Microsoft Azure Blog

  • World Cities Day 2020: Committing to sustainable urban environments October 30, 2020
    October 31 is World Cities Day, established to educate the public on issues of concern, to mobilize political will and resources to address global problems, and to celebrate and reinforce achievements of humanity. This year’s theme ‘Better City, Better Life: Valuing Our Communities and Cities’ is expected to greatly promote the international community’s inte […]
    Julia White
  • Microsoft named a Leader in the Gartner 2020 Magic Quadrant for Industrial IoT Platforms October 29, 2020
    Embracing digital transformation in Industrial IoT requires companies to rethink and shift business models and operations. Doing so, however, has become more difficult in the past six months due to production slowdowns, restrictions on employee movement with social distancing, and rapidly shifting market demands.
    John 'JG' Chirapurath
  • Microsoft Cloud for Healthcare: Unlocking the power of health data for better care October 28, 2020
    As healthcare providers have faced unprecedented workloads (individually and institutionally) around the world, the pandemic response continues to cause seismic shifts in how, where, and when care is provided. Longer term, it has revealed the need for fundamental shifts across the care continuum.
    Gregory Moore
  • Azure Cost Management and Billing updates – October 2020 October 27, 2020
    Last month, we shared a lot of cost optimization tips and tricks. Continuing with that focus, October is all about helping you save money on Azure infrastructure as a service (IaaS), database, or storage offerings. You'll also read about creating subscriptions via Azure Resource Manager deployment templates, be able to participate in a survey to streaml […]
    Michael Flanakin
  • Migrate your Hadoop data lakes with WANDisco LiveData Platform for Azure October 27, 2020
    It’s no secret that organizations consider data as one of their most valuable assets and are investing to build their capability for data-driven decision making. While it is challenging to institute a flexible and cost-effective data estate on-premises, the cloud offers an extensive set of innovative and data-oriented solutions.
    Jurgen Willis