Azure

HPE Wins NSA Cloud Contract Worth $2bn

Hewlett Packard Enterprise wins $2 billion cloud services contract with America's top secret intelligence agency, the NSA

3 months ago

Microsoft Warns Cloud Customers Of Potential Breach

Leaky cloud storage bucket. Thousands of Microsoft Azure customers are warned of data exposure risk in Redmond's Cosmos database

3 months ago

NSA Awards $10bn Contract To AWS, But Microsoft Files Complaint

Revenge for the JEDI? Microsoft files an official complaint with government regulator, after NSA awards $10 billion contract to AWS

4 months ago

Microsoft Thrives Thanks To Azure Growth

Software giant posts record results, as certain business segments (Azure) thrive during Coronavirus pandemic, but others struggle

4 months ago

Microsoft Adds Another Security Acquisition With CloudKnox

CloudKnox is being acquired by software giant Microsoft, to equip it with unified privileged access and cloud entitlement management

4 months ago

Microsoft’s Nadella Hints At Significant Windows Update

Major update is coming for the veteran Windows 10 operating system, CEO Satya Nadella teases at Microsoft Build conference

6 months ago

Pentagon Mulls JEDI Contract Cancellation Amid Legal Fight

The Pentagon may cancel the JEDI contract altogether and start over, due to the legal battle raging over Microsoft's award

7 months ago

Judge Refuses To Dismiss AWS Claim Of Trump JEDI Interference

Failure for attempt by Microsoft and US DoJ to dismiss complaint from Amazon Web Services about Trump's JEDI contract interference

7 months ago

Microsoft Cloud To Help Volkswagen Self-Driving Push

German car maker Volkswagen expands Microsoft partnership to use Azure cloud services to help it develop self-driving cars

10 months ago

Microsoft Invests In GM’s Cruise For Self-Driving Future

Software giant confirms it is part of a $2 billion investment in GM's Cruise self-driving unit, which will utilise Azure…

11 months ago

Microsoft Developing Own ARM-Based Server Chips

Bad news Intel? Redmond designed its own ARM-based chips for its Azure servers, and even possible future Surface device, report…

12 months ago

Microsoft Finds Malicious Code In Its Systems After SolarWinds Compromise

Fallout from the significant SolarWinds attack by suspected Russian hackers continues, with Microsoft admitting it has been impacted

12 months ago

Microsoft Raises Orkney Undersea Data Centre

Up she rises! Microsoft’s moonshot project to build more environmentally sustainable data centres under the ocean is deemed successful

1 year ago

Coronavirus: Microsoft Working ‘Every Day’ On Cloud Capacity Issues

Microsoft says it is making progress on backlogue of problems created by massive and sustained spike in demand for Teams…

2 years ago

Pentagon To Reconsider Parts Of JEDI Cloud Contract Award

More bad news for Microsoft, as it is reported the Pentagon is requesting permission to reconsider parts of its decision…

2 years ago

Amazon Surges Past $1tn Mark Once Again On Strong Earnings

But Amazon Web Services faces increased cloud competition from Microsoft, whose Azure grew 62 percent year-on-year in the fourth quarter

2 years ago

Azure: The Future for Your Datacentre?

With Microsoft switching off Windows Server 2008, there is a distinct push to adopt Azure. Is this a good move?…

2 years ago

Microsoft Cloud Growth Pleases Wall Street

Microsoft is now worth $1.25 trillion after stock price rise thanks to continued growth of Redmond's Azure cloud business

2 years ago

Amazon Asks US Court To Bar Microsoft From JEDI Contract

Restraining order. Amazon AWS to ask judge to impose temporary block on Microsoft working on Pentagon's JEDI cloud contract

2 years ago

Study: Enterprises Choosing Microsoft Cloud Over Amazon’s AWS

Goldman Sachs study finds Microsoft's Azure used by more large companies than AWS, while Amazon continues to lead in revenues…

2 years ago

Microsoft Updates Cloud Agreements Following EU Probe

New cloud contract terms to roll out worldwide after European regulators found 'serious concerns' over the way Microsoft was handling…

2 years ago

Amazon Challenges Pentagon Over JEDI Cloud Contract

Political bias? AWS files intention to appeal DoD's decision to give major cloud contract to Microsoft

2 years ago

Microsoft Wins $10 Billion Pentagon ‘JEDI’ Cloud Contract

Pentagon decides not to give lucrative contract to Jeff Bezos' AWS, after much scrutinised bidding process

2 years ago

EU Data Regulator Finds ‘Serious Concerns’ Over Microsoft Contracts

Microsoft's contracts with EU agencies found to have 'significant scope for improvement' where it comes to protecting citizens' data

2 years ago

Microsoft Buys jClarity To Boost Java Performance On Azure

Acquisition is part of Microsoft's growing support for open source technologies on Azure, including Linux and Java

2 years ago

Why the hybrid cloud is the future of retailing

The cloud has transformed retail businesses. Enterprises are now leveraging the hybrid cloud to transform their internal data processes and…

2 years ago

Microsoft Generates More Money From Cloud Than Windows

Nadella's legacy. Revenues from the cloud overtake sales from Windows for the first time ever at Microsoft

2 years ago

Build 2019: Microsoft Releases Managed Business Blockchain Service

Azure Blockchain Services is integrated with Azure and with Microsoft's developer tools

3 years ago

Microsoft Offers Azure Tools, Services For AI, Blockchain

New offerings to make it easier for businesses to utilise artificial intelligence and blockchain

3 years ago

Microsoft Value Hits $1 Trillion After Cloud Growth

Strong results for the software giant see its market valuation briefly reach $1 trillion for the first time

3 years ago