Cloud Computing

Microsoft Completes StorSimple Buy

Microsoft today completed its acquisition of StorSimple, which was first announced last month.

AT&T Joins Other Telcos in Offering Microsoft Office 365 Services

AT&T began offering Microsoft Office 365 services to small and midsize businesses on Monday.

Window Azure Getting High-Performance Computing Improvements

Microsoft today announced some coming Windows Azure improvements for organizations engaged in high-performance computing analyses.

Microsoft Releases Windows HDInsight 'Previews' for Hadoop

Microsoft and its partner have enhanced Hadoop "big data" capabilities for Windows.

Cloud Conversions: Software Vendors Transforming into Service Providers

The cloud is putting pressure on traditional software companies to redefine their focus to a service-oriented business model.

VM Self-Service: Right Feature, Wrong User

VM Self-Service could be confusing for even the most seasoned IT pro. Thankfully, Greg is here to shed some light on what it means for your private cloud.

Windows Azure Discounts Now Based on Spending Tiers

Microsoft on Thursday announced discounts for Windows Azure subscribers, based on their monthly financial commitments.

Microsoft Responds to Pollution Claims at its Quincy Datacenter

Microsoft today responded to a New York Times story about pollution, power wasting and political arm twisting associated with the Microsoft datacenter in Quincy, Wash.

Amazon's Virtual Private Cloud Now Supports RDS for SQL Server

Amazon's Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) service is now supporting Amazon RDS for SQL Server, along with other enhancements, the company announced on Thursday.

VMware vCloud Suite 5.1 Released

vCloud Suite 5.1 was released into general availability by VMware on Wednesday.

Inside the New Office 2013 and SharePoint 2013 Cloud Apps

Microsoft's new app model improves performance and broadens choice for end users, while letting IT pros keep control.

System Center 2012 SP1 Beta Now Available

Microsoft today announced the release of a beta test version of System Center 2012 Service Pack 1.

Dell Gears Up for Virtualization with Windows Server 2012 Products

Dell on Tuesday unfurled its Windows Server 2012 product line and described its virtualization support efforts.

Microsoft Fighting an Unwinnable War

Is the cloud a viable tool in the fight?

8 New VMware Tools for Windows Shops

As VMware plays a greater role in datacenter and cloud infrastructure, partners augment with heterogeneous management and protection tools.

Microsoft Speeding Up Next-Gen Office Using App-V Technology

Microsoft explained a bit more on Monday about its installation scheme for its next-generation Office software.

BizTalk Server 2010 R2 CTP Available for Testing Via Windows Azure

Microsoft announced a community technology preview of its BizTalk Server 2010 R2 product.

SkyDrive App for Android Phones Released

Microsoft SkyDrive 1.0 app for Android was released on Google Play today.

SkyDrive Moves Out of Beta and Gets 'Modern' Look

Microsoft announced on Tuesday that its SkyDrive cloud storage solution for consumers has moved beyond the preview stage.

Microsoft Touts IIS 8.0 Improvements on Windows Server 2012

Microsoft highlighted this month why Internet Information Service 8.0 is a "no brainer" upgrade.

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