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Accelerate bot development with Bot Framework SDK and other updates

Conversational experiences have become the norm, whether you’re looking to track a package or to find out a store’s hours of operation. At Microsoft Build 2019, we highlighted a few customers who are building such conversational experiences using the Microsoft ... continue reading
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A Cosmonaut’s guide to the latest Azure Cosmos DB announcements

At Microsoft Build 2019 we announced exciting new capabilities, including the introduction of real-time operational analytics using new built in support for Apache Spark and a new Jupyter notebook experience for all Azure Cosmos DB APIs. We believe these capabilities ... continue reading
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Azure Firewall and network virtual appliances

Network security solutions can be delivered as appliances on premises, as network virtual appliances (NVAs) that run in the cloud or as a cloud native offering (known as firewall-as-a-service). Customers often ask us how Azure Firewall is different from Network ... continue reading
Table comparison of Azure Firwal versus NVAs

Azure Firewall and network virtual appliances

Network security solutions can be delivered as appliances on premises, as network virtual appliances (NVAs) that run in the cloud or as a cloud native offering (known as firewall-as-a-service). Customers often ask us how Azure Firewall is different from Network ... continue reading

Safeguard your most sensitive data with Microsoft 365

I am Security Operations’ (SecOps) worst nightmare. Or at least I used to be. As an industrious product marketer, I often share intellectual property (think: details of new product capabilities) or spreadsheets that contain customer personal identifying information (PII) with ... continue reading
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Introducing health integrated rollouts to Azure Deployment Manager

At Ignite 2018, we unveiled Azure Deployment Manager (ADM), which allows you to perform staged rollouts of Azure Resource Manager resources, in preview for the first time. To monitor the health of your services, you can couple integrated health checks ... continue reading
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Build with Azure IoT Central and IoT Plug and Play

We’ve made it our mission to provide powerful yet simple-to-use IoT offerings across cloud and edge, so that our partners and customers can quickly move from idea, to pilot, and then production without the need for deep expertise. Azure IoT ... continue reading
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Advancing the developer experience for serverless apps with Azure Functions

Azure Functions constantly innovates so that you can achieve more with serverless applications, enabling developers to overcome common serverless challenges through a productive, event-driven programming model. Some releases we made in the last few weeks are good examples of this, ... continue reading

AI-first content understanding, now across more types of content for even more use cases

This post is authored by Elad Ziklik, Principal Program Manager, Applied AI. Today, data isn’t the barrier to innovation, usable data is. Real-world information is messy and carries valuable knowledge in ways that are not readily usable and require extensive ... continue reading
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Deploy a FHIR sandbox in Azure

This blog post was authored by Michael Hansen, Senior Program Manager, Microsoft Azure. In connection with HIMSS 2019, we announced the Azure API for FHIR, which provides our customers with an enterprise grade, managed FHIR® API in Azure. Since then, ... continue reading