Cortana Analytics Suite Leverages Azure Big Data Services for Customer Ready Workloads

What is Cortana Analytics

Microsoft announced a new Big Data service – Cortana Analytics.  Cortana Analytics leverages and bundles existing Azure big data and BI services such as HD Insights, Power BI, Azure Data Lake, Azure ML, etc. and provides customers with a monthly subscription to access a collection of pre-configured customer ready solutions including:

  • Fraud detection
  • Product recommendations
  • Churn analysis
  • Face and speech recognition
  • Text analytics

In addition, Cortana Analytics will provide a dedicated front-end presentation tier as well as expected touch and voice commands for interacting with data.