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Over the last 3 weeks, Microsoft has released a number of enhancements to the new Windows Azure Management Portal.
Microsoft is making available the final Windows Server 2012 bits for test and/or purchase as of September 4.
The Microsoft Windows Azure Activity Directory developer preview is available for download, as is a beta of the Microsoft Azure Service Bus for Windows Server.
You didn't actually think Microsoft, with deep investments in cloud services like Office 365, was standing on the sidelines in the identity-as-a-service market, did you?
In defining Infrastructure as a Service we need to drill into specific characteristics that a cloud platform provider must provide to be considered Infrastructure as a Service.
Microsoft has announced details about its online cloud-based backup service plans for the upcoming release of Windows Server 8, built on the Windows Azure platform.
Microsoft Windows Server 8, now out in beta, has important changes for enterprises working with virtualization, automation, and private clouds.
Microsoft's ambitious Windows Azure cloud is many things -- it's a full-fledged PaaS for developers. But beneath that, it is also a huge pool of foundational storage infrastructure for rent.
Our survey says the top IT priority in 2012 is Windows 7 migration, cooling predictions that users would replace their IT infrastructures with cloud computing.
Microsoft is preparing to launch a new persistent virtual machine feature on its Azure cloud platform, enabling customers to host Linux, SharePoint and SQL Server there.
This week, Microsoft announced enhancements to its Windows Azure cloud platform that affect what developers can do with the PaaS offering, as well as the scalability options and costs for using Azure to provision the apps developed on it.
Microsoft Open Technologies, a wholly owned subsidiary of Microsoft, just announced the launch of VM Depot, "a community-driven catalog of open source virtual machine images for Windows Azure.
Windows Azure becomes more and more an open platform ...
Dubbing Windows Server 2012 a "cloud OS" simply advances Microsoft's messaging and lets IT decision makers compare it to a slew of other cloud infrastructure OSes.
The IT world continues to sprint forward at an unrelenting pace and these are its five hottest trends so far in 2012, according to TechRepublic’s Jason Hiner.
John Joyner tells you how to sign up for a free trial of the Windows Azure Portal so you can start getting experience with the new Azure IaaS VMs right now.
Microsoft beats out Google and IBM to provide online apps, services to 7.5 million students and professors in India's national technicaleducation council.
The book is intended for any architect, developer, or information technology (IT) professional who designs, builds, or operates applications and services that are appropriate for the cloud.
Let's start diving a bit deeper into the implications of the new features on how a cloud architecture can look like in the Windows Server "8” era.
This year should be a big one for Microsoft’s Windows Azure Active Directory cloud service, yet another piece of its hybrid public/private cloud puzzle.
Internet retail and hosting giant Amazon has announced this morning that it has expanded the free usage features on its AWS platform to allow customers the chance to trial Windows Server applications within its AWS Free Usage Tier.
Microsoft has a number of new features on its Azure cloud roadmap that are slated to be out by spring 2012.
What does 2012 have in store for IT and Windows Server? We asked SearchWindowsServer.com contributors to share their predictions. These experts offered varying opinions on what Windows Server 8 will mean for IT in the year ahead, but agreed on PowerShell's increased role in the enterprise.