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Monthly updates for October 2021

5 Oct

Azure Applied AI Services | Latest public preview enhancements to Azure Form Recogniser

IN PREVIEW

Azure Form Recogniser now offers a pre-built version of the service in preview for document extraction as well as the following capabilities in preview: signature detection, hotel receipt processing and deeper extraction of content from US driving licences. In addition, the service is now easier to use with Form Recogniser Studio and new REST APIs.

  • Azure Applied AI Services
  • Services
5 Oct

Azure Security Center: Public preview updates for September 2021

IN PREVIEW

Public preview enhancements and updates released for Azure Security Center in September 2021.

  • Security Center
  • Services
  • Security
5 Oct

General availability: Azure NetApp Files waiting list removal

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure NetApp Files, one of the fastest growing bare-metal Azure services is now available to Azure customers directly from the Azure portal, CLI, API or with SDK – without having to go through a waiting list approval process. 

  • Azure NetApp Files
  • Storage Accounts
  • Services
  • Pricing & Offerings
  • Regions & Datacenters
  • Features
4 Oct

Public preview of Azure NetApp Files Backup capability

IN PREVIEW

Azure NetApp Files backup expands the data protection capabilities of Azure NetApp Files by providing fully managed backup solution for long-term recovery, archive, and compliance.

  • Azure NetApp Files
  • Features
4 Oct

Azure NetApp Files Datastores for Azure VMware Solution is coming soon

IN DEVELOPMENT

Azure VMware Solution NFS datastores on Azure NetApp Files is currently in private preview and is coming soon. The solution provides more choice to optimize and scale storage for Azure VMware Solution environments.

  • Azure VMware Solution
  • Azure NetApp Files
  • Services
  • Features
4 Oct

HCX Enterprise Edition is now generally available for Azure VMware Solution

NOW AVAILABLE

VMware HCX is the primary migration solution for organizations moving VMware workloads natively to a cloud service like Azure VMware Solution. The HCX Enterprise Edition, now generally available with Azure VMware Solution, is a premium HCX service that includes Replication Assisted vMotion and Mobility Optimized.

  • Azure VMware Solution
  • Services
  • Pricing & Offerings
  • Features
  • Management
4 Oct

Azure VMware Solution now available in Brazil South and East US 2 regions

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure VMware Solution has now expanded availability to Brazil South and East US 2, this update is in addition to the existing availability across multiple Azure regions in the US, Europe, Australia, Japan, the UK, Canada and Southeast Asia.

  • Azure VMware Solution
  • Services
  • Regions & Datacenters
4 Oct

Azure Stream Analytics: 2 new regions are now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Stream Analytics is a fully managed, real-time analytics service designed to help you analyze and process fast moving streams of data that can be used to get insights, build reports, or trigger alerts and actions. The service is now available in 2 new China regions.

  • Azure Stream Analytics
  • Regions & Datacenters
4 Oct

General availability: Azure DevOps September 2021 updates

NOW AVAILABLE

With September updates, we added support for wild cards and conditional expressions in YAML pipeline files. In addition, we included multiple improvements to Delivery Plans.

  • Azure DevOps
  • Features
4 Oct

Azure Maps Geolocation Service is now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Develop customized geolocation-based content and services with Azure Maps Geolocation.

  • Azure Maps
  • Features
4 Oct

General availability: Announcing the release of Swiss German dialect speech recognition support

NOW AVAILABLE

Microsoft speech service just released the de-CH locale that recognises Swiss dialects as well as standard German as part of our speech to text offering. This enables the creation of smart speech solutions tailored to Switzerland’s market needs.

  • Speech-to-Text
  • Speech services
  • Services
  • Features

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