Cloud Platform Release Announcements for August 6, 2015

This is a blog post of a new ongoing series of consolidated updates from the Cloud Platform team. In today’s mobile first, cloud first world, Microsoft provides the technologies and tools to enable enterprises to embrace a cloud culture. Our differentiated innovations, comprehensive mobile solutions and developer tools help all of our customers realize the… Read more

Cloud Platform Release Announcements for July 22, 2015

This is a blog post of a new ongoing series of consolidated updates from the Cloud Platform team. In today’s mobile first, cloud first world, Microsoft provides the technologies and tools to enable enterprises to embrace a cloud culture. Our differentiated innovations, comprehensive mobile solutions and developer tools help all of our customers realize the… Read more

Cloud Platform Release Announcements for July 13, 2015

This is a blog post of a new ongoing series of consolidated updates from the Cloud Platform team. In today’s mobile first, cloud first world, Microsoft provides the technologies and tools to enable enterprises to embrace a cloud culture. Our differentiated innovations, comprehensive mobile solutions and developer tools help all of our customers realize the… Read more

Cloud Platform Release Announcements for July 9, 2015

Cloud Platform Release Announcements for July 9, 2015 This is a blog post of a new ongoing series of consolidated updates from the Cloud Platform team. In today’s mobile first, cloud first world, Microsoft provides the technologies and tools to enable enterprises to embrace a cloud culture. Our differentiated innovations, comprehensive mobile solutions and developer… Read more

The Code That No One In The Cloud Can Live Without

During ISIT 2014, the IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory awarded its top prize to Erasure Coding in Windows Azure Storage—an associated systems paper written by Microsoft’s Cheng Huang, Huseyin Simitci, Yikang Xu, Aaron Ogus, Brad Calder, Parikshit Gopalan, Jin Li, and Sergey Yekhanin—which pointed the way to a new method for achieving more efficient storage in… Read more

Microsoft Azure Site Recovery Update – New Capability in Preview

During this year’s TechEd North America conference, Microsoft announced plans to extend Azure Hyper-V Recovery Manager with a new capability for the replication of virtual machines from a customer datacenter directly to Microsoft Azure. The company also renamed the service Microsoft Azure Site Recovery to reflect this extension. Today, this new Azure replication capability is… Read more

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

May 8, 2014 News Thursday: Ventyx Asset Management Now Running on Microsoft Azure and more Cloud and Enterprise News…

Ventyx Asset Management Now Running on Microsoft Azure On Tuesday, Ventyx, an ABB company, announced that its asset performance software portfolio is now available in a hybrid or full-cloud model, running on Microsoft Azure. Ventyx chose Azure because of Microsoft’s broad use throughout the utility industry, and sees the benefits to its customers being reduction… Read more

The Return on the Data Asset in the Era of Big Data: Capturing the $1.6 trillion Data Dividend

Several prior research studies have looked at the benefits of any point investment in big data and business analytics over no investment at all. Recognizing that a growing number of organizations have already invested in a base level of business analytics technology and capabilities, IDC set out to identify the difference between those organization and… Read more

March 27, 2014 News Thursday: Windows Azure Renamed to Microsoft Azure and More Cloud and Enterprise News…

by C&E Blogger     Windows Azure renamed to Microsoft Azure On March 25, 2014, Microsoft announced that Windows Azure will be renamed to Microsoft Azure, effective April 3, 2014. This change reflects Microsoft’s strategy and focus on Azure as the public cloud platform for customers as well as for Microsoft services such as Office 365, Microsoft… Read more