For more than a decade, Microsoft has been investing to reduce environmental impact while supporting the digital transformation of organizations around the world through cloud services.
Today, advancing our commitment to enhancing accessibility through technology, we’re announcing the general availability of Immersive Reader, an Azure Cognitive Service.
We’ve released our newest Azure blueprint that maps to another key industry standard, Center for Internet Security (CIS) Microsoft Azure Foundations Benchmark. This follows last week’s announcement of our Azure blueprint for FedRAMP moderate and adds to the growing list of Azure blueprints for regulatory compliance, which now includes ISO 27001, NIST SP 800-53, PCI-DSS, UK OFFICIAL, UK NHS, and IRS 1075.
Cryptocurrency mining attacks continue to represent a threat to many of our Azure Linux customers.
Today, on January 14, 2020, as Windows Server 2008 /R2 reaches its end of support, we’re beginning a new chapter of innovation in Windows Server technologies that enable our customers to modernize their IT, both in the cloud and on-premises. If you are running business-critical workloads on this popular operating system we recommend that you take the necessary steps to protect these workloads.
Few industries have been disrupted by emerging technology quite like retail. From exploding online sales to the growth of mobile shopping, the industry has made a permanent shift to accommodate digital consumers.
We are pleased to share that Azure is the first major US cloud provider to achieve certification as a data processor for the new international standard ISO/IEC 27701 Privacy Information Management System (PIMS). The PIMS certification demonstrates that Azure provides a comprehensive set of management and operational controls that can help your organization demonstrate compliance with privacy laws and regulations.
For many retailers around the world, the busiest quarter of the year just finished with holiday shopping through Black Friday and Cyber Monday to Boxing Day.
In 2019, Azure Cost Management established a strong foundation that ensures everyone in the organization has a means to report on, control, and optimize costs. Let's take a look at all the changes in 2019 that helped achieve this and what's coming in 2020 to take that to the next level.
This post continues our reliability series kicked off by my July blog post highlighting several initiatives underway to keep improving platform availability, as part of our commitment to provide a trusted set of cloud services.