Cloud Computing

Microsoft Backs Digital Due Process Initiative

Microsoft this week joined a coalition to encourage Congress to update the Electronic Communications Privacy Act.

Cloud Development in Visual Studio 2010

Visual Studio 2010 provides familiar tooling and resources for developers who want to put their applications up in the cloud. Here's how to do it.

Windows Enterprise Licensees Get Options on Amazon's Cloud

Amazon Web Services and Microsoft have established a pilot program for enterprise Windows Server licensees.

IBM Launches Public Cloud Service

Big Blue is latest to add a commercial cloud infrastructure

CA To Acquire Nimsoft

CA Inc. has agreed to acquire Nimsoft for $350 million in cash.

Google Buys Office Solution Provider DocVerse

Google took a step toward helping Microsoft Office users collaborate better over the Web by acquiring DocVerse on Friday.

Microsoft To Rally Partners to the Cloud

Microsoft's highest ranking partner executive on Wednesday plans to outline the company's cloud vision for partners.

Ballmer Says Microsoft Is Betting Its Business on the Cloud

In his strongest public statement to date, CEO Steve Ballmer said that Microsoft is "all in" when it comes to the cloud.

Feds, Cloud Security Take Center Stage at RSA 2010

The speaker lineup at this year's annual RSA Security Conference and Expo, underway this week in San Francisco, is packing some serious federal heat.

Windows Server AppFabric Beta 2 Hits 'Feature Complete' Milestone

More than 8,000 developers have downloaded the first test build since its release at Microsoft's Professional Developer Conference in November.

Microsoft Sells the Cloud at Goldman Sachs Event

Bob Muglia's talk at a Goldman Sachs technology event on Tuesday was chock full of forward-looking statements.

Microsoft Updates Azure Provisioning Tool

Microsoft released a new version of its Windows Azure Service Management (WASM) Cmdlets for PowerShell last week.

Microsoft Revamps Mobile Strategy with Windows Phone 7

Microsoft has launched an ambitious new mobile platform that is a major departure from its existing Windows Mobile offering.

Microsoft, NSF Open Azure to Researchers

Academic researchers can now apply for free access to Microsoft's Windows Azure cloud services.

Microsoft's Azure Cloud Service Now Available

Microsoft's Windows Azure and SQL Azure cloud services are now generally available, ending the free test period.

Ballmer Pushes Cloud for Public Safety Agencies

Public safety managers must begin moving into the cloud, Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer said Wednesday at the company's annual Public Safety Symposium.

Microsoft to Congress: Time To Seed Cloud Computing

A Microsoft official said this week the government must revise out-of-date statutes and lay new legislative groundwork to keep pace with technology.

Infragistics Extends UX Patterns Explorer with Private Library Service

The company updates its Quince community-based patterns portal with a professional service for collaboration and storage.

Microsoft, Intuit Strike Cloud Pact for Small Business

Microsoft is aligning with former rival Intuit to help bring Intuit's large contingent of QuickBooks users into the cloud.

Microsoft, Google Debate Cloud Future

At the inaugural meeting of the New York Technology Council, representatives from Google and Microsoft debated their views on how data will be stored and shared in the future.

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