The new Microsoft Azure Active Directory puts more on-premises features into the cloud version and links to more than 1,200 Software as a Service (SaaS) apps.
Microsoft announced a few Azure improvements today that may be of interest for data analysts or developers needing to connect applications to databases or search services.
Microsoft is on its way toward enabling full automation of Azure tasks via PowerShell workflow scripts.
Microsoft announced a beta this week of a new setup tool for IT pros called "Azure Active Directory Connect."
The feature, part of Microsoft's Azure cloud service, makes it easy to create file shares in the public cloud.
Microsoft is among a number of new providers upsetting the status quo by offering software defined storage, cloud-based data protection, flash-based arrays and converged Web scale infrastructure.
- By Jeffrey Schwartz
Nearly six months after taking over as the third CEO in Microsoft history, Satya Nadella has started putting his own stamp on the company.
- By Jeffrey Schwartz
Following with the rest of the company's new mission statement, the Office team has been focused on mobile, cloud and non-Windows platforms.
- By Mary Jo Foley
Since Edward Snowden first revealed major cloud companies' cooperation with the NSA's covert surveillance, Microsoft and other vendors have been fighting hard to restore their image through public measures to protect users' privacy. While Redmond readers respect the effort to varying degrees, they're taking their own countermeasures.
Microsoft announced a second preview release of its Azure Active Directory (AD) Sync Services solution this week.
Organizations should strategically consider using public cloud services for backup and disaster recovery scenarios, according to research and consulting firm Forrester.
Microsoft and IBM are showing growth in the cloud infrastructure services market relative to market leader Amazon Web Services, according to analyst reports.
Company praises IT pros, while shifting their roles with Microsoft Azure.
Microsoft expanded its high-bandwidth ExpressRoute service into seven cities.
Microsoft added some basic functionality to its new Azure RemoteApp service this week.
Microsoft has increased the public folder hierarchy limits of its Exchange Online service for Office 365 customers.
Cisco and Microsoft announced yesterday of a new cloud partnership in a document titled "Cisco Doubles Down on Data Center with Microsoft."
Microsoft's operating system market position has slipped to 14 percent worldwide, when mobile devices are included in the estimate.
Microsoft is planning changes to three of its Office 365 plans for small-to-medium businesses (SMBs), starting on Oct. 1.
Microsoft is adding improvements to its Azure Portal preview, which are expected to arrive next week.