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Hadoop on Demand comes to Microsoft Azure

Apache Hadoop will now be available via Microsoft Azure with tools to sort and perform other functions on data. This is the first time, Microsoft is testing Hadoop on demand via one of its partners called MapR Technologies. The intention […]

Find out your twin with Microsoft Twin Detector Website

Microsoft has come up with a website that helps you find out if you have any secret twins. Both the earlier launched Microsoft Age Detector website and this Twin Detector website, TwinsOrNot are attempts to showcase the capabilities of Windows Azure. Microsoft […]

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Microsoft Bounty Programs to include Azure and Project Spartan

Microsoft has announced an expansion of the Microsoft Bounty Programs. They are planning to evolve Online Services Bug Bounty. This is a new bounty for Azure and Project Spartan. Besides this they are also updating the Mitigation Bypass Bounty. Azure […]

Microsoft announces Azure Service Fabric for Hyper-Scalable applications

Microsoft has announced a new cloud offering called Microsoft Azure Service Fabric which is essentially a platform that enables developers and ISVs to create cloud services with a high degree of scalability and customization. Service Fabric is in production internally for more […]

Microsoft releases Azure Premium Storage for Public

A blog post from ScottGu revealed that Microsoft is now releasing Azure Premium Storage for general availability. Azure Premium Storage stores data durably on Solid State Drives (SSDs) providing high performance, low latency, disk storage with consistent performance guarantees. Microsoft […]

Microsoft announces adding of New Features to Azure Media Services

Microsoft announced the launch of several new services and corresponding certifications to their Azure cloud platform. These new additions to the Azure Media Services are geared towards enabling its media and broadcasting partners to manage “end-to-end cloud based media workflows, […]

Microsoft launches its NoSQL Azure Database – DocumentDB

Microsoft has announced that Microsoft Azure DocumentDB is now out of preview and is generally available. DocumentDB is a NoSQL document database service that permits applications to query and process JSON data at scale. NoSQL Azure Database – DocumentDB launched […]

Microsoft Azure helps Researchers build Traffic Prediction service

Microsoft Research recently joined forces with the Federal University of Minas Gerais which is home to one of Brazil’s foremost computer science programs, in order to come up with a solution for the seemingly intractable problem of traffic jams – […]

Windows Azure gets on-demand backup and restore

Microsoft announced a set of new features to Windows Azure on Friday. These features are aimed at the demands of enterprise and IT Pro users and include small variations of what they were getting earlier. However, the noteworthy feature is […]

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Microsoft launches Azure Marketplace

Microsoft today launched more than three thousand services and products in Azure Marketplace which may help users to enhance the productivity and performance. To be precise, the new and revamped Azure Marketplace is an online store for thousands of products […]

Free Microsoft Azure for Student Developers announced

Microsoft has a great news for Student developers. The company has made an announcement that it is providing Azure services at absolutely no cost for student developers. Students can take full advantage of this new offering as it provides a […]

Ford partners with Microsoft to deliver Connected Car Services

The partnership of Ford and Microsoft is not a new thing. It earlier partnered with Microsoft years ago to provide the initial version of Sync, a cloud based system present on all models of Ford and Lincoln. Due to customer […]

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Microsoft and Sphere3D develop Windows Containers for Azure

Microsoft now adds Sphere 3D as its strategic partner to deliver Windows containers for Azure. This move will help in the further simplification of migration of Windows applications, to cloud infrastructures, without any dependencies on hardware or software platforms. To begin […]

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Microsoft announces Azure Internet of Things suite in the Convergence 2015

Microsoft Convergence 2015 saw a lot of new announcements made by the software giant. On this occasion, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella made an important announcement, which was disclosure of Azure Internet of Things suite. Microsoft mentions that the Azure IoT […]

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Microsoft launches Cloud Accelerator Programme for Indian Enterprises

Microsoft today announced the launch of Cloud Accelerator Programme for Indian enterprises and government at 2015 Microsoft Azure Conference in Pune, India. The new programme will facilitate the enterprises and government organizations to adopt the Microsoft Azure and Office 365 […]

Password rollover for Microsoft Azure AD

Azure AD Automated Password Rollover Preview for Social Accounts announced

Microsoft has already introduced several new features in Azure Active Directory to manage company’s social media accounts like Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn, using the feature of single sign-on. This lets groups of users of specific department of a company, use […]

Microsoft Azure is the first internationally certified cloud service

Your data stored in Microsoft Azure will be more secure now. Microsoft today has passed the first international standard ISO/IEC 27018 for cloud privacy. ISO/IEC 27018 is an international standard developed by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) which gives an […]

Microsoft Announces Cloud Platform Roadmap

Microsoft will now keep the users updated with all latest developments in the cloud platform business. Company lately announced the Cloud Platform Roadmap website, an Azure consistent cloud in the data center which will keep posting about the latest news […]

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Microsoft Antimalware for Azure Cloud Services and Virtual Machines announced

Microsoft Antimalware developed for Azure Cloud Services and Virtual Machines is available to Azure customers only. However, Microsoft has decided to make this antimalware free, as announced recently at TechEd Europe. This antimalware provides real time protection against latest threats. Besides […]

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Microsoft announces new Azure and Cloud base technologies at TechEd Europe

In the recently held TechEd Europe event, Microsoft announced many new cloud based services, APIs, mobility solutions and few other applications that are designed especially for enterprise customers, where in software developers and IT personal will work together to achieve […]

Microsoft Azure API Management Service Preview released

API has some serious applications. It now appears to be no more an afterthought for most organizations. The prime reason convincing many developers is that it is API facade which can create or destroy architectures and affect high business returns. […]

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Microsoft Azure receives massive amount of enhancements

Microsoft Azure, the cloud application platform from Microsoft, has received a massive amount of features. The list of features includes new security enhancements via the virtual machine, general availability of Azure ExpressRoute and Azure Import/Export Service. Let’s see the major […]

Windows Azure to be renamed as Microsoft Azure

Microsoft today announced that, starting 3rd April, 2014, they will be renaming Windows Azure to Microsoft Azure, saying that the change in the name reflects Microsoft’s strategy. Microsoft is focused on making Azure as the public cloud platform for customers as […]

Microsoft releases Windows Azure Hyper-V Recovery Manager

After months of beta testing and experimentation, Microsoft has finally released the much awaited feature for Windows Azure, Hyper-V Recovery Manager. Windows Azure Hyper-V Recovery Manager Through Hyper-V Recovery Manager, you can make realtime asynchronous copy of Virtual Machines (VMs) […]

Microsoft releases Windows Azure Network Security Whitepaper

Windows Azure has just released a brand new Whitepaper to provide extensive insights on its Network Security mechanisms and its potential. The networking capacity of Windows Azure facilitates the required infrastructure in order to connect virtual machines to each other, […]

Microsoft tweaks Windows Azure, shows developer opportunity on Windows

Microsoft showcased the developer opportunity to thousands of developers present physically and online in the keynotes delivered by Satya Nadella, President, Server and Tools Business and Steve Guggenheimer, Corporate VP of Developer Platform Evangelism. Microsoft announced the availability of its Cloud […]