Open source is steadily gaining acceptance at Redmond, and Microsoft have become a fair bit more interested in such software. A new initiative has the company partnering up with long term rival Google. Both companies have joined forces in a new partnership to bring more open source software to the Azure platform — and...

Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer might have called Linux a cancer that attached itself in an intellectual property sense to everything it touches, but the company seems to have embraced the concept in recent times. In fact, when it comes to the Azure platform, Redmond is more than willing to get closer to developers...

Hot off the confirmation that it is renaming and rebranding its cloud platform, Redmond is now back with even more news about its cloud based service. Good, inspiring news. The rebranding of Windows Azure to Microsoft Azure was made official earlier this week. And now the technology titan has confirmed that the cloud...

Once again, the rumors were all true! Well, there was actually only one rumor, about the rebranding of Windows Azure to Microsoft Azure, but Redmond has just now confirmed it. News about this first floated up at the start of this week. And now the technology titan has confirmed this first hand, stating that the new...

Make way for another rebranding! After recently renaming products like SkyDrive and Office Web Apps, the technology titan is at it again. This time aiming to tidy up the name of its cloud service. Windows Azure obviously does far more stuff than just Windows — and Microsoft now aims to help users understand the...

Redmond’s cloud train has reached Japan, with the company officially launching the Windows Azure cloud services in the country that has recorded impressive growth in this arena. According to research firm IDC, the Japanese cloud market is on track to reach $1.6 billion in 2014, and cloud providers are trying to make...

Technology is one of these very few things in life that knows no boundaries. Hard work combined with determination gets you places in this field, and this is one guarantee that you can take to the bank. Nowhere else is this truer than coding and software development. And as the saying goes, if you want to learn to...

The Windows Azure Pack, announced earlier this year, is a collection of Azure technologies for enterprise and service provider data centers. Microsoft has now selected five companies to beta test the technology. Among these is Ipeer, a leading cloud provider based in Sweden, which will utilize the new APS package for...

Microsoft recently released the latest version of its Windows Azure SDK, which brings around a number of requested features like support for Visual Studio 2013, and integrated sign-ins directly from Visual Studio 2013. The new update also offers firewall management for SQL databases within Visual Studio, along with...

They say software and cloud are the two most important things Microsoft that focuses on, and when it comes to it cloud offerings, Redmond rarely, rarely disappoints. The company has just launched a massive set of improvements to the Windows Azure platform. Windows Azure last received its scheduled upgrades some two...