Last year many organizations turned to the cloud to survive disruptions caused by the pandemic. Businesses are now charting the course for their recovery and further accelerating their cloud momentum to drive faster app innovation, optimize infrastructure costs, and enhance security posture. This week at Microsoft Ignite, we’re announcing expanded program and product investments to help customers accelerate their migration and modernization journey with Azure.
Welcome to Microsoft Ignite. I’m thrilled to share how Microsoft is empowering you to innovate with cloud-native and open source on Azure. The growth of Kubernetes and cloud-native applications in Azure and the broader technology has been nothing short of humbling and awe-inspiring. Open innovation is at the heart of nearly every innovation in cloud computing. The cloud-native ecosystem empowers people to build applications that make it easy to take advantage of this innovation.
October ushers Cost Management and Billing into a new world – from coverage of Microsoft 365, Dynamics 365, and more to a new tool that helps you reduce cost and manage your on-prem licenses. You can also update your address or purchase order number on existing invoices or try an early preview of subscription cost anomaly detection. All this plus 12 new cost-saving options, 3 new videos, and 7 documentation updates. We hope you're as excited about what the future holds as we are!
We are excited to share that Microsoft is named a Leader in the 2021 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Integration Platform as a Service (EiPaaS), for the fourth time in a row.
Azure VMware Solution is an easy way to extend and migrate existing VMware environments to run them natively on Azure. Azure VMware Solution offers symmetry with on-premises environments, ensuring datacenter migrations can be accelerated, and the benefits of the cloud can be realized sooner. Today, we are adding two new regions for Azure VMware Solution: Brazil South and East US 2. With this, Azure VMware Solution is now available in 17 Azure regions globally.
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!
Azure Migrate is your central place in the Azure portal that provides a unified experience to discover, assess, and migrate your servers, databases, and web apps to Azure. Today, we are announcing the preview of at-scale, agentless discovery, and assessment of ASP.NET web apps to help you migrate ASP.NET web apps and run them natively on Azure App Service.
As organizations embark on cloud-centric business transformation to become more agile and operationally efficient, application modernization is fast becoming a cornerstone to realize these goals. In this blog, we will see how the Azure Migrate: App Containerization tool helps you accelerate application modernization as you migrate applications to Azure.
In the past year, organizations increasingly turned to the cloud to survive potential business disruptions. At Microsoft, we partnered with businesses of all sizes, to help them take advantage of the scalability, remote work enablement, and cost efficiencies of migrating to the cloud. Today at Microsoft Inspire, we’re announcing new and expanded programs, offers, and product investments—helping customers to accelerate their migration and modernization journey with Azure.
In January 2021, Microsoft and SAP jointly announced the expansion of our endorsed cloud partnership to introduce new offerings around cloud automation and integration for SAP S4/HANA on Microsoft Azure along with the integration of Microsoft Teams with SAP’s intelligent suite of solutions. Microsoft CEO and SAP CEO showed up on stage at SAP’s RISE event to share a joint vision for the future of productivity that will help customers transform the way they work and connect with their customers.