Azure OpenAI Service Expands “On Your Data” with Elasticsearch to Revolutionize Conversational AI

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Microsoft is excited to announce a significant expansion of its Azure OpenAI Service, specifically the "On Your Data" feature, now incorporating Elasticsearch, the world's most downloaded vector database, and other innovative data sources. This pivotal update, developed in partnership with Elastic, signifies a leap forward in building conversational AI that's deeply integrated with your enterprise data, providing richer, more relevant user interactions.


A Seamless Fusion of Advanced AI and Elasticsearch

Azure OpenAI Service "On Your Data" empowers organizations to construct state-of-the-art conversational experiences by leveraging powerful AI models such as GPT-4 and the Retrieval Augmented Generation (RAG) model, now augmented with Elasticsearch's vector database capabilities (preview). This integration enables users to enrich Large Language Models (LLMs) with precise, contextual information from their business data, ensuring conversations are not only natural but also informed and accurate.


Fast, Efficient, and Insightful Conversational Experiences

With just a few clicks, users can now integrate any Elasticsearch index into their conversational AI, enabling rapid deployment of chat experiences across a wide range of applications, from internal knowledge bases and customer self-service portals to automated workflow assistants. This means businesses can quickly realize the benefits of AI-enhanced interactions, underpinned by the vast, detailed insights contained within their Elasticsearch datasets.


The Power of Elasticsearch Vector Database with Azure OpenAI

The integration of Elasticsearch as a vector database within Azure OpenAI Studio simplifies the process of bringing enterprise data into conversational AI applications. Users can easily select Elasticsearch from a dropdown menu, connect their indexes, and immediately begin leveraging the combined power of Elasticsearch's precision and semantic understanding with Azure's AI models. This brings a new level of efficiency and effectiveness to searching and retrieving information, ensuring that users have access to the right information at the right time.


Transformative Impact Across Industries

Azure OpenAI Service "On Your Data" is already making waves across various sectors:

  • Young Williams: Revolutionized SNAP assistance with Priya, an AI digital assistant offering timely, policy-informed advice and application support, enhancing both customer experience and operational efficiency.
  • UK Ministry of Defence, Defence Equipment and Support (DE&S): Leveraged Azure OpenAI to enable 260,000 employees to understand changing cyber security processes and gain easy access to policy information, empowering security team with efficient tools to answer questions.

Get Started with Enhanced Conversational AI

The expansion of Azure OpenAI Service "On Your Data" to include Elasticsearch and other data sources marks a new era in conversational AI. Organizations can now harness the full power of their data, combined with advanced AI models, to create engaging, informative, and efficient conversational experiences. This update not only enhances the capabilities of Azure OpenAI Studio but also reaffirms Microsoft's position as a leader in AI innovation, empowering businesses to achieve more with their data.

Ready to Innovate?

Begin your journey with Azure OpenAI Service and the new Elasticsearch integration today. Discover how to transform your data into powerful conversational experiences that drive engagement, satisfaction, and insight. Visit our website to learn more about Azure OpenAI Service and how you can apply to access these groundbreaking features.


Documentation for Azure OpenAI Service On Your Data

QuickStart (API, SDK, Azure OpenAI Studio)

Apply for access to Azure OpenAI Service

Learn more about the announcement on the Elastic blog

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