Cloud Computing


Exoprise's Free Tool Assesses Migration Costs from Exchange 2003 to Office 365

Exoprise is offering a free tool that measures the costs of moving from Microsoft's Exchange Server 2003 to Office 365 Exchange Online.

Microsoft Announces New Service Tiers for Azure SQL Database

Microsoft on Thursday announced it will be bringing new preview service tiers to Microsoft Azure SQL Database.

New Microsoft Identity Manager Product Arriving in 2015

The product replaces Forefront Identity Manager and is expected to be available in the first half of next year.

Equinix Rolling Out Microsoft Azure Express Route Preview

Equinix Inc. is rolling out connections to Microsoft's public cloud by adding Microsoft's Azure ExpressRoute technology to its datacenters worldwide.

Synchronization Previews Now Available for Microsoft Azure Active Directory

Microsoft has released "previews" this week of two Microsoft Azure Active Directory synchronization features.

Microsoft Execs Offer the Case for Hybrid Cloud

Microsoft executives Brad Anderson and Mark Russinovich talked up the case for Microsoft Azure and the hybrid cloud this week.

Office 365 'Personal' Subscriptions Go Live

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

Microsoft Azure Getting Automation and Custom Portal Features

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

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.

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.

Redmond Tech Watch

Sign up for our newsletter.

I agree to this site's Privacy Policy.