Cloud Computing


Microsoft Rolling Out UI Improvements to OneDrive for Business

Microsoft has revamped the user interface of its OneDrive for Business cloud-based storage solution.

Windows Intune Getting Data Security Protections for Android and Apple Devices

Microsoft announced that new mobile device management improvements will be coming to its Windows Intune management solution, arriving sometime in the fourth quarter.

Microsoft's TechEd Keynote Message: Mobile First, Cloud First

Microsoft's Brad Anderson kicked off this year's TechEd with a breakdown of the company's latest unification push over multiple platforms. Interestingly, Windows RT doesn't look to be part of Microsoft's unified future.

How To Move Workloads Among Hybrid Clouds with System Center

Here's a look at how you can extend your infrastructure from private to public clouds with System Center 2012 R2 App Controller.

Create the Elastic Datacenter with Windows Server, System Center and Azure

Avoid the traditional on-site datacenters and servers with Microsoft's next-generation, software-defined, scale-out hybrid computing architectures.

Report Sees Cloud Role for Database Backup and Disaster Recovery

Organizations are showing greater interest in using cloud services for database backup and disaster recovery scenarios, according to a Microsoft-sponsored study.

Microsoft Aims To Regain Trust in a Post-Snowden World

Nearly a year after Snowden leaks, Redmond officials speak out for transparency in security versus privacy conflict between IT providers and governments.

Microsoft Buys Cloud Integration Solution Provider GreenButton

Microsoft has acquired Wellington, New Zealand-based GreenButton for an undisclosed amount.

Microsoft Rolls Out Limited Preview of Azure Intelligent Systems Service

Microsoft announced a limited public preview of its Azure Intelligent Systems Service this month.

Microsoft Ordered To Hand Over Overseas Data to U.S. Law Enforcement

A magistrate judge ruled that search warrants for online overseas data do not function in the same manner as warrants for physical data stored out of the U.S.

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 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.

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