Cloud Computing


First Look: Microsoft Azure Monitor Preview

Based on an evaluation of the preview release, Microsoft's new Azure Monitor will give administrators analytics, troubleshooting data, metrics and logs.

Microsoft To Direct First-Time Azure Buyers to Partners

Microsoft announced a licensing change this week that will affect first-time buyers of Azure services, starting next month.

Microsoft Taps Azure To Elevate Windows Advanced Threat Protection

Traditional antivirus software can't meet the threats aimed at enterprise networks and that's the mindset Microsoft took with the creation of Windows Defender ATP.

Why You Should Be Thinking About Groups for Office 365

Groups brings together the best features and functionality of multiple Microsoft services under one roof.

SharePoint in Azure: Know Your Limits To Avoid a Cost Hangover

Azure efficiencies depend on initial sizing predictions, proper maintenance and architecture to avoid drinking more than you can handle.

Docker for Azure Public Beta Released

Docker this week released a public beta of Docker for Azure.

Microsoft Enhancing Azure Portal with Intune and Command-Line Tools

Microsoft this week described some coming improvements to the Azure management portal.

Microsoft Eases Local Password Protection with Azure Active Directory Pass-Through Authentication Preview

Microsoft announced a preview today of a new Azure Active Directory Pass-Through Authentication capability, as well as a preview of a "seamless" single sign-on feature.

Microsoft Goes Live with Azure Active Directory PowerShell 2.0

Microsoft today announced that the Azure Active Directory PowerShell 2.0 module has reached the "general availability" milestone.

Azure Data Lake Service for Big Data Analyses Now Available

Microsoft this week released Azure Data Lake as a generally available, production-ready service.

Microsoft Shows Linux Love by Joining the Linux Foundation

Microsoft put the spotlight on Linux during its Connect() event for developers this week, including an announcement today that it had joined the Linux Foundation.

Azure Gets Bots Service Preview and New Compute Services

Microsoft announced a few Azure milestones today and showcased developer options to tap into its new compute capabilities.

Microsoft Announces Windows Azure Pack Support to January 2027

Microsoft has published updated lifecycle support information for Windows Azure Pack.

New Audit Preview Added to Azure Active Directory Admin Portal

Microsoft has added auditing features to its Azure Active Directory admin portal for administrators, which is still at the preview stage from its initial preview launch in September.

Microsoft Issues Azure Container Service Engine as Open Source Code

Microsoft today released the source code for its Azure Container Service Engine as open source code, and also added support for Kubernetes 1.4 and DC/OS 1.8.4.

Microsoft's Massive Azure Extension into the Enterprise

Now that Windows Server 2016 is available, Microsoft says IT pros and developers can build and extend containerized workloads and applications to its network- and compute-enhanced Azure public cloud -- and vice versa.

Q&A: Syncing Office 365 with Azure Active Directory

Office and SharePoint Live presenters Dan Usher and Scott Hoag discuss how you can simplify your life with automation.

BizTalk Server 2016 Now Available

Microsoft released BizTalk Server 2016 today, its newest enterprise integration server, succeeding BizTalk Server 2013 R2.

First Look: Azure Resource Manager

Deploy, manage or delete applications without having to deal with the individual components that make up the application.

Microsoft Previews Sync Error Reporting in Azure Active Directory Tool

Microsoft this week announced a new Sync Error Reports preview capability for users of its Azure Active Directory Connect Health service.

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