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Azure Networking updates for Fall 2017 

At September’s Ignite 2017, our announcements focused on the fundamental pillars of security, performance, monitoring, connectivity, and availability. At Ignite we learned from thousands of customers building sophisticated virtual networks to support their mission critical applications...

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ICYMI: new features to streamline processes and improve performance 

Over the past few weeks, several enhancements for the Microsoft platform have been introduced to move obstacles out of the way, streamline processes and improve performance so developers and companies can focus on the tasks that matter most to their business. The announcements below demonstrate how some of the latest enhancements across the Microsoft cloud...

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SQL Server 2017 and Azure Data Services – The ultimate hybrid data platform 

This post was authored by Rohan Kumar, General Manager Database Systems Engineering. Today at PASS Summit 2017, we are showcasing new advances across SQL Server 2017 and our Azure data services. And we’re demonstrating how these products – both on-premises and in the cloud – come together to form the ultimate hybrid data platform. Our recent…...

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Threat trends & tactics from latest Security Intelligence Report 

As the cloud becomes an integral tool for modern businesses, it also has turned into an attractive target for malicious attacks. Providing an insightful picture of the threat landscape, the latest Microsoft Security Intelligence Report (SIR) draws from billions of security signals that Microsoft processes in its consumer and enterprise services on a monthly basis....

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Keeping your data secure: Why companies can feel confident in the cloud 

Concerns about security and privacy have long been one of the leading obstacles to widespread cloud adoption, according to Forrester. Many companies simply haven’t been comfortable moving their data onto the cloud. However, the expanding capabilities of cloud service providers, along with recent prominent breaches of on-premises data—such as the Equifax hack and the 2016...

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