Microsoft announces Azure Databricks powered by Apache Spark, new AI, IoT and machine learning tools

Wednesday at Connect(); 2017, Microsoft Corp.’s annual event for professional developers, Executive Vice President Scott Guthrie announced new Microsoft data platform technologies and cross-platform developer tools. Guthrie outlined the company’s vision and shared what’s next for developers across a broad range of Microsoft and open source technologies, and how Microsoft is helping them get more… Continue reading Microsoft announces Azure Databricks powered by Apache Spark, new AI, IoT and machine learning tools

New Cassandra API for Azure Cosmos DB

An introduction to the new Cassandra API for Azure Cosmos DB from Principal Engineering Manager for Azure Cosmos DB, Kirill Gavrylyuk. This new API allows you to move your existing Cassandra applications to Azure Cosmos DB without modifying a single line of code. Watch and learn how you can take advantage of this fully managed… Continue reading New Cassandra API for Azure Cosmos DB

[email protected] Provides LA Comm College with Cloud Communication Tools

Microsoft Corp. today announced that Los Angeles Community College District (LACCD) is rolling out Microsoft [email protected] to provide anytime, anywhere* communication services to its students, faculty and alumni. [email protected] will allow LACCD to provide everyone on campus with easy-to-use cloud communication and collaboration tools while saving administrative and IT staff time. After evaluating both [email protected]Continue reading [email protected] Provides LA Comm College with Cloud Communication Tools

Microsoft Brings the Cloud Down to Earth for Enterprises

In an online broadcast today from Microsoft Corp. headquarters, Satya Nadella, president of Microsoft Server and Tools Business, laid out how Microsoft’s private cloud solution will help businesses move faster, save money and better compete in 2012. He highlighted how companies, such as webcast participants Lufthansa Systems, T. Rowe Price and Unilever, can use Microsoft… Continue reading Microsoft Brings the Cloud Down to Earth for Enterprises

SAP, Microsoft To Make Cloud Management and App Development Easier

Microsoft’s broad partner ecosystem is what powers increased value and solutions for customers and their evolving business needs. One example of this is today’s announcement of SAP and Microsoft’s plans to focus on two key areas: first, to help .NET Framework developers more easily build applications connecting to SAP, and second, to help customers harness… Continue reading SAP, Microsoft To Make Cloud Management and App Development Easier

Virtualizing Exchange Server 2010 with Windows Server 2008 R2 Hyper V Best Practices

The purpose of this paper is to provide guidance and best practices for deploying Microsoft® Exchange Server 2010 in a virtualized environment with Windows Server® 2008 R2 Hyper V™ technology. This paper has been carefully composed to be relevant to organizations of any size. Many organizations today rely on some degree of virtualization. Whether it… Continue reading Virtualizing Exchange Server 2010 with Windows Server 2008 R2 Hyper V Best Practices

New Microsoft cloud service brings together Office, SharePoint, Exchange and Lync

Microsoft Corp. today announced Microsoft Office 365, the company’s next generation in cloud productivity that brings together Microsoft Office, SharePoint Online, Exchange Online and Lync Online in an always-up-to-date cloud service. Office 365 makes it easier for millions more organizations to get and use Microsoft’s award-winning business productivity solutions via the cloud. With Office 365, people can work together more easily from anywhere on virtually any device, while collaborating with others inside and outside their organization in a simple and highly secure way.