Top 10 Microsoft Products of 2015, Rated by Partners

Top 10 Microsoft Products of 2015, Rated by Partners WEB EXCLUSIVE: Cloud products like Azure and Office 365 are on the rise, but several on-premises stalwarts are holding their ground. By Scott Bekker June 10, 2015 On-premises servers, Office and the Windows client are still incredibly important to Microsoft channel partners, but cloud products are making headway in the partner priority list, according to a new Redmond Channel Partner magazine…

June 12, 2015
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Cisco Puts Intercloud In Higher Gear By Adding AWS, Microsoft Azure Functionality

Cisco Puts Intercloud In Higher Gear By Adding AWS, Microsoft Azure Functionality byMark Haranas on June 10, 2015, 3:20 pm EDT Cisco Systems Wednesday stepped up its Intercloud offensive with new functionality for Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Azure. Cisco, which has boasted that its recently launched Cisco OpenStack Private Cloud Bundle is 40 percent cheaper for large workloads than AWS, has now extended its virtual machine on-boarding to support Amazon…

June 12, 2015
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CIOs tend to over-think cloud adoption: Ex-Dow Jones CIO

CIOs tend to over-think cloud adoption: Ex-Dow Jones CIO By Edwin YappJun 02, 2015 ‘Analysis-paralysis’ trap exists; don’t over-think it, just try it CIOs to be more customer-oriented in a cloud-enabled world – See more at: https://www.digitalnewsasia.com/business/cios-tend-to-over-think-cloud-adoption-ex-dow-jones-cio#sthash.M3ULIIY3.42OGyvaB.dpuf IT’S not every day you meet a senior IT executive who’s roaring to get into cloud computing, but for Stephen Orban, head of enterprise strategy at Amazon Web Services (AWS), adopting cloud computing…

June 3, 2015
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Microsoft to build two data centres in Canada as it expands cloud services

Microsoft to build two data centres in Canada as it expands cloud services SHANE DINGMAN – TECHNOLOGY REPORTER  The Globe and Mail  Published Tuesday, Jun. 02 2015, 3:58 PM EDT  Last updated Tuesday, Jun. 02 2015, 5:16 PM EDT Microsoft Corp. will build two data centres in Canada as it expands its cloud computing services to government departments with “data sovereignty” requirements, the company announced Tuesday. According to Janet Kennedy,…

June 3, 2015
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Microsoft throws open the doors for Cloud Foundry on Azure

The first public preview of support for Cloud Foundry on Azure is available now, with support for the on-prem version of Azure to come later By Serdar Yegulalp InfoWorld|May 29, 2015 Cloud Foundry, the open source PaaS that’s become a major part of IBM’s Bluemix offering, is now showing up in an unlikely place: Microsoft Azure. In a blog post released earlier today, Ning Kuang, senior program manager for Microsoft Azure,…

June 1, 2015
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Microsoft Aligning Azure Active Directory for Windows 10 Mobile Device Management Scenarios

By Kurt Mackie 05/29/2015 Microsoft is bringing a little more clarity to how Windows 10 will be used with traditional premises-based Active Directory, as well as with its Azure Active Directory service. While Active Directory has been around for about 15 years, mobile device use and the bring-your-own-device phenomenon has complicated matters for organizations used to traditional controls, according to Jairo Cadena of Microsoft’s Azure Active Directory team, in an…

June 1, 2015
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Real-Life Azure, Part 1: Setting Up the Environment

Real-Life Azure, Part 1: Setting Up the Environment In this first installment on moving to a hybrid cloud, our fictional company decides on the cloud provider and creates the infrastructure. By Paul Schnackenburg 05/22/2015 Public cloud brings a plethora of choices to IT departments; and often, too many options lead to indecisiveness. Looking at technology features is one thing, but really understanding how and why it would benefit your business is…

May 22, 2015
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Veeam expands family of free tools

Veeam expands family of free tools Posted by IT-Online on May 14, 2015 Veeam Software has announced two new solutions – Veeam FastSCP for Microsoft Azure and Veeam Management Pack (MP) v8 for Microsoft System Center – to help customers more easily adopt Microsoft’s hybrid cloud as part of their IT strategy. Both of these products are now available in Beta. Veeam FastSCP for Microsoft Azure, joins the Veeam family…

May 22, 2015
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Veeam Products Aid Azure Hybrid Cloud Adoption

Veeam Products Aid Azure Hybrid Cloud Adoption By Nathan Eddy  |  Posted 2015-05-06 Veeam announces FastSCP for Microsoft Azure and Management Pack v8 for Microsoft System Center. Data center availability specialist Veeam announced two products—FastSCP for Microsoft Azure and Management Pack (MP) v8 for Microsoft System Center—to help customers adopt Microsoft’s hybrid cloud as part of their IT strategy. FastSCP is designed to simplify and accelerate the use of a…

May 22, 2015
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Amazon AWS vs Google Cloud Platform vs Microsoft Azure: Best for You?

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May 22, 2015

Amazon AWS vs Google Cloud Platform vs Microsoft Azure: Which Public Cloud Is Best for You? By Neeraj M on May 22, 2015 Amazon Web Services (AWS) is the titan of public cloud services, but Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud Platform are getting more competitive every day. According to Goldman Sach, spendings on Cloud Computing will grow at a 30% CAGR between 2013 and 2018 compared with 5% growth of…

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