Microsoft Ignite, the annual conference for developers and IT professionals hosted by Microsoft is in progress. Over the years, the conference has served as the premier conglomeration of future-ready ideas in the IT world.
Like every year, Microsoft is set to uncover a lot of interesting Tech developments at the event being held in Orlando, Florida this year. We have gathered 8 Most Important Announcements from the event so far. Read on.
Important Announcements in Microsoft’s Ignite Conference
1. Azure Arc is Here
Azure Arc is now available to manage resources everywhere with compatibility on Google Cloud and Amazon Web Service. With Microsoft Arc, the tech giant is looking forward to helping enterprises manage their resources on cloud platforms across different facilitators. So, now, there is integration with the Amazon and Google cloud offerings also.
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2. Project Cortex launched
Project Cortex is a knowledge network creation platform that implements machine learning to analyze and work on the documents and contracts in the client’s repository and use them in various apps like MS Office, Outlook, etc.
3. Endpoint Manager Launched to revolutionize device management
Microsoft brings together Intune services and ConfigMgr to help enterprises to manage the devices inside facilities and modernize its tools and software deployment strategies.
4. Edge Browser equipped with a renewed privacy feature
Microsoft’s Chromium-based Edge browser becomes available from January 15. 2020. The new browser will have a lot of new privacy features and also amalgamates with the Bing Search engine to bring unmatchable capabilities for the browser.
5. Microsoft Visual Studio trial available in the web-based version
A robust and handy web-based version of Visual Studio development is all set to be rolled out, which will help developers to test and work on the development platforms. It will have deep integration with Github. It is indeed a piece of important news for the developers.
6. Power Automate is the new name
The Microsoft automated workflow solution Flow is renamed as Power Automate. It offers API and UI based automation for the various businesses using a single platform. The offering comes equipped with robotic process automation.
7. Power Virtual Agents- The No-Code bot builders are here
The new No-code/low-code chatbot building tool which helps leverage the Azure’s machine learning capabilities is here. It helps create chatbots using a secure platform that can also use the actual code to create even smarter chatbots.
8. Microsoft Managed meeting Rooms for efficient
Managed Meeting rooms are now available that helps the enterprise to conduct their meetings efficiently as Microsoft manages and monitors the technical aspects and infrastructure of the meeting rooms.
9. Cortana, the new executive personal assistant
Microsoft Personal assistant Cortana comes with a Male voice here with enhanced features. The innovative, focused Cortana is a flagship assistant from Microsoft, which the company wants to put forth as a productivity tool. It will be able to read your emails in Outlook and also enable you to do a variety of functions on emails by chatting with it.
There were many other announcements made during Microsoft Ignite, about the upcoming offerings and new enhancements in its tools and technologies.