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Azure CDN from Akamai hits General Availability

Azure CDN from Akamai hits General Availability With Microsoft noting that Akamai has over 200,000 servers in 120 countries, this is a big moment and a new step for the company in providing Azure customers an expanded global footprint and reach.The general availability is also important for large production and entertainment companies, who need to deliver content faster and more reliably to customers who want instance access.

Azure Security Information site provides up-to-date info on Azure security infrastructure, best practices, and more

Azure Security Information site provides up-to-date info on Azure security infrastructure, best practices, and more Having the peace of mind knowing that your teams use a secure infrastructure is vitally important to the cloud in general and Azure specifically.Thus, it’s no surprise to see Microsoft announce yesterday that they have made their Azure Security Information site officially live.

Microsoft pushes Update Rollup 10 for Windows Azure Pack

Microsoft pushes Update Rollup 10 for Windows Azure Pack Windows Azure Pack has received a much-needed update for nine issues that have been fixed in the latest version.The list of improvements include: The new version of Windows Azure Pack should be available via the Microsoft Update or it can be updated manually.

Azure DevTest labs offers a self-service sandbox Azure environment for developers

Azure DevTest labs offers a self-service sandbox Azure environment for developers Microsoft has just brought out Azure DevTest Labs for general availability, making it so that developers have a better environment in which they can control the testing and development of their software.DevTest gives developers a “self-service sandbox environment” that makes it easier than ever for developers to make sure their projects are coming out on time.

Citrix and Azure to combine for a true 'Windows as a Service' offering

Citrix and Azure to combine for a true 'Windows as a Service' offering As reported by ITPRO, the announcement was made at Citrix Synergy 2016.Additionally, ITPRO reports that Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella appeared at a video at the event, and praised the partnership between Microsoft and Citrix.

Digital continuity for government services gets a head start in Estonia with Microsoft Azure

Digital continuity for government services gets a head start in Estonia with Microsoft Azure ” In recent years, Estonia has risen to become the hub of innovation not just in Europe but the world over, with new transformative ideas being embraced readily and thoughtfully to drive positive changes away from legacy processes, into the future.The country especially has been at the forefront of digitalizing governmental procedures, with projects like e-Residency and digital “data embassy”.

Red Hat Ansible 2.1 supports Windows and Azure to build hybrid, automated environments

Red Hat Ansible 2.1 supports Windows and Azure to build hybrid, automated environments Once again, Microsoft’s flirtation with the open source community is bearing fruit for both the company and its traditionally non-Windows based consumers.Specifically, the world’s foremost open source provider Red Hat Inc.

Azure AD Identify Protection now supports federated identities

The Azure Active Directory Team recently beefed up its efforts to protect its customer base with the announcement of AD Identity Protection support of federated identities.Essentially, AD clients who utilize Directory Federation Servers with Azure AD will now benefit from an advanced filtering security process.

Microsoft introduces Azure Information Protection, coming in preview next month

Last year, Microsoft acquired Israeli information protection company Secure Islands, explaining at the time that the company’s technology would soon be integrated with Azure Rights Management Service to work alongside the data classification capabilities of Office 365 and Windows.Today, just a few months after this acquisition, Microsoft is introducing Azure Information Protection, a new service that combines Microsoft Azure Rights Management and Secure Islands’ technology to makes it simpler to classify and protect information, even as it travels outside of an organization.

How to set up and use Microsoft Wallet on Windows 10 Mobile

Once the Windows 10 Anniversary Update is rolled out, more Windows 10 Mobile users that have an NFC compatible phone may be able to take advantage of Microsoft Wallet.Once you are a Windows Insider, download and install any Windows Insider Preview build 14360 or above to your Windows 10 Mobile phone.

Morgan Stanley survey shows Azure will be leading Infrastructure as a Service vendor by 2019

Morgan Stanley survey shows Azure will be leading Infrastructure as a Service vendor by 2019 According to Morgan Stanley’s 2016 CIO Survey, Microsoft’s Azure will edge out Amazon Web Services by 2019 for both Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) and Platform as a Service (PaaS) use among 100 executives surveyed.Roughly 31 percent of the CIOs will be using Azure for IaaS, versus roughly 30 percent using AWS.

SQL Server Management Studio 2016 gets its first monthly update in the July 2016 Release

SQL Server Management Studio 2016 gets its first monthly update in the July 2016 Release SQL Server Management Studio, Microsoft’s software for managing SQL servers and Azure databases, is receiving its first monthly update.This update brings significant changes to the database management tool, and provides extensive support for Azure services.

PSA: Facing issues making or receiving calls via Skype? Here's why and a possible fix

PSA: Facing issues making or receiving calls via Skype? Here's why and a possible fix Emma, a Skype employee, responded to a user facing issues receiving calls on Skype and attributed it to this infrastructure upgrade: We are still migrating all our clients to the new infrastructure, so it is not 100% enabled on all of them.You should keep in mind that: Skype Linux client (4.

Microsoft to hold Machine Learning and Data Sciences conference in Bangalore, India in August

Microsoft to hold Machine Learning and Data Sciences conference in Bangalore, India in August With that being said, Microsoft appears set to add another conference to its roster that will cover the exciting world of machine learning.Announced today via its Server & Tools Blog, Microsoft is welcoming its new Machine Learning & Data Sciences Conference, to be hosted in India this year.

Office Mobile apps get access to Azure Rights Management on Android

Office Mobile apps get access to Azure Rights Management on Android Microsoft has announced that it is expanding Azure Rights Management to all of its Office Mobile apps on Android, as it brings the feature to its Word, Excel and PowerPoint apps.This means that users can now open, read or review any rights-protected documents or emails across Windows, Mac, iOS and Android.

Microsoft is a leader in 18 Gartner Magic Quadrants, including Cloud Infrastructure as a Service

Microsoft is a leader in 18 Gartner Magic Quadrants, including Cloud Infrastructure as a Service Gartner, in particular, has been rating Microsoft as a Leader in a number of their Magic Quadrants, from cloud storage to Disaster Recovery as a Service (DRaaS).Today, the Azure blog spent some going highlighting all of the areas where Microsoft is a cloud computing leader: Today, Gartner has named Microsoft Azure as a leader in its Magic Quadrant for Cloud Infrastructure as a Service for the third year in a row based on completeness of our vision and ability to execute.

Azure N-Series Virtual Machines now in preview, offer the "fastest GPU's in the public cloud"

Azure N-Series Virtual Machines now in preview, offer the "fastest GPU's in the public cloud" One of the ways that customers utilize Microsoft’s Azure cloud computing platform is for running virtual machines for a variety of business use cases.For those instances, Microsoft announced today that the Azure team is placing N-Series virtual machines into preview which will optimize GPU performance for a variety of simulation applications.

New video provides a look at the upcoming Microsoft Azure Technical Preview and other updates

New video provides a look at the upcoming Microsoft Azure Technical Preview and other updates Today, the Azure blog posted a video that provides a look at the upcoming Azure Stack Technical Preview and some other updates.According to the Azure team: We have also heard questions around the integrated systems hardware strategy, with concerns around flexibility, cost, and size.

Microsoft (MSFT) news recap: Authenticator for iOS and Android, Bing Rewards overhaul and more

Microsoft (MSFT) news recap: Authenticator for iOS and Android, Bing Rewards overhaul and more Approved specialists  can get early access to Microsoft products, obtain exclusive passes to events, and build relationships with local Microsoft teams.Bing Rewards is now Microsoft Rewards, offers perks for using Edge, shopping at Windows or Microsoft Stores Six years of earning rewards by searching with Bing has expanded to a larger target.

Microsoft releases preview of Azure App Service MySQL in-app support

Microsoft releases preview of Azure App Service MySQL in-app support A Microsoft Azure blog post released today went into more depth about the new feature currently in preview.The MySQL application support allows for many opportunities that weren’t present in the Azure App Service before.