Tag: Microsoft

Hardware Virtualization, Innovations, Trends, Types

Microsoft gets real about mixed reality with new products and new vision

December 12, 2017

Via: TechGenix

Microsoft recently announced a new vision for mixed reality. This vision has already led to some new product innovations, and some that have yet to be released. The most notable may be a new headset created with Samsung. Here’s more […]

Cloud Computing

How Microsoft is Extending Its Cloud to Chevron’s Oil Fields

November 21, 2017

Via: SQL Server Pro

A single fiber-optic cable at an oil well generates more than a terabyte of data every day, and Chevron has “thousands of wells,” from which it’s been collecting and analysing data for years. That data collection and analytics system is […]

Cloud Computing

Amidst Major Growth, Skytap Announces New Cloud Integrations and Hires Microsoft Executive

November 14, 2017

Via: VMBlog

Skytap, Inc., a global cloud provider, today announced Skytap Cloud integration with third-party cloud services, which will enable enterprises to select services from IBM Cloud, Amazon Web Services (AWS), and other public clouds to extend the value of traditional applications. […]

Cloud Computing

Are we nearing the end of cloud?

November 6, 2017


Does this question surprise you, especially at a time when all major cloud companies such as AWS, Microsoft and Google are reporting stellar profits buoyed by the success of their cloud business? Well, we’re still nearing the end of cloud […]

Innovations, Predictions, Trends

Microsoft quietly announces end of last free Windows 10 upgrade offer

November 3, 2017

Via: ZDNet

If you’ve been waiting to claim your free Windows 10 upgrade using the “assistive technologies” exception, you need to act soon. In a quiet change to an obscure web page, Microsoft announced this week that those exceptions will end on […]

Innovations, Trends

Microsoft adds more business apps to Office 365 Business Premium subscriptions

November 1, 2017

Via: ZDNet

Microsoft is adding more new business applications to its Office 365 Business Premium and Microsoft 365 Business plans. Office 365 Business Premium is the most comprehensive and costly Office 365 subscription plan for small- and mid-size businesses (SMBs). It costs […]

Cloud Computing

Microsoft commercial cloud, Azure vs. Amazon Web Services is nice storyline, but misguided comparison

October 30, 2017

Via: ZDNet

One storyline following earnings from Microsoft and Amazon revolved around pitting Azure vs. Amazon Web Services, but the comparison falls apart based on product portfolio. Why? First, Microsoft’s commercial cloud and AWS are apples and oranges. Second, Microsoft’s commercial cloud […]

Cloud Computing

HPE to shut down its cloud server business

October 20, 2017


Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) is shutting down its cloud server business as it’s no longer profitable and sustainable for the company. Over the last few years, HPE was supplying low cost cloud servers to large cloud companies like Microsoft and […]

Cloud Computing, Innovations, Trends

AWS and Microsoft team up for deep learning project

October 16, 2017


The keenest rivalry in cloud computing may have just taken a slightly different turn: Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Microsoft are collaborating on an open artificial intelligence (AI) ecosystem. The project, called Gluon, is a programming API which “allows developers […]

Cloud Computing, Innovations, Trends

Nested virtualization now available in Microsoft Azure

October 9, 2017

Via: TechGenix

Microsoft has added the ability to enable nested virtualization to Azure. Using this, admins and companies are able to effectively work on testing, training, and more while saving money compared to typical methods. Nested virtualization allows you to do things […]