Areas of modernization innovation for Azure
We’ve discussed several areas where we see innovation coming in the near and long term. Additionally, we think it is important to look at what Azure offers today, and how these may evolve in the future.
OpenAI and ChatGPT
As discussed in the previous section, Microsoft is committed to furthering OpenAI and ChatGPT in many different areas. One area, in particular, is modernizing legacy source code such as COBOL. Tools such as GitHub Copilot can incorporate OpenAI capabilities to streamline the modernization process.
Azure Arc provides a method to manage resources, such as compute and data, across several different estates. This includes legacy environments and data, as well as other cloud environments. Azure Arc uses an agent that can be deployed in other environments that allow those environments to be managed in Arc. This kind of capability will make the transition from legacy systems to Azure more seamless since...