Enhance your cloud skills and accelerate digital transformation with Inside Azure for IT

By Dustin Ward

Over the last year, we’ve seen accelerated cloud adoption and digital transformation across every industry—all aimed at optimizing business operations, saving money, and enhancing customer experiences. As organizations continue to transform, IT will continue to be in a position of leadership—with a vision of what’s possible. Your responsibilities as IT professionals will continue to grow…

Use New Relic One to effortlessly monitor applications in Azure Spring Cloud

By Dustin Ward

Today, we are announcing the integration of New Relic One performance monitoring in Azure Spring Cloud. Over the past 18 months, we worked with many enterprise customers to learn about their scenarios. Many of these customers have thousands of Spring Boot applications running in on-premises data centers. As they migrate these applications to the cloud,…

Azure at Microsoft Build recap: build amazing things on your terms, anywhere

By Dustin Ward

A little over a year ago, Microsoft Build 2020 was Microsoft’s first flagship event to become all-digital early in the COVID-19 pandemic. We wanted to ensure we were there to support developers, who had become more critical than ever to business and societal continuity during the pandemic. During these most challenging times, developers have enabled…

Gain flexibility to run open-source applications your way with Microsoft Azure

By Dustin Ward

“Tech companies born with an open-source mentality get it. It’s our ability to work together that makes our dreams believable, and ultimately achievable; we must learn to build on the ideas of others”—Satya Nadella, CEO, Microsoft Microsoft has always been a developer-first organization, and we are striving to make our tools and platforms better to serve…

A fluent new look for the Azure icon

By Dustin Ward

As your ally in the cloud, our Azure mission is to deliver thoughtfully designed products and services that equip you to solve challenges and invent what’s next. Our ability to meet your business and innovation needs is in part due to our growth mindset—which extends from front-end user experiences to small details like graphics and…

Teaming up with Coursera on new Azure Specializations and Scholarships

By Dustin Ward

Over the last year, there has been a significant uptake in digital skilling to fill the exponential rise in new tech jobs. In fact, the World Economic Forum is forecasting that nearly 150 million new tech jobs will be created in the next five years. Microsoft is committed to supporting learners interested in upskilling and…