Cloud Computing


Los Angeles County Moving to Office 365 Services

Los Angeles County has contracted with Microsoft Consulting Services to support more than 100,000 public-sector employees in the county using Office 365 services.

Cloud Providers, Vendors Stepping Up Encryption

The most recent high-profile offering comes from HP with its split-key cloud security suite.

Microsoft Previewing Azure Machine Learning Service in July

Microsoft is planning to roll out a preview of its Azure machine learning service, called "Azure ML," next month.

Power BI for Office 365 Getting Improvements This Summer

Microsoft's Power BI for Office 365 team fielded questions this week, offering a few hints about the next product release.

Microsoft Azure Service Affected by IPv4 Address Shortage

The worldwide IPv4 address shortage is affecting some U.S.-based Azure customers, Microsoft indicated this week.

Docker 1.0 Released, Gets Microsoft Azure Support

Docker commercially released its open source application containerization solution, which is now supported on Microsoft Azure.

Microsoft Releases Preview of Azure AD Application Proxy Service

Microsoft this week released a preview version of its Azure Active Directory Application Proxy service.

Microsoft Exchange Getting Expanded Public Folder Support Next Month

Microsoft announced today that it plans to expand the current public folder limit for organizations subscribing to Exchange Online or using Exchange 2013 on premises.

Microsoft Builds on Mobile-First, Cloud-First

Microsoft's is looking to spark renewed enterprise focus for the company with Azure and increasing BYOD options.

Microsoft Expands Azure Services into Brazil

Microsoft opened its Azure cloud computing services in southern Brazil today.

Office 365 Getting 'Document Conversations' Capability This Summer

Microsoft is adding the ability to collaborate using its Yammer social networking solution from within Office 365 document files.

Amazon Now Offering Virtual Instances of Windows Server 2012 R2

Amazon is now offering access to Windows Server 2012 R2 virtual machines as part of its EC2 service.

Microsoft and Salesforce Strike Partnership To Bring CRM to Windows

Yesterday Microsoft and Salesforce.com announced that they will be working together to integrate their core products with one another.

Microsoft Acquires Mobile Firm Capptain

Microsoft today announced it's acquiring Capptain -- a Paris-based cloud startup -- for an undisclosed amount

Microsoft Touts Resistance to an FBI Snooping Request

Microsoft disclosed on Thursday that it fought off an FBI National Security Letter request.

Microsoft's Business Strategy Depends on Hooking Consumers to the Cloud

Microsoft's current marketing strategy is to drive its enterprise businesses by creating cloud-based solutions that will stick with consumers.

Gartner Lays Out Evaluation Criteria for Office 365 Moves

Organizations looking at Office 365 moves have a lot to consider, according to Gartner Inc.

Microsoft and SAP Partner in Cloud-Enabled Business Intelligence Solution

Microsoft and SAP are ramping up their partnership, with plans to certify some SAP business solutions on the Microsoft Azure cloud computing platform.

Microsoft Exec Outlines New Mobile Device Management Improvements

Microsoft's themes coming out of the TechEd keynote this year included mobile device management and security controls.

Microsoft Enhancing Office 365 ProPlus Management Capabilities

Microsoft today announced some new and future administrative improvements for organizations subscribing to Office 365 ProPlus services.

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