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Hybrid and multicloud strategies for financial services organizations

Monday, November 23, 2020

The financial services industry is a dynamic space that is constantly testing and pushing novel use cases of information technology. Many of its members must balance immense demands—from the pressures to unlock continuous innovation in a landscape with cloud-native entrants, to responding to unexpected surges in demand and extend services to new regions—all while managing risk and combatting financial crime.

Product Marketing Manager

Azure Hybrid Benefit now generally available for Linux

Tuesday, November 17, 2020

Coinciding with this week’s Kubecon and Open Azure Day virtual events, today we’re announcing the general availability of Azure Hybrid Benefit functionality for Linux customers, allowing you to bring both your on-premises Windows Server and SQL Server licenses, as well as Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) or SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES) subscriptions to Azure.

Director, Product Marketing

Connecting urban environments with IoT and Digital Twins

Monday, November 16, 2020

As urbanization continues to take hold and cities face challenges to become more sustainable and livable, urban planning and operations strategies must adapt. Now more than ever, public and private organizations are coming together to push transformative solutions and change the way we plan and operate infrastructure and urban environments for all.

Senior Program Manager

Microsoft named a Leader in the Gartner 2020 Magic Quadrant for Industrial IoT Platforms

Thursday, October 29, 2020

Embracing digital transformation in Industrial IoT requires companies to rethink and shift business models and operations. Doing so, however, has become more difficult in the past six months due to production slowdowns, restrictions on employee movement with social distancing, and rapidly shifting market demands.

Vice President, Azure Data, AI & Edge

Microsoft Cloud for Healthcare: Unlocking the power of health data for better care

Wednesday, October 28, 2020

As healthcare providers have faced unprecedented workloads (individually and institutionally) around the world, the pandemic response continues to cause seismic shifts in how, where, and when care is provided. Longer term, it has revealed the need for fundamental shifts across the care continuum.

MD, PhD, Corporate Vice President, Microsoft Health Next

Azure Cost Management and Billing updates – October 2020

Tuesday, October 27, 2020

Last month, we shared a lot of cost optimization tips and tricks. Continuing with that focus, October is all about helping you save money on Azure infrastructure as a service (IaaS), database, or storage offerings. You'll also read about creating subscriptions via Azure Resource Manager deployment templates, be able to participate in a survey to streamline your experience when verifying your billed charges, and get a sneak peek at a few very early previews. Enjoy!

Program Manager, Azure Cost Management

Migrate your Hadoop data lakes with WANDisco LiveData Platform for Azure

Tuesday, October 27, 2020

It’s no secret that organizations consider data as one of their most valuable assets and are investing to build their capability for data-driven decision making. While it is challenging to institute a flexible and cost-effective data estate on-premises, the cloud offers an extensive set of innovative and data-oriented solutions.

General Manager, Azure Storage

Microsoft unlocks the full potential of the smart building ecosystem

Monday, October 26, 2020

It is impossible to understate the profound impact 2020 events have had on the real estate industry. Buildings of all kinds, from commercial offices to retail, hospitals, manufacturing plants, and more, remain in need of transformative solutions that will enable employees to return to work safely. In times of crisis, it is innovation that transforms challenges into opportunities.

Principal Program Manager, Azure IoT

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