Microsoft Azure

What is Azure Database for PostgreSQL?
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databases

What is Azure Database for PostgreSQL?

We look at Microsoft's cloud implementation of the open source database
13 Nov 2020
Microsoft 365 outage blamed on botched network driver update
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Microsoft Azure

Microsoft 365 outage blamed on botched network driver update

Many users were unable to access their Exchange Online mailboxes for around 12 hours
6 Nov 2020
Alibaba's cloud growth outpaces AWS, Microsoft, and Google Cloud
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public cloud

Alibaba's cloud growth outpaces AWS, Microsoft, and Google Cloud

Revenues for the Chinese giant's cloud business increased 60% year-on-year in Q3
6 Nov 2020
IT Pro Panel: The state of cloud infrastructure
cloud computing

IT Pro Panel: The state of cloud infrastructure

What IT leaders really have to say about their cloud estates
26 Oct 2020
Microsoft and SpaceX collaborate to take the cloud into space
Network & Internet

Microsoft and SpaceX collaborate to take the cloud into space

They’re taking the fight to Amazon in the cloud-computing space race
20 Oct 2020
Microsoft suffers second global outage in a week
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Microsoft suffers second global outage in a week

Tech giant has rolled back another update after it caused further instability with Microsoft 365 services
1 Oct 2020
Microsoft unveils Azure for Operators to unlock 5G potential
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5G

Microsoft unveils Azure for Operators to unlock 5G potential

Service will help operators to future-proof networks and drive down costs
30 Sep 2020
Microsoft Cloud for Healthcare launches Oct. 30
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Cloud

Microsoft Cloud for Healthcare launches Oct. 30

Development will continue, as Microsoft plans to support and grow the health care ecosystem
23 Sep 2020
Microsoft aims to simplify security portfolio with Defender rebrand
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Microsoft aims to simplify security portfolio with Defender rebrand

Move coincides with updates for Azure Sentinel, Azure Defender, and Defender for Endpoint
22 Sep 2020
Microsoft now has a managed service for adding chat tools to existing apps
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Microsoft Azure

Microsoft now has a managed service for adding chat tools to existing apps

The Azure Communications Service lets developers add chat functionality ‘in minutes using a few lines of code’
22 Sep 2020
Microsoft patches 129 flaws as big updates become new normal
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cyber security

Microsoft patches 129 flaws as big updates become new normal

This month's Patch Tuesday includes 23 critical flaws, though none are being actively used by hackers
9 Sep 2020
Microsoft announces general availability of Immersive Reader for remote learners
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Microsoft announces general availability of Immersive Reader for remote learners

Updated features aim to engage learners and make content more easily accessible
25 Aug 2020
Inspire 2020: Microsoft announces updates to Azure, 365 and Teams
Microsoft Azure

Inspire 2020: Microsoft announces updates to Azure, 365 and Teams

The features are aimed at providing businesses with better remote working solutions in the age of social distancing
22 Jul 2020
Microsoft acquires data model provider ADRM
Data & insights

Microsoft acquires data model provider ADRM

The sophisticated data models will be integrated into Azure to give customers intelligent data lakes
19 Jun 2020
Microsoft Build 2020: More than 50 products unveiled during online-only conference
Development

Microsoft Build 2020: More than 50 products unveiled during online-only conference

Cloud, collaboration and AI take centre stage at this year’s developer conference
20 May 2020
Hackers spoof new Azure AD and Microsoft 365 sign-in pages
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Hackers spoof new Azure AD and Microsoft 365 sign-in pages

Nefarious hackers waste no time spoofing new sign-in pages
18 May 2020
Microsoft offers hackers $100K to break Azure Sphere
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Microsoft offers hackers $100K to break Azure Sphere

Microsoft announces $100,000 bounty for exposing vulnerabilities in Azure Sphere
6 May 2020
Microsoft revenue beats estimates after Teams surge
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Microsoft revenue beats estimates after Teams surge

Tech giant reports 75 million active Teams users, with gains in Windows and Surface hardware
30 Apr 2020
Microsoft prioritises extra Azure capacity for 'key customers'
Cloud

Microsoft prioritises extra Azure capacity for 'key customers'

Emergency services and critical infrastructure given top billing should Azure face capacity constraints
23 Mar 2020
Microsoft Azure is a testament to Satya Nadella’s strategic nouse
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Microsoft Azure is a testament to Satya Nadella’s strategic nouse

Azure is now unrecognisable from when it launched 10 years ago – a reflection of Microsoft’s own transformation
14 Feb 2020
Microsoft celebrates 62% Azure revenue growth
Microsoft Azure

Microsoft celebrates 62% Azure revenue growth

The company continues to make gains on rival Amazon Web Services
5 Feb 2020
Microsoft has an edge on AWS, according to IT executives
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cloud computing

Microsoft has an edge on AWS, according to IT executives

Goldman Sachs survey suggests IT executives see Microsoft winning the cloud wars over the next three years
8 Jan 2020
Microsoft, not Amazon, is going to win the cloud wars
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Microsoft, not Amazon, is going to win the cloud wars

The disruptor becomes the disrupted
30 Nov 2019