Cloud Platform Release Announcements for August 19, 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

October 10, 2013 Microsoft News Thursday: Partners Announce Support for New Microsoft Enterprise Cloud Solutions

by C&E Blogger Partners Announce Support for New Microsoft Enterprise Cloud Solutions This week, Microsoft unveiled a wave of new enterprise products and services to help companies seize the opportunities of cloud computing and several Microsoft partners announced their support. Equinix announced a strategic relationship with Microsoft that enables cloud connectivity to Windows Azure in… Read more

Microsoft Advances Cloud for the Enterprise

by STB Blogger Today, Microsoft announced enterprise products and services to help companies overcome today’s top IT challenges and seize the opportunities of cloud computing. More information can be found in today’s press release.  In addition, Satya Nadella, head of Microsoft’s Cloud and Enterprise division, talks more about what it takes to be the leading… Read more

August 22, 2013 News Thursday: Windows Azure Receives Security Recognition and more Server and Tools News…

by STB Blogger Deloitte Recognizes Windows Azure Security, Availability and Confidentiality Trust Principles Microsoft announced that public auditor Deloitte issued a Service Organization Control (SOC) 2 Type 2 report for Windows Azure in security, availability and confidentiality trust principles and an assessment against the Cloud Security Alliance’s (CSA) Cloud Controls Matrix (CCM), a set of security… 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

May 23, 2013 News Thursday: General Availability of AMQP Support in Windows Azure and More Server and Tools News…

by STB Blogger AMQP 1.0 Support in Windows Azure Service Bus Reaches General Availability Microsoft demonstrated its commitment to an open, interoperable ecosystem for AMQP, a secure, reliable, and open binary protocol for business messaging, with the transition of AMQP 1.0 support in Windows Azure Service Bus from Preview to General Availability. The specification received… 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

October 11, 2012 News Thursday: Windows Azure “Fast” campaign, and more Server and Tools news!

by STB Blogger Windows Azure Challenges Developers to Show Us They’re “Fast”On Monday, the Windows Azure team unveiled its “Fast” campaign, challenging developers to showcase how fast they are with Windows Azure. Visitors to the campaign site will hear from developers and Microsoft engineers first-hand via short videos that focus on speeding up app development… Read more