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Microsoft's Azure team is moving toward remaking the platform as a service part of Azure so that it is more 'microservice oriented,' says Mark Russinovich, the Azure Chief Technology Officer.
The companies will work together to build Software-as-a-Service offerings that tap into mobile, cloud and big data for use in internal processes and operations.
Cost benefits make it tough for enterprises not to adopt cloud services in spite of the security risks, so they should embrace it by putting in place the necessary processes, say panelists at a discussion moderated by ZDNet blogger Eileen Yu.
Microsoft, Google and Apple are all looking to aggregate your health data, launch wearables and crunch your information in the cloud. How much does being an enterprise class cloud provider matter?
Systems integration giant Accenture said it is stepping up its efforts around Workday to accelerate deployments.
Hybrid cloud, and its unique combination of on-premise and off-premise solutions, is growing in popularity, as shown in a new Tech Pro Research survey and the resulting research report.
Wall Street was expecting earnings of 57 cents per share with revenue of $491.01 million.
Bill Gates and Steve Ballmer may have hated Linux, but new Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella says Microsoft loves Linux. What changed Microsoft's mind?
With the OpenShift Startup Program, startups will have access to Red Hat's hosted cloud environment, which includes development, testing, quality assurance and production hosting.
Another new Microsoft Azure service now in preview is aimed at helping developers integrate and get insights from their disparate data sources more easily.
Infocomm Development Authority unveils a new pilot aimed at increasing the "visibility of datasets" via quality metrics, offering free AWS credits to drive participation, and adds "near real-time analytics" to its cloud service provider registry to better assess vendor performance.
Symantec's Enterprise Vault.cloud, AdvisorMail, and Hosted Exchange customers have not been able to access their accounts for more than 12 hours due to a 'service disruption'.
ERP provider NetSuite and Australia Post are working together to roll out a new cloud-based logistics platform and app aimed at allowing companies that use its parcel business to manage their operations with a single cloud system.
The development follows up a security update from the cloud storage provider, bolstering Dropbox's plan to maintain data security, confidentiality, integrity, and availability.
Microsoft is targeting the second half of calendar 2015 as its latest release target for both its next-generation Office client and server applications.