Announcing new AMD EPYC™-based Azure Virtual Machines

GIRISH BABLANI | August 7, 2019

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Microsoft is committed to giving our customers industry-leading performance for all their workloads. After being the first global cloud provider to announce the deployment of AMD EPYC™ based Azure Virtual Machines in 2017, we’ve been working together to continue bringing the latest innovation to enterprises.Today, we are announcing our second-generation HB-series Azure Virtual Machines, HBv2, which features the latest AMD EPYC 7002 processor. Customers will be able to increase HPC performance and scalability to run materially larger workloads on Azure. We’ll also be bringing the AMD 7002 processors and Radeon Instinct GPUs to our family of cloud-based virtual desktops. Finally, our new Dav3 and Eav3-series Azure Virtual Machines, in preview today, provide more customer choice to meet a broad range of requirements for general purpose workloads using the new AMD EPYC™ 7452 processor.

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