Posts by: John 'JG' Chirapurath

Teaming up with Coursera on new Azure Specializations and Scholarships

Monday, April 26, 2021

Today, we are announcing that Microsoft is collaborating with Coursera to bring new opportunities for skilling in Azure via three new Specializations: Azure Fundamentals, AI Fundamentals, and Data Fundamentals. Coursera is a leading learning platform, and we are delighted to bring on-demand Azure content to their 80 million learners.

Vice President, Azure

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

Eight ways to optimize costs on Azure SQL

Tuesday, July 28, 2020

Across the globe, businesses are emerging into a new normal, eager to restart or rebuild, but still operating in uncertain times. Optimizing costs and redirecting the spend to where it matters most is as important as ever, and many companies see the cloud as a way to control costs, build resilience and accelerate time to market.

Vice President, Azure Data, AI & Edge