Cloud Computing


Study: More Orgs Favor OneDrive over Other Cloud Storage

Businesses in all size categories are more likely to use Microsoft OneDrive as their cloud storage service than rivals like Google Drive, Amazon Drive and Apple iCloud.

Microsoft Gives Support to GDPR with Updated Compliance Tools

Microsoft kicked off the start of the European Union's General Data Protection Regulation on Friday with a speech by President Brad Smith and the release of multiple resources for staying in compliance.

Microsoft Brings Advanced Threat Protection to Azure SQL

The latest addition to Microsoft's sprawling Advanced Threat Protection (ATP) product line, SQL ATP, is now available for Azure SQL Database users.

Microsoft Readies Multiple Azure AD Enhancements

Several improvements, including one related to Microsoft's partnership with Ping Identity, are coming to Azure Active Directory in May.

Microsoft Lines Up Support for Azure Confidential Computing

Microsoft this week put the spotlight on its partners' efforts around its Azure confidential computing project.

Microsoft-Red Hat Pact Takes Shape with Managed OpenShift on Azure

A preview of Red Hat OpenShift on Azure will be released "in the coming months," Microsoft said this week in a progress report on its collaboration efforts with Red Hat.

Microsoft Touts AI Advances at Build 2018

Microsoft put the spotlight on artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning at Monday's kickoff of the Build 2018 conference in Seattle.

Microsoft Extends OneDrive Sharing Beyond Windows

OneDrive's file-sharing and collaboration capabilities are coming to Office for Mac, as well as to iOS and Android mobile applications, Microsoft announced this week.

Microsoft Launches Low-Maintenance Azure Container Service

A new service from Microsoft that lets users easily spin up containers on its public datacenter infrastructure is now production-ready.

Microsoft Adds GDPR Improvements to Office 365, Azure

With the European Union's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) requirements set to become law on May 25, Microsoft is working to get its cloud services and customers compliant.

Microsoft Floods RSA Conference with Security Announcements

Microsoft gave a thorough progress report on its security portfolio at the RSA security conference this week.

Microsoft Commits $5 Billion to IoT, Updates IoT Hub

Microsoft is betting big on the Internet of Things (IoT), announcing a $5 billion investment plan spanning the next four years.

New Azure Datacenter Regions Launch in Australia

Microsoft is expanding the reach of its Azure cloud platform for its customers in Australia and New Zealand.

Azure Availability Zones Come to Microsoft's Cloud Datacenters

Microsoft recently starting switching on its first Azure Availability Zones, which provide uptime assurance for cloud workloads.

'Project VAST' Joins Microsoft's Security Arsenal

Microsoft this week took the wraps off "Project VAST," a tool designed to surface security problems visually.

Microsoft Takes Spotlight Off Windows in AI-Focused Reorg

A major Microsoft reorganization announced Thursday appears to signal a shift in the company's approach to its bread-and-butter Windows business.

Azure SQL Data Warehouse Goes Global, Other Azure Updates

Azure SQL Data Warehouse became generally available in Microsoft's Australia East, India West and Japan West datacenters this week, meaning the service is now available out of all 33 Azure regions.

Microsoft Releases Azure Service Health Dashboard

Microsoft's Azure Service Health dashboard, which customers can use to check the health of their Azure environments, is now production-ready after being in preview since last July.

Microsoft Adds 'Next-Generation' Azure Alert Options

Microsoft recently announced the addition of "next-generation" Azure Monitor alert capabilities alongside the free "classic" alerts.

Microsoft Adds More Group and Browser Controls to Azure AD

Microsoft recently rolled out several Azure Active Directory (AD) improvements, including the ability for administrators to set expiration policies for Office 365 groups.

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