Cloud Computing


Azure Migrate Tool Will Be Production-Ready in Next 6 Months

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 Intune Now Supports Conditional Access for Macs via Jamf Partnership

A solution to add "conditional access" security compliance protections to Mac devices, using technologies from Microsoft and Jamf, is now commercially available.

Azure Virtual Machine B-Series and M-Series Now Commercially Available

Microsoft added more options to its alphabet soup of Azure virtual machine (VM) offerings this month.

Deploying Azure Stack

Now that Microsoft's new hybrid cloud appliances bring Azure functionality on-premises and to services providers, here's what you need to know.

AWS Single Sign-On Launches with Active Directory Integration

A new solution from Amazon Web Services gives organizations single sign-on capabilities using Microsoft Active Directory credentials.

Microsoft Greenlights Exchange and Skype for Business for 'Hybrid Modern Authentication'

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.

Hands-On with Microsoft's Advanced Threat Analytics 1.8

Microsoft's new Advanced Threat Analytics 1.8 applies the company's latest advances in AI and machine learning to protect against ransomware and other malicious activity.

Microsoft and Partners Highlight Emerging Kubernetes on Azure Tools

Some progress on the Kubernetes on Azure front emerged from this week's KubeCon event taking place in Austin, Texas.

Migration Support for Hyper-V VMs Added to AWS

AWS has added tools to migrate Hyper-V virtual machines to its cloud.

First Look: Inside HPE's Azure Stack Appliances

Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) was the first to invite <i>Redmond</i> magazine to test-drive Microsoft's new flagship hybrid cloud platform.

Microsoft Previews Azure Location Based Services

Microsoft this week previewed Azure Location Based Services for adding geographical information to apps.

Microsoft and SAP Supporting Cloud-Based ERP Solutions for Large Enterprises

Microsoft and SAP have expanded their 20-year partnership by engineering SAP's cloud and enterprise resource planning (ERP) solutions to run on Microsoft Azure datacenter infrastructure.

VMware Rips Microsoft for Azure 'Bare Metal' Migration Solution

Microsoft this month provoked VMware by announcing a preview of a "bare metal" VMware stack that runs on Microsoft Azure hardware.

Microsoft's Skype for Business Shift to Teams Could Be 3 Year Transition

Independent consultancy Directions on Microsoft offered guidance this week on Skype for Business, and how organizations could be affected by Microsoft's plans to shift its capabilities into Teams.

Bash in Azure Cloud Shell Now Commercially Available

Azure Cloud Shell now supports the Linux-based Bash command-line interface (CLI), Microsoft announced this week.

Microsoft Previews Compliance Manager Tool for GDPR and Standards Assessments

Microsoft today released a preview of Compliance Manager, a new dashboard tool designed to show the regulatory compliance status of Microsoft's controls for its solutions, as well as the status of the controls used in customer environments.

Microsoft's Cloud Foundry Efforts on Azure

Many large enterprises are modernizing their businesses with Cloud Foundry, a PaaS environment that's become popular for DevOps, multi-platform runtimes, back-end services and multi-cloud configurations. Here's how it works.

Microsoft Previews Azure ExpressRoute Monitoring

Microsoft announced a preview of a new Azure ExpressRoute monitoring capability last week.

Project Olympus Hyperscale Server Products Starting To Roll Out

The Project Olympus specification is now complete and being used in product designs by hardware vendors, Microsoft announced today.

Microsoft 365 for Modern Workplace and Management

The new service aims to make Enterprise Mobility + Security (EMS) more appealing than ever.

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