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
19 October 2021
Design and deployment of high performance computing (HPC) infrastructure is often constrained by physical resources, internal know-how, and policies. That can be a challenge in the current era of new hardware architectures, programming paradigms, and constantly changing simulation software.
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.
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!
09 September 2021
As organizations continue to accelerate their cloud adoption, the need for reliable infrastructure is critical to ensure business continuity and avoid costly disruptions. Today, we are announcing the general availability of zone-redundant storage (ZRS) for Azure Disk Storage. ZRS enables you to further improve availability for your critical workloads by providing cloud-first synchronous replication of block storage across three zones in a region.
General Manager, Azure Storage
31 August 2021
As August comes to a close, you'll find new download options available from the cost analysis preview and quick access to common subscription and resource group operations in Configuration. You'll also see the general availability of Azure Government Top Secret and improved migration and modernization tools and programs as well as the 14 new cost saving options and 3 documentation updates. Lots of great stuff!
13 July 2021
Today, we are announcing the preview of disk pool enabling Azure Disk Storage as a persistent storage option for Azure VMware Solution. With this announcement, you can gain flexibility for your data needs with scalable and cost-effective cloud storage for VMware workloads running on Azure.
Principal Program Manager, Azure 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
01 June 2021
May brings expanded coverage of two popular features: Cost allocation is now supported in all usage APIs and downloads and management group exports are now available in Azure Government. On top of this, you also have more custom date selection options in the cost analysis preview and four new generally available offers to help you save money with Azure. This plus new videos and documentation updates rounds out another great month.
21 April 2021
It's incredible to think how much can change in a year. The past year has seen unprecedented digital transformation, with 90 percent of companies reporting cloud usage higher than planned over past year.