May 12, 2014 Microsoft kicks off TechEd North America 2014

This morning in Houston, Microsoft kicked off its annual TechEd North America Conference, where more than 11,000 IT professionals and developers gathered to experience the company’s latest enterprise tech offerings. During the keynote, Brad Anderson, CVP, Cloud & Enterprise; Julia White, GM, Microsoft Office Division; and Brian Harry, CVP, Developer Division demonstrated onstage how new… Read more

June 27, 2013 News Thursday: Windows Azure Mobile Services and Windows Azure Web Sites Generally Available and more Server and Tools News…

by STB Blogger     Windows Azure Mobile Services and Windows Azure Web Sites Generally Available Today, on Day 2 of Build 2013 at the Moscone Center in San Francisco, Satya Nadella, president, Server & Tools Business, took the stage to announce general availability of Windows Azure Mobile Services, which makes it easy for developers… Read more

June 13, 2013 News Thursday: Multi-Factor Authentication Comes to Windows Azure and More Server and Tools News…

by STB Blogger   Multi-Factor Authentication Comes to Windows Azure Microsoft has announced the preview of a new service, code named Active Authentication, that enables multi-factor authentication for Windows Azure Active Directory identities. The new service will help secure access to Office 365, Windows Azure, Windows Intune, and Dynamics CRM Online, as well as many… Read more

Newvem Analytics Available for Windows Azure

by STB Blogger   Today, Newvem launched their SaaS-based analytics service for Windows Azure, offering customers visibility into Windows Azure usage and consumption. With Newvem Analytics, Windows Azure customers can now add an additional layer of cost analysis and improve cloud operations to align with business goals. Newvem specifically helps customers take advantage of key… Read more

April 18, 2013 News Thursday: Windows Azure Introduces Infrastructure Services, Commitment to Match Amazon Pricing and more

by STB Blogger     Windows Azure Introduces Infrastructure Services, Commitment to Match Amazon Pricing Windows Azure Infrastructure Services advances the industry by enabling an unmatched ability to combine on-premises, private cloud, and public cloud technology. Not only does Windows Azure Infrastructure Services let customers make the best cloud choice for their business, but Microsoft… Read more

March 21, 2013 News Thursday: Microsoft Wins 17 CRN Channel Champion Awards and more Server and Tools News…

by STB Blogger Microsoft Wins 17 CRN Channel Champion Awards Microsoft’s commitment to working with partners to deliver solutions that meet joint customers’ needs was acknowledged as CRN announced the winners of its annual Channel Champions survey. The survey included over 4,000 solution providers that rated technology vendors on overall satisfaction, technical satisfaction, support and… Read more

February 21, 2013 News Thursday: Windows Azure Helps Customer After an Earthquake and more Server and Tools News…

by STB Blogger   Windows Azure Helps Bring Customer Back Online Amid Crisis When disaster struck the picturesque nation of Costa Rica in the form of a 7.6 magnitude earthquake in September 2012, the population was in shock and the nation’s infrastructure was damaged. The website of Teletica, one of the nation’s largest and most… Read more

Microsoft Releases SQL Server 2012, Drives Advancements in Big Data

by STB Blogger Today Microsoft made several announcements regarding the company’s commitment to help customers deal with any data, any size, anywhere.  For more information on the newest version of SQL Server, Microsoft’s work with big data, and updates to Microsoft’s data warehousing solutions, read on. SQL Server 2012 released – The world’s most widely… Read more

Cloud computing enables job growth, according to IDC study

by STB Blogger Today, Microsoft Corp. released a commissioned study from analyst firm IDC suggesting that cloud computing will be a major source of job growth. IDC’s research indicates that by 2015, cloud computing will generate 14 million new jobs globally and revenues from cloud innovation could reach $1.1 trillion per year. Cloud efficiencies, combined… Read more

Fujitsu announced the global availability of new line of middleware products to support the Windows Azure Platform

By STB Blogger Fujitsu announced the global availability of a new line of middleware products to support the Windows Azure Platform, which comes on the heels of their announcement of the Fujitsu Global Cloud Platform service, powered by Windows Azure. The middleware products launching today will run on both FGCP/A5 and the Microsoft Windows Azure… Read more