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Frontline worker in coffee industry using Azure IoT Central.

How one Azure IoT partner is building connected experiences

We recently spent time with Mesh Systems, a Microsoft Gold Cloud platform partner based in Carmel, Indiana, to understand what a day in the life of an Azure IoT partner looks like. They shared some of their recent IoT customer ... continue reading

Smarter edge, smarter world: Discover the autonomous edge

If you want to solve a business problem using a computer, you have to connect to it. The furthest point at which you can connect the “edge” has always been a major frontier of computing. In the 1950s, the edge ... continue reading
Accelerating smart building solutions with cloud, AI, and IoT

Accelerating smart building solutions with cloud, AI, and IoT

Throughout our Internet of Things (IoT) journey we’ve seen solutions evolve from device-centric models, to spatially-aware solutions that provide real-world context. Last year at Realcomm | IBcon, we announced Azure IoT’s vision for spatial intelligence, diving into scenarios that uniquely ... continue reading
Accelerating smart building solutions with cloud, AI, and IoT

Accelerating smart building solutions with cloud, AI, and IoT

Throughout our Internet of Things (IoT) journey we’ve seen solutions evolve from device-centric models, to spatially-aware solutions that provide real-world context. Last year at Realcomm | IBcon, we announced Azure IoT’s vision for spatial intelligence, diving into scenarios that uniquely ... continue reading
Diagram display of how Swim can simplify architectures

Compute and stream IoT insights with data-driven applications

There is a lot more data in the world than can possibly be captured with even the most robust, cutting-edge technology. Edge computing and the Internet of Things (IoT) are just two examples of technologies increasing the volume of useful ... continue reading

25 reasons to choose Azure Stack HCI

This blog post was authored by Dianna Marks, Product Marketing Manager, Windows Server Marketing. At the Windows Server Summit in May, Cosmos Darwin and Greg Cusanza from the Windows Server team presented a lightning round all about hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) ... continue reading

Ask Me Anything – “Network” with teams from Azure Networking!

Which 3rd party devices are supported for connecting to Azure VPN Gateway? Can I connect to multiple sites from the same virtual network? Ask these questions and more during the next Ask Me Anything (AMA) session via Twitter on Tuesday, ... continue reading

Key causes of performance differences between SQL managed instance and SQL Server

Migrating to a Microsoft Azure SQL Database managed instance provides a host of operational and financial benefits you can only get from a fully managed and intelligent cloud database service. Some of these benefits come from features that optimize or ... continue reading

We’re almost there! Join us at Windows Server Summit 2019

This blog post was authored by Dianna Marks, Product Marketing Manager, Windows Server Product Marketing. Windows Server Summit 2019 is just two days away and we already have over 8,500 registered to attend. Thats a record in Windows Server Summit ... continue reading
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What is the difference between Azure Application Gateway, Load Balancer, Front Door and Firewall?

What are the differences between Azure Firewall, Azure Application Gateway, Azure Load Balancer, NSG, Azure Traffic Manager, and Azure Front Door? Here's a high-level consolidation of what they each do. The Azure Application Gateway (AAG) is a web traffic manager ... continue reading