Cloud Computing

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.

Microsoft and HP Ink Cloud, Virtualization Pact

Microsoft and HP disclosed a $250 million, three-year partnership to develop and market next-generation datacenter technology and application infrastructure.

Microsoft Woos MySQL Users with Migration Tool

A free toolkit helps database users migrate from MySQL to Microsoft's SQL Server database on-premise or in the cloud.

Microsoft Rings in 2010 with Commercial Cloud Services

The company announced on Monday that users can now upgrade their Windows Azure preview accounts to commercial subscriptions, or register for new services.

Reaching the Cloud: App Dev from the Ground Up

Still rooted to traditional dev models? Learning the skills and processes to span on-premises and cloud scenarios is fundamental for Visual Studio developers in 2010.

Microsoft's Private Cloud Formation

As CIOs largely reject the early crop of cloud services for business-critical apps, Redmond readies private and hybrid cloud platforms.

HP Extends Public, Private Cloud Portfolio

HP for the first time is enabling infrastructure and application provisioning services to third-party cloud providers, initially Amazon's EC2.

Microsoft Creates Server and Cloud Division

Microsoft formed a new organization within its Server and Tools Business last week called the Server and Cloud Division (SCD).

Amazon Auctions Off Cloud Capacity

Amazon has launched the beta for Spot Instances, which lets developers and customers bid for unused capacity on Amazon's EC2 service.

IT Heavyweights Back Telecom Cloud Forum

The telecom industry has joined the effort to forge interoperability among cloud providers by forming a consortium backed by some key cloud providers, including Microsoft and IBM.

2010 a Boom Year for Cloud Computing?

If recent market research is any indication, computing in the clouds could achieve a breakthrough of sorts in 2010.

Intel Unveils 48-Core 'Cloud Computer' Chip

Intel pushed the outer limits of computing by unveiling a new experimental processor it described as a "single-chip cloud computer."

Interop New York: Customers Press Vendors for Private Clouds

Google, Microsoft and Amazon pitched their respective cloud offerings during the keynote panel session at Interop New York Thursday.

Q&A: Microsoft Distinguished Engineer Yousef Khalidi Discusses Private Cloud Migration

Yousef Khalidi talked about Microsoft's new Azure cloud services at the Interop trade show on Thursday.

Microsoft's New AppFabric Serves Up Composite Apps

Burley Kawasaki, the director of Microsoft's Connected System Division, explains why AppFabric is the next logical step in .NET abstraction.

Early Enterprise Cloud Deployments Likely To Be Hybrid

Enterprise customers that start to use cloud services will also host applications and/or data on premises.

New DBA Tool Helps Companies Move to Azure Cloud

In conjunction with Microsoft’s launch announcement of Windows Azure at this week’s Professional Developers Conference in Los Angeles, Embarcadero Technologies released an Azure-related database administration tool.

Ozzie Quizzed on Cloud Strategy at PDC

Microsoft officials briefed financial analysts on the company's cloud computing strategy at its Professional Developers Conference on Wednesday.

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