February 1, 2015, 8:38 am GMT  

14 item(s) containing the term "windows"

Hardware surprisingly strong, Windows weak, as Microsoft posts solid Q2

— Revenue up, but operating income down thanks to restructuring, tax expenses.
Jan 27 02:00:06 am GMT / Uptime»

Microsoft kills Windows RT. "This is a huge mistake!" says no one.

— One of the best announcements from Microsoft’s Windows 10 event last week as that they’re killing Windows RT. There are no words to describe how happy I am about this. (Actually, there are lots of words to describe it, such as my 2013 article...(read more)
Jan 26 07:37:00 am GMT / Brian Madden»

Here’s How To Turn On Windows 10’s New, Hidden Calendar And Clock

—  I presume by now that if you are a Windows kid, you are using the newest build of the Windows 10 operating system, the recently released 9926 edition. If you are, go ahead and select the clock in the lower right corner of your screen. It looks slightly mundane, does it not? I thought so. What if it could look l...
Jan 25 08:33:29 pm GMT / TechCrunchIT»

Amazon continues to reach into your server room

— Microsoft already has a huge presence in most companies’ server rooms. And it hopes to keep it that way or at least, persuade those companies running Windows Server, SQL Server et al. to — when the time comes to move to the cloud — opt for Microsoft […] Amazon continues to reach into your server room ori...
Jan 25 05:00:25 pm GMT / GigaOM Cloud Computing»

Dropbox App Now Available for Windows Phones, Tablets

— The cloud storage provider releases a touch-friendly app for Windows tablets, PCs and phones.
Jan 23 09:42:00 pm GMT / Data Storage - RSS Feed»

CloudBerry Challenges Box, Dropbox With Sync, Share Platform

— While the beta version works only in the Windows environment, CloudBerry is planning to support other platforms, including mobile devices, soon.
Jan 23 02:00:00 pm GMT / Data Storage - RSS Feed»

Microsoft Will Release Office 2016 This Year

—  Following its Windows 10 event, Microsoft announced this morning that the next version of Office is called Office 2016 and will be generally released in the second half of this year. The company didn’t announce much more about Office 2016 today, but you know what to expect, given the history of the product....
Jan 22 05:39:20 pm GMT / TechCrunchIT»

1.7 Million People Are Testing Windows 10

—  Today at its Windows 10 event, Microsoft announced that its Insider program for Windows 10 has racked up 1.7 million users. Those individuals, according to the company, have created 800,000 pieces of feedback on some 200,000 topics. The company announced that it had 1.5 million testers inside of the program, on...
Jan 21 05:14:46 pm GMT / TechCrunchIT»

System Center Virtual Machine Manager Add-In Update – Import & Launch Instances

— We launched the AWS Systems Manager for Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager (SCVMM) last fall. This add-in allows you to monitor and manage your on-premises VMs (Virtual Machines), as well as your instances (running either Windows or Linux) from within Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager. As a r...
Jan 21 05:09:20 pm GMT / Amazon Web Services Blog»

2015 *has* to be the year Microsoft lets partners sell Windows desktops as a service... right?

— A few weeks ago, I wrote an article which essentially asked what was left to do in the desktop virtualization industry and what the priorities should be for 2015. I actually had a hard time writing that article, because... well, we've just made so much...(read more)
Jan 19 07:08:00 am GMT / Brian Madden»

Apprenda teams with Piston to gain OpenStack support

— Apprenda, which started out as a .NET-and-Windows-focused Platform-as-a-Service but has since opened up to other languages and technologies, continues to broaden its horizon. A new partnership with Piston Cloud gives it an entry into the OpenStack camp. Here’s the PR spin from the announcement: Together, App...
Dec 23 05:59:30 pm GMT / GigaOM iaas»

Microsoft’s Global Foundation Services and Windows Azure Receive FedRAMP JAB P-ATO

— Mark Estberg, Senior Director Online Services Security & Compliance I am pleased to announce that after a rigorous review process, Microsoft's Global Foundation Services (GFS) organization, in conjunction with Microsoft's Windows...(read more)
Sep 30 09:35:00 pm GMT / ms datacenters»