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Improve outbound connectivity with Azure Virtual Network NAT

For many customers, making outbound connections to the internet from their virtual networks is a fundamental requirement of their Azure solution architectures. Luckily, Azure has just the solution for ensuring highly available and secure outbound connectivity to the internet: Virtual Network Network Address Translation. Virtual Network NAT, also known as NAT gateway, is a fully managed and highly resilient service that is easy to scale and specifically designed to handle large-scale and variable workloads. Source…

Manage Red Hat workloads seamlessly on Azure

Business is changing, and keeping up with fluctuations in markets and customer demands is not easy. Together, Microsoft and Red Hat offer you the tools to reduce complexity and simplify your environment, innovate faster, deliver high-quality customer experiences, and expand and scale your infrastructure in any direction so you can be a disruptor in your industry. Source…

Customize your secure VM session experience with native client support on Azure Bastion

Azure Bastion is a fully managed jumpbox-as-a-service that provides secure and seamless Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) and Secure Shell Protocol (SSH) access to your VMs in local or peered virtual networks. With native client support available on the Standard SKU for Azure Bastion, you now unlock customizable features and added functionality in your VM sessions. Source…

Accelerate your AI applications with Azure NC A100 v4 virtual machines

Real-world AI has revolutionized and changed how people live during the past decade, including media and entertainment, healthcare and life science, retail, automotive, finance service, manufacturing, and oil and gas. Speaking to a smart home device, browsing social media with recommended content, or taking a ride with a self-driving vehicle is no longer in the future. Source…

Increase remote storage performance with Azure Ebsv5 VMs—now generally available

At Microsoft Ignite in November 2021, we announced the memory-optimized Ev5 Azure Virtual Machine (VM) series based on the 3rd Gen Intel Xeon Platinum 8370C processor. The Ev5 VMs are designed for memory-intensive business-critical applications, relational database servers, and in-memory data analytics workloads. Source…

Bring your own IP addresses (BYOIP) to Azure with Custom IP Prefix

When planning a potential migration of on-premises infrastructure to Azure, you may want to retain your existing public IP addresses due to your customers’ dependencies (for example, firewalls or other IP hardcoding) or to preserve an established IP reputation. Today, we are excited to announce the general availability of bringing your own IP addresses (BYOIP) for Azure. Source…

Accelerate silicon design innovation on Azure with Synopsys Cloud

Here at Microsoft, we’ve empowered our long-standing partners in the semiconductor industry to embrace Azure’s cloud infrastructure and scale out electronic design automation (EDA). With a new EDA-optimized cloud environment running on Azure, the launch of the Synopsys Cloud marks a significant milestone for the industry by offering silicon design teams the ability to scale and accelerate their development cycles—transforming chip design the way that the cloud transformed computing. Source…

Azure confidential computing with NVIDIA GPUs for trustworthy AI

Confidential computing technology encrypts data in memory and only processes it once the cloud environment is verified, helping protect data from cloud operators, malicious admins, and privileged software. Today, we are excited to announce the next chapter in a strategic partnership between NVIDIA and Microsoft that brings confidential computing to state-of-the-art NVIDIA GPUs. Source…