All Hot Microsoft Azure: Infrastructure Cloud Computing Resources and News Resources
Page 1 of 1 (16 items)
Why Microsoft is “The” Cloud Computing Provider
In my last blog post, Cloud Computing Platforms- A Race to the Bottom, I wrote about Google’s decision to reduce compute engine pricing and how it implies a shift in the way providers compete in the market. Continuing the trend, Microsoft also recently stated that they are committed to matching Amazon Web Services current and future pricing; setting out what would suggest a very aggressive competition to come.
Wednesday, April 24, 2013 2:06:00 PM
Backup to the cloud using Windows Azure Backup
One of the use cases of cloud computing Infrastructure as a Service is data recovery. IaaS service models have unlimited compute and storage capacity without upfront investments. More and more vendors are adding support for backup to the cloud. Some examples are Microsoft who acquired StorSimple. Storsimple is a hardware appliance which offers local storage and a gateway to various cloud storage providers. Veeam Backup & Replication Cloud Edition offers the same kind of functionality delivered in software.
Tuesday, April 23, 2013 3:33:00 AM
Don’t Count Microsoft Out of the Public Cloud Race Just Yet
Microsoft this week announced the general availability of Azure Infrastructure Services. This marks a notable course correction for Microsoft, which initially provided Azure solely through a Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) model. While many market observers assume that public cloud IaaS in the enterprise is now a three horse race between Amazon AWS, Rackspace and Google, they may be selling Microsoft short. Why might they be underestimating Azure Infrastructure Services?Enterprises like Microsof...
Monday, April 22, 2013 11:47:00 AM
Microsoft Takes on AWS with Azure IaaS, Price Match and Offer Ubuntu 12.04
Microsoft has taken Windows Azure Infrastructure Services from pre-release to general public availability, packing some big guns to compete with Amazon’s popular offerings. The news comes just as the annual OpenStack Summit hits its stride this week, where Rackspace unveiled its own AWS competitor based on its open platform.
Thursday, April 18, 2013 3:28:00 PM
Microsoft Azure Public Cloud Matches Amazon Prices
Microsoft announced Tuesday that it is making infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) generally available from its Windows Azure Cloud after several months of beta testing.
Thursday, April 18, 2013 11:35:00 AM
Microsoft’s Own Cloud Remains an Issue for OpenStack Interoperability
SiliconAngle’s theCube hosts John Furrier and Jeff Frick had the opportunity to talk with Alessandro Pilotti, the CEO of Cloudbase Solutions, during the 2013 OpenStack Summit, which kicked off today in Portland, Oregon. Pilotti discussed Cloudbase’s work with Microsoft, as well as his perspective on and experience with OpenStack.
Wednesday, April 17, 2013 4:20:00 PM
Microsoft Azure Tops Cloud Developer Platform Survey
Microsoft's investment in developer supplements for its Azure cloud environment is paying off: Azure is the leading cloud among developers, with 36% of 400 surveyed using it in some fashion, according to developer surveying firm Evans Data.
Monday, September 17, 2012 1:31:00 PM
Migrating a Business-Critical Application to Windows Azure White Paper
Microsoft Information Technology (Microsoft IT) used the Windows Azure operating system to create a cloud computing–based replacement for a 10-year-old, business-critical licensing application. The new solution uses Remote Desktop Licensing Manager (RD Licensing Manager) to take advantage of the scalability and extensibility benefits of Windows Azure, and to provide increased speed, business continuity capabilities, and cost-effectiveness.
Monday, September 10, 2012 8:51:00 AM
Windows Azure Mobile Services Launched
Windows Azure, the open and flexible cloud platform that enables you to quickly build, deploy, and manage applications, has recently announced its mobile services that will help enhance the productivity of developers to quickly build mobile apps.
Thursday, September 06, 2012 11:56:00 AM
Hanu Software Selected to Join the Microsoft Windows Azure Circle Program
Hanu Software today announced that they have been selected for Microsoft Corporation’s elite Windows Azure Circle program. The Azure Circle is the highest level of Microsoft’s Cloud Accelerate Partner program designed to validate the credentials of highly trained and tested partner organizations.
Wednesday, May 23, 2012 1:56:00 AM
Will Azure Cloud Services be Microsoft’s New OS?
Microsoft makes the most popular OS in the world. That’s been true for over 30 years. Moreover, they have developed software for businesses, and games, and now are trying their best to enter and make an impact in the smart phone market. But could it be that their best new market is the Cloud? Could they be gearing towards having a second operations software similar to Windows OS, but at the same time different? That operations software is Azure, their Cloud service.
Wednesday, January 04, 2012 11:19:00 AM
Mark Russinovich: Windows Azure, Cloud Operating Systems and Platform as a Service Video
Mark Russinovich is a Technical Fellow working on the Windows Azure team. His focus is on solving hard problems related to the Fabric Controller, which is in some sense the Windows Azure operating system kernel - it provides services and management infrastructure for the applications that run on Windows Azure.
Monday, November 29, 2010 4:21:00 AM
On-Premise Microsoft Azure: An Inevitable Milestone in Azure’s Evolution
On Tuesday at the Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference, Microsoft announced the availability of the Windows Azure Platform Appliance. Since Azure was first announced, I had been advising clients that an on-premise Azure offering was only a matter of time. With Tuesday’s announcement, Microsoft took a first step toward an Azure platform that is capable of driving internal cloud service delivery.
Friday, July 16, 2010 2:34:00 AM
New Windows Azure Platform Focusing the Cloud on Businesses and Consumers
Microsoft announced its new Windows Azure platform today at the company's annual Worldwide Partner Conference. Windows Azure is a turnkey cloud service aimed at providing access and tools, on-demand, for both enterprise and consumer use. Microsoft has a number of launch partners for the new product, including Dell, HP and Fujitsu.
Thursday, July 15, 2010 3:16:00 AM
Microsoft Preps Windows Azure Appliance for Private Clouds
At the Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference (WPC10), the software giant is busy explaining how channel partners can potentially profit from Windows Azure, SQL Azure and a forthcoming Windows Azure appliance for private clouds backed by partners like Dell, eBay, Fujitsu and Hewlett-Packard. Here are the details.
Thursday, July 15, 2010 3:15:00 AM
DABCC Radio: Microsoft Virtualization Podcast with David Greschler from Microsoft - June 14, 2009 - Episode 81
In Episode 81, Douglas Brown interviews David Greschler, Director of Integrated Virtualization and Management at Microsoft. In this special episode Doug sits download with David at Citrix's Synergy conferences to discuss what’s new with Microsoft Virtualization, Windows Azure cloud computing, Microsoft's application virtualization for server apps, Hyper-V vs. VMware vSphere, and much more.
Sunday, June 14, 2009 4:18:00 AM