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This year’s digital edition of Microsoft Ignite has now wrapped up, but don’t worry if you missed it! The high-quality sessions and keynotes from across the two days are available to watch on-demand from the Session Catalogue on the official Ignite website.

2021’s instalment has brought us plenty of news and reveals, so just in case you missed it, let’s walk through some of the key Azure-centric announcements. If you’re looking for announcements on other topics, you can check the Microsoft Ignite 2021 Book of News, which details everything from across the two day stream.


Azure AI


Azure Data


Azure Dev and Ecosystem


Azure Hybrid, Azure Infra and Azure Migrate


Azure IoT


…and more!

There were so many announcements during Microsoft Ignite 2021 that we can’t do justice to all of them here. If you want to see the full list of announcements, you can do so by visiting the Microsoft Ignite 2021 Book of News. This handy website contains everything you need to know from the event, on topics from Microsoft 365 to Security and Windows. Be sure to make use of the contents page, as there’s a lot to go through!

Brendan Burns Corporate Vice President of Azure Compute has written an in-depth blog about how you can innovate with cloud-native apps and open source on Azure. There’s also a great article by Nicole Herskowitz, Microsoft Teams General Manager, on how you can stay in the flow of work with new collaborative apps for Microsoft Teams.

In case you missed it, there’s also a blog post written by Frank Shaw, Corporate Vice President at Microsoft, introducing this year’s Microsoft Ignite. It contains a lot of interesting information about what topic areas Ignite covers, so it’s a great starting point if you’re looking at exploring particular areas of the Microsoft ecosystem.


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