Cloud Computing

VMware Packages Containers for the Enterprise

The company that made server virtualization popular is now targeting DevOps with cloud-native containers built on vSphere.

Active Directory Retooled for the Changing Workplace

Windows Server 2016 Technical Preview 3 introduces major changes to Active Directory including LDAP v3 authentication via AD FS and sign-on support using biometrics, OpenIDConnect and OAuth.

Box Targets Office 365 and SharePoint with Deeper Integration

Microsoft and Box are betting that their marriage of convenience will benefit their efforts to grow their enterprise ECM and collaboration market shares.

Connect Active Directory and Azure AD

How to link Active Directory on-premises with Microsoft Azure AD using Redmond's new connector.

Microsoft Announces New Azure Services During AzureCon

Microsoft announced a number of new Azure services as part of its AzureCon Web event on Tuesday.

Cloud Identity Authentication Battle for the Enterprise Heats Up

Microsoft wants to bring Active Directory users to Azure AD, but rivals vie to manage enterprise user authentication in the cloud age with alternative offerings.

Microsoft's Azure Cloud Switch Built with Linux

Microsoft quietly delivered a media bombshell of sorts this week as it explained that its Azure Cloud Switch solution was built with Linux.

Microsoft Is a Launch Partner for Salesforce's New IoT Cloud Service

Satya Nadella may have fallen short of convincing Marc Benioff to sell to Microsoft earlier this year but the two rivals are extending their year-and-a-half-old strategic partnership.

Microsoft's Azure ExpressRoute and Hybrid Network Vision

Expert James Staten explains why some organizations using cloud services may benefit from private Internet connections.

Microsoft Finalizes Acquisition of Cloud Security Vendor Adallom

The deal looks to strengthen online protection of data across Microsoft's cloud services.

Microsoft Azure GS-Series Adds Storage to 'Largest' Virtual Machines

Microsoft today announced a GS-Series for organizations tapping Azure virtual machines (VMs).

Microsoft Rumored To Be Developing Malware Detonation Platform as a Service

The first hint of the new project comes from a job listing posted by the company.

Microsoft Updates Its Privileged Identity Management Preview

Microsoft added a few more tools to its Azure Active Directory (AD) Privileged Identity Management preview this month.

Microsoft Explains Its Emerging Windows Update for Business Service

Microsoft's Windows Update for Business service for managing Windows 10 is here, in part, but it's not completely available.

Scenarios To Consider Before Adopting Azure Active Directory

Organizations considering the use of Microsoft's Azure Active Directory services need to examine some complex scenarios that involve user management, authentication and on-premises app support.

Windows Server Getting Open Source Mesos Container Technology for Scaled Operations

Microsoft and Mesosphere announced today that they are collaborating to bring the open source Apache Mesos datacenter orchestration solution into Windows Server.

SharePoint Server vs. SharePoint Online Decision Considerations

SharePoint deployment decisions depend on the business case, and there are lots of factors to weigh.

Top 10 Office 365 Identity and Access Management Mistakes

Here's how to avoid the most common pitfalls when moving to Office 365.

Q&A: Why Patrick Chanezon Left Microsoft To Join Docker

As a director for enterprise platform evangelism at Microsoft, Patrick Chanezon played a key role in working with ecosystem partners on Docker integration until the container vendor's founder lured him away.

Project GigJam: The Next-Gen Task Collaboration App

The goal will be to provide tools collaborators really want, while making sure data stays safe and secure.

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