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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

Migrating your files to Azure has never been easier

08 February 2022

Today we are announcing the Azure File Migration Program which gives customers and partners in our Solution Integrator and Service Provider ecosystem, access to industry-leading file migration solutions from Komprise and Data Dynamics—at no cost. These solutions help easily, safely, and securely migrate file and object data to Azure Storage.

VP, Azure Optimized Workloads and Storage

Azure Cost Management and Billing updates – October 2021

26 October 2021

October ushers Cost Management and Billing into a new world – from coverage of Microsoft 365, Dynamics 365, and more to a new tool that helps you reduce cost and manage your on-prem licenses. You can also update your address or purchase order number on existing invoices or try an early preview of subscription cost anomaly detection. All this plus 12 new cost-saving options, 3 new videos, and 7 documentation updates. We hope you're as excited about what the future holds as we are!

Program Manager, Azure Cost Management

Join us on Azure IaaS Day: Learn to increase agility and resiliency of your infrastructure

21 October 2021

If cloud infrastructure is part of your IT strategy, you’ll want to join us this November for the brand new, free digital event, Azure IaaS Day. Tailored for IT infrastructure professionals and solution architects, the event will take place online November 17, 2021, from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM Pacific Time (PT).

Corporate Vice President, Azure Core Product and Design

The wait (list) is over: Azure NetApp Files is enterprise-ready in your Azure portal

05 October 2021

We announced the general availability of Azure NetApp Files in May 2019. Since then, we have worked with customers to successfully migrate and run some of their most important production workloads. Today, we are announcing the removal of the waiting list for this service. The capabilities, scale, performance, and cost-efficiency of Azure NetApp Files are unmatched in the cloud, and we look forward to continuing our work with customers to enable some of their most demanding workloads in the cloud.

VP, Azure Optimized Workloads and Storage

Azure Cost Management and Billing updates – September 2021

27 September 2021

This is an exciting month for organizations using Azure reservations – you can now scope your reservations to a management group for even more savings. You'll also find a new cost view optimized around the products and services you use, new previews in Cost Management Labs for scheduled emails and better multitasking, as well as 7 new savings opportunities and video and documentation updates. Read on for the details and let us know what you think!

Program Manager, Azure Cost Management