Cloud Platform Release Announcements for November 16, 2016

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 12, 2016

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 March 31, 2016

This week at //Build 2016, we highlighted a number of key announcements that demonstrate how the Microsoft Cloud Platform is the most complete solution for modern developer scenarios across web and mobile, IoT, microservices, and data analytics. Outlined below are the key announcements: Azure Batch support for Linux | GA Azure Data Catalog | GA… Read more

Cloud Platform Release Announcements for December 2, 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

January 16, 2014 News Thursday: AzureDevs Awards Nonprofits and More Cloud and Enterprise News…

by C&E BloggerAzureDevs Awards $100,000 to Black Girls Code As part of its effort to change the world through code, AzureDevs announced at Build 2013 that it would award $100,000 in grants to technology education nonprofits selected by the community. Over the months, tens of thousands of votes came in, and yesterday AzureDevs announced Black… Read more

November 14, 2013 News Thursday: Windows Azure and SQL Server Power "Smart Buildings" and More Cloud and Enterprise News…

by C&E Blogger Windows Azure and SQL Server helping the City of Seattle cut operating costs up to 25% The City of Seattle, the largest city in the Pacific Northwest and one of the fastest-growing cities in the country, recently implemented a “Smart Building” solution in a handful of large commercial buildings in the city’s… Read more

Microsoft’s Technologies Mean Business, From Client to Cloud

by STB Blogger This morning at TechEd North America in New Orleans, Microsoft Server and Tools (STB) Corporate Vice President Brad Anderson delivered the opening keynote, demonstrating how Microsoft’s new portfolio of solutions will help businesses thrive in the era of cloud computing and connected devices. The keynote featured enterprise customers such as Aston Martin… Read more

May 9, 2013 News Thursday: Server and Tools Customer Spotlights

by STB Blogger Improve the Bottom Line by Switching to SQL Server Switching to SQL Server from Oracle and SAP has given three more companies measurable benefits, including millions of dollars in ROI, cost savings, and broader employee use of BI solutions to gain business insights. For information about how The Charles Machine Works, Holland… Read more

January 17, 2013 News Thursday: Microsoft Brews Up a Solution for Costa Coffee and More Server & Tools News…

by STB Blogger Microsoft helps Costa Coffee brew sales data solution Last week, Microsoft announced an exciting (and tasty) example of its work in intelligent systems, business analytics and cloud computing. Costa Coffee’s iconic red Costa Express vending machines are the UK’s leading self-service bar, with more than 2,500 machines in the UK since launching… Read more

January 3, 2013 News Thursday: “Hekaton” Accelerates Transaction Throughput

by STB Blogger “Hekaton”: Microsoft’s new in-memory technology delivers significant performance improvements Microsoft Research recently published a feature chronicling the development of “Hekaton,” a new in-memory technology introduced at PASS Summit 2012 that will be included in the next major release of SQL Server. Within the feature, research engineers from the “Hekaton” development team discuss… Read more