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Azure Health Data Services: Engineering product for partners

Thursday, May 5, 2022

The healthcare industry has come a long way from putting pen to paper on a pharmacy script or clinical SOAP note to now, being able to deliver primary care in the emerging hospital at home. Our approach to building Azure Health Data Services has been to support our partners by building and managing the underlying cloud technology so they can remain focused on the front-line industry scenarios.

HLS Cloud and Data Partner Alliances

Streamline Azure workloads with ExpressRoute BGP community support

Wednesday, May 4, 2022

Connectivity now requires additional configuration and reconfiguration of IP prefixes and route filters over time as the number of regions and on-premises locations grows. The introduction of Border Gateway Protocol (BGP) community support for Azure ExpressRoute, now in preview, lifts this burden for customers who connect privately to Azure.

Program Manager, Azure Networking

Intelligent application protection from edge to cloud with Azure Web Application Firewall

Tuesday, May 3, 2022

Cyberattacks are becoming more common and advanced with growing attack surfaces due to the proliferation of mobile and IoT devices and increasing cloud adoption. To help our customers address these security challenges, we have been evolving Azure Web Application Firewall (Azure WAF), our cloud-native, self-managed security service to protect your applications and APIs running in Azure or anywhere else—from the network edge to the cloud.

Principal PM Manager, Azure Files

Optimize your cloud investment with Azure Reservations

Monday, April 11, 2022

For cloud workloads with consistent resource usage, you can buy reserved instances at a significant discount and reduce your workload costs by up to 72 percent compared to pay-as-you-go prices. Azure Reservations can be obtained by committing to one-year or three-year plans for virtual machines, Azure Blob storage or Azure Data Lake Storage Gen2, SQL Database compute capacity, Azure Cosmos DB throughput, and other Azure resources.

Senior Product Marketing Manager

Accelerate your AI applications with Azure NC A100 v4 virtual machines

Monday, April 11, 2022

Real-world AI has revolutionized and changed how people live during the past decade, including media and entertainment, healthcare and life science, retail, automotive, finance service, manufacturing, and oil and gas. Speaking to a smart home device, browsing social media with recommended content, or taking a ride with a self-driving vehicle is no longer in the future.

Senior Program Manager, Azure HPC and AI

The future is on FHIR for SAS and Microsoft Azure

Wednesday, April 6, 2022

High tech industry leaders like Microsoft, with strategic partners including global analytics software company SAS, are driving towards increased interoperability through standards such as Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources (FHIR). Together, SAS and Microsoft Azure are building deep technology integrations that unlock value by making disparate data and advanced analytics more accessible to health and life science organizations.

HLS Cloud and Data Partner Alliances

Empowering space development off the planet with Azure

Monday, April 4, 2022

Any developer can be a space developer with Azure. Microsoft has a long history of empowering the software development community. We have the world’s most comprehensive developer tools and platforms from Github to Visual Studio, and we support a wide range of industries and use cases from healthcare, financial services, critical industries, and now space.

Corporate Vice President, Mission Engineering, Microsoft Azure

Join us at the Innovate for Impact digital event

Thursday, March 31, 2022

How does a retail giant administer COVID-19 vaccinations in days, not months? Can a series-A startup’s innovation help identify massive fraud in seconds instead of hours? For leaders driving business growth, the cloud has forever opened our minds to endless possibilities. This is why we’re kicking off Innovate for Impact on Tuesday, April 5 from 9:00 AM to 10:30 AM Pacific Time. Register today.

General Manager, Azure Digital and Application Innovation

Bring your own IP addresses (BYOIP) to Azure with Custom IP Prefix

Thursday, March 31, 2022

When planning a potential migration of on-premises infrastructure to Azure, you may want to retain your existing public IP addresses due to your customers' dependencies (for example, firewalls or other IP hardcoding) or to preserve an established IP reputation. Today, we are excited to announce the general availability of bringing your own IP addresses (BYOIP) for Azure.

Senior Program Manager

Diversifying the telecommunications supply chain with Open RAN

Wednesday, March 30, 2022

Over the past few years, there has been an increasingly steady drumbeat for the need to diversify and open the telecommunications supply chain. A key part of this supply chain that can be diversified is radio access network (RAN), where operators have typically spent most of their investments in network infrastructure. To address the need for diversification, groups such as the O-RAN alliance have formed to open up RAN capabilities.

Microsoft Technical Fellow and Chief Technology Officer, Azure for Operators

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