Cloud Computing


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.

Microsoft Releases StorSimple Virtual Array Storage Solution

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

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 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.

Microsoft Azure Now Supports Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Microsoft boasted of its Azure datacenter support for open source software this week, while also announcing that Red Hat Enterprise Linux images are now available from the Azure Marketplace.

Microsoft Releases Azure Active Directory Connect 1.1

Microsoft announced the release of Azure Active Directory Connect 1.1 today.

Microsoft Azure IoT Hub Services Now Available

Microsoft this week commercially released its Azure IoT Hub set of services, which facilitates Internet of Things operations for organizations.

Microsoft Previews Enterprise State Roaming for Windows 10 Devices

Microsoft is promising greater organizational control over roamed Windows 10 operating system settings and application-state data when using the Azure Active Directory (AD) service.

Network Control in the Azure Cloud

A new Network Controller and the same software-defined networking (SDN) stack in the Microsoft Azure cloud are among the significant SDN capabilities coming to Windows Server 2016.

Microsoft Releases Azure Stack Preview

Microsoft released its Azure Stack technical preview today, which promises to broaden organizational access to Microsoft's cloud services and tooling.

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