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

Cloud + Enterprise Release Announcements for August 2014

This is the first blog post of a new ongoing series of consolidated updates from the Cloud + Enterprise 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… Read more

June 5, 2014 News Thursday: Microsoft Azure generally available in Brazil South Region

by C&E Blogger Microsoft Azure now generally available in Brazil South Region Today, Microsoft announced the general availability of its Brazil South Region – just weeks after the public preview was released. With over 1,000 customers signing up for Azure every day, this expansion demonstrates Microsoft’s commitment to increasing growth and helping customers access the… Read more

May 29, 2014 News Thursday: Microsoft Acquires France-based Mobile Analytics Company, Capptain and more Cloud and Enterprise News…

by C&E Blogger Microsoft Acquires France-based Mobile Analytics Company, Capptain On Wednesday, Microsoft announced the acquisition of France-based company, Capptain. Capptain’s mobile push analytics solutions will be integrated into Microsoft Azure suite of services. With Microsoft’s continued focus in mobile apps and investment in cloud services, the acquisition will bring new elements to Azure. Capptain’s… 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

October 17, 2013 Microsoft News Thursday: SkyGiraffe becomes first Microsoft Ventures Seed Fund investment and more Cloud and Enterprise News …

by C&E Blogger SkyGiraffe becomes first Microsoft Ventures Seed Fund investment SkyGiraffe, a cloud company that brings mobility to the enterprise, became the first seed fund investment by Microsoft Ventures. Founded in 2012, SkyGiraffe provides a SaaS platform via Windows Azure that helps businesses deploy enterprise-grade mobile applications on any device immediately and without the… Read more

Microsoft Announces Availability of SQL Server 2014 CTP2

by C&E Blogger Microsoft Announces Availability of SQL Server 2014 CTP2 Today, Microsoft CVP Quentin Clark delivered the keynote to the Professional Association for SQL Server (PASS) Summit 2013 in Charlotte, North Carolina where he announced the availability of SQL Server 2014 CTP2, a near feature complete release which can be downloaded here. He also… 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

October 3, 2013 Microsoft News Thursday: SUSE Cloud 2.0 with Support for Microsoft Hyper-V Now Available and more Server and Tools News…

by STB Blogger Last week SUSE announced the general availability of SUSE Cloud 2.0, an enterprise-ready OpenStack distribution for building private clouds. This release includes full support for Microsoft Hyper-V, helping customers set up mixed hypervisor private clouds that can be rapidly deployed and easily managed. “Heterogeneous infrastructure is an enterprise IT fact of life,… Read more