Last year, Microsoft announced the new Azure IP Advantage program through which Microsoft will use its patent portfolio to help protect its cloud customers from patent suits. If sued, eligible Azure customers can acquire one of 10,000 patents that Microsoft will make available to help counter assert against an aggressor. Show More Summary
During a media event today, Microsoft announced the launch of Azure Stack, its private cloud solution in India. With this launch, Microsoft is the only cloud provider in India offering all three clouds – private, public and hybrid. Microsoft...Show More Summary
The UK channel partner ITPS has deployed Microsoft’s hybrid Azure Stack infrastructure in its data centre, the first firm to do so. “A large proportion of IT managers are still reluctant to move to public cloud due to confusion over the location of their data. Show More Summary
VMware is none too pleased about a new Microsoft offering enabling the full VMware stack to run on Microsoft's Azure.
Virtualization giant VMware Inc. has hit out at Microsoft Corp.’s effort to steal some of its customers away, saying it won’t provide support for those who run its software stack on the Azure cloud. The statement follows Microsoft’sShow More Summary
After separating the majority of its IT services from the Australian Taxation Office, the ACNC is looking to upgrade its systems to integrate with its recently adopted Microsoft Office 365 and Azure platforms.
Back in July, Microsoft announced that they have delivered the first release version of Azure Stack to its partners. As per the plan, Microsoft’s partners HPE, Lenovo and Dell EMC are now shipping their integrated systems with Azure Stack. Show More Summary
Microsoft Corp. is pitching a new training course for those who want to become an “Azure Stack Operator”, ahead of the release of its new on-premises infrastructure offering. While Azure Stack has long been touted as being easy to set...Show More Summary
Oracle Corp. is wasting no time returning fire at Microsoft Corp.’s announcement last week of the availability of its Azure Stack on-premises cloud offering. The database and business software giant today is expanding the breadth ofShow More Summary
Managed services company Rackspace Inc. has wasted no time in announcing Fanatical Support services for Microsoft Azure Stack, just hours after the Redmond-based company said its on-premises cloud is finally ready to ship. Azure Stack can be thought of as Microsoft’s Azure cloud in a box. Show More Summary
More than two years after it was announced, Microsoft Corp.’s Azure Stack is ready to ship. Microsoft has called the on-premise version of its cloud stack its secret weapon against Amazon Web Services Inc. because it leverages Microsoft’s legacy data center customer base in a distinctive way. Show More Summary
Microsoft today announced that they have delivered the first release version of Azure Stack to its partners. Microsoft’s partners like HPE, Lenovo and Dell EMC will ship their integrated systems with Azure Stack in September. Microsoft also mentioned that Huawei and Cisco will also launch their Azure Stack systems in the near future. Show More Summary
Microsoft’s cloud strategy has long focused on the kind of hybrid cloud deployments that allow enterprises to run workloads in a public cloud like Azure and in their own data centers. Azure Stack, its project for bringing the core Azure services into the corporate data center, is the logical conclusion of this. Show More Summary
Microsoft's first three server partners are starting to take orders for Microsoft's hybrid-computing Azure Stack appliances.
Microsoft’s hybrid cloud effort pushed forward today, with the company announcing at its Inspire partner conference that customers can now order machines that run Azure Stack. The hardware, which has been produced in a partnership between Microsoft and server manufacturers, will essentially let customers run private instances of Microsoft Azure in their own data centers. […]
Microsoft's short list of vendors that will sell Azure Stack running on server hardware in customers' datacenters is gradually growing longer.
Avanade, a joint venture between Accenture and Microsoft, today announced the upcoming availability of a complete Microsoft Azure Stack solution from a single provider. This new Azure Stack solution from Avanade will offer an Azure-consistent experience at a competitive price point. Show More Summary
Microsoft has refreshed the preview of its Azure Stack hybrid computing appliance software and added previews of some new cloud services.
Azure Stack is one of Microsoft’s most ambitious projects in the data center space. The goal of Azure Stack is, at its core, to bring many of the features of Microsoft’s Azure cloud computing platform into the enterprise data center....Show More Summary
Microsoft today announced the release of Azure PaaS services for Azure Stack and a refresh to Azure Stack TP3. Microsoft last month released Azure Stack Technical Preview 3 (TP3) with support for more modern application capabilities along with infrastructure and security enhancements. Show More Summary