Cloud Computing


Using Azure To Virtualize Public and Private Clouds

Windows Azure is about to get a facelift. New IaaS capabilities promise VM portability.

Hosting Exchange in the Cloud

Tired of hosting e-mail in-house but don't want to use Office 365? Hosting providers offer an alternative.

Q&A: SharePoint Cloud Migration Advice

EPC Group.net Founder and CEO Errin O'Connor shares tips for a smooth cloud experience with SharePoint.

Sharepoint in the Cloud: Cloud Collaboration

SharePoint is tailor-made for the cloud, providing location and device independence.

Microsoft Outlines Outlook Web App Changes

Microsoft on Thursday described the many changes it has made to its Outlook Web App.

Creating a Cloud Storage Strategy

When it comes to storing data, there are numerous choices IT can make, all with varying levels of complexity.

Dropbox Has Been Hacked... Again

Change your passwords!

Dropbox Experiences Increased Spam after Employee Account Breach

The cloud storage service Dropbox said Tuesday that the increase in spam e-mail sent to users last month was directly related to an employee account compromise.

UPDATE: Microsoft Demos Next-Generation Office 365

Microsoft executives today showed off the next version of the company's cloud-enabled Office 365 productivity suite that's based on Office 2013.

Windows Azure Active Directory Developer Preview Announced

Microsoft on Thursday announced additional progress in its latest preview release of Windows Azure Active Directory.

Zeus-Inspired Malware Targeting Cloud-Based Banking Transactions

Hackers have implemented a sophisticated malware variant to siphon large amounts of money from businesses conducting online transactions.

Microsoft Launches Free Office 365 Service for Education

Microsoft marked the one-year anniversary of Office 365 today by announcing the debut of a free edition for education.

Hackers' Lives Made Easier Thanks to the Cloud

A cloud-based server means a hacker can get to it from any location.

Cloud-Based App Management Shown at Microsoft TechEd Europe

Microsoft showed how application management works using the Windows Intune and Windows Azure Active Directory services at TechEd Europe on Tuesday.

Microsoft To Buy Yammer for $1.2 Billion and Integrate Social Networking

Microsoft is acquiring enterprise social networking company Yammer Inc. for $1.2 billion in cash.

Predictions and Suggestions for Microsoft's Upcoming Product Lineup

Brien discusses some of the changes Microsoft is going through with its products' latest lifecycle and provides some suggestions for what he would like to see.

Mobile Management with Intune Misses the Mark

Windows 8 on mobile devices will be managed with Microsoft's cloud-based management tool. Here's why that's a bad thing.

TechEd Day 1: New Windows Intune, Enhanced Dev Tools Announced

Microsoft announced a few cloud- and developer-oriented tidbits today at its TechEd event, which is being held this week in Orlando, Fla.

Cloud Benefits 101: Provisioning and Encrypted Storage

Beyond the flexibility and costs savings of cloud computing are certain tactical advantages like automated provisioning and encrypted storage. This quick primer by cloud security expert Vic Winkler will give you the pros and cons of each.

Windows Azure To Gain IaaS, Linux and Hybrid Cloud Support

The most significant update yet to Microsoft's Windows Azure service will bring long-awaited Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) capabilities and support for Linux instances to the cloud platform.

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