Additionally, Microsoft announced a new security service called Azure Security Center, as well as a new collection of Azure VMs called N-Series Azure Virtual Machines. These VMs use NVIDIA GPUs.

“The potential to leverage machine learning and other Microsoft analytics capabilities is obvious here in the long run,” said Hilwa. “The availability of such services in the cloud will go a long way to making enterprises see that in many cases things can be more secure in the cloud than on their own premises.”