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Microsoft is a Leader in the 2020 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Full Life Cycle API Management

Thursday, October 8, 2020

We are excited to share that Microsoft has been named a Leader in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Full Life Cycle API Management 2020 based on the ability to execute and completeness of vision. Our placement is a testament to our continued innovation in enterprise API management capabilities and broad customer adoption of Azure API Management.

Director, Product Marketing, Azure

IoT Signals Research, edition 2: global insights for 2020 and beyond

Tuesday, October 6, 2020

If your business is already harnessing IoT, you likely believe IoT is critical to the long term success of your business. You are not be alone. According to our latest annual report, IoT Signals Edition 2 released today 90 percent of decision makers now believe IoT is critical to their company’s success.

Corporate Vice President, Azure IoT

Azure NetApp Files cross region replication and new enhancements in preview

Wednesday, September 16, 2020

As businesses continue to adapt to the realities of the current environment, operational resilience has never been more important. As a result, a growing number of customers have accelerated a move to the cloud, using Microsoft Azure NetApp Files to power critical pieces of their IT infrastructure, like Virtual Desktop Infrastructure, SAP applications, and mission critical databases.

Program Manager, Microsoft Azure

NFS 4.1 support for Azure Files is now in preview

Tuesday, September 15, 2020

Azure Files is a distributed cloud file system serving Server Messaging Block (SMB) and REST protocols. Azure Files enables customers to easily lift and shift their legacy workloads to the cloud without any modifications or changes in technology. SMB works on both Windows and UNIX operating systems for most use cases. Because some applications are written for POSIX compliant file systems, our customers wanted to have the same great experience on a fully POSIX compatible NFS file system. Azure Files support for NFS v4.1 protocol is now in preview.

Program Manager, Azure Storage

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