Cloud Computing


Microsoft Improves File Capabilities in Office Online Apps

Microsoft announced improvements today to its Office Online apps that run in Web browsers.

Microsoft Shelves Next-Gen Forms for SharePoint 2016

Microsoft's next-generation forms technologies for SharePoint Server 2016 and SharePoint Online seem to have hit a stall, if not a dead end.

February Intune Update Extends Office Rights Management to Android Devices

Microsoft is planning to deliver a February service update to its Intune mobile management service, starting as early as today.

Salesforce Files Connect Provides Link to SharePoint Online and OneDrive

The new cloud connector bridges the gap between Salesforce.com and popular file stores.

Next Windows Server Getting More Cloud Optimized

The next Windows Server product under development by Microsoft will be getting "deep refactoring" architectural changes oriented toward cloud scenarios.

Microsoft Outlines Security Protections Using Azure Active Directory

Microsoft officials talked today about how the company's Azure Active Directory (AD) service is using machine learning to thwart cyberattacks.

Microsoft Rolls Out New Cloud Platform Roadmap

Microsoft announced a "cloud platform roadmap" Web site late last week that aims to provide insights about its server and cloud software development efforts.

First Look: Microsoft Azure RemoteApp

The new Microsoft Remote Desktop Application as a Service is now available and takes traditional RDP to a new level.

Microsoft Releases Updated OneDrive App for iOS and Mac Sync Preview

Microsoft released an updated OneDrive app for iOS devices this week as part of its broader efforts to deliver a unified business and personal cloud storage experience.

Amazon Announces New Enterprise E-Mail Service

Amazon Web Service (AWS) announced the preview of its new enterprise e-mail service called Amazon WorkMail this week.

How To Create a Self-Signed Certificate

Using the MakeCert utility of the Windows SDK will allow for you to issue your own self-signed certs.

Microsoft Changing Mailbox Restore Method for Exchange Online

Microsoft added another recovery method that IT pros can try when they need to restore accidentally deleted Exchange Online mailboxes.

Microsoft Adds Linux Workloads to Migration Accelerator Tool

Microsoft has expanded its Migration Accelerator preview tool to handle Linux migrations to virtual machines on the Azure service.

Azure Data Center Migration Solution 1.0 Released

Microsoft and Persistent Systems have rolled out an Azure Data Center Migration Solution 1.0 tool.

OneDrive Sync Changes Coming with Windows 10

Microsoft is planning to unify the synchronization engine used with its OneDrive cloud storage service, but that move will bring a feature change for Windows 10 users.

Microsoft Disabling SSL 3.0 in Azure Storage Next Month

Microsoft plans to disable Secure Sockets Layer 3.0 encryption support in its Azure Storage service next month.

Microsoft Previews Azure Key Vault Service

Microsoft announced a preview today of a cloud-enabled security management service for IT pros and developers called "Azure Key Vault."

Microsoft Adds 'Boards' Content Tagging Tool for Office 365 Users

Microsoft announced a preview today of a new content tagging feature called "boards" for its Office 365 subscribers.

Office 365's Expanding Enterprise Role

Microsoft last year called the cloud productivity suite its "most strategic development platform." In 2015, IT will find out exactly what that means with an ambitious rollout of APIs, SDKs, features and initiatives for Office 365.

Microsoft Confirms Public Website Removal from SharePoint Online

Microsoft has confirmed that it plans to remove a Public Website feature from its SharePoint Online service offerings.

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