• Microsoft launches Azure Firewall, a cloud-based network security service to protects your resources

    8 days ago - By WMPoweruser

    Microsoft today announced two new network related Azure services, Azure Virtual WAN and Azure Firewall. Azure Virtual WAN is a networking service that will offer optimized and automated branch to branch connectivity. Organizations can easily connect their branches to each other and Azure using Internet allowing a distributed connectivity model. Customers can also...
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  • Longtime Microsoft researcher moves to head up new Azure hardware division

    Longtime Microsoft researcher moves to head up new Azure hardware division

    8 days ago - By Windows Central

    Doug Burger, a Microsoft distinguished engineer, is now head of the company's new Azure hardware division.
    As Microsoft continues to see success with its cloud business, the company has set up a new Azure hardware division with a prominent Microsoft researcher heading up its operations.
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  • Microsoft announces the new Azure Data Box Disk to help customers move TBs of data into Azure

    8 days ago - By WMPoweruser

    Last year, Microsoft announced the Azure Data Box, a 45 pound, ruggedized, tamper-resistant, and human-manageable hardware appliance that can be used to transfer up to 100 TB of data. Since then, Azure customers have used them to transfer petabytes of data into Azure. Based on the customer feedback, Microsoft is today announcing Azure Data Box...
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  • Microsoft reveals new Power BI and Azure Data Warehouse capabilities

    8 days ago - By ZDnet

    At its Inspire partner conference in Las Vegas, Microsoft announces big performance enhancements to its cloud data warehouse and new Enterprise/Big Data capabilities for Power BI.
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  • Microsoft launches new wide-area networking options for Azure

    8 days ago - By TechCrunch

    Microsoft is launching a few new networking features today that will make it easier for businesses to use the company's Azure cloud to securely connect their own offices and infrastructure using Azure and its global network.
    The first of these is the Azure Virtual LAN service, which allows businesses to connect their various branches to and through Azure. This basically works like an airline hub and spoke model, where Azure becomes the central hub through which all data between branches flows. The advantage of this, Microsoft argues, is that it allows admins to manage their wide-area...
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  • Microsoft adds new SSD disk option to its Azure Data Box Disk appliance

    8 days ago - By ZDnet

    Microsoft is adding previews of new Azure Box data-migration, Azure Virtual WAN and Azure Firewall services to its line-up.
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