Cloud Computing


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.

Windows Azure Hyper-V Recovery Manager Service Now Available

Microsoft announced this week that its Windows Azure disaster recovery service is generally available.

Windows Azure Gets Improvements and PCI Certification

Microsoft rolled out improvements to its cloud-based Windows Azure services this week.

Microsoft Creates Open Technologies Facility in China

Microsoft Open Technologies Inc. has opened an office in Shanghai, China.

GoDaddy Offering Office 365 Hosted E-Mail Service

Microsoft and hosting service provider GoDaddy today reaffirmed their partnership on providing hosted e-mail services to small businesses.

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