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Microsoft's Kubernetes Changes Include Confidential Computing Boost

http://mcpmag.com/articles/2019/11/21/microsoft-kubernetes-changes.aspx

12 hrs ago

Microsoft now offers "confidential computing" data protections for Kubernetes workloads in conjunction with Intel's hardware-based Software Guard Extensions solutions on Azure DC-Series virtual machines.

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IT Pros Can Now Save Office Configurations in Microsoft's Cloud

http://mcpmag.com/articles/2019/06/06/office-configurations-in-microsoft-cloud.aspx

12 hrs ago

IT pros will soon be able to save their Office 365 configuration files in Microsoft's cloud datacenters to access later, thanks to a recent update to the Office Customization Tool.

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Microsoft's 'Project Teleport' Aims To Create Containers Much Faster on Azure

http://redmondmag.com/blogs/scott-bekker/2019/11/microsoft-project-teleport.aspx

12 hrs ago

Much of Azure's promise relates to dynamic flexibility, yet the design of Docker containers can cause lag when used in a truly serverless environment like Azure. That's the disconnect that Microsoft's new "Project Teleport" aims to address. 11/21/2019

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Azure Arc: A Deeper Look at Microsoft's Multicloud Play

http://redmondmag.com/articles/2019/12/23/deeper-look-at-microsoft-azure-arc.aspx

12 hrs ago

Arguably one of Microsoft's biggest announcements this year was the introduction of Azure Arc at Ignite. But is this really a game-changer or is Microsoft just falling for the multicloud buzz? 12/23/2019

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Microsoft's on Edge and you could be, too: Chromium-based browser exits beta – with teething problems

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/01/15/microsofts_edge_chromium/

2 days ago

Redmond loves Linux so much this Internet-Explorer-replacement is for Windows, macOS only right now

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Microsoft's new Dynamics 365 Commerce app to be available February 3

https://www.zdnet.com/article/microsofts-new-dynamics-365-commerce-app-to-be-available-february-3/

a week ago

Microsoft is ready to replace its Dynamics 365 Retail offering with the Dynamics 365 Commerce app, starting February 3, and will be showing off that app at NRF next week.

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Microsoft's new Office 365 terms: 'We won't use your data for advertising or profiling'

https://www.zdnet.com/article/microsofts-new-office-365-terms-we-wont-use-your-data-for-advertising-or-profiling/

a week ago

US businesses can thank privacy-conscious Europeans for improvements in Microsoft's Online Services Terms.

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Azure founders reflect on Microsoft's first decade as a public cloud vendor

https://www.zdnet.com/article/azure-founders-reflect-on-microsofts-first-decade-as-a-public-cloud-vendor/

3 weeks ago

Microsoft's Yousef Khalidi and Hoi Vo, key members of the original Azure 'dream team,' look back on the ups, downs and lessons learned since Microsoft began working on its Azure public cloud.

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Azure Arc: A Deeper Look at Microsoft's Multicloud Play

https://redmondmag.com/articles/2019/12/23/deeper-look-at-microsoft-azure-arc.aspx

4 weeks ago

Arguably one of Microsoft's biggest announcements this year was the introduction of Azure Arc at Ignite. But is this really a game-changer or is Microsoft just falling for the multicloud buzz? 12/23/2019

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Ericsson to build its Connected Vehicle Cloud on top of Microsoft's Connected Vehicle Platform

https://www.zdnet.com/article/ericsson-to-build-its-connected-vehicle-cloud-on-top-of-microsofts-connected-vehicle-platform/

4 weeks ago

Microsoft and Ericsson are integrated their respective connected vehicle platforms, enabling Ericsson to provide more in the way of operations and lifecycle management for its car-making customers.

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How Microsoft's Azure organization makes the Windows sausage

https://www.zdnet.com/article/how-microsofts-azure-organization-makes-the-windows-sausage/

a month ago

Microsoft Azure Executive Vice President Jason Zander discusses how he's looking at his world now that it includes Windows engineering.

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OpenBSD bugs, Microsoft's bad update, a new Nork hacking crew, and more

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/12/07/security_summary/

a month ago

Meanwhile, the DOJ sets its sights on money mules

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Microsoft's M365 subscription for consumers now looking like a spring 2020 thing

https://www.zdnet.com/article/microsofts-m365-subscription-for-consumers-now-looking-like-a-spring-2020-thing/

2 months ago

Microsoft's plan to turn Office 365 consumer subscriptions into 'Microsoft 365 Life' ones is continuing to take shape. The new reveal date is looking like spring 2020.

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Talk about Teams-work... Get Microsoft's collab-ware set up correctly, right from the start

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/11/26/teams_right_from_the_start/

2 months ago

Sponsored Quadrotech highlights tips and pitfalls with Office-365-bundled software

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Microsoft's Kubernetes Changes Include Confidential Computing Boost

https://mcpmag.com/articles/2019/11/21/microsoft-kubernetes-changes.aspx

2 months ago

Microsoft now offers "confidential computing" data protections for Kubernetes workloads in conjunction with Intel's hardware-based Software Guard Extensions solutions on Azure DC-Series virtual machines.

MicrosoftsKubernetesChangesIncludeConfidentialComputing

Microsoft's 'Project Teleport' Aims To Create Containers Much Faster on Azure

https://redmondmag.com/blogs/scott-bekker/2019/11/microsoft-project-teleport.aspx

2 months ago

Much of Azure's promise relates to dynamic flexibility, yet the design of Docker containers can cause lag when used in a truly serverless environment like Azure. That's the disconnect that Microsoft's new "Project Teleport" aims to address. 11/21/2019

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After Google Cloud and AWS, Salesforce adds Microsoft's Azure to its portfolio

https://www.zdnet.com/video/salesforce-pledges-to-use-microsoft-azure-to-power-its-marketing-cloud/

2 months ago

Salesforce has cloud agreements to use Amazon's and Google's clouds for various workloads, making it a multi-cloud poster child.

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Microsoft's first build of Armium Edge now lurks in Canary channel – go have a play if you dare

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/11/14/arm64_chromium_edge/

2 months ago

Plus: Windows 10 19H2 quietly shuffles out of the shadows

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‘Unmistakable Bias’: AWS Challenges Microsoft’s JEDI Cloud Win

https://www.crn.com/news/cloud/news/cloud/-unmistakable-bias-aws-challenges-microsoft-s-jedi-cloud-win

2 months ago

by Donna Goodison 'Numerous aspects of the JEDI evaluation process contained clear deficiencies, errors and unmistakable bias -- and its important that these matters be examined and rectified,' an AWS spokesperson says.

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It's official: AWS is challenging Microsoft's $10 billion JEDI contract win

https://www.zdnet.com/article/its-official-aws-is-challenging-microsofts-10-billion-jedi-contract-win/

2 months ago

Amazon has filed officially to protest Microsoft's win of the $10 billion U.S. Department of Defense JEDI cloud contract.

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