Microsoft Windows Azure and cloud computing News
September 27, 2016
Microsoft dedicated its opening keynote to the benefits of Azure, but IT pros say the company's on-ramp to the cloud still needs some work.
June 17, 2016
As a primordial soup of Windows container technologies coalesces into products, users are willing to wait until they can control their own destiny with Windows Server 2016.
May 27, 2016
Zerto's cloud-based Virtual Manager hypervisor replication tool copies applications and data to the public cloud and does failback for disaster recovery.
January 26, 2016
Get ready to pay more, experts warn, when Windows Server licensing fees shift from per-processor to per-core starting with Windows Server 2016.
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