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...

Wasting little time after expressing its desire to turn Skype into a cloud powered service, Microsoft has just announced that the VoIP platform is now hosted on Windows Azure. Familiar old Scott Guthrie recently broke the news, and according to the corporate vice president every Office 365 customer now has a Windows...

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...

Remember Hadoop? You know the big data architecture. Redmond outlined its plans to support the ability to deploy, manage and run Hadoop clusters on its cloud platform a while back, and now the company is launching this anticipated feature. The company’s implementation of Hadoop goes by the name of Windows Azure...