Cloud Computing


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.

SwiftKey Reacts to Reported Privacy Issues

A keyboard-typing prediction service that Microsoft is in the process of buying has responded to problems reported by users.

Microsoft's Relentless Focus: Reinventing Business Processes

Microsoft can't do it alone, and at the heart of the initiative are new acquisition and partnerships.

Azure Active Directory Conditional Access Service Now Available

Microsoft this week announced that its Azure Active Directory conditional access service for applications has reached "general availability" status.

Azure Active Directory B2C Service Goes Live

Microsoft's Business to Consumer (B2C) Azure Active Directory service is now commercially available in North American markets.

Backup to Azure: A Practical Choice for Enterprises

Implementing Microsoft's new StorSimple Virtual Array offers a more practical and affordable approach to using Microsoft Azure as a cloud-based target for backup and disaster recovery.

Big Backup Targets: Balancing Data Integrity and Security

The move to protect data in the cloud is rising incrementally, and while there are numerous services provider options, Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Azure are key choices.

Microsoft Authenticator Client Access Improvements Arriving Next Month

Microsoft is unifying the code base used for its two client authentication solutions, with changes expected to show up next month.

Microsoft Azure Security Center Goes Live

Microsoft announced today that its Azure Security Center service has reached "general availability" commercial release.

Are IT Pros Becoming Obsolete?

Even though cloud technology is drastically altering how IT does its job, there will still be a need for tech pros in the modern enterprise.

Microsoft Unveils Windows Surface Subscription Options

Microsoft on Tuesday at the Worldwide Partner Conference (WPC) in Toronto announced Windows 10 Enterprise E3 in CSP [Cloud Service Provider] and Surface as a Service programs.

Azure SQL Data Warehouse Hits General Availability

Microsoft today announced that its elastic cloud computing platform Azure SQL Data Warehouse is now generally available.

Microsoft Explains Azure Stack Delay

Microsoft said that despite initially being penned for release later this year, the company's Azure Stack won't arrive until sometime in 2017.

Microsoft Broadens Azure Active Directory Role-Based Controls for IT Pros

Microsoft has added greater flexibility to its role-based access controls for IT pros using the Azure Active Directory service.

The Citizen Developer: Reaching New Heights in SharePoint

SharePoint gave rise to the citizen developer a decade ago but the evolution of SaaS including Office 365 and the latest tooling such as Microsoft PowerApps and Flow are empowering a larger community.

Microsoft Previews Azure Active Directory Conditional Access for Exchange and SharePoint Online

Microsoft today announced Azure Active Directory Conditional Access support for Exchange Online and SharePoint Online services, which is now at the preview stage.

Microsoft Planning To Launch Azure Information Protection Service This Year

Microsoft unveiled a new information protection service that will get commercially released sometime later this year.

Microsoft Releases Office 365 Update 1602 Deferred Channel

Microsoft this month released Office 365 update 1602 "deferred channel," which includes new features for Office applications, as well as security updates.

Microsoft Offers Azure Virtual Machines F-Series

Microsoft released a new F-Series of Azure Virtual Machines this month.

Microsoft Releases FreeBSD 10.3 Image in Azure Marketplace

Microsoft published its FreeBSD 10.3 server image in the Azure Marketplace this week, representing yet another open source milestone for the company.

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