Microsoft is kicking off its year in acquisitions with a Pittsburgh-based provider of hybrid cloud storage solutions.
- By Scott Bekker
VMware isn't planning to work directly with Microsoft on the technical details of its emerging VMware virtualization on Azure solution, but the company has dropped some of its initially condemnatory language about it.
Microsoft plans to add limited support for e-mail internationalization sometime this quarter for Office 365 Exchange Online Enterprise plan users.
Higher demand for "infrastructure to support cloud and hybrid-cloud implementations" has meant increased revenue for the world's top server manufacturers, according to recent data from Gartner.
Most organizations end up overpaying for cloud services when they migrate their on-premises workloads to the cloud using a "direct match" philosophy, according to a recent study by migration analytics firm TSO Logic.
Oracle recently announced its intent to acquire Australian software company Aconex in an effort to boost its industry-focused cloud offerings.
The Azure Migrate solution is expected to be a production-ready product for organizations in the first half of 2018, Microsoft indicated this week.
Microsoft offered some good news and bad news this week for users of its unified communications products.
A recent Windows 10 test release includes an open source Secure Shell (OpenSSH) preview, according to a press account.
A solution to add "conditional access" security compliance protections to Mac devices, using technologies from Microsoft and Jamf, is now commercially available.
Quantum computing may be among the bleedingest of bleeding-edge technologies, but Microsoft is wasting no time introducing the concept to its developers with this week's release of a new Quantum Development Kit.
Microsoft this week advanced the calling capabilities of its Office 365 Teams collaboration service by adding more Skype for Business capabilities to it.
Microsoft's Unified Support plan will replace other Microsoft technical support plans, including Premier Support, in about six months, and likely will result in substantial price increases for organizations.
December 12 marked Microsoft's last "update Tuesday" for this year.
Microsoft added more options to its alphabet soup of Azure virtual machine (VM) offerings this month.
VMware and Carbon Black, a provider of endpoint security solutions, are working on a new security offering that aims to protect datacenters by analyzing historical application data.
A new solution from Amazon Web Services gives organizations single sign-on capabilities using Microsoft Active Directory credentials.
In the wake of major high-profile incidence in 2017, worldwide enterprise spending on security is poised to rise 8 percent next year, according to Gartner, Inc.
Microsoft announced this week that "hybrid modern authentication" for Exchange and Skype for Business has reached "general availability" status, meaning the capability is ready for commercial use.
Some progress on the Kubernetes on Azure front emerged from this week's KubeCon event taking place in Austin, Texas.