Jul 30, 2021   |   Aleenah Ansari

SAP on Microsoft Azure: Lessons Microsoft learned moving to the cloud

Editor’s note: This story has been updated with new details and updated terminology. A new SAP on Microsoft Azure video also has been added below. Microsoft expected that it would save money and time when it made its “SAP on Microsoft Azure” commitment, but it wasn’t sure how much. Three and a half years after...

Mar 17, 2021   |   Josh Krenz

Microsoft smart buildings bolstered by machine learning model, IoT

A new machine learning model and Internet of Things (IoT) sensors and automation will enable Microsoft smart buildings to keep company employees as comfortable as possible when they return to their offices once COIVD-19 restrictions are rolled back. Microsoft’s real estate operations team relies on energy smart buildings, structures with interconnected automation and sensors, to...

Feb 2, 2021   |   Lukas Velush

Boosting Microsoft’s migration to the cloud with Microsoft Azure

When Microsoft set out to move its massive internal workload of 60,000 on-premises servers to the cloud and to shutter its handful of sprawling datacenters, there was just one order from company leaders looking to go all-in on Microsoft Azure. Please start our migration to the cloud, and quickly. As a team, we had a...

Jan 4, 2021   |   Cody Bay

Microsoft Azure sellers gain a data edge with the Microsoft Power Platform

Data is great to have, but it’s only as good as our ability to digest it. Alex Thiede, digital transformation lead for Microsoft in Western Europe and a former Microsoft Azure field seller based in Vienna, set out to talk to other Microsoft Azure sellers to discover how to help them serve their clients better....

Dec 28, 2020   |   Kiera Sholty

Best of Inside Track: How Microsoft Azure powered Microsoft internally in 2020

Microsoft’s shift to working remotely in 2020 opened the door for the company to double down on using Microsoft Azure to drive its internal transformation. Well past moving its workloads to the cloud, internal teams at the company spent their time fine-tuning how they use Microsoft Azure in 2020. Led by Microsoft Digital, the Azure-fueled...