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Macquarie Telecom has joined Amazon and Microsoft on the federal government's certified cloud services list after receiving security approval from the Australian Signals Directorate.
Microsoft's Azure Stack combines elements of the Azure and Windows Server operating system platforms into a new offering for private cloud customers and hosting providers.
A face-detection website that estimates how old you look has gone viral, providing Microsoft with the chance to illustrate the power of its Azure cloud service during Build 2015.
Microsoft officials claim the company's combined Azure, Office 365, CRM Online and Enterprise Mobility Suite revenues will be at a $20 billion run rate in three years.
With Amazon now disclosing its public-cloud revenues, how does Microsoft compare? It's hard to tell, given how Microsoft reports its cloud numbers.
Microsoft puts its commercial cloud lineup on a $6.3 billion annual run rate, which is on par with what Amazon Web Services is putting up. Enterprise carries team Microsoft.
The Microsoft Band is a powerful wearable device and Microsoft continues to enhance its capabilities. May is National Bike Month so offering more bike tracking services now is perfect timing.
Microsoft's Service Fabric will target first ISVs and startups building public cloud applications, and later come to Windows Server and Linux.
Optus is working to expand its cloud services capability, becoming a partner of Microsoft's Cloud OS Network in a bid to offer its enterprise and government customers Microsoft Azure-enabled products and services.
Android operating system vendor Cyanogen will integrate Microsoft's Office, Skype, OneDrive and other apps and services with its Open OS Platform later this year.
Microsoft is working on a new set of Azure 'mobile first/cloud first' microservices for business users, an effort some at the company say could become another billion-dollar business.
In 2010, Google launched its Prediction API. The month before last, Microsoft's Azure Machine Learning service went into general availability. Last week, Amazon announced its own machine learning offering and Microsoft closed its acquisition of Revolution Analytics.
Microsoft's AzureDB NoSQL database service and a related new open-source data-migration tool, are generally available.
Some Microsoft Outlook.com users are having problems syncing and sending mail.
Microsoft plans to integrate Revolution's R programming language implementation and platform for statistical computing and analytics into SQL Server, Azure HDInsight and Azure Machine Learning.
Microsoft is again bundling together several of its apps and services into a bundle that it's selling for $149 for a limited time in the U.S.
Microsoft is rolling out new features backup and recovery features for enterprise customers with virtualised IT infrastructure across private and public clouds.
Other cloud giants with FedRAMP status handed down by other U.S. Government departments include Microsoft Office 365 and Amazon Web Services.
Microsoft is combining Azure Websites, Mobile Services and BizTalk Services into a new bundle for developers building all kinds of cross-platform apps.
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