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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

Azure Cost Management and Billing updates – August 2021

Tuesday, August 31, 2021

As August comes to a close, you'll find new download options available from the cost analysis preview and quick access to common subscription and resource group operations in Configuration. You'll also see the general availability of Azure Government Top Secret and improved migration and modernization tools and programs as well as the 14 new cost saving options and 3 documentation updates. Lots of great stuff!

Program Manager, Azure Cost Management

Microsoft Cloud for Healthcare expands portfolio with Azure Healthcare APIs

Tuesday, August 3, 2021

Today Microsoft Cloud for Healthcare is expanding our portfolio of interoperability data services. In October 2019, Microsoft became the first cloud with a fully managed, first-party service to ingest, persist, and manage structured healthcare data in the native Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resource (FHIR) format with the Azure API for FHIR, and today we’re expanding our health data services to enable the exchange of multiple data types in the FHIR format for health and life sciences industries. For that reason, we’re renaming our services to the Azure Healthcare APIs.

Vice President, Microsoft Health and LifeSciences

Use New Relic One to effortlessly monitor applications in Azure Spring Cloud

Thursday, July 1, 2021

Today, we are announcing the integration of New Relic One performance monitoring in Azure Spring Cloud. Over the past 18 months, we worked with many enterprise customers to learn about their scenarios. Many of these customers have thousands of Spring Boot applications running in on-premises data centers. As they migrate these applications to the cloud, they need to instrument them for application performance monitoring (APM) using tools that their developers are familiar with. Now, with the integration of New Relic One in Azure Spring Cloud, you can continue your journey and easily instrument your Spring Boot applications.

Principal PM Architect, Java on Azure

Azure Cost Management and Billing updates – June 2021

Tuesday, June 29, 2021

June brings amortization to the cost analysis preview, says goodbye to Cloudyn, and welcomes many new ways to optimize your costs, from 5 new generally available offers and 5 new previews to 3 lower prices and 3 expanded free offers. And as always, more documentation updates. Enjoy!

Program Manager, Azure Cost Management

Expanding cloud services: Microsoft launches its sustainable datacenter region in Arizona

Tuesday, June 15, 2021

Today we are launching our newest sustainable datacenter region in Arizona, known as “West US 3.” Datacenters are today’s engine for modern business, providing organizations of all sizes the cloud services and tools to innovate, collaborate, and operate securely and efficiently at scale. We build datacenters around the globe to address increased customer demand for Microsoft cloud services, and we do so with sustainability firmly in mind.

Corporate Vice President, Cloud Operations + Innovation

Advancing in-datacenter critical environment infrastructure availability

Monday, June 7, 2021

There are many factors that can affect critical environment infrastructure availability—the reliability of the infrastructure building blocks, the controls during the datacenter construction stage, effective health monitoring and event detection schemes, a robust maintenance program, and operational excellence to ensure that every action is taken with careful consideration of related risk implications.

Chief Technology Officer and Technical Fellow, Microsoft Azure