Database

Expanding cloud services: Microsoft launches its sustainable datacenter region in Arizona

15 June 2021

Today we are launching our newest sustainable datacenter region in Arizona, known as “West US 3.” Datacenters are today’s engine for modern business, providing organizations of all sizes the cloud services and tools to innovate, collaborate, and operate securely and efficiently at scale. We build datacenters around the globe to address increased customer demand for Microsoft cloud services, and we do so with sustainability firmly in mind.

Corporate Vice President, Cloud Operations + Innovation

Advancing in-datacenter critical environment infrastructure availability

07 June 2021

There are many factors that can affect critical environment infrastructure availability—the reliability of the infrastructure building blocks, the controls during the datacenter construction stage, effective health monitoring and event detection schemes, a robust maintenance program, and operational excellence to ensure that every action is taken with careful consideration of related risk implications.

Chief Technology Officer and Technical Fellow, Microsoft Azure

Azure API for FHIR enables health organizations to deliver CMS Patient Access and Provider Directory APIs

07 June 2021

For many years, our goal at Microsoft Health has been to work alongside our customers to make health data more accessible, scalable, and to empower them to do more with their data. We understood that in order to truly harness the power of data in the health industry, not only must this data be interoperable in the cloud, but it must also be able to be easily shared across organizations and teams in a manner that meets the high security and privacy requirements of healthcare.

Vice President, Microsoft Health and LifeSciences

Harness the power of data and AI in your applications with Azure

25 May 2021

Our commitment to developers is to make Azure the best cloud for developing intelligent applications that harness the power of data and AI. At Microsoft Build, we are announcing several exciting new capabilities and offers that make it easy and cost-effective for developers to get started with Azure data and AI services.

Vice President, Azure

Azure Cost Management and Billing updates – February 2021

24 February 2021

February brings two big releases for Azure Government—general availability support for Pay-As-You-Go subscriptions and the cost allocation preview. You'll also see informational insights and a new download experience in the cost analysis preview, new ways to save with Azure, learning videos, and documentation to help you troubleshoot unexpected charges. We hope you find these updates useful. Let us know what you'd like to see next!

Program Manager, Azure Cost Management