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Microsoft to open two new Azure regions in Australia

Microsoft has announced the opening of two new Azure regions in Australia for serving highly-secured government data. Partnering with the local datacenter firm Canberra Data Centres (CDC), Microsoft would be ready to support the requirements of Australian government starting the […]

Microsoft IoT Central

IoT Central is Microsoft’s latest IoT as a Service offering

Microsoft’s IoT now gets a push with the launch of IoT Central which is a fully managed solution for IoT deployments without the need for expertise which is usually required for setting up cloud-based IoT solutions from the ground up. […]

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Microsoft releases more details in the Interactive Azure Platform

Microsoft had launched the Interactive Azure Platform last year i.e. in May 2016. The cloud platform from Microsoft got the interactive touch so as to help users to know the new and big features on Microsoft Azure. The interactive Azure […]

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Microsoft Azure Advisor, Resource Health, Monitor now Generally Available

In a recent announcement, Microsoft Azure announced the general availability of Azure Advisor, Azure Resource Health, and Azure Monitor. All of the above are now generally available to provide users a more robust monitoring and alerting capabilities. Microsoft Azure Services […]

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Microsoft to comply with EU Data Protection Reform Policy

If the benefits of digital technology are to be realized, it is essential to address all the inherent challenges before embracing it. As such, the European Commission put forward its EU Data Protection Reform in January 2012 to make Europe […]

Microsoft Azure IP Advantage shields customers from Patent Infringement

Cloud Computing has transversed a long way and has transformed by creating new capabilities, insights, and efficiencies. Cloud Computing has helped businesses transform and has been increasing productivity in every possible way. The transformation also means that every business in […]

DOD Level 5 PA

Microsoft Azure and Office 365 gets DOD Level 5 PA

After finding security features of Microsoft cloud service satisfactory, the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) has granted DOD Level 5 PA accreditation to Microsoft Azure and Office 365  for handling controlled unclassified information (CUI). CUI, basically refers unclassified information that meets […]

Microsoft Azure Advisor is now available to customers

Microsoft has announced the availability of the public preview of Azure Advisor. What is this, you ask? Well, it’s a personalized recommendation engine designed to provide best practices when it comes down to optimally configuring Azure resources. Microsoft Azure Advisor […]

Microsoft announces General Availability of Azure Functions

The majority of the organizations are leveraging the power of the cloud to accelerate their business and transform for the future. Microsoft Azure has been the frontrunner when it comes to PaaS (Platform as a Service) and has been honoring […]

Microsoft helping to develop smart electrical grid for Nordic regions

Microsoft is moving to develop smart electrical grid in the Nordic region with the help of power utility companies, Agder Energi and Powel AS. Microsoft will take advantage of its Azure intelligent cloud, PowerBI and Azure IoT Hub services. This […]

Microsoft Azure brings ‘Pay-As-You-Go’ feature to India

Azure is not yet a big product in India, but things could change now that Microsoft has decided to make some interesting changes to the platform to garner more users in the country. For quite some time, the Azure Pay-As-You-Go service […]

Microsoft’s Service Fabric is now available on Linux

Businesses around the world have been relying a lot on the cloud to fuel innovation. Cloud apps are slowly becoming the future because they do not need to be installed on a computer to work. The only downside is the […]

Microsoft Azure Interview Questions eBook

Microsoft Azure Interview Questions eBook released by Microsoft MVPs

Currently, on the Internet, there are a lot of documentations, videos and other learning material available about Microsoft Azure. However, for developers and entry level professionals, there is not much guidance available at one place which can be useful for […]

Microsoft Azure to support streaming of HDR and 4K UHD videos

Microsoft is making big moves in the entertainment industry with the Xbox One and the planned Project Scorpio. The company wants to bring true 4K gaming with HDR with its 2017 console. To be frank, HDR gaming will come first […]

Microsoft opens Office 365 local datacentres in U.K

Microsoft has officially announced the availability of Office 365 and Microsoft Azure, the most trusted cloud service platforms in multiple data center locations across the United Kingdom. Microsoft’s  cloud data centers have spread across the world rapidly since October 2014, […]

Sign up for the Preview of Azure Service Fabric on Linux

Service Fabric makes the work of managing and developing cloud applications simpler. Its deployment is simple and manageable since applications are built and run in small building blocks — known as microservices. Microsoft had earlier introduced Azure Service Fabric somewhere […]

Microsoft announces Azure Information Protection

Microsoft has announced the Azure Information Protection, a new initiative that will be an extension of Azure Rights Management and the Secure islands. Microsoft had acquired Secure Islands six months back and the intention of the acquisition was to expand […]

Microsoft releases its own Distribution of FreeBSD operating system

Microsoft earlier was averse to the idea of Open-source software but that’s a thing of the past. The recent announcement from the software giant indicates the change of guard. Yes, Microsoft has decided to add Azure support of FreeBSD. As […]

Microsoft announces Azure IoT Hub and Ropes in New Device Partners

The IoT wave is indeed taking the tech industry by storm, the advent of smart devices and smart interconnected homes are already in vogue. It is very likely that the Internet of Things will play a very crucial role in […]

Microsoft cutting Azure cloud service prices to pressure competition

As competition with Amazon and Google heats up in the cloud market, Microsoft is cutting some Azure service prices to keep up with its competitors. The company made a promise to stay price competitive with its closest rivals, and this […]

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Microsoft introduces new Certification for Azure on Linux

Microsoft has announced the Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) Linux on Azure Junction. The non-profit organization has been created in tandem with the Linux foundation and will cater for the mass innovation needs thanks to its open source approach, further […]