Business Cloud News

Microsoft creates Azure hub for Internet of Things

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Microsoft has put its new Azure IoT hub on general availability. In a statement, it claims the new system will be a simple bridge between its customers’ devices with their systems in the cloud.

Containers at Christmas: wrapping, cloud and competition

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As anyone that’s ever been disappointed by a Christmas present will tell you – shiny packaging can be very misleading. As we hear all the time, it’s what’s inside that counts…

Azure Backup gets fine tuned with speed, cache and retention improvements


Microsoft’s Azure has promised more speed, lower cache demands and better data retention among a range of improvement to its cloud backup services for enterprise data.

Avere-Microsoft joint effort enables Azure hybrids

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Enterprise storage vendor Avere Systems is to work with Microsoft so that its Virtual FXT Edge filers can be used with Microsoft Azure.

Red Hat launches Cloud Access on Microsoft Azure

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Red Hat has followed yesterday’s declaration of a partnership with Microsoft by announcing the availability of Red Hat Cloud Access on Microsoft Azure.

Druva’s data protection service now available on Azure


Converged data protection firm Druva has allied itself with Microsoft Azure in a bid to expand its cloud presence to a wider public cloud and infrastructure market.

Dell and Microsoft unveil joint hybrid cloud offering

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Dell has expanded its cloud portfolio with a new hybrid cloud offering with technology jointly developed with Microsoft. The new system is designed to break down the barriers to cloud adoption and offer a simpler but more secure payment system.

Equinix and Telecity to offer Microsoft Azure ExpressRoute for Office 365

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Data centre operators Equinix and TelecityGroup are both now offering Microsoft Azure ExpressRoute for Office 365 as part of their cloud offerings.

Microsoft selects Ubuntu for first Linux-based Azure offering


Microsoft has announced plans to simplify Big Data and widen its use through Azure.

Capgemini recruits Microsoft Azure in cloud service expansion push


Capgemini has added Microsoft to its cloud services programme as it seeks to give a broader range of cloud services to more clients. Microsoft is the first in a number of vendors that CapGemini is seeking to add to its cloud service portfolio, it said.