Microsoft CAPZ Drives More Kubernetes Control

Source:-https://www.sdxcentral.com Microsoft launched a more complete Kubernetes tool to manage clusters on its Azure infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) that its open source team recommends as a replacement for the existing AKS Engine offering. The Cluster API Provider for Azure (CAPZ) also takes a step back from what has been a more abstracted view for managing container clusters on public cloud infrastructure. Craig Peters, principal program manager for Azure container compute at Microsoft, explained in an email to SDxCentral that CAPZ is a

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Sap and Microsoft ink new deal to boost edge and cloud computing in the supply chain sector

Source:-https://www.itp.net SAP and Microsoft have launched a new partnership that will see the pair enabling their customers to design and operate intelligent digital supply chain and Industry 4.0 solutions in the cloud and at the edge. The partnership builds on an existing agreement between the two companies and will have a significant impact in the supply chain and manufacturing sectors. “SAP is excited to bring our proven and innovative solutions to Microsoft Azure for our manufacturing and digital supply chain

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SAP : and Microsoft Partner to Run Supply Chain and Industry 4.0 in the Cloud

Source:-https://www.marketscreener.com SAP and Microsoft announced today an expanded partnership to enable customers to design and operate intelligent digital supply chain and Industry 4.0 solutions in the cloud and at the edge. The partnership, which includes a collaborative approach to standards, consortia, and open source, will shape the future of supply chain and manufacturing. SAP Digital Supply Chain and Industry 4.0 Solutions Run on Microsoft Azure As a result of this partnership, organizations will be able to use a comprehensive set

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Microsoft introduces Top Secret cloud

Source:-https://gcn.com Microsoft on Dec. 7 announced Azure Government Top Secret, a new cloud for Top Secret classified data, and outlined new features of Azure Government and the expansion of Azure Government Secret as part of its annual Government Leaders Summit. In a Microsoft Azure blog, Tom Keane, corporate vice president of Azure global, said Azure Government Top Secret, which has been undergoing federal accreditation, is designed to provide the same capabilities as the commercial version of Azure, Azure Government and

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Microsoft Azure Creates Top Secret Government Cloud As JEDI Battle Rages On

Source:-https://www.crn.com With the $10 billion Department of Defense JEDI cloud contract still in court, Microsoft launched a new cloud on Monday to serve government agencies with highly sensitive and classified data: the Azure Government Top Secret cloud. Tom Keane, corporate vice president for Microsoft Azure Global, said Microsoft has completed the buildout of new Azure Government Top Secret regions targeting the government’s most sensitive and classified workloads. The news comes as Microsoft and Amazon Web Services are tied up in

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Microsoft rolls out data governance service on Azure

Source:-https://www.infoworld.com Microsoft on December 3 introduced a preview of a cloud-based data governance service, called Azure Purview, to help organizations understand and manage their data. Free until January 1, Azure Purview automates the discovery and cataloging of data on-premises, in the cloud, and in SaaS applications. Information needed to govern data and assess compliance risks is gathered. Microsoft said the service enables the creation of a holistic, up-to-date map of the company’s entire data landscape. Billed as the next generation

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GitHub is forcing Microsoft to deal with thorny controversies two years after acquisition

Source:-https://www.cnbc.com In 2018, Microsoft made one of its priciest acquisitions ever, spending $7.5 billion on code-sharing site GitHub. It wasn’t the cleanest fit. GitHub is used by over 50 million developers who tend to be outspoken, including when it comes to things they dislike about Microsoft. The deal continues to pose unexpected challenges, like a recent spat with the Recording Industry Association of America. In October, the RIAA asked GitHub to take down youtube-dl, a piece of open-source software that

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Azure Databricks Achieves FedRAMP High Authorization On Microsoft Azure Government

Source:-https://aithority.com Databricks, the Data and AI Company, announced that Azure Databricks has received a Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP) High Authority to Operate (ATO). This authorization validates Azure Databricks security and compliance for high-impact data analytics and AI across a wide range of public sector, industry, and enterprise use cases. FedRAMP is a standardized approach to security assessment, authorization, and continuous monitoring for cloud services as defined by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). The ATO

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Microsoft cloud business gathers steam as pandemic boosts growth

Source:-https://telecom.economictimes.indiatimes.com Microsoft Corp’s cloud computing business slightly re-accelerated and its Teams messaging and collaboration software won new users, as a pandemic-driven shift to working from home and online learning drove quarterly results COVID-19 has speeded up a move toward cloud-based computing, helping companies such as Microsoft, Amazon.com Inc’s cloud unit and Alphabet Inc’s Google Cloud. For Microsoft, it has also boosted demand for its Windows operating systems for laptops and its Xbox gaming services as families work, learn and play

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GitHub fixes security flaw flagged by Google

Source:-https://www.expresscomputer.in Microsoft-owned open source code repository GitHub has finally fixed a security flaw spotted by Google months ago. Google disclosed the details of the bug 104 days after it reported the issue to GitHub. The fix was finally implemented on November 16, or two weeks after Google made the issue public, ZDNet reported on Monday. The bug was reported by Google Project Zero, the company’s security team that finds bugs in all popular software. The “high severity” security bug was

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