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How Microsoft Azure Cross-region Load Balancer helps create region redundancy and low latency

In this blog, we’ll walk through Azure Cross-region Load Balancer (also known as Global tier of Standard Load Balancer) through a case study with a retail customer. By incorporating Azure Cross-region Load Balancer into their end-to-end architecture, the customer was able to achieve region redundancy, high availability, and low latency for their end applications with quick turnaround time for scaling events while retaining their IPs for TCP and UDP connections. Source…

Azure powers rapid deployment of private 4G and 5G networks

As the cloud continues to expand into a ubiquitous and highly distributed fabric, a new breed of application is emerging: Modern Connected Applications. We define these new offerings as network-intelligent applications at the edge, powered by 5G, and enabled by programmable interfaces that give developer access to network resources. Source…

Accelerating innovation in the diabetic foot market with Azure Health Data Services

One of the biggest challenges in treating diabetic foot ulcers is the ability to monitor the patient’s progress when they are outside of the hospital. To help better manage data in the cloud and enable healthcare organizations to access patient data in a timely and secure manner, Microsoft released Azure Health Data Services, a PaaS offering that is built on the global open standards Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources (FHIR ®) and Digital Imaging Communications in Medicine (DICOM). Source…

Enhance your data visualizations with Azure Managed Grafana—now in preview

Last year, we announced our strategic partnership with Grafana Labs to develop a Microsoft Azure managed service that lets customers run Grafana natively within the Azure cloud platform. Today, we are announcing that Azure Managed Grafana is available in preview. With Azure Managed Grafana, the Grafana dashboards our customers are familiar with are now integrated seamlessly with the services and security of Azure. Source…

New Azure for Operators solutions and services built for the future of telecommunications

Imagine the benefits to communities and organizations that have access to improved bandwidth, reliability, and reduced latency, while leveraging the rich capabilities of cloud-to-edge technology without compromise to security, critical services, or key workloads. With the most complete offerings for the telecommunications industry, Microsoft is the ideal cloud provider to help operators with their digital transformation journey and enable them to deliver these innovative services to their consumer, enterprise, and public sector customers. Today, we’re announcing the next wave of Azure for Operators solutions and services. Source…

Observability from cloud to edge in Azure

Our customers are transforming their digital environments, whether migrating workloads to Azure, building new cloud-native apps, or unlocking new scenarios at the edge. As they combine these strategies to meet their business needs, they must also maintain their existing environments. With Azure Monitor, our approach to observability centers on simplicity: We know from our customers how important it is to have monitoring available out-of-the-box and to easily get started with samples and recommendations including effective alerts, optimal queries, and customizable reports. Source…

Azure Spring Cloud Enterprise is now available in preview

When we launched Azure Spring Cloud with VMware in 2019, we set out to solve common challenges developers, IT operators, and DevOps teams face when running Spring Boot applications at scale. We are thankful to the many customers and partners who participated in the private preview and shared their learnings, and we are excited to announce that Azure Spring Cloud Enterprise is now available in public preview. Source…

Improve your security defenses for ransomware attacks with Azure Firewall

To ensure customers running on Azure are protected against ransomware attacks, Microsoft has invested heavily in Azure security and has provided customers with the security controls needed to protect their Azure cloud workloads. Here, we would like to zoom into network security and understand how Azure Firewall can assist you with protecting against ransomware. Source…