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Microsoft shares what’s next in machine learning at NVIDIA GTC

Finding scalable solutions for today’s global challenges requires forward-thinking, transformative tools. As environmental, economic, and public health concerns mount, Microsoft Azure is addressing these challenges head on with high-performance computing (HPC), AI, and machine learning. The behind-the-scenes power for everything ... continue reading
Column chart representing number of devices where Microsoft Defender Antivirus detected cryptojackers seen monthly from January to July 2022.

Hardware-based threat defense against increasingly complex cryptojackers

Even with the dip in the value of cryptocurrencies in the past few months, cryptojackers – trojanized coin miners that attackers distribute to use compromised devices’ computing power for their objectives – continue to be widespread. In the past several ... continue reading
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Microsoft Cost Management updates – July 2022

Whether you're a new student, a thriving startup, or the largest enterprise, you have financial constraints, and you need to know what you're spending, where, and how to plan for the future. Nobody wants a surprise when it comes to ... continue reading
Hardware is unable to match 200+ times growth in AI models. DeepSpeed enables to scale AI training on thousands of nodes to achieve 4000+ times speedup.

Azure empowers easy-to-use, high-performance, and hyperscale model training using DeepSpeed

This blog was written in collaboration with the DeepSpeed team, the Azure ML team, and the Azure HPC team at Microsoft. Large-scale transformer-based deep learning models trained on large amounts of data have shown great results in recent years in ... continue reading
Hardware is unable to match 200+ times growth in AI models. DeepSpeed enables to scale AI training on thousands of nodes to achieve 4000+ times speedup.

Azure empowers easy-to-use, high-performance, and hyperscale model training using DeepSpeed

This blog was written in collaboration with the DeepSpeed team, the Azure ML team, and the Azure HPC team at Microsoft. Large-scale transformer-based deep learning models trained on large amounts of data have shown great results in recent years in ... continue reading

Meta selects Azure as strategic cloud provider to advance AI innovation and deepen PyTorch collaboration

Microsoft is committed to the responsible advancement of AI to enable every person and organization to achieve more. Over the last few months, we have talked about advancements in our Azure infrastructure, Azure Cognitive Services, and Azure Machine Learning to ... continue reading
ResNet50 results were generated using NC24r_v3 and NC96ads_A100_v4 virtual machine sizes.

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 ... continue reading

Accelerate graphics-heavy workloads using NVads A10 v5 Azure

Back in 2019 when Azure launched the first GPU-partitioned (GPU-P) virtual machine (VM) offerings in the public cloud, our customers loved it and asked for a similar offering on NVIDIA GPUs. Our customers wanted the flexibility to choose the GPU ... continue reading
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Application Guard Deployment by MECM

Introduction This is John Barbare and I am a Sr Customer Engineer at Microsoft focusing on all things in the Cybersecurity space. In this blog I will be focusing on Application Guard and the correct configuration/deployment for Microsoft Endpoint Configuration ... continue reading
Graphic shows a repeating identity-based attack lifecycle pattern.

Protect your business from password sprays with Microsoft DART recommendations

Over the past year, the Microsoft Detection and Response Team (DART), along with Microsoft’s threat intelligence teams, have observed an uptick in the use of password sprays as an attack vector. This threat is a moving target with techniques and ... continue reading