Why wait? SaaS-delivered data management for the pace of change

By Dustin Ward

It’s incredible to think how much can change in a year. The past year has seen unprecedented digital transformation, with 90 percent of companies reporting cloud usage higher than planned over the past year, according to the Flexera 2021 State of the Cloud Report1. Into this new reality, Microsoft and longtime partner Commvault announced an…

Digital event: 5 reasons to attend Azure Storage Day

By Dustin Ward

This post is co-authored by Rajeev Jain, Senior Product Marketing Manager, Azure Storage, and Henry Yan, Product Marketing Manager, Azure Storage There’s still time to register for Azure Storage Day, a free digital event on Thursday, April 29, 2021, from 9:00 AM to 12:30 PM Pacific Time. Join us to discover cloud storage solutions for…

Azure Cost Management and Billing updates – March 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…

Discover cloud storage solutions at Azure Storage Day on April 29

By Dustin Ward

Today, I am thrilled to announce Azure Storage Day, a free digital event on April 29, 2021, where you can explore cloud storage solutions for all your enterprise workloads. Join me to: Watch demos of the latest innovations from Azure Storage and see how customers are using them. Get help understanding how to map Azure Storage…

More performance and choice with new Azure HBv3 virtual machines for HPC

By Dustin Ward

HPC-optimized virtual machines featuring AMD EPYC 7003-series processors Today Azure advances the velocity at which we bring the latest technologies to our HPC customers and the compute performance we put at their fingertips. We are excited to announce Azure HBv3-series virtual machines (VMs) for high-performance computing (HPC) are generally available in the East US, South…

Azure Defender for Storage powered by Microsoft threat intelligence

By Dustin Ward

This blog post was co-authored with Roy Levin, Senior Data Scientist With the reality of working from home, more people and devices are now accessing corporate data across home networks. This raises the risks of cyber-attacks and elevates the importance of proper data protection. One of the resources most targeted by attackers is data storage,…