Microsoft Azure cloud services
- January 16, 2020
Microsoft and AWS stepped up their ongoing battle promoting a variety of Windows Server 2008 migration tools in hopes of luring users over to their respective ecosystems.
- September 26, 2018
Not just for troubleshooting, Windows Admin Center helps admins unlock the full potential of the latest Windows Server offering.
- March 26, 2018
Windows Server 2019 will come with a number of enhancements to cater to administrators who want a tighter connection to the Azure cloud platform, Microsoft said.
- August 15, 2017
Azure Stack will be ready in September. But given the product's complexity, early customers might think about working with a service provider.
- March 02, 2017
Industry observers are buying into Microsoft's attempts to reach new users, as the company builds support for Linux and other open source technologies in its offerings.
- 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.
- 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.
- August 12, 2015
In part two of this Q&A, Docker and Microsoft Azure CTOs address container security and how it will play out with Windows and Hyper-V containers.
- August 12, 2015
In this Q&A, Docker co-founder and CTO Solomon Hykes and Microsoft Azure CTO Mark Russinovich discuss the development of Docker containers for Windows Server.
- February 05, 2015
Windows Server 2003 migrations are not for rookie IT admins, but the cost of delaying a move is even more overwhelming.
- December 15, 2014
Google's support of Windows Server mutually benefits both companies' platforms, but it may not be enough for a Microsoft shop.
- October 21, 2014
Microsoft tries cloud in a box again, only this time with Windows, Azure and servers from Dell.
- July 11, 2014
Microsoft will continue to blare its Azure cloud next week with several cloud storage announcements. Will users listen this time?
- April 01, 2014
Microsoft will lower its Azure cloud prices to match price cuts made by AWS and Google, but is it enough to attract new customers?
- March 28, 2014
When Microsoft Azure Active Directory Premium rolls out next month, cloud users will have granular access controls, single sign-on and more.
- January 28, 2014
Microsoft joined the Open Compute Project, open sourcing its data center design specifications for blade servers.
- October 08, 2013
With stiff competition from cloud competitors like Amazon, Microsoft is offering Azure discounts to customers who enter into enterprise agreements.
- October 03, 2013
Microsoft has bet on Windows Azure success for a future in the cloud, but enterprise shops have been slow to adopt the service.
- June 25, 2013
Oracle databases could only be virtualized with VMware until now. Windows Azure and Hyper-V shops can now run Oracle databases in their cloud or virtual environments.
- June 03, 2013
Microsoft will deliver new versions of Windows Server 2012 and System Center 2012 this year, with focus on hybrid clouds.
- May 29, 2013
Microsoft is about to detail the future of its server, desktop and Cloud OS platforms. What does that mean for Windows Server 2012?
- April 17, 2013
IT shops in the midst of determining their cloud strategies see Microsoft’s Windows Azure Infrastructure Services as a viable IaaS alternative to AWS.
- April 08, 2013
Windows Azure and software-defined networking were main points of conversation at Microsoft Management Summit 2013.
- February 28, 2013
Microsoft's Windows Azure strategy -- integration with System Center 2012 and a low price -- make it a viable alternative to AWS for cloud computing.
- February 06, 2013
- December 17, 2012
Amazon Web Services adds Windows Server 2012 and PowerShell features to its public cloud in a bid to undercut Microsoft Azure.
- September 15, 2011
Microsoft gave enterprises a glimpse of how future applications and enterprise platforms will be brought together with Windows Server 8 and Azure.
- May 19, 2011
As Microsoft shops take their first steps toward the cloud, many feel more comfortable putting critical data in the hands of third party providers.
- May 11, 2011
Windows managers want Microsoft to pull together its cloud story into a cohesive whole. The company is expected to flesh out its plans at this year’s TechEd conference.
- November 01, 2010
Microsoft made the on-ramp to Azure easier for Windows users by adding loads of new features. But customers still need time to wrap their heads around the cloud idea.
- August 27, 2010
Trends show that slowly but surely, the cloud is gaining acceptance. How can Windows shops benefit?
- June 04, 2010
There are two versions of AppFabric – one for cloud applications and another for in-house apps. Here's what they can do for you.
- May 07, 2010
The updated version of Microsoft's claims-based identity software has single sign-on capabilities for apps both on-premise and in the cloud.