15 December 2020
2020 wasn't the year we signed up for, but was chock full nonetheless. From optimized account and invoice management experiences to richer reporting within and outside the portal; new ways to facilitate chargeback and more flexible budget alerts to an overwhelming amount of new cost optimization opportunities. The year brought a lot and 2021 is looking exciting, with continued evolution across all fronts. Read on for a sneak peek at what's coming.
30 November 2020
Get your budget emails in the language of your choice, enjoy a preview of new cost views optimized for resources and reservations, and take advantage of even more ways to save money! November is as action-packed as ever. And don't forget to check out new videos and documentation updates to help you be more successful than ever in driving financial health within your organization.
27 October 2020
Last month, we shared a lot of cost optimization tips and tricks. Continuing with that focus, October is all about helping you save money on Azure infrastructure as a service (IaaS), database, or storage offerings. You'll also read about creating subscriptions via Azure Resource Manager deployment templates, be able to participate in a survey to streamline your experience when verifying your billed charges, and get a sneak peek at a few very early previews. Enjoy!
07 October 2020
Modern engineering practices, like Agile and DevOps, are redirecting the ownership of security, operations, and cost management from centralized teams to workload owners—catalyzing innovations at a higher velocity than in traditional data centers.
16 September 2020
The Microsoft Azure Lighthouse product group is launching a blog series Azure Lighthouse covering areas where we are investing to make our service provider partners and enterprise customers successful with Azure.
08 September 2020
Learn how you can use cost allocation to split and manage shared costs to help simplify financial reporting within your organization.
31 August 2020
August brings you more. More control over your data. More details behind your reservation purchase recommendations. More cost savings by automating recommendation remediation. More reservation types to help you save money. And, of course, more videos and documentation updates.
17 August 2020
As part of our Advancing Reliability blog series, we're outlining the investments we’re making to continue improving the outage experience.
12 August 2020
Learn how guidance in the Microsoft Azure Well-Architected Framework, tools like Azure Advisor, and offers like the Azure Hybrid Benefit and Azure Reservations can help you operate more efficiently on Azure.
06 August 2020
Cloud migrations are an effective way to drive operational efficiencies and to flip capital expenses to operational.