Last week, Microsoft announced the that Azure Data Box Edge  has gone GA.  Azure Data Box Edge is a hybrid cloud platform that brings compute and storage closer to the data source.

Forbes has a nice write up on the technology and why it’s crucial to hybrid cloud deployments.

Azure Data Box Edge is the cornerstone of Microsoft’s hybrid cloud platform. It plays a crucial role in the “intelligent cloud and intelligent edge” strategy of the company. The product belongs to the Azure Data Box portfolio that offers both online and offline solutions for transferring bulk data to the cloud.

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