Cloud Computing


Microsoft Azure Security Center Goes Live

Microsoft announced today that its Azure Security Center service has reached "general availability" commercial release.

Are IT Pros Becoming Obsolete?

Even though cloud technology is drastically altering how IT does its job, there will still be a need for tech pros in the modern enterprise.

Microsoft Unveils Windows Surface Subscription Options

Microsoft on Tuesday at the Worldwide Partner Conference (WPC) in Toronto announced Windows 10 Enterprise E3 in CSP [Cloud Service Provider] and Surface as a Service programs.

Azure SQL Data Warehouse Hits General Availability

Microsoft today announced that its elastic cloud computing platform Azure SQL Data Warehouse is now generally available.

Microsoft Explains Azure Stack Delay

Microsoft said that despite initially being penned for release later this year, the company's Azure Stack won't arrive until sometime in 2017.

Microsoft Broadens Azure Active Directory Role-Based Controls for IT Pros

Microsoft has added greater flexibility to its role-based access controls for IT pros using the Azure Active Directory service.

The Citizen Developer: Reaching New Heights in SharePoint

SharePoint gave rise to the citizen developer a decade ago but the evolution of SaaS including Office 365 and the latest tooling such as Microsoft PowerApps and Flow are empowering a larger community.

Microsoft Previews Azure Active Directory Conditional Access for Exchange and SharePoint Online

Microsoft today announced Azure Active Directory Conditional Access support for Exchange Online and SharePoint Online services, which is now at the preview stage.

Microsoft Planning To Launch Azure Information Protection Service This Year

Microsoft unveiled a new information protection service that will get commercially released sometime later this year.

Microsoft Releases Office 365 Update 1602 Deferred Channel

Microsoft this month released Office 365 update 1602 "deferred channel," which includes new features for Office applications, as well as security updates.

Microsoft Offers Azure Virtual Machines F-Series

Microsoft released a new F-Series of Azure Virtual Machines this month.

Microsoft Releases FreeBSD 10.3 Image in Azure Marketplace

Microsoft published its FreeBSD 10.3 server image in the Azure Marketplace this week, representing yet another open source milestone for the company.

Azure Active Directory Enterprise State Roaming for Windows 10 Released

Microsoft commercially released its Azure Active Directory Enterprise State Roaming service for Windows 10 clients this week.

Microsoft's Legal Team Explains Protections for Corporate Data

Microsoft today answered a few questions about how its legal team looks at data privacy issues for its cloud services customers.

Azure Delivers with Remote Server Management Tools

How to configure and administer Windows Server 2016, including the Nano configuration, with Microsoft's forthcoming Azure-based Remote Server Management Tools option.

Azure Active Directory ID Preview Gets Some Improvements

Microsoft's Identity Protection preview for its Azure Active Directory service got some new capabilities this week.

Microsoft Makes It Easier To Move SQL Server Licenses to Azure

Organizations with Enterprise Agreements (EAs) can now move their existing SQL Server licenses to Azure Virtual Machines using prebuilt images, Microsoft announced late last week.

Microsoft Expands Cloud Infrastructure with Undersea MAREA Project

Microsoft has been expanding its cloud services infrastructure of late, including a new trans-Atlantic subsea cable that's being built in partnership with Facebook.

Microsoft Holds Off on Azure Active Directory Certificate Rollovers

Microsoft has postponed its roll out of new security certificates for Azure Active Directory, which was supposed to have occurred today.

Microsoft Azure SQL Data Warehouse Update Includes Azure Active Directory Authentication

Microsoft has updated its Azure SQL Data Warehouse service with several key new features including Azure Active Directory authentication.

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