Microsoft Azure Blog

New Azure advancements remove cloud barriers for enterprises at Ignite 2017

September 25, 2017

Over the past year, the Microsoft Azure team has explicitly focused on removing all barriers for enterprise customers, so that even the most complex technology and policy requirements are uniquely met with Azure. And, while this opens up new opportunities for enterprise organizations, all customers benefit. Fundamentally, we believe that the success made possible by the cloud must be accessible to every business and every organization – small and large, old and new.

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Your future cloud is hybrid, and so is Azure

Monday, September 25, 2017

When we talk to our customers about their cloud strategies, it comes through loud and clear: They need choice and flexibility in where to run their workloads and applications.

Director of Product Marketing, Cloud Platform

New advancements in Azure for IT digital transformation

Monday, September 25, 2017

I'm at Ignite this week, where more than 20,000 of us are talking about how we can drive our businesses forward in a climate of constant technology change. We are in a time where technology is one of the core ways companies can better serve customers and differentiate from competitors.

Corporate Vice President, Microsoft Azure Team

Announcing tools for the AI-driven digital transformation

Monday, September 25, 2017

Artificial Intelligence (AI) has emerged as one of the most disruptive forces behind the digital transformation of business. Today, at Microsoft Ignite 2017, as we engage in conversations about digital transformation with over 25,000 customers and partners, I am pleased to share some of our latest and most exciting innovations in AI development platforms.

Corporate Vice President, Artificial Intelligence & Research

End-to-end monitoring solutions in Azure for Apps and Infrastructure

Monday, September 25, 2017

Today at the Ignite 2017 conference in Florida, we announced a range of new monitoring and analytics capabilities in Azure bringing together application and infrastructure monitoring in a unified curated overview in Azure Monitor. We are significantly optimizing your experience with the new log analytics, metrics exploration, application performance monitoring and failure investigations. We also announced integration of Azure alerts with IT Service Management tools and new solutions for Container Monitoring.

Director of Progam Management, Azure Monitoring & Diagnostics

Azure DDoS Protection Service preview

Monday, September 25, 2017

Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks are one of the top availability and security concerns we hear from customers moving their applications to the cloud. The number of documented DDoS attacks grew 380% in Q1 2017 over Q1 2016 according to data from Nexusguard...

Announcing the public preview for Azure File Sync

Monday, September 25, 2017

Since Azure Files became generally available, we’ve consistently heard from our customers that they want to embrace the power and flexibility of the cloud without giving up the locality of their on-premises file server. Today, we are excited to announce the preview of a great new feature in Azure Files...

Principal PM Manager, Azure Storage

Announcing the public preview of PowerShell in Azure Cloud Shell

Monday, September 25, 2017

A few months ago, we started the journey to bring the PowerShell experience to Azure Cloud Shell. Today, that experience enters public preview alongside Bash in Azure Cloud Shell. With the addition of PowerShell in Cloud Shell, now you have the flexibility to choose the shell experience that works best for you.

Principal Program Manager, PowerShell