Cloud Strategy

Modernize large-scale NFS workloads and eliminate data silos with Azure Blob Storage

22 June 2021

Azure Blob Storage, our object storage platform for storing large-scale data helps customers run their applications using a wide range of protocols. With multi-protocol support, customers can run their applications on a single storage platform with no application rewrites necessary, therefore eliminating data silos. Today, we are announcing that Network File System (NFS) 3.0 protocol support for Azure Blob Storage is now generally available.

Principal Program Manager, Microsoft Azure

Optimize extreme computing performance with Azure FX-series Virtual Machines

22 June 2021

Today, we are announcing the general availability of the Azure FX-series Virtual Machines available in four regions. Azure FX-series Virtual Machines—based on the 2nd Generation Intel Xeon Scalable Processor—feature a high-performing central processing unit (CPU) clock speed per single core of up to 4 GHz (all core turbo), 21 GB memory per vCPU, and local temporary SSD disks.

Senior Program Manager

Unlocking the enterprise opportunity with 5G, edge compute, and cloud

16 June 2021

The power of 5G, IoT, and real-time AI will unlock new and innovative services for enterprises across the world to accelerate their transformation toward Industry 4.0 as they evolve and adopt diverse new business models. Today, we’re introducing Azure private multi-access edge compute (MEC), new services to accelerate 5G and edge monetization, and a new partner initiative to empower operators, SIs, and ISVs to develop Microsoft-validated Azure private MEC customer solutions.

Corporate Vice President, Microsoft Azure for Operators

5 reasons to attend the Azure Hybrid and Multicloud Digital Event

09 June 2021

Now’s the time to register for the free Azure Hybrid and Multicloud Digital Event on Tuesday, June 29, 2021, from 9:00 AM–11:00 AM Pacific Time, delivered in partnership with Intel. Join us to learn how to be more productive and agile with hybrid and multicloud solutions from Azure. Check out the five reasons to attend the Azure Hybrid and Multicloud Digital Event.

Senior Product Marketing Manager

Why customers, including SAP, choose Azure for their SAP solutions

09 June 2021

In January 2021, Microsoft and SAP jointly announced the expansion of our endorsed cloud partnership to introduce new offerings around cloud automation and integration for SAP S4/HANA on Microsoft Azure along with the integration of Microsoft Teams with SAP’s intelligent suite of solutions. Microsoft CEO and SAP CEO showed up on stage at SAP’s RISE event to share a joint vision for the future of productivity that will help customers transform the way they work and connect with their customers.

Senior Director, Azure Marketing

Gain flexibility to run open-source applications your way with Microsoft Azure

26 May 2021

We are committed to open source at Microsoft. We contribute to Linux, Kubernetes, Visual Studio Code, and serving in open source organizations like the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) or Open Source Security Foundation (OpenSSF). At Microsoft Build, we are sharing our latest work to enable developers to develop flexibly and innovate quickly on Azure.

Azure Distinguished Engineer

Build cloud-native applications that run anywhere

25 May 2021

It is Microsoft's mission to empower the next generation of developers with world-class tools and cloud services that allow them to build the applications of the future. These applications of the future will be intelligent, infused with AI to provide advanced insights. They will incorporate open source technology and libraries from across the globe. They will be reliable under load and secure by design. And they will be built with tools that allow developers to move from idea to code to cloud, seamlessly.

Vice President, Azure Developer Experience

Azure is the home for your enterprise Java applications

25 May 2021

Microservice architectures are becoming more prevalent, and developers are building more applications on cloud platforms using containers and managed services. The Java ecosystem is complex and running Java applications in the cloud at an enterprise scale can be challenging. Our customers are asking us to help them modernize their Java applications and run them on an enterprise-grade platform—Java on Azure.

Corporate Vice President, Developer Division

Microsoft acquires Kinvolk to accelerate container-optimized innovation

29 April 2021

The ability to run Kubernetes anywhere, whether in the cloud or on-premises, has been a high priority for Azure customers looking to rapidly innovate, with increasing customer focus on the benefits of container-optimized workloads and operating systems, lean application modernization, easier operations, and platform resiliency. To support this rapid evolution, we’re announcing that Microsoft has signed an agreement to acquire Kinvolk.

Corporate Vice President, Azure Compute