Cloud Computing


Microsoft's Dynamics ERP Now Available as Azure Service

Microsoft announced that Dynamics GP 2013 and Dynamics NAV 2013 can now be purchased as Windows Azure-hosted services through partners.

Windows Azure Active Authentication Preview Released

Microsoft on Wednesday rolled out a preview of its cloud-based multifactor authentication service that it had showcased at TechEd.

Windows Azure BizTalk Services Preview Now Available

Microsoft's BizTalk middleware solution got rolled out as a cloud-enabled service "preview" this month.

Deploying Virtual Machines via Windows Azure

A first look at how you can run server instances in the new Microsoft Infrastructure as a Service public cloud offering.

IT Evolves As a Utility

And you are a part of that utility. Learn what this may mean for the future of your career.

Q&A: Microsoft Corporate VP Brad Anderson

On the heels of his TechEd 2013 keynote speech, Anderson talks cloud, BYOD, the upgrades to Windows Server, System Center, Intune and Windows Azure Active Directory.

Microsoft's 2014 Roadmap: 'Plug-and-Play' Clouds, R2 Servers and Faster Product Delivery

Microsoft's TechEd kicks off today, but some of its themes were presented earlier at the "Microsoft Cloud OS Workshop."

TechEd Returns to the Big Easy

Microsoft and its partners reveal what's next for the cloud and datacenter at the annual gathering of IT pros and developers.

Microsoft Looking to Business Cloud Adoption, Faster Product Releases

Microsoft's chief operating officer outlined Microsoft's cloud growth prospects, and other business matters, on Thursday.

Study Forecasts Business Cloud Adoption in 2 Years

A study sponsored by Microsoft suggests that most businesses will be looking to the cloud in the next two years.

Microsoft Launches Cloud-Based Botnet Infection Notification System

To provide real-time information on newly discovered threats, Microsoft this week launched its Cyber Threat Intelligence Program (C-TIP), a program that will alert ISPs and emergency response teams of newly infected systems.

Desktop Admins Can Shine with Private Clouds via VMM 2012

Server admins should learn a trick or two from their desktop-focused peers.

Windows Azure Expanding to China, Japan and Australia

Microsoft is expanding its Windows Azure service coverage in the Asia-Pacific region.

Standalone SkyDrive Pro Client Released

Microsoft on Monday released a standalone SkyDrive Pro sync client.

Going Big Data: What IT Managers Need to Know

The traditional SQL database is under siege by modern information stores that can process larger volumes of data designed for the cloud era more rapidly. Here's your guide to what's going on in the big data world and the major players to watch.

Google Apps Replaces Microsoft Exchange in Boston

The city of Boston is moving its 75,000 employees and education users from Microsoft Exchange to Google Apps.

Enterprise Storage Battle: On-Premises vs. Cloud

Since there's no clear-cut answer for all enterprises, evaluate the pros and cons of each before making your choice.

Microsoft Prepping Yammer for Office 365 Rollout This Summer

Microsoft this week talked up Yammer prospects.

Microsoft's Rumored 'Mohoro' DaaS Project: It's Not So Far Fetched

Microsoft may be readying a future Windows desktop-as-a-service project, rumored to go by the code name "Mohoro."

Survey: Security Threats Aren't Inhibiting Most Cloud Use

Many organizations in a recent poll said that many cloud services have been deployed without having the proper security protocol in place.

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