Category: News

Microsoft News Summary – 11 September 2014

More Azure changes. Keeping up with this is difficult! Azure More changes announced: VPN Support for Azure Websites, Scalable CMS in the app gallery, role-based access control, and more stuff were announced yesterday. Update for Azure Backup for Microsoft Azure Recovery Services Agent: The agent now supports weekly backups with 120 retention points, and 9…

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Microsoft News Summary-21 May 2014

I took a break from these posts last week while I was at TechEd, and then had work catch up to do this week. Let’s get back a rockin’. There is a distinct tendency towards cloud and automation in the news of the last week. That should be no surprise. Microsoft Enhancing Office 365 ProPlus…

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News Roundup – February 22nd, 2011

A few different things have happened in the past couple of weeks so here’s a roundup. Internet Explorer 9 RTW IE9 was release by Microsoft with the usual claims of standards compliance, quicker browsing, better security, and so in. I can’t say if all that’s true or not; I stopped using IE8/9 during the IE9…

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MS Merged Windows Server & Azure Divisions

Microsoft has announced that the Windows Server and Tools division will merge with Azure online services.  This means that future developments can be integrated.  We’ve already heard that VMM v.Next will allow you to migrate VM’s from your Hyper-V private could up to Azure.  And with bolt-ons we know that we can integrate an internal…

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WebsiteSpark

Microsoft today announced a new program for small web development companies (less than 10 employees) called WebsiteSpark.  Similar to BizSpark, it offers free software for 3 years for companies who develop websites for others.  This software includes: 4 processor licenses of Windows Web Server 2008 R2 4 processor licenses of SQL Server 2008 Web Edition…

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