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What’s new in Azure Data, AI, and Digital Applications: Are you ready to go from GenAI experimentation to solutions deployed at scale?

For many organizations, implementing AI is not an “if” but a “when.” Determining the “when” piece depends on many factors, but one that may be tricky to scope is “when we are ready?.” Is it when your workloads are in the cloud? When your team has the skills? When it’s a good fit for your […]

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Announcing the availability of the new gMSA on AKS workshop

gMSA is the technology behind the support for Active Directory dependent applications to run on Kubernetes. Over time, we’ve been adding a lot of resources around it, such as PowerShell modules (to help with the configuration process), documentation, scripts, and more. The reason behind this is that on one side, gMSA is incredibly popular (of

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New TTPs observed in Mint Sandstorm campaign targeting high-profile individuals at universities and research orgs

Since November 2023, Microsoft has observed a distinct subset of Mint Sandstorm (PHOSPHORUS) targeting high-profile individuals working on Middle Eastern affairs at universities and research organizations in Belgium, France, Gaza, Israel, the United Kingdom, and the United States. In this campaign, Mint Sandstorm used bespoke phishing lures in an attempt to socially engineer targets into

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Dynatrace and the Microsoft commercial marketplace: AI-powered cloud transformation

In today’s digital landscape, the cloud has become a cornerstone for over 90%1 of organizations. This widespread adoption brings a growing complexity to cloud portfolios as companies navigate the challenges of migrating on-premises environments, managing hybrid workloads, and modernizing their cloud estate—all while operating under current business imperatives of speed and scale. To overcome this,

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Unified security operations with Microsoft Sentinel and Microsoft Defender XDR

Numerous cybersecurity tools exist to help organizations protect their data, people, and systems. There are different tools that check emails for phishing attempts, secure infrastructure and cloud, and provide generative AI to detect threats and uplevel response beyond human ability. While each of these tools is valuable on its own, each just tells one part

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Uncover the Future: Microsoft Autonomous AI Agents analyzing SAP Data Insights

As a professional in SAP, Data and AI, intimately involved with the latest developments in Microsoft Research, our focus has been keenly set on the advancements in Generative AI (GenAI) and Large Language Models (LLMs) such as GPT, Claude, Palm, and Llama. These groundbreaking technologies represent more than mere progress in natural language processing; They

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Financially motivated threat actors misusing App Installer

Since mid-November 2023, Microsoft Threat Intelligence has observed threat actors, including financially motivated actors like Storm-0569, Storm-1113, Sangria Tempest, and Storm-1674, utilizing the ms-appinstaller URI scheme (App Installer) to distribute malware. In addition to ensuring that customers are protected from observed attacker activity, Microsoft investigated the use of App Installer in these attacks. In response

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What’s new in Azure Data, AI, & Digital Applications: Modernize your data estate, build intelligent apps, and apply AI solutions

I write this blog each month to help navigate through the intense pace of news and innovation we’re releasing for customers. And what a year we’ve had! We witnessed incredible advances at breathtaking speed as AI reshaped what’s possible across industries, organizations, and our day-to-day lives. Personally, I’m loving the features and capabilities of Copilot

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Designing Cloud Architecture: Creating Professional Azure Diagrams with PowerPoint

Introduction In the fast-evolving landscape of cloud computing, the ability to visually represent complex architectures is not just a skill but a necessity. Among the myriad of tools and platforms, Microsoft Azure stands as a titan, offering a vast array of services that cater to diverse computing needs. However, the true challenge lies in effectively

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Key customer benefits of the Microsoft and MongoDB expanded partnership

This post was co-authored by Patrick McCluskey, Vice President at MongoDB. As we welcome the era of AI, it’s important to remember that data is the fuel that powers AI. With this understanding, it’s clear why our goal is to make Azure the best destination for data. In Azure, customers benefit from a comprehensive portfolio

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