Azure Cost Management and Billing updates – February 2021

By Dustin Ward

Whether you’re a new student, 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 looking…

Microsoft will establish its next U.S. datacenter region in Georgia’s Fulton and Douglas Counties

By Dustin Ward

Datacenters are part of today’s critical infrastructure—providing reliable and scalable compute power for online transactions, conference calls, virtual classrooms, supply chain and inventory management, internet searches, and much more around the world. We are continuing to build our cloud infrastructure to support the growing demand for cloud services for business continuity, innovation, and collaboration. To…

Icertis boosts performance over 80 percent and lowers costs on Azure SQL

By Dustin Ward

As customers grow their mission critical workloads, scaling up to manage spiky workloads in house can become an expensive proposition. Icertis, a leading provider of contract lifecycle management in the cloud, had one such workload managing over 7.5 million contracts spanning over a trillion dollars. The Icertis Contract Intelligence (ICI) platform is hosted entirely on…

Azure Cost Management and Billing updates – January 2021

By Dustin Ward

Whether you’re a new student, 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 looking…

Azure SQL Database named among the top 3 databases of 2020

By Dustin Ward

We are excited to share that Azure SQL Database is among the most popular databases of 2020 according to DB-Engines, who recently announced their DBMS of the Year award. DB-Engines collects information on database management systems and it provides a widely accepted popularity ranking of database management systems. Azure SQL Database’s popularity score increased 253…