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Research Note: Microsoft’s New Processor & Accelerator

At its recent Microsoft Ignite event, the company announced the launch of the Azure Cobalt 100 CPU and the Maia 100 AI accelerator, marking a significant pivot in Microsoft’s approach to its cloud infrastructure and representing the company’s commitment to driving innovation in high-performance computing and AI.

This Research Note delves into the intricacies of Microsoft’s latest advancements, exploring their potential impact on the future of cloud computing and AI, and looks at how these developments position Microsoft in the ever-evolving public cloud market.

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