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Azure OpenAI Expands with On Your Data for Improved Security and Customization

Businesses can now use Microsoft's AI models (like GPT-4) on their own data with "On Your Data."


has announced the general availability of On Your Data for its Azure OpenAI Services customers. This newly unveiled feature enables businesses to leverage large language models (LLMs), such as OpenAI's GPT-4, directly on their own data. The initiative is backed by Microsoft's Azure cloud technology, ensuring enterprise-grade security for all users.

Custom AI Applications and Data Security

On Your Data is designed to facilitate the creation of bespoke AI applications and Copilot AI models, tailored specifically to access and utilize a business's unique datasets. These custom solutions aim to provide more accurate and relevant responses to client inquiries by directly interacting with the company's data. Security is a paramount concern, and Microsoft ensures this through the integration of private endpoints, virtual private networks (VPNs), and document-level access control. The latter feature allows companies to employ Microsoft Entra ID sign-up to restrict document access, ensuring sensitive information remains secure.

Aside from , the service supports a variety of other LLMs from , including OpenAI Turbo, .5 Turbo-16k, and GPT-4 32k. This broad selection offers businesses the flexibility to choose the model that best fits their needs, whether they require intense computational power or are focused on optimizing for speed and efficiency.

Real-World Applications and Future Potentials

The practical applications of On Your Data have already started to materialize. A notable implementation is the Priya chatbot, developed by Young Williams for use by state governments in the United States. The chatbot, which is being utilized by the state of Louisiana, assists users with inquiries about the government's SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program), demonstrating the vast potential of custom AI offerings in public services.

Moreover, Microsoft envisions a future where On Your Data can be used for real-time document searches, legal analysis, generating code samples, human resources inquiries, health advisories, and more. These capabilities underscore the versatility and power of integrating large language models with business-specific data.

For those interested in exploring the capabilities of On Your Data, Microsoft has provided detailed documentation available on its support site. This resource offers insights into the technical aspects of deploying On Your Data, ensuring businesses can maximize the benefits of this powerful tool.

Luke Jones
Luke Jones
Luke has been writing about all things tech for more than five years. He is following Microsoft closely to bring you the latest news about Windows, Office, Azure, Skype, HoloLens and all the rest of their products.

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