Google is allowing users to run Windows Server 2008 R2 Datacenter on its cloud platform, and is now allowing them to run some of their licensed Microsoft enterprise apps on Google Cloud.
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According to a new report from The Linux Foundation, Linux is leading Windows on both the cloud and in enterprise application deployments.
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Whether investing in private or hybrid cloud architecture, it's important to understand and avoid common pitfalls in cloud design to optimize the performance of your enterprise cloud.
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.
Windows 10, which is expected to be the last of the traditional big bang launches, is likely to complete Microsoft's transition from a software licensing model to a cloud computing one.
Here are five features that Microsoft needs to add to Windows 9 if it is to have a chance of tempting me back into the ecosystem and dissipating the cloud of negativity that Windows 8 currently finds itself engulfed in.
Windows 9 will be the linchpin in Microsoft's future plans for cloud and mobile. Here's a look at the to-do list on the strategic front.
Microsoft's purchase of Minecraft creator Mojang lines up with both the company's mobile ambitions and the need to cultivate future customers for Windows as well as its cloud properties.
Fusion 7 adopts OS X Yosemite design cues. The professional version ties into VMware's private cloud infrastructure and supports more than 200 operating systems.
Zetta.net is one of a number of companies offering cloud-based backup and disaster recovery services. Version 4.5 of Zetta's DataProtect is designed to deliver an appliance-free ability to backup server images.
Windows 9 will be important---if only to put Windows 8 to bed---but could be the last of Microsoft's big bang OS releases if CEO Satya Nadella's cloud-centric plan works out well.
BlackBerry said BBM for Windows retains the native user experience and modern design of the Windows UI.
At Autodesk, Hawkins played a heavy hand in the design software maker's transition to a cloud and mobile-focused business model while also overseeing more than 50 acquisitions during his tenure.
Canonical's Juju had been a great high-end cloud DevOps tool for Ubuntu on OpenStack. Now, Canonical is porting it to CentOS and Windows. And with IBM's help, that's only the start.
Microsoft is finally allowing users to run Windows 7 and 8 in the cloud, but for development and test purposes only.
Microsoft is developing a set of cloud-based tools for managing and deploying session virtualisation servers, allowing you to publish and share apps on Windows, iOS, Android, OS X and (soon) Windows Phone devices. We take the beta for a test drive.
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.
Virtualisation specialist VMware has launched its VMware Horizon desktop-as-a-service, a public cloud offering that allows businesses to deploy virtual Windows desktops to PCs and mobile devices.
Cloud infrastructure market leader Amazon Web Services upgrades its tools so that Windows Server 2012 virtual-machine images can move between on-premise systems and EC2.
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