Cloud Computing


Scale in the Cloud with Azure Service Fabric

Microsoft readies new component to its public cloud service that will enable applications requiring massive scalability.

Microsoft Seeing Gains for Azure Active Directory Connect Solution

Microsoft indicated this week that it is seeing good adoption of its newly released Active Directory synchronization tool known as "Azure AD Connect."

Microsoft's New Security Approach

Microsoft is shifting to an operational focus and creating a security graph to help address the alarming new threat landscape and the rise of cloud computing.

Microsoft Discloses BizTalk Server 2016 Roadmap and Azure Integration Plans

Microsoft recently laid out its integration solutions vision, including milestones for its next BizTalk Server product and Azure plans.

How To Prepare a Hyper-V VM To Run on Microsoft Azure

Missing a step could cause data to disappear.

Microsoft Adds App Delegation Capability to Azure Active Directory

Microsoft has updated Azure Active Directory Premium, adding a new capability to delegate application access rights.

Microsoft Updates StorSimple and Previews New 'Virtual Array' Storage Solution

Microsoft issued an update today for its StorSimple 8000 Series products and also rolled out preview of a new local virtual machine storage solution.

Office 365: The Cloud of Choice for Exchange Server?

For those who can't decide whether to host their Exchange Server in Azure or Office 365, here are some considerations to factor in.

Red Hat Sets up Shop in Redmond

The two will work in close proximity to streamline customer support.

Microsoft and Linux Foundation Create 'Linux on Azure' Cert Program

A new Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) program came into existence this week for those seeking Linux on Azure certifications.

Azure Active Directory Gets New Custom Roles Capability

Microsoft has added the ability to create and assign custom roles as part of its Azure Active Directory Service.

Microsoft Ending Two Azure Cache Services Next Year

Microsoft has gone all-in with its Azure Redis Cache service and plans to stop offering a couple of alternative cache services next year.

Microsoft Finally Releases Its Azure Portal Management Solution

Microsoft announced this week that its Azure Portal solution has reached the "general availability" milestone.

Microsoft Previews Azure Security Center

The new cloud security suite can also be used in on-premises environments and in Amazon's cloud.

Intel Steps Up Focus on Threat Landscape

Plus: SolarWinds releases new server health monitoring tool; Veeam Availability Suite v9 coming soon.

Microsoft Adds Debian Linux to the Azure Marketplace

Microsoft has added the open source Debian GNU/Linux operating system as an "endorsed distribution" to its Azure Marketplace.

Microsoft Unveils PowerApps Dev Tools for Business Users

Microsoft this week unveiled its Azure-based PowerApps development tools that supposedly make it easier for business users to create or extend corporate Web applications.

Microsoft Should Iron Out SharePoint's Social Fabric

What Microsoft can learn from the partner ecosystem as SharePoint 2016 gets ready for release.

Microsoft To Expand Its European Service Regions Next Year

Microsoft has plans to expand its datacenter capacity for delivering services in both the United Kingdom and Germany, per announcements made this week.

Microsoft To Acquire Information Protection Firm Secure Islands

Microsoft on Monday announced that it is in the process of acquiring Israeli-based security firm Secure Islands Technology, Ltd.

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