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Better together, synergistic results from digital transformation

Intelligent manufacturing transformation can bring great changes, such as connecting the sales organization with field services. Moving to the cloud also provides benefits such as an intelligent supply chain and innovations enabled by connected products. As such, digital transformation is ... continue reading
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Overcoming language difficulties with AI and Azure services

Ever hear the Abbot and Costello routine, “Who’s on first?” It’s a masterpiece of American English humor. But what if it we translated it into another language? With a word-by-word translation, most of what English speakers laugh at, would be ... continue reading
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We’re making Azure Archive Storage better with new lower pricing

As part of our commitment to provide the most cost-effective storage offering, we’re excited to share that we have dropped Azure Archive Storage prices by up to 50 percent in some regions. The new pricing is effective immediately. In 2017 ... continue reading
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How HSBC built its PayMe for Business app on Microsoft Azure

Bank-grade security, super-fast transactions, and analytics If you live in Asia or have ever traveled there, you’ve probably witnessed the dramatic impact that mobile technology has had on all aspects of day to day life. In Hong Kong in particular, ... continue reading
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How to Copy Azure Storage Account Files with AzCopy and Azure AD Credentials

In the last couple of weeks, you might have seen that I wrote a couple of blog posts on how to manage Azure Blob Storage with AzCopy. Including how you can upload files to Azure Blob Storage container with PowerShell, ... continue reading
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New capabilities in Stream Analytics reduce development time for big data apps

Azure Stream Analytics is a fully managed PaaS offering that enables real-time analytics and complex event processing on fast moving data streams. Thanks to zero-code integration with over 15 Azure services, developers and data engineers can easily build complex pipelines ... continue reading
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Analyze AI enriched content with Azure Search’s knowledge store

Through integration with Cognitive Services APIs, Azure Search has long had the ability to extract text and structure from images and unstructured content. Until recently, this capability was used exclusively in full text search scenarios, exemplified in demos like the ... continue reading
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Reducing overall storage costs with Azure Premium Blob Storage

In this blog post, we will take a closer look at pricing for Azure Premium Blob Storage, and its potential to reduce overall storage costs for some applications. Premium Blob Storage is Azure Blob Storage powered by solid-state drives (SSDs) ... continue reading
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What’s new in Azure Firewall

This post was co-authored by Anitha Adusumilli, Principal Program Manager, Azure Networking. Today we are happy to share several key Azure Firewall capabilities as well as update on recent important releases into general availability (GA) and preview. Multiple public IPs ... continue reading
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A solution to manage policy administration from end to end

Legacy systems can be a nightmare for any business to maintain. In the insurance industry, carriers struggle not only to maintain these systems but to modify and extend them to support new business initiatives. The insurance business is complex, every ... continue reading