Higher demand for "infrastructure to support cloud and hybrid-cloud implementations" has meant increased revenue for the world's top server manufacturers, according to recent data from Gartner.
Most organizations end up overpaying for cloud services when they migrate their on-premises workloads to the cloud using a "direct match" philosophy, according to a recent study by migration analytics firm TSO Logic.
Oracle recently announced its intent to acquire Australian software company Aconex in an effort to boost its industry-focused cloud offerings.
The Azure Migrate solution is expected to be a production-ready product for organizations in the first half of 2018, Microsoft indicated this week.
A solution to add "conditional access" security compliance protections to Mac devices, using technologies from Microsoft and Jamf, is now commercially available.
Microsoft added more options to its alphabet soup of Azure virtual machine (VM) offerings this month.
Now that Microsoft's new hybrid cloud appliances bring Azure functionality on-premises and to services providers, here's what you need to know.
- By Jeffrey Schwartz
Microsoft announced this week that "hybrid modern authentication" for Exchange and Skype for Business has reached "general availability" status, meaning the capability is ready for commercial use.
A new solution from Amazon Web Services gives organizations single sign-on capabilities using Microsoft Active Directory credentials.
Microsoft's new Advanced Threat Analytics 1.8 applies the company's latest advances in AI and machine learning to protect against ransomware and other malicious activity.
Some progress on the Kubernetes on Azure front emerged from this week's KubeCon event taking place in Austin, Texas.
AWS has added tools to migrate Hyper-V virtual machines to its cloud.
Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) was the first to invite <i>Redmond</i> magazine to test-drive Microsoft's new flagship hybrid cloud platform.
- By Paul Ferrill
Microsoft this week previewed Azure Location Based Services for adding geographical information to apps.
Microsoft and SAP have expanded their 20-year partnership by engineering SAP's cloud and enterprise resource planning (ERP) solutions to run on Microsoft Azure datacenter infrastructure.
Microsoft this month provoked VMware by announcing a preview of a "bare metal" VMware stack that runs on Microsoft Azure hardware.
Independent consultancy Directions on Microsoft offered guidance this week on Skype for Business, and how organizations could be affected by Microsoft's plans to shift its capabilities into Teams.
Azure Cloud Shell now supports the Linux-based Bash command-line interface (CLI), Microsoft announced this week.
Microsoft today released a preview of Compliance Manager, a new dashboard tool designed to show the regulatory compliance status of Microsoft's controls for its solutions, as well as the status of the controls used in customer environments.
Many large enterprises are modernizing their businesses with Cloud Foundry, a PaaS environment that's become popular for DevOps, multi-platform runtimes, back-end services and multi-cloud configurations. Here's how it works.
- By Michael Otey