8 December, 2016
Microsoft today is announcing the release of R Server 9.0, an update for the commercially supported big data software aimed at large organizations. Microsoft…
10 February, 2014
Microsoft’s Power BI For Office 365 Comes Out Of Preview, Simplifies Data Analysis And Visualizations
After more than half a year in limited preview, Microsoft today launched Power BI for Office 365, its Business Intelligence for Office 365 Enterprise subscribers…
8 December, 2016
Microsoft today is announcing the release of R Server 9.0, an update for the commercially supported big data software aimed at large organizations. Microsoft is also releasing R Client 3.3.2, the latest version of the free software that people can run on desktop computers, as opposed to…
24 October, 2016
Microsoft has announced that it’s increasing pricing on some of its products in the U.K. by more than 20 percent, as the British pound continues to suffer in the wake of Brexit.
Beginning January 1, 2017, Microsoft has revealed that “most” of its enterprise cloud services will see…
5 May, 2015
Microsoft announced a raft of security and data protection software on the first day of its Ignite conference. The company said that attacks on companies were increasingly using legitimate tools: organizations are being compromised through access made with valid (albeit stolen or otherwise compromised) user credentials, rather than malware, with…
16 March, 2015
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella spoke on how big data and analytics are now transforming virtually every sector of the economy…
28 January, 2015
In a Microsoft blog yesterday the Redmond company revealed it’s planning to release a preview of its improved Power BI service, at first to U.S. customers, but the company says to global customers at a later date. Anyone with a business email address can access the cloud-based…
Publication: Silicon Angle
28 August, 2014
Microsoft will reduce the prices of its Azure SQL Database – a relational database as a service (DaaS) – from November onwards.
The updated pricing, which is 50% lower, will come two months after Microsoft releases new service tiers to the database service, adds hourly billing features and improves its service level…
25 August, 2014
Enter the latest of the NoSQL contenders: Microsoft. Yesterday, the folks in Redmond announced new features for Microsoft Azure, two of which hint at Microsoft seeing a rich market for NoSQL technologies among Azure users.
The most significant of the two is Azure DocumentDB, a NoSQL DBaaS exclusively available on…
19 August, 2014
Microsoft Corp. (MSFT)’s Azure cloud-computing service, a critical part of Chief Executive Officer Satya Nadella’s plan to remake the software company, experienced a major global outage yesterday that lasted for around five hours.
Azure, which lets businesses access computing resources and run programs via the Internet, was…
21 July, 2014
The Microsoft PR crew has been working overtime given the overwhelming amount of public announcements that has originated from the Redmond, Washington based company.
NetApp has announced a storage connector that would seamlessly integrate into your Azure management portal. This allows Azure users to store data off site in…
Publication: SmartData Collective
6 June, 2014
A recent joint announcement by Microsoft and Salesforce on their new partnership sent ripples across the IT and business worlds. With the ink hardly dry on a previous partnership announcement by Microsoft and SAP, it seemed a bit puzzling. So what is going on?
The conference call held by company…