Geospatial imagery unlocks new cloud computing scenarios on Azure

By Dustin Ward

Pléiades Neo © Airbus DS 2021 In the year since Azure Space was announced, Microsoft has focused on extending its Azure Space ecosystem by partnering with industry leaders in the space community to empower customers and partners to achieve more. Today, Microsoft is expanding on its mission to make Azure Space the platform and ecosystem…

5 reasons Azure Databricks is best for Hadoop workloads

By Dustin Ward

Due to the complexity, high cost of operations, and unscalable infrastructure, on-premises Hadoop platforms have often not delivered on their initial promises to impact business value. As a result, many enterprises are now seeking to modernize their Hadoop platforms to cloud data platforms. Catalysts include: High cost of ownership: On-premises hardware is costly and potential…

Azure Cost Management and Billing updates – October 2021

By Dustin Ward

Whether you’re a new student, a thriving startup, or the largest enterprise, you have financial constraints, and you need to know what you’re spending, where, and how to plan for the future. Nobody wants a surprise when it comes to the bill, and this is where Azure Cost Management and Billing comes in. We’re always…

Accelerating healthcare AI innovation with Zero Trust technology

By Dustin Ward

From research to diagnosis to treatment, AI has the potential to improve outcomes for some treatments by 30 to 40 percent and reduce costs by up to 50 percent. Although healthcare algorithms are predicted to represent a $42.5B market by 2026, less than 35 algorithms have been approved by the FDA, and only two of…