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Video analytics at the edge, an ideal technology for 5G cloud monetization

September 14, 2021

Creating a programmable software infrastructure for telecommunication operations promises to reduce both the capital expenditure (CAPEX) and the operational expenses (OPEX) of the 5G telecommunications operators. In this blog, we focus on video, the dominant traffic type on the internet since the introduction of 4G networks.

Microsoft Technical Fellow and Chief Technology Officer, Azure for Operators
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Improve availability with zone-redundant storage for Azure Disk Storage

Thursday, September 9, 2021

As organizations continue to accelerate their cloud adoption, the need for reliable infrastructure is critical to ensure business continuity and avoid costly disruptions. Today, we are announcing the general availability of zone-redundant storage (ZRS) for Azure Disk Storage. ZRS enables you to further improve availability for your critical workloads by providing cloud-first synchronous replication of block storage across three zones in a region.

General Manager, Azure Storage

Guarantee capacity access with on-demand capacity reservations—now in preview

Wednesday, September 8, 2021

Today we are announcing the preview of on-demand capacity reservations for Azure Virtual Machines. This new feature allows you to deploy and manage the compute capacity required to run Azure VMs separately from the VMs themselves. On-demand capacity reservations will come with a defined SLA (forthcoming at general availability).

Principal Program Manager

Enable industrial device connectivity with thousands of partner-provided Azure IoT Plug and Play device profiles

Tuesday, September 21, 2021

Recently we dramatically expanded our ability to support faster operational technology (OT) to cloud connectivity for up to 80 percent of all industrial equipment as part of our collaboration with key players in our partner ecosystem. Simply said, connecting existing industrial assets to the cloud just got a lot easier and you’ll save thousands of dollars in labor costs while dramatically accelerating your IoT project.

IoT Business Acceleration Leader, Microsoft Azure

GAIA-X gets new support with European Eclipse Data Connector

Tuesday, September 21, 2021

Transmitting data from one organization to another is a technical problem that has been solved in innumerable ways. What is different about this project? The Eclipse Dataspace Connector (EDC) is a European open source project made up of components that enable multicloud, policy-based, federated data sharing based on European data sovereignty principles.

Corporate Vice President and Distinguished Architect, CLOUD + AI

Join us behind the scenes at Azure, thanks to the Well-Architected Framework

Tuesday, September 14, 2021

Here at Azure, we give a lot of advice. We’d really like to help you thrive on our platform. Reliability, security, cost optimization, operational excellence, and performance efficiency—we know that they are not easy to tackle when it comes to your cloud workloads. Join us for Well-Architected: The Backstage Tour, a virtual event where you will get five brief peeks at how we power the features that address each of these pillars of the Azure Well-Architected Framework.

Senior Cloud Advocate, Scalable Content

Video analytics at the edge, an ideal technology for 5G cloud monetization

Tuesday, September 14, 2021

Creating a programmable software infrastructure for telecommunication operations promises to reduce both the capital expenditure (CAPEX) and the operational expenses (OPEX) of the 5G telecommunications operators. In this blog, we focus on video, the dominant traffic type on the internet since the introduction of 4G networks.

Microsoft Technical Fellow and Chief Technology Officer, Azure for Operators

Improve availability with zone-redundant storage for Azure Disk Storage

Thursday, September 9, 2021

As organizations continue to accelerate their cloud adoption, the need for reliable infrastructure is critical to ensure business continuity and avoid costly disruptions. Today, we are announcing the general availability of zone-redundant storage (ZRS) for Azure Disk Storage. ZRS enables you to further improve availability for your critical workloads by providing cloud-first synchronous replication of block storage across three zones in a region.

General Manager, Azure Storage

4 ways AI, computer vision, and related technologies expand IoT solutions

Tuesday, September 7, 2021

Intel and Microsoft Azure are working together to help enterprises deploy intelligent IoT technologies and services, including AI’s deep learning abilities, computer vision, and audio or speech capabilities. Adding these capabilities enables solutions to solve more business challenges, uniting two or more—adding both computer vision and AI, for example greatly expands the potential uses for IoT solutions.

Director, Channel Marketing

Monitor Spring Boot applications end-to-end using Dynatrace

Wednesday, September 1, 2021

Today, we are announcing the integration of the Dynatrace Software Intelligence Platform in Azure Spring Cloud. Over the past 18 months, we worked with many enterprise customers to learn about the scenarios they face. Many of these customers have thousands of Spring Boot applications running in on-premises data centers.

Principal PM Architect, Java on Azure

Announcing Azure Spring Cloud Enterprise—fully managed VMware Tanzu components and advanced configurability for Spring Boot apps

Wednesday, September 1, 2021

Azure Spring Cloud Enterprise is a managed service for Spring that is optimized for the needs of enterprise developers. We’ve collaborated with VMware to combine the cloud platform expertise of Microsoft with the innovation of the VMware Tanzu portfolio. Azure Spring Cloud Enterprise adds commercial Tanzu components built specifically to address enterprise requirements around configuration, integration, flexibility, and support.

Corporate Vice President, Developer Division

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