Cloud Computing


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.

Review: Latest GFI Cloud Version Strengthens Security Features

The new release of the company's systems management service gains improved policy control and eased administration.

Microsoft Adds Windows Azure Management Improvements

Microsoft announced a bunch of Windows Azure management improvements on Thursday.

Microsoft Speeds Yammer Access on Office 365

Microsoft has simplified the Yammer log-in process for users of its Office 365 solutions.

Azure-Hosted Dynamics CRM Service To Arrive in Q2

Windows Azure-hosted Dynamics CRM services and a new release of Dynamics CRM Online is scheduled to be launched by Microsoft this year.

The Argument Against Global Cloud Storage

Cloud storage providers' data retention policies and limited Internet access overseas could provide a headache for those with data not stored on site.

Microsoft Beefs Up Exchange Online Protection

Microsoft announced improvements to its Exchange Online Protection service this week.

CDW To Sell Google Apps in Addition to Office 365

Reseller denies its decision was based on Microsoft's payout reductions.

Microsoft Adds Free Multifactor Authentication to Office 365

Microsoft added multifactor authentication support to its Office 365 solutions this week.

Power BI for Office 365 Goes Live

Microsoft released Power BI for Office 365 today, indicating it's ready for production environments.

Manage Groups with Windows Azure Active Directory Upgrade

Microsoft moves to make the cloud version of its Active Directory service more appealing by letting you create and edit groups.

Access Apps for Office 365 Ready for Production Use

Access apps have reached Microsoft's "general availability" milestone.

Nadella: Microsoft's Focus Will Be Mobile and Cloud First

Newly named Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella laid out the company's vision today in a speech before customers, partners and Microsoft employees.

Microsoft Enhances High Performance Computing for Windows Azure

Microsoft announced a couple of high-performance computing enhancements this month.

Microsoft To Roll Out Windows Intune Update Next Week

An update to Microsoft's Windows Intune cloud-based management service will appear sometime next week.

Microsoft Joins Open Compute Project, Releases Windows Azure Specs

Microsoft today announced that it has joined the Open Compute Project and plans to share some of its Windows Azure designs.

Microsoft Drops Lawsuits on Spy Request Reporting

Communications service providers now have a bit more leeway to disclose information about the secret information disclosure orders they receive.

Microsoft Cutting Windows Azure Storage Prices

Microsoft will cut Windows Azure storage pricing to match that of Amazon.

Microsoft Explains IT's Role in Managing Office 365 ProPlus Subscriptions

IT pros have been questioning their control over the update process with Microsoft's cloud-enabled Office products.

Hortonworks Data Platform 2.0 for Windows Released

Hortonworks today released its latest suite of Hadoop components for clusters of Windows machines.

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