Microsoft Azure Stack: Hardware requirements

Contributed by Jeffrey Snover, Technical Fellow, Microsoft Corporation Before we break for the holidays here in Redmond, I wanted to share some information that will help you plan your Azure Stack Technical Preview deployments in the new year. We’ve been working hard on our Azure in your datacenter vision since this year’s Ignite conference. At… Read more

Microsoft Loves Linux Deep Dive #12: Summary of Running and Managing Linux and FreeBSD in Your Datacenter

This post was written by Michael Kelley, Principal PM Manager, Cloud + Enterprise Introduction This blog post is #12 in a series of technical posts about running and managing Linux and FreeBSD in your on-premises datacenter.  Previous posts in the series are here: Overview Microsoft Loves Linux Running Linux and FreeBSD as a guest operating… Read more

Microsoft targets new workloads and smaller enterprises with expanded StorSimple offerings

by Mike Neil, Corporate Vice President, Cloud + Enterprise Today’s enterprises are embracing digital transformation through the cloud, enabling them to be more agile and respond to business challenges more quickly. The cloud is helping to drive greater innovation throughout the enterprise and it can ultimately lead to new revenue streams and enhanced competitive advantage… Read more

Microsoft Loves Linux Deep Dive #11 – Linux configuration management with PowerShell DSC

This post was written by Kristopher Bash, Senior Program Manager Introduction This blog post is #11 in a series of technical posts about running and managing Linux and FreeBSD in your on-premises datacenter.  Other posts in the series are here: Overview Microsoft Loves Linux Running Linux and FreeBSD as a guest operating system on Hyper-V… Read more

Microsoft Loves Linux Deep Dive #10: Managing the Software Configuration on Linux and UNIX Servers

This post was written by Michael Kelley, Principal PM Manager, Cloud + Enterprise team Introduction This blog post is #10 in a series of technical posts about running and managing Linux and FreeBSD in your on-premises datacenter.  Other posts in the series are here: Overview Microsoft Loves Linux Running Linux and FreeBSD as a guest… Read more

Microsoft and HPE deepen partnership to extend the power of hybrid cloud

Guest post by Garth Fort, General Manager, Cloud and Enterprise Marketing group I’m here in London at Hewlett Packard Enterprise’s Discover 2015 conference, where today Meg Whitman and Satya Nadella announced Microsoft and HPE are deepening our long-standing partnership to support customers on their journey to hybrid cloud. The investments span new integration between Microsoft… Read more

Make innovation easier with Windows Server 2016 and System Center 2016 Technical Preview 4

by Mike Neil, Corporate Vice President, Cloud + Enterprise Doing more with less has been a theme for IT for years. The name of the game today is speed. The move to the cloud-first world is about getting ahead of the competition. New apps and new features for apps drive business value, and that application-centric… Read more

Announcing the release of Hyper-V Containers in Windows Server 2016 Technical Preview 4

Today marks an exciting moment on the journey to bring world class container technologies and options to our customers. With the release of Windows Server 2016 Technical Preview 4, we’re excited to showcase the next major step in our container journey with the first public preview of Hyper-V Containers, as well as significant enhancements to… Read more

Microsoft Loves Linux Deep Dive #9: Monitoring Open Source Middleware

This post was written by Michael Kelley, Principal PM Manager, Cloud + Enterprise team. This blog post is #9 in a series of technical posts about running and managing Linux and FreeBSD in your on-premises datacenter. Other posts in the series are here: Overview Microsoft Loves Linux Running Linux and FreeBSD as a guest operating system… Read more

New Cloud + Enterprise Innovations in Enterprise Security

Today in Washington DC, our CEO Satya Nadella shared more on Microsoft’s commitment to help you be more secure in a mobile-first, cloud-first world. Against a backdrop of increasingly frequent and more severe cyber-attacks, securing your business broadly including the devices and apps your employees and partners use as well as your hybrid infrastructure is… Read more