Commercially released Azure Orbital Ground Station Service
The announcement also mentioned other Azure Space improvements. There’s a preview of a new Azure Orbital Cloud Access service that promises to expand connectivity options via Wi-Fi, fiber, and satellite. Microsoft also described the efforts of partners driving the virtualization of satellite network functions.
Commercial release of the Azure Orbital Ground Station
Azure Orbital is Microsoft’s Groundstation-as-a-Service offering based on the Preview phase at the end of last year. Organizations can use the service to connect to satellite data and also use Microsoft Azure services for “hyperscale” computing and analytics.
The “general availability” version of Azure Orbital means that the service…