4 ways AI, computer vision, and related technologies expand IoT solutions

By Dustin Ward

Inspecting five million vehicle welds every day requires the ability to check a weld’s quality every 17 milliseconds—an impossible challenge for a human. This type of quality control task is just one of many where the combined technologies of computer vision and AI excel. Cameras, microphones, and a wide array of sophisticated sensors used in…

Solve your toughest business problems with AI and machine learning

By Dustin Ward

Today, AI and machine learning are enabling data-driven organizations to accelerate their journey to insights and decisions. With all the latest advancements, AI is no longer limited to only those with deep expertise or a cache of data scientists, and many organizations can now adopt AI and machine learning for better competitive advantage. Customers with analytics…

Advancing safe deployment with AIOps—introducing Gandalf

By Dustin Ward

“Changes to Azure services and the Azure platform itself are both inevitable and beneficial, to ensure continuous delivery of updates, new features, and security enhancements. However, change is also a primary cause of service regressions that can contribute towards reliability issues—for hyperscale cloud providers, indeed for any IT service provider. As such, it is critical…

Azure announces general availability of scale-out NVIDIA A100 GPU Clusters: the fastest public cloud supercomputer

By Dustin Ward

Today, Azure announces the general availability of the Azure ND A100 v4 Cloud GPU instances—powered by NVIDIA A100 Tensor Core GPUs—achieving leadership-class supercomputing scalability in a public cloud. For demanding customers chasing the next frontier of AI and high-performance computing (HPC), scalability is the key to unlocking improved Total Cost of Solution and Time-to-Solution.  Simply put,…

Harness the power of data and AI in your applications with Azure

By Dustin Ward

Over the past year, it’s become clear that businesses navigating these unprecedented times require a new level of agility. Core to this agility is achieving a level of software development excellence that was once thought unimaginable. When it comes to empowering all developers with limitless scale, choice, and possibilities, Microsoft Azure has their back. Our…

Ground processing with space data 5x faster with Azure

By Dustin Ward

Over the past year, Microsoft has teamed with Ball Aerospace to develop the prototype for the Commercially Augmented Space Inter Networked Operations (CASINO) Program Office, facilitated by the Defense Innovation Unit, demonstrating agile cloud processing capabilities in support of the United States Space Force. The rising number of satellites proliferating in low earth orbit (LEO)…