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Customers get unmatched security with Windows Server and SQL Server workloads in Azure

June 14, 2019

Customers such as Allscripts, Chevron, J.B. Hunt, and thousands of others are migrating their important workloads to Azure where they find unmatched security. While understanding cloud security is initially a concern to many, after digging in, customers often tell us the security posture they can set up within Azure is easier to implement and far more comprehensive than what they can provide for in other environments.

General Manager, Microsoft Azure
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First Microsoft cloud regions in Middle East now available

Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Today, Microsoft Azure and Microsoft Office 365 are taking a major step together to help support the digital transformation of our customers. Both Azure and Office 365 are now generally available from our first cloud datacenter regions in the Middle East, located in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

Corporate Vice President, Azure Global, Microsoft Azure

Announcing the preview of Microsoft Azure Bastion

Tuesday, June 18, 2019

For many customers around the world, securely connecting from the outside to workloads and virtual machines on private networks can be challenging. Exposing virtual machines to the public Internet to enable connectivity through Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) and Secure Shell (SSH), increases the perimeter, rendering your critical networks and attached virtual machines more open and harder to manage.

Corporate Vice President, Azure Networking

Using natural language processing to manage healthcare records

Tuesday, June 25, 2019

The next time you see your physician, consider the times you fill in a paper form. It may seem trivial, but the information could be crucial to making a better diagnosis. Now consider the other forms of healthcare data that permeate your life—and that of your doctor, nurses, and the clinicians working to keep patients thriving.

Principal Healthcare Program Manager, Industry Experiences

Gartner names Microsoft a leader in 2019 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Enterprise iPaaS

Thursday, June 20, 2019

Personal computers revolutionized the way work was done. New software unlocked unprecedented levels of productivity, and for a time, business flourished. As the personal computer exploded in popularity, more and more software was created. For the individual, this was a golden age. For the enterprise, this was also a golden age... with an asterisk.

Product Marketing Manager, Microsoft Azure

Azure HC-series Virtual Machines cross 20,000 cores for HPC workloads

Thursday, June 20, 2019

Azure HC-series Virtual Machines are now generally available in the West US 2 and East US regions. HC-series virtual machines (VMs) are optimized for the most at-scale, computationally intensive HPC applications. For this class of workload, HC-series VMs are the most performant, scalable, and price-performant ever launched on Azure or elsewhere on the public cloud.

Principal Program Manager, Azure HPC

Virtual machine scale set insights from Azure Monitor

Wednesday, June 19, 2019

In October 2018 we announced the public preview of Azure Monitor for VMs. At that time, we included support for monitoring your virtual machine scale sets from the at scale view under Azure Monitor. Today we are announcing the public preview of monitoring your Windows and Linux virtual machine scale sets from within the scale set resource blade.

Senior Program Manager, Azure Monitor

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