The latest roundup of products and services IT should keep an eye out on includes NetApp Private Storage for Microsoft Azure, Netwrix Auditor for 5 Compliance Standards and ActiveBatch Extension for System Center Configuration.
Microsoft announced a few Azure improvements today that may be of interest for data analysts or developers needing to connect applications to databases or search services.
Microsoft is on its way toward enabling full automation of Azure tasks via PowerShell workflow scripts.
The Virtual Machine Converter, Microsoft's free VM migration tool, will bring back physical to virtual machine connectivity when MVMC 3.0 comes out this fall.
Technical Fellow Mark Russinovich tells a TechMentor audience in his keynote that Microsoft's cloud service is gaining share, features and is more unique.
Microsoft announced a beta this week of a new setup tool for IT pros called "Azure Active Directory Connect."
The feature, part of Microsoft's Azure cloud service, makes it easy to create file shares in the public cloud.
Microsoft will appeal the latest ruling upholding a search warrant for a criminal investigation that it must turn over e-mail stored overseas.
Microsoft is among a number of new providers upsetting the status quo by offering software defined storage, cloud-based data protection, flash-based arrays and converged Web scale infrastructure.
Nearly six months after taking over as the third CEO in Microsoft history, Satya Nadella has started putting his own stamp on the company.
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Following with the rest of the company's new mission statement, the Office team has been focused on mobile, cloud and non-Windows platforms.
Microsoft announced a second preview release of its Azure Active Directory (AD) Sync Services solution this week.
Organizations should strategically consider using public cloud services for backup and disaster recovery scenarios, according to research and consulting firm Forrester.
Since Edward Snowden first revealed major cloud companies' cooperation with the NSA's covert surveillance, Microsoft and other vendors have been fighting hard to restore their image through public measures to protect users' privacy. While Redmond readers respect the effort to varying degrees, they're taking their own countermeasures.