Cloud Computing


Microsoft Outlines Worldwide Expansion Plans for Azure

Microsoft took the stage at its Ignite show in Atlanta on Monday to announce the expansion of Azure to new regions, including Germany and four other areas.

Microsoft Highlights Windows Server 2016 and System Center 2016 at Ignite Event

Microsoft unveiled a few details about its emerging flagship enterprise products today as it kicked off its Ignite event for IT pros in Atlanta.

Microsoft Rolling Out New Process To Address Account Overlap Confusion

Microsoft today initiated a blocking process to address potential "account overlap" issues when end users sign up to access Microsoft services.

Microsoft and Ping Identity Partnering on Web App Access Solutions

Microsoft and Ping Identity announced a partnership today that could help organizations that need to authenticate users that are trying to access older ("legacy") Web applications.

Microsoft Planning To Launch Service Fabric on Linux

Microsoft plans to show off a new preview of Service Fabric on Linux at its Ignite conference, starting on Sept. 26.

Microsoft Offering Tech Support for Upgrade Analytics Migration Service

Microsoft will be broadening discussion of its Upgrade Analytics preview solution by making its technical team available for questions, starting this week.

Microsoft Previews Azure Portal's New Active Directory Features

Microsoft unveiled a preview today of its Azure portal's new Azure Active Directory features for administrators.

Azure Active Directory ID Protection and Privileged ID Management Services Going Live Next Week

Microsoft plans to commercially offer its Azure Active Directory Identity Protection service and its Azure Active Directory Privileged Identity Management service, starting on Sept. 15.

Microsoft Expands Azure and Office 365 Services with New U.K. Datacenters

Microsoft today announced the opening of new datacenters in the United Kingdom.

Microsoft Updates Advance Threat Analytics with Increased Detection Capabilities

Microsoft late last week announced that its cloud-based security solution, Advanced Threat Analytics (ATA) version 1.7, is now available.

Microsoft Adding Office 365 Groups Improvements to SharePoint Online

Some new SharePoint Online and Office 365 Groups enhancements for end users are coming soon, Microsoft announced this week.

Microsoft Plans to Bring Azure Active Directory Groups to Intune

Microsoft will be swapping out the Intune Groups capability in its Intune mobile management service for its Azure Active Directory Groups approach, starting next month.

Restacking Azure Stack

Microsoft's decision to deliver the first iteration of Azure Stack only to engineered systems from Dell, HPE and Lenovo surprised some customers and partners, but the company believes it will ensure a more consistent and reliable experience.

Azure Pack: Hyper-Converged

The HPE HC 250 puts the Microsoft cloud platform system in a box with Windows Server, System Center and the Windows Azure Pack portal.

Microsoft and Citrix Lay Out Mobile and Cloud Partnership Efforts

Microsoft and Citrix once again explained their partnership vision that will combine Citrix virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) solutions with Microsoft Azure datacenter solutions.

Microsoft Expands Azure Active Directory ID Protection Preview with User Risk Policy

Microsoft has improved its preview of the Azure Active Directory Identity Protection service for federated tenants and also expanded the preview to Europe.

Microsoft's Continuous Improvements to Office 365 Reporting

Microsoft has added a ton of new ways to track usage in its cloud services over the past few months.

SolarWinds' Take on the Borderless Datacenter and Cloud DBAs

Thomas LaRock, tech evangelist, discusses the company's vision of the changing datacenter.

Microsoft Explains Rationale for Azure Stack Hardware Limitation

Microsoft chatted up Azure Stack this week in preparation for its September Ignite conference.

How To Back Up Hyper-V to Amazon Web Services

A guide to configuring the AWS Gateway to back up your Hyper-V VMs in the Amazon public cloud.

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