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Customer Data Platform (CDP): It’s not just for B2Cs anymore 

The CDP Institutes latest research indicates that 34 percent of B2B companies plan to start deploying a customer data platform (CDP) in the next year, compared with just 19 percent of B2C companies. B2Bs have significantly longer and more complex sales cycles that create huge volumes of data, and the relationship-driven nature of B2B business...

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Tutorial: Calico Network Policies with Azure Kubernetes Service 

In May 2019,Network Policies on Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) became generally available through the Azure native policy plug-in or through the community project Calico. This user-defined network policy feature enables secure network segmentation within Kubernetes and allows cluster operators to control which pods can communicate with each other and resources outside the cluster. In this...

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Let’s help clinicians turn their focus back to patients 

Working in healthcare is not for the faint of heart. It can be a chaotic place, and too often the systems are years behind. Healthcare organizations are carefully balancing how to enable a more personalized patient experience, improve outcomes across the care continuum, and reduce costs. Improving the work-life health of providers is also increasingly...

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SAP on Azure–Designing for Efficiency and Operations 

Robust SAP on Azure Architectures are built on the pillars of Security, Performance and Scalability, Availability and Recoverability, and Efficiency and Operations. Within this blog we will a cover a range of Azure services and a new GitHub repository which can support operational efficiencies for your SAP applications running on Azure....

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Announcing the Open Application Model (OAM), an open standard for developing and operating applications on Kubernetes and other platforms 

Kubernetes has become the leading container orchestration environment. Its success has driven the remarkable growth of Kubernetes services on every public cloud. However, the core resources in Kubernetes like Services and Deployments represent disparate pieces of an overall application. They do not represent the application itself. Likewise, objects like Helm charts represent a potentially deployable...

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Announcing the general availability of Desktop Analytics 

Desktop Analytics—the cloud-connected service that helps IT professionals take a data-driven approach to Windows endpoint management—is now generally available. The post Announcing the general availability of Desktop Analytics appeared first on Microsoft 365 Blog....

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Announcing Distributed Application Runtime (Dapr), an open source project to make it easier for every developer to build microservice applications 

It is remarkable to see the transformation over the last few years as more and more developers build scalable, cloud native applications, taking advantage of managed services to deploy and run them. With this transformation, microservice architectures have become the standard for building cloud native applications, and it is predicted that by 2022, 90% of...

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