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After releasing its first technical preview of Azure Stack earlier this year, Microsoft announced that its hybrid cloud product will only run on integrated solutions made by Dell, HPE and Lenovo.
Microsoft today announced Azure Information Protection, which builds on Azure Rights Management and classification technology from the firm's Secure Islands acquisition last year.
Microsoft has taken perhaps the ultimate step in showing its love for open software, as the company has published its own image of FreeBSD. However, the image is designed for Azure cloud VMs.
In a boon for both businesses, Microsoft and SAP announced collaborative efforts to certify Azure for SAP HANA as well as announcing Office 365 integration with a raft of SAP's cloud-based solutions.
Microsoft users in Canada and South Korea can now access its cloud-computing platform Azure. Data storage regions have popped up in another step in Microsoft's plight to unite the world's businesses.
Microsoft's Q3 2016 earnings were disappointing according to investors and the company's stock has taken a quick dive. However, its future outlook is considered stable and encouraging.
Microsoft has reported its latest quarterly financial results, including a 61% rise in Surface revenue, and solid growth in Office and cloud services - but a massive 46% slide in phone revenue.
In a post-Build interview, the CEO was bullish on Continuum and discussed Microsoft's way forward with Cortana, asserting AI will pervade all points of computing and mobility, including cars.
At day two of Microsoft's Build 2016 developer conference, the focus is the cloud. The firm announced that Azure is run by over 85% of Fortune 500 companies, among other stats.
Apple has reportedly ditched Amazon's Web Services and is now in the process of migrating a big part of the iCloud infrastructure onto Google's Cloud Platform. Apple is also a Microsoft Azure client.
Last week, Microsoft announced it would be bringing its SQL Server product to Linux. Now the move seems to be a big winner, with thousands of companies signing up to try the beta of the product.
Microsoft has enhanced their end to end Internet of Things platform by enabling general availability of their Azure IoT Hub, making it easier to connect IoT devices to Azure services.
According to the New York Times, Microsoft has built prototype server containers designed to sit in the ocean, cooling naturally and reducing data transfer latency by being located closer to cities.
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella, and its President, Brad Smith, have announced the donation of $1 billion in cloud services to 70,000 nonprofits and NGOs around the world over the next three years.
Microsoft has highlighted examples of its products driving new retail experiences, including the 'Diji Touch' vending machine with a 40-inch touchscreen, powered by Windows 10, Kinect and Azure IoT.
Amazon recently reduced prices for various VM instances on its cloud platform and now Microsoft has kept its promise of price matching by announcing price cuts for certain Azure instances.
Recapping the year on Windows Weekly, Chris Capossela revealed detailed Microsoft thinking around a possible Surface Phone, and vowed to step up an already aggressive Windows 10 upgrade push on PCs.
Phil Spencer, head of Microsoft's Xbox division, has confirmed that the company's cloud technologies used in Titanfall can be used in any game, even if the title is exclusive to another platform.
Teams from across Microsoft have been working together to make NORAD's Santa-tracker more fun and engaging than ever before, with a wide range of festive features for kids of all ages.
Over the last few years, Microsoft has started to embrace Linux, and has now announced that it's providing a certification for those that master Linux on its Azure service.
Microsoft has confirmed that it is experiencing problems with Azure Active Directory, as reports pile up from users in various parts of the world unable to log into the company's services.
Microsoft has acquired long-term partner and security firm Secure Islands. The company says the acquisition will ensure customers are being provided with global protection and compliance standards.
Microsoft has announced that it will be developing cloud-based solutions in partnership with Red Hat, in addition to providing Red Hat Enterprise Linux as an OS option on Azure.
In a blog post on TechNet, Microsoft has announced their latest SQL Server 2016 Community Technology Preview along with their Big Data solution, Azure Data Lake and new features for Azure SQL.
Microsoft has published its latest quarterly financial results, revealing sizeable declines in phone and Surface revenue, but huge growth for its Azure platform, which more than doubled year-on-year.
Microsoft has expanded its Azure Data Lake service with three new services; Data Lake Store, Data Lake Analytics & HDInsight. The services will allow increased accessibility making it easier to use.
Microsoft has listed several intriguing stats about the company's achievements so far, which highlights the number of users on the company's platforms as well as individuals linked to the company.
Microsoft has announced another IoT partnership, looking to leverage its Azure cloud machine learning and analytic services to users of Particle's Wi-Fi and cellular equipped prototyping boards.
Microsoft is launching a new service that aims to consolidate its machine learning know-how. Cortana Analytics is bringing the company's tools and services to all developers with a subscription.
Last year, Microsoft released an app it called Hyperlapse and now the company is back with a brand new version, new applications and even a cloud service for the tool.
Microsoft is investing and partnering with companies to lay down subsea data cables and connect its worldwide datacenters from Ireland, the UK, the US and Asia with more bandwidth and lower latency.
Microsoft has created a new website that takes an old carnival game and attempts to use machine learning to guess your age; you can try it out right now.
Missed today's opening keynote at Build 2015? Microsoft has made the video available for your on-demand viewing pleasure, allowing you to catch up on everything from this morning's presentation.
Microsoft kicked off its Build keynote by highlighting milestones that the company achieved with its cloud platform over the last 12 months, including some impressive new subscriber numbers.
Microsoft has announced this morning that it is expanding support for Docker in Azure with the beta releases of Docker Machine and Docker Swarm on Azure, and Docker Machine support on Hyper-V.
Microsoft has a couple of new features that are rolling out for Azure including support for HDInsight running on Ubuntu and general availability of Azure Machine Learning.
If you watched the live-stream of the Super Bowl, you can thank Microsoft for making sure the stream did not go down as another record was set for total viewers.
Microsoft showed off a new advertisement tonight during ABC World News and this time around, the company is focusing on its cloud and how it is helping with cancer research.
Microsoft is busy improving its presence in the cloud technologies area and to keep potential customers aware of their release cycles, the company has launched a roadmap website.
Customers in Europe reported earlier today that they are had issues with Azure, and it appears that the service went offline for many users which means Office 365 was down too.
The games retail company plans to innovate its store locations with interactive experiences through the power of the cloud. Microsoft's Azure service will be the engine that powers it all.
Google has announced today that the company is expanding support for Windows on its Google Compute Engine to help its customers highly performant Windows-based workloads at scale.
Microsoft has had a rough time this week when it comes to outages with Azure, the Windows Store and even Bing being knocked offline which is an alarming trend the company can't afford to continue.
Microsoft has apologized for the issues that many Azure customers have been experienced in the last couple of days, and explained that a storage performance upgrade was to blame for the problems.
Microsoft's Cloud platform, Azure, has been hit with another widespread outage that is impacting customers across the globe.
Microsoft is set to sponsor both the 2015 and 2017 Special Olympics World Games by bringing mobile devices and cloud support to the global non-profit organization.
This week, Microsoft announced a new series of virtual machines for the enterprise that run in Azure called the G series; and while the D series stands for SSD VMs, where did the G come from?
Microsoft has put out a lot of numbers in the past week and we have combined them all to give you a better look at what is going on at the Redmond based company in one single post.
Microsoft has announced it is letting researchers use the massive computing power of its Azure cloud to help research projects aimed at fighting Ebola, an infectious diseases that's spreading fast.