Monday, September 26, 2016

Microsoft Ignite: Security + Intelligence + Cloud

Last year it was "Intelligent Cloud". Now there is also security. And many enterprise customers.

Microsoft pushes its three pillars at Ignite—security, intelligence, and cloud | Ars Technica

"Office 365 Advanced Threat Protection (ATP) ... will perform "URL detonation," wherein a Microsoft system will attempt to visit any suspicious looking URL from within a cloud-based sandbox and then monitor to see if the URL performs any malicious redirections or tries to run any malware. "

Microsoft to Businesses: Azure Is the Best Cloud For You

Microsoft to connect Renault-Nissan self-driving cars through Azure cloud | Computerworld

"Microsoft has penned an agreement to help the Renault-Nissan Alliance develop next-generation connected services for self-driving cars that will be enabled through Microsoft's Azure cloud infrastructure."

electric car: Audi e-tron quattro

Audi's electric SUV taking on Tesla - Business Insider
"Tesla's Model S and Model X are soon going to have some serious competition.
Last September, Audi revealed its all-electric e-tron quattro concept at the Frankfurt Motor Show. The SUV, which is slated to go into production by 2018, will have three electric motors, a range of 310 miles on a single charge, and quick charging capabilities."

Audi E-tron quattro