Azure's Success Shows Microsoft Gaining Ground in Cloud Computing
By Eric Lundquist | Article Published October 28, 2013
NEWS ANALYSIS: The growth and development of Microsoft's Azure cloud services shows that Microsoft is catching up and getting ready to play a leading role in cloud computing.
Tags: cloud computing, Amazon Web Services, SQL, Microsoft, Azure, social media, Hyper-V, hybrid cloud, Ray Ozzie, enterprise infrastructure, Apiphany, Windows Active Directory
Cloud Computing Development with Azure: Video Roundtable
By James Maguire | Article Published October 22, 2013
In this video roundtable, three top Azure developers discuss issues involving the Azure PaaS.
Tags: cloud computing, developers, Azure, AZURE DEVELOPER, Azure Cloud platform
Cloud Reviews from Real Customers: Azure, Amazon EC2, Google App Engine, Heroku and More
By Guest Author | Article Published September 24, 2013
Uncensored feedback from verified users of today's most popular cloud computing solutions.
Tags: cloud computing, Google App Engine, Amazon, Azure, EC2
Microsoft and Oracle Partner for Enterprise Cloud
By Pedro Hernandez | Article Published June 24, 2013
The software giants take on the cloudy competition by bringing Oracle's tech to Windows Azure.
Tags: Oracle, cloud computing, Microsoft, Azure
Microsoft Plans Three Dynamics Releases for December
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published December 04, 2012
But promised Azure cloud support isn't ready yet.
Tags: cloud computing, Microsoft, enterprise software, Azure, Dynamics
TechEd and Windows Azure: Suddenly the Clouds Open....
By Rob Enderle | Article Published June 18, 2012
Microsoft’s Azure Hybrid Cloud offering appears promising, especially for businesses struggling with the complication of Cloud deployment.
Tags: cloud computing, Microsoft, Azure, TechEd
Microsoft to Run Linux on Azure
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published June 07, 2012
Beginning today, Microsoft's cloud computing service is supporting Suse, OpenSuse, Ubuntu and CentOS.
Tags: open source, Linux, cloud computing, Microsoft, Azure
Microsoft to Credit Customers for Azure Leap Day Bug
By Pedro Hernandez | Article Published March 12, 2012
As Microsoft tries to make amends, the company provides an uncharacteristically transparent look into events during the Leap Day outage.
Tags: cloud computing, Microsoft, Azure
Microsoft Windows Azure Update Previews Hadoop Distro
By Thor Olavsrud | Article Published December 13, 2011
The software giant is making available a limited preview of an Apache Hadoop-based distribution for its cloud operating system platform that will add Big Data capabilities.
Tags: Hadoop, Microsoft, Azure
Microsoft Reorgs Server and Tools Business
By Stuart J. Johnston | Article Published May 04, 2011
The company quietly began a major reorg of its tools and servers organization as it works to hone its focus on developers.
Tags: cloud computing, Microsoft, Azure, Servers & Services, reorganization
Microsoft Touts Its Cloud, Mobile Strategy
By Stuart J. Johnston | Article Published October 29, 2010
Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer detailed the software giant's plans for its Windows 7 and Azure initiatives.
Tags: cloud computing, Cloud, Microsoft, Azure, steve ballmer
Windows Azure Gains Single Sign-On Support
By Stuart J. Johnston | Article Published August 09, 2010
August preview of Azure AppFabric security component adds support for single sign-on and identity federation.
Tags: cloud computing, Microsoft, SaaS, Azure, Cloud Hosting
Analysts Eager to Hear Microsoft's Plans for Ballmer, Growth
By Stuart J. Johnston | Article Published July 29, 2010
Microsoft hopes to wow attendees at its annual gathering of analysts on the company's Redmond, Wash. campus. But the biggest question of the day may go unanswered.
Tags: cloud computing, Microsoft, Azure, Windows 7, Ballmer
Can Microsoft Get Customers, Partners to Buy In to the Cloud?
By Stuart J. Johnston | Article Published July 15, 2010
Microsoft says it's betting the farm once again -- this time on its vision of cloud computing -- but can it convince partners to hold up part of the tent?
Tags: cloud computing, Microsoft, Azure, cloud service, cloud app
Microsoft to Offer Azure 'Appliance'
By Stuart J. Johnston | Article Published July 12, 2010
At Microsoft's Worldwide Partner Conference this week, the software titan plans to announce it will enable customers and third-party hosting partners to run Windows Azure in their own datacenters.
Tags: cloud computing, Microsoft, appliances, Azure, cloud based computing
Microsoft Says It's Winning
By Stuart J. Johnston | Article Published June 29, 2010
Apparently fed up with taking a constant drubbing from the media and tech pundits, Microsoft's chief spin doctor talks up the software giant's successes.
Tags: cloud computing, Microsoft, Azure, Windows 7, Bing
Microsoft's Azure Hits 10K Customer Mark
By Stuart J. Johnston | Article Published June 07, 2010
Microsoft's Azure cloud services have only been available commercially for four months but they have already attracted more early customers than at least one analyst expected.
Tags: cloud computing, Microsoft, Azure, cloud service, cloud management
Microsoft's TechFair Previews What's Coming Next
By Andy Patrizio | Article Published May 07, 2010
The software giant's research arm stretches beyond traditional PC software to advances in mobile, language translation, social media and more.
Tags: cloud computing, Microsoft, Azure, SQL Server, Xbox
Inside Microsoft's Next Visual Studio 2010, .NET Framework 4 Releases
By Andy Patrizio | Article Published April 13, 2010
Both feature a wide range of enhancements for modern application development in an Internet-centric world.
Tags: Microsoft, developers, Azure, Visual Studio 2010, .NET Framework
Microsoft Debuts Online Suite for Federal IT
By Stuart J. Johnston | Article Published February 24, 2010
The company promises security and identity updates to its Business Productivity Online Suite to make it more desirable for government agencies to deploy Microsoft applications in the cloud.
Tags: cloud computing, Microsoft, Azure, IT, BPOS
Microsoft to Help Scientists With Free Azure Use
By Stuart J. Johnston | Article Published February 04, 2010
National Science Foundation to oversee project grants.
Tags: cloud computing, Microsoft, Azure, Windows Azure, National Science Foundation (NSF)
Microsoft Azure: "Free" Cloud is Over
By Stuart J. Johnston | Article Published February 02, 2010
Microsoft will now begin collecting fees for use of its Azure cloud computing platform, after making the service free to vendors who want to develop and sell services hosted in the software giant's cloud.
Tags: cloud computing, Microsoft, Azure, Windows Azure, Microsoft Azure
Microsoft Azure: Making the Cloud Safe for Innovation
By Joshua Greenbaum | Article Published January 27, 2010
Azure will provide innovators and developers a platform that will off-load a lot of cloud deployment issues to a big partner, providing a cloud environment that wont give IT conniptions.
Tags: cloud computing, Cloud, cloud services, Microsoft, Azure
Azure Outage Due to System Update
By Stuart J. Johnston | Article Published March 21, 2009
Microsoft's nascent cloud network briefly laid low by networking issues.
Tags: Windows, services, Microsoft, networking, Azure