Cloud Computing


Microsoft Updates StorSimple and Previews New 'Virtual Array' Storage Solution

Microsoft issued an update today for its StorSimple 8000 Series products and also rolled out preview of a new local virtual machine storage solution.

Office 365: The Cloud of Choice for Exchange Server?

For those who can't decide whether to host their Exchange Server in Azure or Office 365, here are some considerations to factor in.

Red Hat Sets up Shop in Redmond

The two will work in close proximity to streamline customer support.

Azure Active Directory Gets New Custom Roles Capability

Microsoft has added the ability to create and assign custom roles as part of its Azure Active Directory Service.

Microsoft and Linux Foundation Create 'Linux on Azure' Cert Program

A new Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) program came into existence this week for those seeking Linux on Azure certifications.

Microsoft Ending Two Azure Cache Services Next Year

Microsoft has gone all-in with its Azure Redis Cache service and plans to stop offering a couple of alternative cache services next year.

Microsoft Previews Azure Security Center

The new cloud security suite can also be used in on-premises environments and in Amazon's cloud.

Intel Steps Up Focus on Threat Landscape

Plus: SolarWinds releases new server health monitoring tool; Veeam Availability Suite v9 coming soon.

Microsoft Finally Releases Its Azure Portal Management Solution

Microsoft announced this week that its Azure Portal solution has reached the "general availability" milestone.

Microsoft Adds Debian Linux to the Azure Marketplace

Microsoft has added the open source Debian GNU/Linux operating system as an "endorsed distribution" to its Azure Marketplace.

Microsoft Unveils PowerApps Dev Tools for Business Users

Microsoft this week unveiled its Azure-based PowerApps development tools that supposedly make it easier for business users to create or extend corporate Web applications.

Microsoft Should Iron Out SharePoint's Social Fabric

What Microsoft can learn from the partner ecosystem as SharePoint 2016 gets ready for release.

Microsoft To Expand Its European Service Regions Next Year

Microsoft has plans to expand its datacenter capacity for delivering services in both the United Kingdom and Germany, per announcements made this week.

Microsoft To Acquire Information Protection Firm Secure Islands

Microsoft on Monday announced that it is in the process of acquiring Israeli-based security firm Secure Islands Technology, Ltd.

Microsoft Previews Sync Checking in Azure Active Directory Connect Health

Microsoft rolled out a preview this week of a new synchronization-checking capability in its Azure Active Directory Connect Health solution.

Microsoft Previews Azure Resource Health Service

Microsoft released a preview of its Azure Resource Health service last week.

Microsoft Announces SQL Server 2016 CTP 3, Azure Data Lake Preview and More

Joseph Sirosh, Microsoft's new Data Group head, today announced a new CTP of SQL Server 2016, along with a preview of Azure Data Lake Store and Analytics services and a preview of Azure SQL Database In-Memory OLTP and Operational Analytics.

Azure Active Directory PowerShell Preview Adds Multifactor Authentication and Mobile Management

Microsoft today announced two new Azure Active Directory PowerShell module capabilities available at the preview testing stage.

Microsoft Releases Azure Active Directory Domain Services and Proxy Previews

Microsoft this week rolled out new previews for organizations using its Azure Active Directory services.

Microsoft Expands Azure Backup's Capabilities with 'Project Venus'

Microsoft this week announced that its Azure Backup service now can back up Hyper-V virtual machines, as well as more server workloads.

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