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Microsoft, Amazon Solidify 'Leader' Positions in IaaS Market Report

Research firm Gartner Inc. has singled out Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Microsoft Azure as the two runaway leaders in the Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) space.

The 2015 Microsoft Product Roadmap

Windows 10 is the obvious headliner of this year's roadmap, but Microsoft has many other key releases coming down the pipeline, including touch-enabled Office, on-premises SharePoint and Exchange, and test versions of the next iteration of Windows Server. Here's a look at what's to come, and when.

Microsoft Tweaks Edge Browser in New Windows 10 Test Build

Microsoft on Wednesday rolled out the next technical preview build of Windows 10 to "fast-ring" testers.

Microsoft's Explanation of Free Windows 10 Upgrades Leaves Questions

Microsoft on Monday attempted to clarify some recently announced Windows 10 details in a blog post aimed at partners.

Microsoft Beats Amazon, Google in Cloud Storage Shootout

Microsoft Azure performed slightly better than Amazon Web Services (AWS) in Nasuni's latest cloud storage report.

Survey: One-Fifth of Servers Still on Windows Server 2003

There are just two months left before Microsoft pulls the plug on Windows Server 2003 support, but a significant portion of enterprise servers are still running the OS, according to a recent Softchoice Corp. survey that will be published this month.

Universal Office Apps Debut on Windows 10 Mobile Test Build

Microsoft on Thursday released the first technical preview build of Windows 10 for smartphones that includes support for touch-optimized Office apps.

Windows 10 Will Have Two Smartphone SKUs

Microsoft is including two smartphone SKUs in its Windows 10 lineup -- Windows 10 Mobile and Windows 10 Mobile Enterprise.

Microsoft Reveals Windows 10 Version Lineup

Microsoft on Wednesday announced its lineup of Windows 10 SKUs.

Deprecated Microsoft Tools To Be Included in SharePoint 2016

Microsoft's forthcoming SharePoint Server 2016 product will include several deprecated technologies when it becomes generally available next year.

Microsoft Product Power Ratings: Build and Ignite Edition

The first five months of 2015 have been marked by nonstop product news from Microsoft, culminating in a pair of back-to-back major conferences. In taking stock of all the announcements, RCP finds that some products have fared better than others.

Microsoft Targets Amazon with Operations Management Suite

Microsoft unveiled its new Operations Management Suite (OMS) at the Ignite conference last week, giving organizations a tool to manage resources in clouds of any type, including Amazon Web Services (AWS).

Microsoft Walks Through Exchange Server 2016 Improvements

The forthcoming Exchange Server 2016 product will include changes focused on improving the server's performance, reliance, fault tolerance and simplicity.

Microsoft Reveals More of Its SharePoint 2016 Plans

Microsoft is on track in its development efforts for delivering SharePoint Server 2016 next year, the company said during this week's Ignite conference in Chicago.

Microsoft Edges Out AWS in NetSuite Cloud Partnership

NetSuite Inc. this week announced it plan to move its enterprise resource planning (ERP) software to Microsoft Azure from Amazon Web Service (AWS) by year's end.