Hexaware Becomes a Microsoft Azure Expert Managed Service Provider (MSP) and Earns Advanced Certification for Data Warehouse Migration to Azure

MUMBAI, India, Sept. 29, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Hexaware, one of the fastest growing next-generation digital transformation partners, today announced that it has become a Microsoft Azure Expert Managed Service Provider (MSP). Hexaware has also earned the Advanced Specialization for Data Warehouse Migration to Azure

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Hexaware successfully achieved the Azure Expert MSP designation through a rigorous third-party audit by demonstrating depth of knowledge and proficiency across their Azure capabilities. The Azure Expert MSP program recognizes Hexaware’s investment in resources, training, and technology and their ability to successfully enable digital transformation for their customers globally. Similarly, Hexaware’s endorsement from Microsoft for Advanced Specialization in Data Warehouse Migration to Azure was through an external audit.

To provide accelerated, smarter and cost effective solutions, Hexaware leverages its AMAZE™ product suite consisting of AMAZE™ for Infrastructure for automated lift and shift migration, AMAZE™ for Data and AI for migrating on-premise

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Microsoft unveils Azure Orbital connecting satellites to its cloud

SAN FRANCISCO – Microsoft unveiled Azure Orbital Sept. 22, a service to help customers move data from satellites directly into the Azure cloud for processing and storage.

“With Azure Orbital, we’re taking our infrastructure to space, enabling anyone to access satellite data and capabilities from Azure,” CEO Satya Nadella said during the Microsoft Ignite 2020 conference.

The announcement marked the latest chapter in the competition between Microsoft and Amazon to connect satellite communications networks with cloud infrastructure.

In June, Amazon Web Services announced the formation of a dedicated business unit, Aerospace and Satellite Solutions, to offer cloud services to support space and launch operations.

Microsoft, meanwhile, is expanding its network of partners supporting Azure Orbital to include KSAT’s network of more than 200 satellite antennas. Intelsat, SES, Inmarsat and Viasat were already working with Microsoft to send customer data to Microsoft’s Azure network of fiber-linked data centers.

“Microsoft is taking

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Microsoft Azure Orbital satellite service to compete with Amazon AWS

An AWS Ground Station satellite antenna at one of the company’s data center in Boardman, Oregon.


Microsoft will offer a new service called Azure Orbital that connects satellites directly to its cloud computing network, the company announced at its Ignite conference Tuesday.

The service will begin in a “private preview” to a select group of Microsoft customers. Earlier this month CNBC reported on Microsoft’s plans to challenge the Ground Station service that’s available from Amazon Web Services. Amazon and Microsoft are the two largest providers of cloud infrastructure, with data centers in far-flung places that can host websites and run applications using a variety of computing and storage services.

“With access to low-latency global fiber networks and the global scale of Microsoft’s cloud services, customers can innovate quickly with large satellite datasets,” Yves Pitsch, a principal product manager at Microsoft, wrote in a blog post. “The cloud is central

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Microsoft connects satellites to its cloud in new service, Azure Orbital

Sept. 22 (UPI) — Microsoft on Tuesday launched Azure Orbital, a new service that connects satellites to its cloud to process data from space.

Data satellite operators retrieve from space to observe Earth is key in addressing global challenges like climate change and furthering scientific innovation, Azure Networking Principal Program Manager Yves Pitsch said in a blog post Tuesday.

The new ground station service, Azure Orbital, connects satellite operators directly to the Azure cloud computing network to communicate with their satellites and process and store data from them.

Microsoft announced at its virtual Ignite conference Tuesday that Azure Orbital will begin in a “private preview” to select Microsoft customers.

“With Azure Orbital, we’re taking our infrastructure to space, enabling anyone to access satellite data and capabilities from Azure,” Microsoft CEO Satyr Nadella said during the Microsoft Ignite 2020 conference.

Amazon captured 45% of the cloud-computing market in 2019, when Microsoft

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Faktion and Iguazio Bring Data Science to Production for European Smart Mobility Customers on Azure Cloud

  • AI-driven technology brings safer roads, less traffic and reduced pollution into European cities

  • Partnership between data science platform Iguazio and boutique AI firm Faktion reduces the complexity of developing and deploying AI applications for several joint European customers in the smart mobility space

  • Microsoft has partnered with both companies to provide faster time to market and more efficient Machine Learning (ML) Workflows at scale on Azure cloud

Iguazio, the data science platform built for production and real-time machine learning applications, today announced a strategic partnership with Faktion, a boutique, end-to-end Artificial Intelligence (AI) service provider for smart mobility technologies across Europe.

The partnership enables both companies to provide AI software infrastructure and services to smart mobility companies looking to harness big data and create AI applications that make travel in cities safer, greener, and more efficient.

The two companies already have several joint European customers in the Smart Mobility space,

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