Cloud Computing


Microsoft Is No Longer Windows First

Redmond is now strongly focused on making sure all your devices play nicely with one another, no matter where you are or what OS you're running.

Microsoft Offers Explanations for Lync and Exchange Service Outages

Microsoft provided a somewhat more detailed public description of its Office 365 service outages that occurred earlier this week.

Microsoft Releases Windows RT Azure RemoteApp Client

Microsoft released its Azure RemoteApp client for Windows RT devices this week.

Google Announces Google Drive for Work and Other Enterprise Cloud Improvements

Google announced enterprise-grade improvements to some of its cloud-based services at its Google I/O event this week.

Microsoft Execs Define IT's Role in a Hybrid Cloud World

Microsoft on Monday held its second webcast on the benefits of using a hybrid cloud infrastructure.

Microsoft Restores Exchange Online Service after Tuesday Outage

Microsoft had an Exchange Online service outage in the North American region that lasted most of the day on Tuesday, June 24.

Microsoft Increases OneDrive Storage Sizes, Lowers Additional Storage Costs

Microsoft today unveiled plans to double the free storage in the OneDrive cloud storage platform, to increase OneDrive storage for consumer versions of Office 365 and to cut the price for purchasing additional storage.

Microsoft Previews Security Threat Info Cloud Exchange Platform

The new cloud-based platform looks to streamline threat information to make it easier for users and machines to access and read.

Office 365 Roadmap Program Promises Clarity on Software Updates

Microsoft is attempting to make its Office 365 software release changes more visible and predictable for organizations.

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.

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