Cloud Computing


Microsoft Plans to Bring Azure Active Directory Groups to Intune

Microsoft will be swapping out the Intune Groups capability in its Intune mobile management service for its Azure Active Directory Groups approach, starting next month.

Restacking Azure Stack

Microsoft's decision to deliver the first iteration of Azure Stack only to engineered systems from Dell, HPE and Lenovo surprised some customers and partners, but the company believes it will ensure a more consistent and reliable experience.

Microsoft and Citrix Lay Out Mobile and Cloud Partnership Efforts

Microsoft and Citrix once again explained their partnership vision that will combine Citrix virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) solutions with Microsoft Azure datacenter solutions.

Azure Pack: Hyper-Converged

The HPE HC 250 puts the Microsoft cloud platform system in a box with Windows Server, System Center and the Windows Azure Pack portal.

Microsoft Expands Azure Active Directory ID Protection Preview with User Risk Policy

Microsoft has improved its preview of the Azure Active Directory Identity Protection service for federated tenants and also expanded the preview to Europe.

Microsoft's Continuous Improvements to Office 365 Reporting

Microsoft has added a ton of new ways to track usage in its cloud services over the past few months.

SolarWinds' Take on the Borderless Datacenter and Cloud DBAs

Thomas LaRock, tech evangelist, discusses the company's vision of the changing datacenter.

Microsoft Explains Rationale for Azure Stack Hardware Limitation

Microsoft chatted up Azure Stack this week in preparation for its September Ignite conference.

How To Back Up Hyper-V to Amazon Web Services

A guide to configuring the AWS Gateway to back up your Hyper-V VMs in the Amazon public cloud.

SwiftKey Reacts to Reported Privacy Issues

A keyboard-typing prediction service that Microsoft is in the process of buying has responded to problems reported by users.

Microsoft's Relentless Focus: Reinventing Business Processes

Microsoft can't do it alone, and at the heart of the initiative are new acquisition and partnerships.

Azure Active Directory Conditional Access Service Now Available

Microsoft this week announced that its Azure Active Directory conditional access service for applications has reached "general availability" status.

Azure Active Directory B2C Service Goes Live

Microsoft's Business to Consumer (B2C) Azure Active Directory service is now commercially available in North American markets.

Backup to Azure: A Practical Choice for Enterprises

Implementing Microsoft's new StorSimple Virtual Array offers a more practical and affordable approach to using Microsoft Azure as a cloud-based target for backup and disaster recovery.

Big Backup Targets: Balancing Data Integrity and Security

The move to protect data in the cloud is rising incrementally, and while there are numerous services provider options, Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Azure are key choices.

Microsoft Authenticator Client Access Improvements Arriving Next Month

Microsoft is unifying the code base used for its two client authentication solutions, with changes expected to show up next month.

Microsoft Azure Security Center Goes Live

Microsoft announced today that its Azure Security Center service has reached "general availability" commercial release.

Are IT Pros Becoming Obsolete?

Even though cloud technology is drastically altering how IT does its job, there will still be a need for tech pros in the modern enterprise.

Microsoft Unveils Windows Surface Subscription Options

Microsoft on Tuesday at the Worldwide Partner Conference (WPC) in Toronto announced Windows 10 Enterprise E3 in CSP [Cloud Service Provider] and Surface as a Service programs.

Azure SQL Data Warehouse Hits General Availability

Microsoft today announced that its elastic cloud computing platform Azure SQL Data Warehouse is now generally available.

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