Cloud Computing


Microsoft Offers Help on Moving to Azure Resource Manager

Microsoft announced resource materials this week to help organizations move from the "classic" Azure management portal to the Azure Resource Manager portal.

First Look: Microsoft Azure Stack

Here's what to expect when you install the first technical preview.

Azure Stack: Microsoft’s Cloud Technology for the Datacenter

The software for enterprises and hosting providers to build private and hybrid clouds based on the same technology that runs the Microsoft Azure public cloud service is in preview for testers to evaluate. Some say it could bring major changes to the datacenter.

PowerApps and Microsoft Flow Previews Released

Microsoft announced a public preview of its PowerApps developer tools solutions today, plus a new Microsoft Flow component.

Microsoft Misses Financial Estimates for Q3

On Thursday, Microsoft said it expects a higher effective tax rate from licensing shifts and revenue deferrals, along with lower-than-expected earnings per share (EPS), during its quarterly earnings report.

Mesosphere Sees Growth in the Datacenter Operating System Market

The company's founder said its DCOS offering is for 'Apps Running at Datacenter Scale.'

Microsoft Rolls Out Free Cloud Support and Educational Resources for IT Pros

Microsoft today announced free new educational resources for IT pros who may be coming to grips with Microsoft's cloud-centric shift.

Azure Container Service Goes Live with Mesosphere DC/OS Integration

Today Microsoft announced the commercial availability of its Azure Container Service, while its partner Mesosphere announced the launch of a new open source DC/OS project.

Microsoft Indicates Demise for Older Active Directory Sync Tools

Microsoft gave notice on its older Active Directory synchronization tools, giving IT pros almost a year to move to its newer Azure Active Directory Connect tool.

OneDrive for Business Getting Enhancements This Year

Microsoft announced some OneDrive for Business improvements coming this week and later this year.

Microsoft Goes Live with Cloud App Security Service

Microsoft is now selling its Cloud App Security service.

Microsoft Releases Azure Service Fabric for Scalable Apps

Microsoft had more developer news on Day 2 of its Build event, this time mostly focused on its Azure cloud computing resources.

Microsoft Promotes Career Advantage of Embracing Cloud

You can lead IT pros to the cloud, but you cannot make them float.

Azure Active Directory Connect Health for Sync Tool Released

Microsoft today announced that its latest tool for checking Azure Active Directory synchronization issues is now "generally available."

Leveraging the Cloud in Microsoft Contract Negotiations

Microsoft's fiscal year ends on June 30, offering a negotiating opportunity for organizations that license its software.

CSA Launches Software Defined Perimeter for IaaS

The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA), a nonprofit organization promoting the use of cloud security best practices, has announced the formation of a new Software Defined Perimeter (SDP) for Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) initiative.

Microsoft Releases StorSimple Virtual Array Storage Solution

Microsoft announced the release of its StorSimple Virtual Array product this week.

Microsoft Releases Preview of Azure Active Directory Identity Protection

Microsoft today released a preview of its new Azure Active Directory Identity Protection service.

Microsoft Preps for RSA with Azure and Office 365 Security Improvements

Microsoft provided an update on its enterprise security solutions today, just before the RSA security conference, which happens later this month.

How To Create Azure Storage Blobs in PowerShell

Upload and transfer files to the Azure cloud in a few easy steps.

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