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GAIA-X gets new support with European Eclipse Data Connector

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
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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

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

Azure Cost Management and Billing updates – September 2021

Monday, September 27, 2021

This is an exciting month for organizations using Azure reservations – you can now scope your reservations to a management group for even more savings. You'll also find a new cost view optimized around the products and services you use, new previews in Cost Management Labs for scheduled emails and better multitasking, as well as 7 new savings opportunities and video and documentation updates. Read on for the details and let us know what you think!

Program Manager, Azure Cost Management

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

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