides enhanced DDoS mitigation features to defend against DDoS attacks.

Senior Program Manager, Azure Networking

Microsoft named as a Leader in 2021 Gartner® Magic Quadrant™ for Full Lifecycle API Management

11 October 2021

Today, we are sharing that Microsoft has been named a Leader once again in the 2021 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Full Life Cycle API Management. Microsoft’s API management platform, Azure API Management, helps businesses scale their digital operations and create new revenue opportunities by helping build full lifecycle API programs in a secure and reliable environment.

Director, Product Marketing, Azure

New Azure VMware Solution updates and global expansion drives customer success

05 October 2021

Azure VMware Solution is an easy way to extend and migrate existing VMware environments to run them natively on Azure. Azure VMware Solution offers symmetry with on-premises environments, ensuring datacenter migrations can be accelerated, and the benefits of the cloud can be realized sooner. Today, we are adding two new regions for Azure VMware Solution: Brazil South and East US 2. With this, Azure VMware Solution is now available in 17 Azure regions globally.

Corporate Vice President, Azure Dedicated

The wait (list) is over: Azure NetApp Files is enterprise-ready in your Azure portal

05 October 2021

We announced the general availability of Azure NetApp Files in May 2019. Since then, we have worked with customers to successfully migrate and run some of their most important production workloads. Today, we are announcing the removal of the waiting list for this service. The capabilities, scale, performance, and cost-efficiency of Azure NetApp Files are unmatched in the cloud, and we look forward to continuing our work with customers to enable some of their most demanding workloads in the cloud.

VP of Product Management, Azure Storage

Microsoft named a Leader in 2021 Gartner® Magic Quadrant™ for data integration tools

04 October 2021

We are announcing that Microsoft has been named a Leader in the 2021 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Data Integration Tools. By leveraging Microsoft’s data integration tooling to combine disparate data sources, automate processes, and manage their data estates, our customers set the stage to deliver value to their teams through clear and actionable insights.

Director, Azure Cloud Scale Analytics

Advancing reliability through a resilient cloud supply chain

30 September 2021

Microsoft’s cloud supply chain is essential to deliver the infrastructure—servers, storage, and networking gear—that enables cloud reliability and growth. Our vision is for cloud capacity to be available like a utility so that customers can seamlessly turn it on when and where they need it.

Chief Technology Officer and Technical Fellow, Microsoft Azure

Streamline your DDoS management with new Azure Firewall Manager capabilities

30 September 2021

As customers continue to adopt a Zero Trust security approach in their digital transformation, they often prefer a way to manage their network security policies and resources in one central place. Today, we are announcing that Azure Firewall Manager now supports managing Azure DDoS Protection Standard for virtual networks. This support is now in preview.

Program Manager II, Azure Networking

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