Hortonworks has released a beta of its Data Platform 1.1 for Hadoop workloads on Windows.
Microsoft says its Windows Azure cloud storage service is 99 percent available the day after massive worldwide outage.
- By Jeffrey Schwartz
Microsoft confirms an expired SSL certificate brought down its Windows Azure storage service worldwide today.
- By Jeffrey Schwartz
Microsoft's Mesh file synchronization service for consumers will come to an end on Wednesday.
Microsoft's new Office products will launch this March, according to the company.
Microsoft announced a Windows Azure price decrease last week for its SQL Reporting Services, which is used for business intelligence-type applications.
The release of Redmond's flagship productivity suite will appeal to those who use multiple touch-based devices and it stores files locally, on servers, in SharePoint and in the cloud.
Microsoft will be pushing tablets and cloud services in 2013, according to expert analysis.
Microsoft's Exchange ActiveSync technology is getting a six-month reprieve for Windows Phone users integrating with Google Apps.
Microsoft made a few announcements today concerning its next-generation Office 365 products, releasing consumer, student and small business editions.
Cloud and virtualization vender VMware announced on Monday that the company would be instigating company-wide layoffs.
- By Michael Domingo
Ahead of Microsoft Office 2013's release, Microsoft is touting some redesigned features and a new pricing system.
Enterprises looking to manage mobile devices are using both Microsoft products to get the job done.
Microsoft on Wednesday issued a detailed apology and explanation for a two-day Windows Azure Storage disruption.
Microsoft today announced the general availability of System Center 2012 Service Pack 1, plus a new Windows Intune service update release and Windows Azure improvements.
It's now a little easier to deploy open source software to Microsoft's cloud-based Windows Azure operating system.
Latest beta aims to ease management tasks tapping Microsoft services.
The new Acronis Backup & Recovery 11.5 is optimized for hybrid cloud environments and provides flexible application support.
- By Derek Schauland
In her December 2012 column ("The Next Big Thing for Microsoft"), Mary Jo Foley wrote about "the new Office" -- new versions of the Microsoft productivity suite that are subscription- and cloud-based. A reader reacts to this vision of Microsoft's future.
- By Readers of Redmond magazine
Google announced late last week that is getting rid of some features in its software-as-a-service applications that are associated with Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync.