Microsoft and Red Hat Team Up to Offer OpenShift on Azure

Microsoft and Red Hat have announced their collaboration in offering the first jointly managed OpenShift on Azure, the former’s public cloud. At the Red Hat Summit that opened on Tuesday, the teamup will allow enterprise developers to run container-based applications…

Microsoft Azure Wins Big, Lands Deal With Cybersecurity Firm Symantec

Cybersecurity expert Symantec is looking to cut down on its data center costs by moving some of its workload to Microsoft Azure. The deal between the two companies, which was revealed on Monday, would see Symantec delivering its Norton product…

Microsoft Challenges Amazon Web Services With Cycle Computing Acquisition

Among the top players in the tech industry, Amazon Web Services (AWS) is the undisputed king of cloud computing, leading the pack by a wide margin in the relatively new but lucrative segment. However, rivals do not plan to let…

Microsoft’s Azure Reportedly About To Lose The ‘Windows’

Update: It’s official. Microsoft says: Today we are announcing that Windows Azure will be renamed to Microsoft Azure, beginning April 3, 2014. This change reflects Microsoft’s strategy and focus on Azure as the public cloud platform for customers as well…

Amazon RDS Now Supports ASP.NET

Online retail giant Amazon just announced a new update which allows users to run Microsoft’s database and web programming platform ASP.NET, on its Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS). Amazon reveals that users can now use Microsoft tools they are accustomed…