Microsoft is a Chief within the 2024 Gartner® Magic Quadrant™ for Cloud AI Developer Companies

We’re excited to announce that Microsoft has been named a Chief for the fifth yr in a row within the Gartner® Magic Quadrant™ for Cloud AI Developer Companies and are particularly proud to be positioned furthest for our Completeness of Imaginative and prescient. 

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We’re happy by the popularity from Gartner as we proceed to prioritize investments throughout our Azure AI portfolio. We’re on the forefront of empowering clients on their generative AI journey—providing a characteristic wealthy, unified platform that gives cutting-edge fashions, companies, and totally built-in tooling to speed up innovation. It’s why over 65% of the Fortune 500 now use Azure OpenAI Service, and tens of hundreds of different organizations throughout industries and world wide are innovating with Azure AI.

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Prioritizing investments throughout Azure AI

Microsoft is known as a Chief for the fifth yr in a row

Chopping-edge APIs and fashions 

Azure AI has continued to push the boundaries of innovation, offering clients with cutting-edge APIs and fashions which are reworking industries and empowering companies to attain extra. Our Azure AI companies are characteristic wealthy and produce the capabilities for accountable AI options to create, obtain, and reply with photos, movies, and audio—enabling extra pure interactions with expertise, and increasing the probabilities for generative AI functions.    

Azure AI’s mannequin catalog is a testomony to Microsoft’s dedication to bringing probably the most superior AI fashions to our clients, fostering an atmosphere of innovation and progress. By business leaders like OpenAI, Mistral AI, Cohere, Hugging Face, Meta, and extra, the mannequin catalog makes obtainable a various number of over 1,600 massive language, small language, and imaginative and prescient fashions accelerating the supply and variety of AI fashions for purchasers, permitting them to decide on the most effective efficiency and value choices for his or her functions.  

Albert Heijn, the main grocery store chain within the Netherlands, is utilizing Azure AI’s cutting-edge APIs and fashions to power a series of initiatives protecting use circumstances from buyer personalization to demand forecast and meals waste initiatives. Considered one of these functions is “Scan my Recipe,” powered by Microsoft Azure AI Imaginative and prescient and Azure OpenAI Service, the instrument permits customers to conveniently add all of the components from a cookbook recipe to their buying cart, making wholesome cooking extra accessible.  

As a result of we rely closely on Azure OpenAI and different Azure companies for the usage of generative AI, we’re co-creating with Microsoft and exploring all of the technological prospects collectively.” 

Noortje van Genugten, Vice President, Product Operations, Albert Heijn 

Within the fast-paced realm of AI growth, builders want a complete ecosystem of instruments that assist the event lifecycle, from idea to manufacturing and ongoing monitoring. Azure AI’s built-in tooling brings collectively all of the instruments you want for constructing your generative AI answer. Retrieval augmented technology, powered by Azure AI Search, enhances AI fashions by grounding them securely in your chosen information sources, permitting for extra contextually related and correct outputs. Advantageous-tuning additional refines these fashions with particular information, bettering their efficiency on duties. Immediate circulation orchestrates the event course of, enabling environment friendly experimentation and iteration, whereas mannequin evaluations provide a sturdy mechanism to evaluate and enhance mannequin efficiency systematically. Azure AI Content material Security features a set of customizable filters for each human- and AI-generated content material to assist guarantee protected generative AI experiences for workers, clients, and companions—freed from dangerous content material. Collectively, these instruments streamline the trail from AI conception to deployment, enabling fast innovation and offering the instruments to safeguard your functions throughout the generative AI lifecycle. 

Telstra, Australia’s main telecommunications and expertise firm, is utilizing retrieval augmented generation, powered by Azure AI Search, to floor their generative AI options securely on their very own information. Their new options assist frontline employees and customer support brokers reply to clients extra rapidly and successfully with Ask Telstra, which places technical info on the brokers’ fingertips, and One Sentence Abstract, which immediately brings brokers up-to-speed on buyer historical past.  

90% of customer support brokers who examined One Sentence Abstract elevated their effectiveness. Their calls required 20% much less follow-up….Ask Telstra was judged by 84% of the brokers utilizing it to positively impression buyer interactions.” 

Rohit Lakhotia, Basic Supervisor of Buyer and Channel AI, Telstra 

Unified AI growth platform  

At present’s generative AI options, like customized copilots, require numerous APIs, fashions, growth tooling, accountable AI options, monitoring, and governance. Stitching collectively disparate merchandise is usually a roadblock, and a drain on developer’s time. That’s why we’re bringing collectively all of the wanted companies and instruments for enterprise generative AI, simplifying the creation, testing, and deployment of AI functions, with our funding in Azure AI Studio.   

Azure AI Studio emphasizes a code-first strategy, enabling builders to swiftly transfer from idea to manufacturing whereas adhering to accountable AI practices. It’s a collaborative area that streamlines the event lifecycle, making certain safety, privateness, and compliance are on the forefront of innovation. 

Collectively, these instruments type a sturdy ecosystem inside Azure AI Studio, empowering clients to develop transformative AI-powered functions with confidence and agility. 

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