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Azure Health Data Services: Engineering product for partners

05 May 2022

The healthcare industry has come a long way from putting pen to paper on a pharmacy script or clinical SOAP note to now, being able to deliver primary care in the emerging hospital at home. Our approach to building Azure Health Data Services has been to support our partners by building and managing the underlying cloud technology so they can remain focused on the front-line industry scenarios.

HLS Cloud and Data Partner Alliances

Streamline Azure workloads with ExpressRoute BGP community support

04 May 2022

Connectivity now requires additional configuration and reconfiguration of IP prefixes and route filters over time as the number of regions and on-premises locations grows. The introduction of Border Gateway Protocol (BGP) community support for Azure ExpressRoute, now in preview, lifts this burden for customers who connect privately to Azure.

Program Manager, Azure Networking

Intelligent application protection from edge to cloud with Azure Web Application Firewall

03 May 2022

Cyberattacks are becoming more common and advanced with growing attack surfaces due to the proliferation of mobile and IoT devices and increasing cloud adoption. To help our customers address these security challenges, we have been evolving Azure Web Application Firewall (Azure WAF), our cloud-native, self-managed security service to protect your applications and APIs running in Azure or anywhere else—from the network edge to the cloud.

Principal PM Manager, Azure Files

Learn how Microsoft Circular Centers are scaling cloud supply chain sustainability

15 March 2022

To deliver the most sustainable, scalable, and reliable cloud for Azure customers, continued innovation in cloud hardware is a constant priority for Microsoft. Learn more about how Microsoft’s Circular Centers are extending the lifespan of our servers with the goal of increasing component reuse by up to 90 percent.

Corporate Vice President, Azure Hardware Systems and Infrastructure

Microsoft launches Azure Health Data Services to unify health data and power AI in the cloud

15 March 2022

Today, we take a giant step toward making the dream of interoperability in healthcare real. Microsoft is announcing the general availability of Azure Health Data Services, a platform as a service (PaaS) offering designed exclusively to support Protected Health Information (PHI) in the cloud. Azure Health Data Services is a new way of working with unified data—providing your team with a platform to support both transactional and analytical workloads from the same data store and enabling cloud computing to transform how we develop and deliver AI across the healthcare ecosystem.

Vice President, Health and Life Sciences, Microsoft

Scaling cloud solutions to new heights with Microsoft’s partner ecosystem

14 March 2022

With the continued acceleration of digital transformation, across every organization, small or large, in every industry across the globe, will require cloud infrastructure and services to power their business. This changing landscape creates new opportunities for ISVs to connect with partners and customers across the Microsoft Cloud and the commercial marketplace.

Vice President, Commercial Marketplace

Join Microsoft Azure at NVIDIA GTC developer conference 2022

10 March 2022

This spring, NVIDIA GTC will illustrate that commitment in detail, showcasing NVIDIA’s accelerated computing capabilities powering resources on Azure that highlight our ongoing commitment to HPC+AI computing across the spectrum of edge, on-premises, and the cloud, while extending data security and privacy capabilities to meet customer and business data needs.

Product Marketing Manager, Azure Marketing, HPC+AI

The anatomy of a datacenter—how Microsoft's datacenter hardware powers the Microsoft Cloud

09 March 2022

Leading hardware engineering at “the” software company is not as strange as it sounds, as the Microsoft Cloud depends on hardware as the foundation of trust, reliability, capacity, and performance, to make it possible for Microsoft and our customers to achieve more.

Corporate Vice President, Azure Hardware Systems and Infrastructure

Introducing dynamic lineage extraction from Azure SQL Databases in Azure Purview

08 March 2022

Data citizens including both technical and business users rely on data lineage for root cause analysis, impact analysis, data quality tracing, and other data governance applications. In the current data landscape, where data is fluidly moving across locations and across data platforms and applications, it is increasingly important to map the lineage of data. Today, we are announcing the preview release of dynamic lineage extraction from Azure SQL Databases in Azure Purview.

Chief Technology Officer, Azure Data

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