Microsoft on Monday announced the "general availability" of Windows Azure HDInsight, the company's cloud-based distribution of Hadoop.
Enterprises mostly are using SharePoint Server 2010 and have been slow to move to Microsoft's cloud-based SharePoint Online service, according to recent Forrester Research survey results.
Microsoft updated Windows Azure this month to integrate with its latest flagship software offerings, rolling out some new services as well.
For hybrid cloud solutions to continue to find their footing in the enterprise, security features that enforce geographic jurisdictions should be a top priority.
Microsoft today announced the availability of SQL Server 2014 Community Technology Preview 2.
Veeam's latest update to its Management Pack connect the interoperational gap between Microsoft Systems Center Operations Manager and VMware.
- By Michael Domingo
Experts discuss Microsoft's cloud and enterprise product strategies.
SharePoint is just good enough and few love using it, but it's widely deployed and changing due to Microsoft's product development efforts on the cloud side.
Microsoft's top enterprise executive on Monday made a rare public appearance to outline the company's next enterprise software and cloud deliverables.
- By John K. Waters
IT departments are facing a hybrid cloud future, according to Gartner Inc.
Microsoft this week announced that it will release some of its Windows Azure Active Directory (WAAD) enhancements before year's end at no extra cost.
Don Jones breaks down how Microsoft's cloud approach ties into its commitment to faster release cycles and renewed focus on small- and mid-sized enterprises.
The Department of Justice on Monday rejected motions by Microsoft and other service providers on disclosing national security requests.
Microsoft and Oracle have released previews of virtual machine images that enable Oracle workloads to run on Windows Azure.
Microsoft released its first 2013 report that tallies global law enforcement requests for information on online services use by customers.
Microsoft's Windows Azure-based multifactor authentication service launched as a product today.
Microsoft announced some updates today to its preview version of Power BI for Office 365.
More than half of readers say Microsoft allows government access to everything stored in its cloud services.
A Microsoft executive delivered a keynote presentation for the first time to an Oracle OpenWorld audience Tuesday, unveiling the fruits of a partnership between the two software giants announced last summer.
- By John K. Waters
Canonical and Microsoft announced this week that the open source Ubuntu Juju tool used for services orchestration now works with Windows Azure.