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Azure Operational Insights Preview Now Available

Today we announced the preview release of Azure Operational Insights as part of the Azure portal.  Operational Insights is a software as a service (SaaS) tailored for IT operations teams. This service leverages the power of Azure HDInsight to glean machine data across environments, and turn it into real-time operational intelligence to enable better-informed business...

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Rackspace Joins Cloud OS Network, Continues Partner Momentum

By Marco Limena, vice president of Hosting Service Providers, Microsoft Corp Today, I am proud to share an exciting announcement about one of our longtime partners. Rackspace announced today that it now supports the Microsoft Cloud Platform, which includes Microsoft Hyper-V, System Center, Windows Server, and Azure Pack, in all of its U.S. data centers and...

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Microsoft Contributes Next Generation Server Design to Open Compute Project

Today I will be giving a keynote address at the Open Compute Project (OCP) European Summit, where I’ll announce the contribution of the 2nd-generation Open CloudServer (OCS v2) specification.  In January, Microsoft joined OCP and submitted the first OCS specification, born from our experience in our own cloud-scale datacenters.  OCS v2 incorporates a number of...

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Update Rollup 4 for System Center 2012 R2 is now available

The article below describes the components that are updated in Update Rollup 4 for Microsoft System Center 2012 R2. Additionally, this article contains download links and links to component articles that provide more information about the issues that are resolved in this update. For all the latest details please see the following: KB2992012 – Update...

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World-class partners. Local experts. Customized cloud.

Microsoft has extended its Cloud OS Network to 100+ service providers delivering cloud services from over 600 local datacenters combined with Azure enabled scenarios.   If you’re like most organizations worldwide, you’re probably considering or have succeeded in incorporating the cloud into your infrastructure. The challenge is finding the right service provider to partner with to deliver the cloud solution...

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