Cloud Computing


Office 365 'Personal' Subscriptions Go Live

Microsoft released on Tuesday the new "Personal" edition of Office 365.

Microsoft Unveils 2 New Data Platform Products

In addition to the recently released SQL Server 2014, Microsoft announced two new data platform products at an event in San Francisco today, the Microsoft Azure Intelligent Systems Service and the Analytics Platform System.

Microsoft Azure Getting Automation and Custom Portal Features

Microsoft today released a "preview" of a new Automation feature for managing Microsoft Azure workloads.

Office Online Getting Updates and Google Store Distribution

Microsoft has updated its free Office Online suite of Web applications.

Microsoft Gets Europe Privacy Endorsement for Some of Its Cloud Services

EU bodies affirm that some services meet privacy standards.

Verizon and BT To Add Microsoft Azure ExpressRoute Service

Microsoft Azure (formerly known as "Windows Azure") will be getting additional support this summer from carrier partners Verizon and BT.

The Cloud's Role in Enterprise Data Storage Architecture

Here's some of the options IT has in tying their on-premise data storage with the cloud.

Microsoft Adding Office 365 E-Mail Enhancements This Year

Microsoft plans to improve Outlook Web App e-mail experiences by adding two new features to its commercial Office 365 service offerings.

Microsoft Turns on Windows Azure Service in China

Microsoft has launched its Windows Azure cloud computing service in China.

Microsoft Changing Name of Windows Azure to 'Microsoft Azure'

It's official. Microsoft is swapping out the Windows Azure name and plans to start calling it "Microsoft Azure" next month.

NSA Contradicts Assertions by Microsoft and Other Service Providers

Service provider denials that they knew of broad access to customer data by the U.S. National Security Agency appear to have been contradicted by an attorney for that agency.

Office 365 To Get Personal Edition

Microsoft is planning to release an Office 365 Personal edition for consumers this spring.

Exchange 2013 Migrations Could Face Delays Due to Public Folder Limits

Microsoft has a restriction on the number of public folders supported by Exchange Server 2013 and Exchange Online.

Microsoft Broadening Office App Authentication Options via SAML 2.0

Microsoft is paving the way for the use of alternative identity federation approaches.

Microsoft Previews Active Directory Schema Extension for Windows Azure

Microsoft has rolled out a new custom schema extension capability for the Windows Azure Active Directory identity management service.

Microsoft Rolling Out a 'Standalone' OneDrive for Business Plan

Microsoft announced today that OneDrive for Business will be available next month as a "standalone" service offering.

Install a Windows Azure Cloud Right in Your Datacenter

And the best part? No extra charge needed.

Microsoft Exec: Windows Intune Is ConfigMgr from the Cloud

Microsoft currently has more than 10,000 Windows Intune customers, according to VP Brad Anderson.

Microsoft Enhancing OneDrive for Business, Starting with iOS Platform

Microsoft provided a few technical details today about its upcoming OneDrive for Business releases.

Lock Down Your Data: 5 Encryption Tools for IT Pros

In wake of last year's revelations of government surveillance, IT can protect files from prying eyes. When it comes to encryption, you're better protected when you hold the keys.

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