Microsoft will be making two services generally available as part of the company's push to improve the security of businesses' data.
By Blair Hanley Frank | 23 July, 2015 03:11
Microsoft is said to be paying $320 million to acquire Adallom, a Cloud security provider whose services might help Microsoft in its new push toward becoming a "Cloud-first" company.
By Zach Miners | 21 July, 2015 05:25
Microsoft's argument that the U.S. faces a shortage of people with STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) skills isn't helped by the 7,800 layoffs it announced last week.
By Patrick Thibodeau | 13 July, 2015 20:12
The U.S. Federal Communications Commission may require the country's telecom carriers to warn residential and business customers about their plans to abandon old, copper telephone networks for IP-based systems.
By Grant Gross | 11 July, 2015 03:04
Microsoft's Power BI data visualization and business intelligence service will be generally available in two weeks, marking a major milestone for the new product.
By Blair Hanley Frank | 11 July, 2015 01:02
Vodafone's new Ericsson-designed network is now being used for all 4G data by the telco's customers.
By Rohan Pearce | 08 July, 2015 14:01
Snowflake Computing announced Tuesday that its cloud-based data warehouse service is available to all users.
By Blair Hanley Frank | 24 June, 2015 07:41
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By IDG News Service staff | 23 June, 2015 21:13
Taylor Swift shames Apple into paying musicians royalties during streaming trial
By IDG News Service staff | 22 June, 2015 21:24
Microsoft on Friday said it would soon tweak the Windows 10 preview program as its engineers push toward the July 29 launch of the final code to customers.
By Gregg Keizer | 21 June, 2015 00:34
The Skype Translator beta app now can help people say "guten tag" to their friends in Germany, thanks to an update it received on Thursday.
By Blair Hanley Frank | 19 June, 2015 04:45
Microsoft is trying to lure more startups onto its Azure cloud services by offering a substantial US$120,000 credit for companies that qualify for its BizSpark Plus program.
By Blair Hanley Frank | 17 June, 2015 10:59
Florida has a history when it comes to the replacement of U.S. workers with foreign workers on temporary visas. It ought to be a familiar story to former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, who on Monday announced plans to run for the Republican presidential nomination.
By Patrick Thibodeau | 17 June, 2015 07:12
Box today followed rival Dropbox to integrate Microsoft's Office Online with its cloud storage service.
By Gregg Keizer | 17 June, 2015 05:10
Microsoft today said it would retire the Modern, née Metro, app for Skype in less than four weeks, abandoning it for the more traditional Windows desktop application.
By Gregg Keizer | 12 June, 2015 04:17
Microsoft today said that it would add its real-time translation technology to the primary Windows desktop app, giving users of Windows 7 and older editions the chance to test the service.
By Gregg Keizer | 09 June, 2015 04:19
Outsourcing should be a strategic partnership, not a simple hand-off of duties to a third-party. Getting that right requires smart preparation.
By By Serhiy Haziyev and Halyna Semenova | 05 June, 2015 10:47
Skype today updated the Android, iOS, OS X and Windows versions of its Skype chat client to quash a bug that crashed the apps when a few characters were received.
By Gregg Keizer | 04 June, 2015 03:09
Microsoft is preparing to rebrand and expand its almost-unknown Skype WiFi service to make it both a consumer service and a perk for enterprises already subscribing to Office 365, according to a briefly-available website.
By Gregg Keizer | 04 June, 2015 01:00
Skype will have to appear in a Belgian criminal court after ignoring a judge's order to give law enforcement officials access to data from calls between suspected criminals.
By Loek Essers | 27 May, 2015 01:36
Cloud, big data and analytics, mobile, social, and IT security have impacted networking – bringing it almost to breaking point. This whitepaper looks at the future of networking to accommodate these evolving trends.
With large shifts to SaaS and cloud-based solutions, IT is discovering that the end user (IT’s own customer) is seeing a significantly different user experience as the applications that they rely on for their day-to-day productivity are being choked by the backhaul bottlenecks that never existed within the walls of the corporate datacenter. This whitepaper looks at how businesses feeling bandwidth pressure should reassess their WAN.
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