Cloud Computing


The Rise of the Hybrid Cloud and Its Impact on SharePoint

The majority SharePoint implementations are on pace to run in hybrid cloud architectures. The good news is it has become a first-class citizen in the SharePoint ecosystem.

Microsoft Planning Azure and Office 365 Services Expansions in Africa

Microsoft announced plans this week to expand its "cloud" services in Africa by building new datacenters in South Africa.

Microsoft Goes Live with Azure Active Directory Portal

The Azure Portal now includes Azure Active Directory capabilities at the "general availability" stage.

Microsoft Previews Azure Active Directory B2C Dev Tools

Microsoft this week announced new Azure Active Directory Business-to-Consumer previews, a new library for developers and some associated Microsoft Flow tools.

Demands of IoT, Quantum and Cognitive Workloads Drive IBM's Cloud Datacenter Expansion

The company is not only expanding its datacenters to meet growing individual demand, but to meet the computing burden of new and emerging technologies.

Microsoft Advises Developers To Stop Using Azure Active Directory Graph

Microsoft clarified earlier this month that it really wants developers to use Microsoft Graph over Azure Active Directory Graph, going forward.

Microsoft's Latest Open Source Database Efforts On Display at Build

Microsoft highlighted its new Azure MySQL and PostgreSQL databases at this year's annual developer conference.

Microsoft Build 2017: Nadella Outlines Company's 'Intelligent Cloud' Focus

Microsoft's CEO Satya Nadella kicked of the company's 2017 Build developer conference this morning in Seattle, Wash. by highlighting some of the upcoming offerings coming to Azure, PowerShell and Visual Studio.

BizTalk Server 2016 Feature Pack 1 Released

Microsoft released BizTalk Server 2016 Feature Pack 1 this week.

Microsoft Updates Preview of Azure Active Directory Pass-Through Authentication

Microsoft this week announced that it has updated its preview of Azure Active Directory Pass-Through Authentication.

Microsoft Previews Simpler Document Protection with Azure Information Protection

Microsoft is previewing a more simplified administrative approach to adding protection settings for documents when using its Azure Information Protection service.

Microsoft Rescinds New Login Behavior for Azure Active Directory Portal

Microsoft has temporarily rolled back an Azure Active Directory login portal change that it had instituted earlier this month.

Microsoft Unleashes PowerApps and Flow Improvements

Microsoft offered a progress report on its PowerApps and Microsoft Flow tools this week.

Synchronize Directories with Azure AD Connect

Learn how to deploy Azure AD Connect, the best way to synchronize on-premises Active Directory instances with the cloud-based Azure AD.

Microsoft Adds Resources for Easing Azure Migrations

Microsoft highlighted resources this week designed to make it easier for organizations to tap its Azure datacenter services in so-called "hybrid" approaches.

Azure Active Directory B2B Service Now Globally Available

Microsoft announced the "general availability" of its Azure Active Directory Business-to-Business service today, along with the GA rollout of the Azure AD Business-to-Consumer service in Europe.

Microsoft Warns of Dying Azure Active Directory Sync Tools

Microsoft is pounding the nails into the coffins of its deprecated Windows Azure Active Directory Sync and Azure AD Sync tools.

Microsoft Buying Deis To Facilitate Kubernetes on Azure

Microsoft announced plans today to acquire Deis, a startup company that offers open source tools and training to facilitate Kubernetes use.

Microsoft Online Services Agreements Now Restricted to One-Year Terms

Organization now can only establish Microsoft Products and Services Agreements (MPSA) for a one-year term.

Microsoft Intune Now Integrated with Skycure Mobile Threat Analytics

The Microsoft Intune mobile management service now works with Skycure's mobile device protection service, Microsoft announced this week.

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