Cloud Computing


How To Create a Self-Signed Certificate

Using the MakeCert utility of the Windows SDK will allow for you to issue your own self-signed certs.

Microsoft Changing Mailbox Restore Method for Exchange Online

Microsoft added another recovery method that IT pros can try when they need to restore accidentally deleted Exchange Online mailboxes.

Microsoft Adds Linux Workloads to Migration Accelerator Tool

Microsoft has expanded its Migration Accelerator preview tool to handle Linux migrations to virtual machines on the Azure service.

Azure Data Center Migration Solution 1.0 Released

Microsoft and Persistent Systems have rolled out an Azure Data Center Migration Solution 1.0 tool.

OneDrive Sync Changes Coming with Windows 10

Microsoft is planning to unify the synchronization engine used with its OneDrive cloud storage service, but that move will bring a feature change for Windows 10 users.

Microsoft Disabling SSL 3.0 in Azure Storage Next Month

Microsoft plans to disable Secure Sockets Layer 3.0 encryption support in its Azure Storage service next month.

Microsoft Previews Azure Key Vault Service

Microsoft announced a preview today of a cloud-enabled security management service for IT pros and developers called "Azure Key Vault."

Microsoft Adds 'Boards' Content Tagging Tool for Office 365 Users

Microsoft announced a preview today of a new content tagging feature called "boards" for its Office 365 subscribers.

Office 365's Expanding Enterprise Role

Microsoft last year called the cloud productivity suite its "most strategic development platform." In 2015, IT will find out exactly what that means with an ambitious rollout of APIs, SDKs, features and initiatives for Office 365.

Microsoft Confirms Public Website Removal from SharePoint Online

Microsoft has confirmed that it plans to remove a Public Website feature from its SharePoint Online service offerings.

Redmond's 2014 Salary Survey: Cloud Clout

It was a breakout year for Microsoft Azure, and IT pros with skills in the company's cloud technology are the highest earners in the 19th annual Redmond Salary Survey.

Microsoft Azure Backup Service Now Supports Windows Clients

Microsoft released an update today that allows users of its Azure Backup service to back up Windows client machines.

Microsoft Consolidates Tools with New Azure AD Connect Preview

Microsoft announced a "public preview" of Azure AD Connect today and outlined its plan to consolidate some related tools.

New Azure Releases by Microsoft Include Active Directory Enhancements

Microsoft released multiple Azure products and previews yesterday, with lots of Active Directory improvements.

Microsoft Intune December Update Adding Mobile Management Perks

Microsoft is delivering updates to its Intune device management solution this week that promise to deliver new mobile capabilities.

Microsoft Said To Be Dropping SharePoint Online 'Public Sites' Feature

Microsoft may be planning to drop another SharePoint Online feature.

Microsoft and Accenture Partner on Hybrid Azure Cloud

Microsoft and Accenture announced a collaboration agreement on Monday that aims to promote and support enterprise cloud use.

7 Data Recovery-as-a-Service Platforms Gaining Speed

There's no shortage of software, hardware and cloud providers adding Disaster Recovery as a Service (DRaaS) if Hyper-V Replica isn't enough for your requirements.

Microsoft Enables Lync-to-Skype Video Calling

Microsoft has enabled video calling capability between Lync and Skype.

The Rise of Disaster Recovery as a Service

Microsoft has made a big bet this year that DRaaS will be a killer application for its Cloud OS and Azure service. Numerous players are making similar gambits.

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