Microsoft officials are attributing a nearly 11-hour Azure outage across a large part of the world earlier this week to a performance update the company made to its Storage services.
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Lab tests on 25 consumer and 9 business products show how each protect against threats, affect system performance and how often they generate false positives.
The latest results of MacBook Pro performance tests show it may likely change the pace of mobile 4K video editing. And the forthcoming Mac Pro workstation looks to carry The Mac's gains even further.
Amazon Web Services and Microsoft square up on high performance cloud apps with an in-memory caching faceoff.
Microsoft is continuing to advance its HomeOS research project. Now testers can use a framework, with ties to Windows Azure, to more easily monitor and update their device and sensor tests.
Results of tests with early, preproduction models of the forthcoming Mac Pro were sighted at the crowd-sourced Geekbench performance tool site. Preproduction analysis of the model is continuing.
Microsoft took a previous failure to win certification on the chin, but this time it says all antivirus tests struggle with reality.
Comparing benchmark performance tests of Mac models released in 2012 makes interesting reading and offers some striking conclusions.
Microsoft is making generally available its latest high-performance-computing software that provides support for Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012, among other features.
Adobe today announced the release of a major security update for its Flash Player and Air software. Microsoft delivered its version of that patch roughly an hour later, significantly improving on its embarrassingly late performance last month.
Putting Skype's supernodes in the Microsoft datacentres is about improving performance and not appropriating bandwidth
The company says it's been working hard on improving overall performance with its new OS, and a new developer blog post describes in great detail how Microsoft's done it.
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At its I/O conference today, Google made a move to help solve the much-discussed fragmentation of the Android mobile OS.
Polycom works with HP and Microsoft for integrating video conferencing environments for better performance while lowering costs for enterprise customers.
Microsoft has increased its revenues owing to a strong performance in its business and server divisions, but it struggled with Windows revenues due to a weakening in the consumer PC market
Microsoft is working on increasing the performance and reliability of its Bing search engine via its Tiger, Cosmos and Scope work in its Online Services datacenters.
Amazon is relying on its cloud to optimize the performance of its coming Silk browser. Microsoft, despite its cloud chops, isn't going the browser-as-a-service route.
HP & Microsoft are removed from the Dow Jones Sustainability Index signalling a lack of confidence from ethical investors in their sustainability strategy and performance.
Texas Instruments and Qualcomm, two of the biggest suppliers of ARM-based processors in the smartphone market, have announced chips intended to run Microsoft Windows 8. Their arrival (probably) next year will help answer a number of interesting questions about the relative power, performance, and price of Intel and ARM chips, and the efficiency of modern versions of Windows compared with the Linux-based Google Android operating system.
On May 2, Microsoft made available to testers a beta build of the second service pack (SP2) for its coming Windows Server High Performance Computing (HPC) 2008 R2 platform.
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