Microsoft Azure Blog

Cray Supercomputers are coming to Azure

October 23, 2017

I’m thrilled to share our new partnership with Cray that will provide our customer unprecedented access to supercomputing capabilities in Azure to solve their toughest challenges in climate modeling, precision medicine, energy, manufacturing, and other scientific research.

Corporate Vice President, Microsoft Azure Team
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Fv2 VMs are now available, the fastest VMs on Azure

Monday, October 23, 2017

Today, I’m excited to announce the general availability of our new Fv2 VM family. Azure now offers the fastest Intel® Xeon® Scalable processor, code-named Skylake, in the public cloud. In Azure, we have seen growing demand for massive large-scale computation by customers doing financial modeling, scientific analysis, genomics, geothermal visualization, and deep learning.

Director of Compute, Azure

Cloud Service Map for AWS and Azure Available Now

Monday, October 16, 2017

Today, we are pleased to introduce a new cloud service map to help you quickly compare the cloud capabilities of Azure and AWS services in all categories. Whether you are planning a multi-cloud solution with Azure and AWS, or simply migrating to Azure, you will be able to use this service map to quickly orient yourself with the services required for a successful migration.

Technical Product Manager

Canadian Broadcasting Corporation/Radio-Canada leverage Azure for smooth election coverage

Thursday, October 22, 2015

CBC/Radio-Canada decided to build a responsive app that would work across mobile and desktop devices and provide real time results in both English and French. To achieve the high performance, large scalability requirements and to provide a modern multi-channel application they needed a flexible and powerful cloud partner. Enter Azure.

Senior Program Manager, Azure App Service