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IBM Cloud Goes Open Standards with OpenStack

IBM announced on Monday that it is aligning all of its cloud infrastructure offerings around OpenStack.

Microsoft Joins Open Data Center Alliance

The Open Data Center Alliance announced on Wednesday that Microsoft has joined the organization as a "contributor."

Microsoft To Add Yammer Translation Capability

Microsoft plans to deliver translation capabilities to its Yammer enterprise social networking application by "late spring."

Microsoft Rolls Out New Office 365 Products for Midsize and Small Businesses

Microsoft has finalized its Office 365-branded new product offerings today by announcing three additional ways to buy the productivity suite.

Microsoft Releases IE 10 for Windows 7

Internet Explorer 10 for Windows 7 is broadly available today for download.

RSA Keynote: Big Data Will Become Big Analytics

Big Data is more than just a buzzword, and it's going to transform the security industry as it morphs into "big intelligence."

Microsoft's New PC Windows 8 Upgrade Deal Ends After Feb. 28

Microsoft clarified today that Thursday, February 28 will be the last day to get and use a promotional code for a Windows 8 Pro upgrade.

Hortonworks Data Platform 1.1 Beta Supports 'Big Data' on Windows

Hortonworks has released a beta of its Data Platform 1.1 for Hadoop workloads on Windows.

Apple's iOS 6.1.2 Update Not Working for Some Users

Apple's release of iOS 6.1.2 last week seems to have unleashed problems for some device users.

Windows Azure Restored Following Global Outage from Expired SSL Certificate

Microsoft says its Windows Azure cloud storage service is 99 percent available the day after massive worldwide outage.

Apple Issues iOS 6.1.2 To Fix Exchange Overload Problem

Apple issued an iOS update on Tuesday to fix a calendar bug that was overloading Microsoft Exchange 2010.

Microsoft Hit with Worldwide Windows Azure Cloud Storage Service Outage

Microsoft confirms an expired SSL certificate brought down its Windows Azure storage service worldwide today.

Unified Access Gateway 2010 SP3 Released

Microsoft this week issued Service Pack 3 for its Forefront Unified Access Gateway 2010 (UAG 2010) product, adding support for newer Microsoft client and server solutions.

Microsoft's Yammer 'Quadrupled' Quarterly Sales

Yammer is apparently doing fine about eight months after Microsoft announced the company's acquisition.

Lync 2013 Mobile Device Support Shown at Keynote Talk

Microsoft announced a few firsts during an opening keynote talk at its Lync 2013 Conference in San Diego on Tuesday.

UPDATE: Office 2013 Users Don't Have PC Transfer Rights

Microsoft this week clarified an issue about its new Office products for consumers and small business users.

'Windows Blue' Reportedly Hits Development Halfway Point

Microsoft has just completed the first milestone build (M2) of rumored "Windows Blue."

Lync 2013 Bringing a Few Load Balancing Benefits

The load balancing requirements for Lync 2013 will be quite similar to those of Microsoft's previous-generation server for unified communications.

Wave Outlines Windows 8 Mobile Device Management Alternative

The built-in security capabilities of Windows 8 devices could simplify matters for IT organizations considering BYOD scenarios.

Microsoft Exec Grilled on Windows 8 Strategy

The Windows 8 ecosystem is still evolving, according to Microsoft's chief financial officer.

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