Visual Studio 2017 Launch and 20th Anniversary Event

Azure updates

Introducing Azure Availability Zones for resiliency and high availability

Sep 22 – As part of our commitment to providing customers with a platform for their most demanding, mission-critical workloads, I’m excited to announce expanded capabilities for Microsoft’s global cloud infrastructure.

On-premises Azure Files access on Linux update and new troubleshooter

Sep 21 – We had announced the availability of Linux on-premises and cross-region mounting of Azure Files for the first OS distribution - Ubuntu 17.04, in April. Today, we are happy to share that more Linux distributions now include this functionality, which will allow on-premises and cross-region mounting of Azure Files.

New offers in Azure Marketplace

Sep 21 – Last month 31 great new cloud offerings were published to Azure Marketplace. Check ‘em out!

Support for blob storage lease management from the Azure portal

Sep 21 – You can conveniently manage leases on containers and blobs of storage accounts right from the Azure portal.

Route IoT device messages to Azure Storage with Azure IoT Hub

Sep 21 – IoT Hub has a new custom endpoint type available: Azure Storage containers! Azure Storage containers joins Service Bus queues, topics, and Event Hubs as supported custom endpoint types for IoT Hub…

Join Us: Visual Studio 2017 Launch Event and 20th Anniversary

Feb 9 – Today, I’m proud and humbled that Visual Studio is turning twenty – we’re celebrating two decades of Visual Studio! As we hit this great milestone, I’m also excited to announce that Visual Studio 2017 will be released on March 7.

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