Samsung has announced today that it will acquire cloud computing firm Joyent. The move will reportedly help the tech company create more reliable and seamless services for its customers.
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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.
If you're in the market for a NAS device, should you put the QNAP TS-451+ on your shortlist? We explore not only performance, but features such as an integrated HDMI port, to see how it stacks up.
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.
After leaving numerous customers of its popular Sales-as-a-Service product off the air for nearly a day, Salesforce has managed to recover around 25% of the data lost during the outage.
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 has published its latest biannual Security Intelligence Report, offering a detailed overview of major threats and vulnerabilities, and the company's efforts to prevent and mitigate attacks.
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.
Vendor revenue from sales on network, servers and storage infrastructure equipment meant for public and private clouds grew an impressive 21.9% year-over-year in 2015, to $29 billion.
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.
The new service builds on Windows 10's security features with cloud-based analytics and intelligence, to help enterprises "detect, investigate and respond to advanced attacks on their networks."
Microsoft mistakenly capped some users' OneDrive accounts to 1TB - rendering some of their files read-only - despite promising them a one-year 'grace period' before imposing its new storage limit.
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.
Mark Shuttleworth set a goal of reaching 200 million users in 2015. Unfortunately they have not made this expectation a reality but they could achieve it in the future with new offerings.
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.
Microsoft has just added a feature to Outlook which allows users to save their emails directly to OneNote, providing a cloud backup for important emails and communications.
Microsoft and Hewlett Packard Enterprise have announced a newly formed collaboration, providing services to deliver cloud, productivity and mobility solutions to shared enterprise customers.
Microsoft has introduced two new features, namely Designer and Morph to PowerPoint which will automatically create animations, crop images in slides and more, based on technology powered by the cloud.
Dell announced it will acquire EMC for $67 billion in cash and stock, in an aim to diversify its markets. EMC is responsible for virtualization software VMware and enterprise cloud software Pivotal.
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.
Systema Software host their solutions on Amazon Web Services, but due to a slight mistake, they accidentally posted over 1.5 million health records on a publicly available subdomain of their website.
Microsoft confirmed reports that it has acquired cloud security company Adallom for $320 million, promising advanced protection for Microsoft clients against cybersecurity attacks.
Nextbit has unveiled there cloud-first smartphone, Robin. The handset will utilize the power of the cloud to create a more intelligent and efficient Android smartphone.
Microsoft announces Office UI Fabric, a mobile-first and responsive framework for developers to help create add-ins for the Office 365 suite of applications and web-based applications.
Nextbit is teasing the release of a new smartphone that will arrive on September 1st. The company is touting that it will be able to create a device that will become better over time.
It seems Microsoft has made another acquisition, reportedly purchasing Israeli firm Adallom for $320m, with plans to establish a new cyber security center there for its cloud business.
In one of the largest cloud services deals the Department of Defense has ever struck, Microsoft is now set to power all things cloud-based for the U.S. Air Force.
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 has been working on a cloud based gaming solution for several years and while the technology is not here yet, Kahawai is a step forward to making this service a reality.
Arcadia is a mysterious project inside Microsoft's Operating Systems Group, related to streaming games and apps. And the project is moving forward with new job postings hinting at development process.
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.
Google's Compute Engine, a central part of Google's Cloud Platform, is down without any specific details being posted by Google besides "Multiple services reporting issues" being listed.
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.
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.
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.
Satya Nadella seems to be steering Microsoft in the right direction, turning it into a slimmer, more nimble company, and is now looking forward to strengthening partnership with the Indian government.
Datto announces its acquisition of market leader Backupify in a major consolidation of services in the SaaS backup industry across both cloud-to-cloud and hybrid cloud solutions.
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.
Text files within the Xbox Music website are already showing that OneDrive locker service support will be coming very soon, allowing users cloud access to their music files from any Xbox Music device.
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.
Earlier today, Nadella and company took to the stage to talk about the future of Microsoft's Azure platform and if you missed it, we have a quick recap to bring you up to speed.
Today Microsoft CEO, Satya Nadella, will take the stage at a company event to show us what's next for the company's Cloud and enterprise efforts. You can watch the event live right here.
This morning Microsoft CEO, Satya Nadella, explained his thoughts on the Cloud, Windows 10, and women's rights in the workplace, in a series of wide-ranging interviews on TV.
A bug found in some older versions of the Dropbox desktop app is to blame for some users' files being deleted from the cloud. Some data is permanently lost but the company is trying to fix things.
From new Surface tablets and interesting experiments, to new Office, the end of the Icon and some 'inarticulate' comments, we take a look back at highlights from this week's top tech news on Neowin.
Microsoft has sent out invites to an event to be held on October 20 in San Francisco, to be hosted by Satya Nadella and Scott Guthrie, at which it will discuss "what's ahead" for its cloud services.
Satya Nadella was on stage at Gartner Symposium ITxpo and talked about the company's future plans for the enterprise and gave new insight into the value proposition Microsoft offers.
Microsoft has stated that they will be building new data centers in India to help create a local footprint in the second largest country by population in an effort to boost cloud adoption.
Should we be trusting our data to the nameless, faceless cloud and if so, can we protect ourselves at all? If not, why do so many people trust their data to companies they know nothing about?
Dropbox Pro now offers just a single $9.99 a month tier, including a terabyte of storage - but for $6.99 a month, you can get a Microsoft Office 365 subscription which includes 1TB on OneDrive.