Microsoft Brings Red Hat Enterprise Linux To Azure

 Microsoft is now selling Red Hat Enterprise Linux licenses. Starting today, you will be able to deploy Red Hat Linux Enterprise (RHLE) from the Azure Marketplace and get support for your deployments from both Microsoft and Red Hat. In addition, Microsoft today announced that it is now offering certified Bitnami images in the Azure Marketplace and[…]


Office Online Gets Real-Time Collaboration For Files Hosted By Microsoft Partners

 Microsoft announced today that it is expanding the Cloud Storage Partner Program (CSPP) it first announced a year ago and launching deeper integrations with Box, Dropbox, Egnyte, Citrix and ShareFile. One new feature the company is touting is real-time co-authoring for Office Online, even if the documents are stored in the partner cloud services. This means that[…]

Microsoft Announces The First Technical Preview Of Azure Stack

 With Azure Stack, Microsoft wants to bring its Azure cloud computing services into its customers’ data centers. Today, the company announced that it will launch the first technical preview of Azure Stack later this week on Friday, January 29. For now, this is a pretty limited version of Microsoft’s overall vision for Azure Stack. It’ll[…]

Microsoft Drops Prices For Some Azure Instances By Up To 17%

 Microsoft has long said it would match AWS’s prices for compute, storage and bandwidth. Earlier this month, Amazon dropped the price of some of its general purpose, compute- and memory-optimized EC2 machines. It doesn’t come as a major surprise then that Microsoft is now also dropping the prices for some of its virtual machines by[…]