Azure News Roundup – October 3, 2020

14 Top Azure Announcements From Microsoft Ignite 2020

Here are the top announcements from Microsoft Ignite 2020: Microsoft Azure expands its cloud computing portfolio with additional multi-cloud and multi-edge hybrid capabilities including Azure Arc and Azure Stack updates.

Microsoft Azure is Multiple Clouds – Public, US Gov, China and Germany

Did you know that Microsoft Azure is not just one public cloud? Take a look at how Microsoft Azure itself is actually multiple clouds offered by Microsoft!

Microsoft gets into 5G race with Azure cloud for telecom operators

Microsoft unveiled a new cloud platform on Monday aimed at enabling telecom operators to build 5G networks faster, reduce costs and sell customised services to business clients.

Microsoft Kills 18 Azure Accounts Tied to Nation-State Attacks

While Microsoft services like Azure Active Directory are popular among enterprises, cybercriminals are also swooping in on these services to enhance the weaponization of their malware payload, attempt to gain command and control all the way to the server, and obfuscate detection. 

What’s New in Azure Backup

Azure Backup is Azure’s native backup solution that provides data protection capabilities for diverse and mission-critical workloads in a simple, secure, and cost-effective manner. You can now increase operational efficiencies with built-in capabilities for managing backups at scale, along with the ability to automatically onboard Azure Backup to Windows Server Virtual Machines.

Want to reduce costs in your Azure environment? The Azure Snapshot features an at-a-glance dashboard that quickly delivers insight into cost savings, security risks and monitoring coverage. Check it out here.

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