Azure News Roundup – June 26, 2020

Welcome to our latest roundup of all the major news events in the Microsoft Azure ecosystem over the past two weeks.

Microsoft confirms acquisition of CyberX to boost security in its Azure IoT business

Microsoft’s interest in the company touches on two key areas: IT services for large enterprises, and cybersecurity — specifically cybersecurity leveraging AI to identify and tackle next-generation challenges.

Azure responds to COVID-19

All of Microsoft’s cloud services, in particular Azure, Microsoft Teams, Windows Virtual Desktop, and Xbox Live experienced unprecedented demand. Microsoft has provided support and the infrastructure needed to help customers successfully accelerate their cloud adoption to enable digital transformation during such a critical time.

Microsoft goes public with more of its Azure capacity improvement plans

Microsoft has been making lots of under-the-covers changes to how it runs its cloud services, including Azure-based Teams, to meet demand during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Seven ways to achieve cost savings and deliver efficiencies with Azure infrastructure

Azure infrastructure can help you to improve cash flow, achieve cost savings, increase operational efficiencies, and unify security and management. Check out these seven tips!

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New Azure maps make identifying local compliance options easy

Check out Azure’s over 90 compliance offerings in a global context in this new infographic from Microsoft.

Optimize Azure Infrastructure Security with Azure Security Center Recommendations

A complete guide to the many Azure security center recommendations, and what to do about them. We discuss how serious each recommendation is, and some ideas for how to improve your Azure infrastructure security.

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