Azure Files offers fully managed, simple, secure, and serverless enterprise-grade cloud file shares. On the Azure Files team, our mission is to expand Azure Files to more platforms and workloads. We recently took a huge step in workload expansion by announcing the general availability of our NFS v4.1 shares.
November comes to a close with the long-awaited ability to subscribe to scheduled cost emails, new cost recommendations for Azure Data Explorer and Cosmos DB, and 10 new cost saving opportunities, and 11 documentation updates. Enjoy!
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!
If cloud infrastructure is part of your IT strategy, you’ll want to join us this November for the brand new, free digital event, Azure IaaS Day. Tailored for IT infrastructure professionals and solution architects, the event will take place online November 17, 2021, from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM Pacific Time (PT).
Design and deployment of high performance computing (HPC) infrastructure is often constrained by physical resources, internal know-how, and policies. That can be a challenge in the current era of new hardware architectures, programming paradigms, and constantly changing simulation software.
We announced the general availability of Azure NetApp Files in May 2019. Since then, we have worked with customers to successfully migrate and run some of their most important production workloads. Today, we are announcing the removal of the waiting list for this service. The capabilities, scale, performance, and cost-efficiency of Azure NetApp Files are unmatched in the cloud, and we look forward to continuing our work with customers to enable some of their most demanding workloads in the cloud.
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!
As organizations continue to accelerate their cloud adoption, the need for reliable infrastructure is critical to ensure business continuity and avoid costly disruptions. Today, we are announcing the general availability of zone-redundant storage (ZRS) for Azure Disk Storage. ZRS enables you to further improve availability for your critical workloads by providing cloud-first synchronous replication of block storage across three zones in a region.
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!
Today, we are announcing the preview of disk pool enabling Azure Disk Storage as a persistent storage option for Azure VMware Solution. With this announcement, you can gain flexibility for your data needs with scalable and cost-effective cloud storage for VMware workloads running on Azure.