Microsoft has released a new public preview of Azure Active Directory Connect, a tool for connecting Windows Server AD to Azure AD. It will replace DirSync and the standalone Azure AD Sync tools.
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Web developers wanted to test their creations in the latest preview version of Internet Explorer are now able to do without needing to install a Windows 10 preview, thanks to Azure and a client app for Windows, OS X, iOS, and Android.
Microsoft's fitness band may be the first device to leverage the coming Windows 10 Internet of Things operating system, as well as a number of brand-new Azure cloud services.
Microsoft is building new container technologies into the next Windows Server release, enabling Dockerized applications to run on Windows Server on-premises or on Azure.
Microsoft keeps improving Windows Phone while Amazon's new Fire phone doesn't ignite either one of the MobileTechRoundup podcast hosts.
Microsoft is getting some companies once considered rivals to port their apps to Windows 8 and/or Azure. Here's how Zoho and Microsoft ended up teaming.
Microsoft is finally allowing users to run Windows 7 and 8 in the cloud, but for development and test purposes only.
By combining the technology foundation of Schneider Electric’s StruxureWare Resource Advisor on the Microsoft Windows Azure cloud platform, customers across varied industries can now develop custom, cloud-based energy management and sustainability software.
Microsoft will rebrand its cloud platform from 'Windows Azure' to 'Microsoft Azure' as part of the company's push to emphasize its cross-platform services prowess.
Windows XP's next-to-last Patch Tuesday saw four updates to it. Office 2003 is also going off support, but no updates were released today for it.
[CORRECTION] All versions of Windows and Internet Explorer will receive updates on Patch Tuesday next week. The recent IE zero-day will be included in the fixes.
Microsoft has begun closed, 'private preview' testing of its Windows Azure Government Cloud with select U.S. government customers.
In the battle of the cloud giants, Microsoft's Azure is matching Amazon, at least on its own turf: Windows hosting.
Microsoft's latest bundle of Windows Azure enhancements includes some new virtualization capabilities that ultimately may help blur the IaaS-PaaS distinction.
Starting March 12, Microsoft will begin charging customers for Oracle software running on Windows Azure. Here's how the pricing and licensing will work.
Redmond has joined the Facebook-led datacentre infrastructure and offered up its designs for a 12U shared server chassis used in its Windows Azure, Bing, and Office 365 services.
Windows Azure is is compliant with the PCI DSS, a standard designed to help thwart credit-card data fraud. Meanwhile, Azure's Hyper-V Recovery Manager is now generally available.
The app called Guardian leverages Microsoft Windows Azure cloud services and Bing Maps APIs to enable a "track me" feature. It also has an SOS function that sends out distress messages via SMS, e-mail, or Facebook.
Microsoft is continuing to move more of its cloud services onto Windows Azure. The latest in the queue: Skype and SkyDrive.
Microsoft will allow cloud customers in a new Brazil Region to store their data locally once Microsoft brings that area online in early 2014.
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