A Microsoft executive delivered a keynote presentation for the first time to an Oracle OpenWorld audience Tuesday, unveiling the fruits of a partnership between the two software giants announced last summer.
- By John K. Waters
Canonical and Microsoft announced this week that the open source Ubuntu Juju tool used for services orchestration now works with Windows Azure.
Microsoft, Facebook, Google and Yahoo on Monday all filed amended motions seeking broader disclosure of customer data access requests by the U.S. Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court.
Microsoft today announced file-upload improvements to its SharePoint Online service.
Microsoft on Tuesday announced some Windows Azure improvements, including a preview of a new distributed cache service for Azure-hosted applications.
Brien walks through the steps necessary for authenticating users on-premises and in the cloud with Microsoft's Windows Azure Active Directory.
Microsoft has released a preview of its Windows Azure Rights Management Service.
Microsoft has increased the storage capacities for two of its cloud-based storage services.
Microsoft became the first cloud service provider to clear a new security compliance audit.
Microsoft has rolled out a limited public preview of a Windows Azure-based disaster recovery solution for private clouds.
Microsoft announced five Windows Azure improvements yesterday, including SQL Server AlwaysOn support.
Microsoft is planning to implement a new Enterprise Agreement license option for organizations heavily focused on its cloud, server and management technologies.
Office 365 service availability statistics will get published broadly now, Microsoft announced on Thursday.
Microsoft announced a new "switch wizard" late last week for Office 365 subscribers.
A cloud advocate survey found that 56 percent of respondents would not use U.S.-based cloud services.
Microsoft rolled out an enhanced Windows Azure today, and separately offered a "preview" test release of its Windows Azure SQL Database Premium service offering.
Microsoft is now allowing service providers to use Remote Desktop Services (RDS) on Windows Azure as part of their service offerings.
Microsoft announced this week that it has improved Windows Azure Active Directory to better support single sign-on (SSO) capabilities for Web-based applications.
Microsoft offered some technology previews at its Worldwide Partner Conference in Houston today.
- By Scott Bekker
Microsoft MVP Brien Posey outlines what it takes to extend your datacenter in Microsoft's cloud.