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  • Blog Post: Windows Azure is Coming to China

    Today, we are pleased to announce that Microsoft is bringing our premier public cloud platform Windows Azure to China. Following our recent launch of Windows Server 2012, this represents the next step in delivering our Cloud OS vision to China by delivering multi-tenant public and private cloud services...
  • Blog Post: Microsoft and Data Privacy Day: Helping You Take Control

    To mark Data Privacy Day 2013 , Microsoft commissioned research to help better understand people’s online privacy perceptions and expectations. One big takeaway from this study is that people need and want more information about their privacy options and help controlling their personal information...
  • Blog Post: $15,000 in Prizes Added to Windows Phone Next App Star challenge

    Microsoft recently announced a global contest that can help developers gain more visibility for their apps through featured placement in a Windows Phone television ad that will show during prime-time in the U.S. The response has been amazing with thousands of apps already submitted from around the world...
  • Blog Post: Texas Adopts Office 365 for More Than 100,000 Employees

    The Texas Department of Information Resources is adopting Office 365 for more than 100,000 employees in the largest state-wide deployment of e-mail and collaboration services in the U.S. The state will consolidate systems in an effort to improve its communication and collaboration capabilities across...
  • Blog Post: Bing Pulse and the Bing Interactive State of The Union Experience

    "Tuning in" to the State of the Union means more than just sitting down in front of the television. The way we consume and interact with the news is undergoing an unprecedented transformation and Search can do even more at pivotal moments where customers need a deeper level of information. So Bing is...
  • Blog Post: Introducing modern.IE: Test Your Sites for Internet Explorer Compatibility

    Today, Microsoft introduced modern.IE, a free set of tools and resources that make it easier for developers to test their sites on various versions of Internet Explorer. Additional tools are also available through a partnership with BrowserStack, a service that lets developers test their sites on any...
  • Blog Post: Improve your Business Intelligence with Microsoft BI Solution Builder

    Microsoft has launched a new online tool—called Microsoft BI Solution Builder —that can help you build a better platform and strategy for Business Intelligence. It helps you uncover the BI capabilities available in the products you already own as well as indicates what additional products...
  • Blog Post: Team Foundation Server, Visual Studio 2012 Update 2, and Git

    The ALM Summit is underway and Microsoft has a host of announcements. For starters, Team Foundation Server now supports hosting Git repositories (starting today). And Visual Studio will support Git. Brian Harry has a post that discusses the changes affecting Team Foundation Server, Visual Studio, and...
  • Blog Post: Transforming Our Products, Culture and Practices to be Cloud-first

    Today Microsoft Server and Tools President Satya Nadella posted to the Official Microsoft Blog , an email he sent to employees about the progress we’ve made completely transforming our products, culture and practices to be cloud-first. See his “ The Enterprise Cloud Era ” video to hear...
  • Blog Post: Migrating 150 Petabytes of Email in 6 Weeks

    Yesterday we announced that we've completed upgrading all Hotmail customers to Outlook.com. Coupled with the growing organic excitement for Outlook.com, this has pushed us to over 400 million active Outlook.com accounts, including 125 million that are accessing email, calendar and contacts on a mobile...
  • Blog Post: Imagine Cup Winners Announced

    Today at the Social Innovation Summit in Silicon Valley, Microsoft announced the five winners of the second annual Imagine Cup Grant. We’re particularly excited as four of the winners developed their apps on Windows Azure. Grant winners all participated in the Imagine Cup 2012 Worldwide Finals...
  • Blog Post: Unified Device Management with Windows Intune and System Center 2012 Configuration Manager SP1

    Back in September, Microsoft announced its strategy around unified device management and how the next releases of Windows Intune and System Center 2012 Configuration Manager would deliver on that vision. As part of this week's update to our Cloud OS vision , we’re pleased to announce that System...
  • Blog Post: The enterprise cloud and our Partners

    As longtime competitors, partners and industry leaders, Microsoft and Oracle have worked with enterprise customers to address business and technology needs for over 20 years. Many customers rely on Microsoft infrastructure to run mission-critical Oracle software and have for over a decade. Today, we...
  • Blog Post: Microsoft Reaches Agreement to Acquire StorSimple

    Many of you are faced with an explosion in data and the resulting cost to store, manage and archive this data is ballooning. This is why cloud storage solutions are so compelling - they provide increased flexibility, almost unlimited scalability, and the improved economics you need. But to realize those...
  • Blog Post: Office Developer Tools for Visual Studio 2012 Now Available

    Microsoft has announced the immediate availability of the Office Developer Tools for Visual Studio 2012. This is a new set of tools that enable developers to build powerful apps for all current versions of Microsoft Office and SharePoint, including Microsoft Office 365. This new offering includes an...
  • Blog Post: Internet Explorer 10 for Windows 7 Now Globally Available

    Internet Explorer 10 is available worldwide in 95 languages for download today . We will begin auto updating Windows 7 customers to IE10 in the weeks ahead, starting today with customers running the IE10 Release Preview. With this final release, IE10 brings the same leading standards support, with improved...
  • Blog Post: Steve Ballmer on Office 365: The Next Bold Step

    In October 2012, I wrote a letter to shareholders outlining how the full value of our software will be seen and felt in how people use devices and services at work and in their personal lives. This is a fundamental shift in our business that began several years ago and continues today with the release...
  • Blog Post: Windows 8 Upgrade Prices Increase on February 1st

    Microsoft is currently offering promotional pricing for users upgrading to Windows 8 from Windows XP, Windows Vista, and Windows 7. Through January 31st, you can upgrade to Windows 8 Pro for just $39.99 ERP (U.S.) via Windows.com using the Windows 8 Upgrade Assistant or pick up a DVD copy at a local...
  • Blog Post: TechEd Europe Opens with Product Preview Availability

    Welcome to TechEd Europe 2013 being held in Madrid, Spain June 25-28, 2013. We have a lot of information to share this week on Microsoft products and services that comprise our Cloud OS vision. In addition to the great session content, we also have announcements as well as partner and customer information...
  • Blog Post: Windows Azure SDK v2.0 for .NET Released

    This morning we released the v2.0 update of the Windows Azure SDK for .NET. This is a major refresh of the Windows Azure SDK with some really great new features and enhancements. These new capabilities include: Web Sites : Visual Studio Tooling updates for Publishing, Management, and for Diagnostics...
  • Blog Post: Get Started with System Center 2012 SP1

    Microsoft has announced the immediate availability of System Center 2012 SP1. This release is full of new features that light up the new functionality found in Windows Server 2012. The combination of System Center 2012 SP1 with Windows Server 2012 provides the foundation of what we call the ‘ Cloud...
  • Blog Post: Microsoft and Symantec Take Down Harmful Bamital Botnet

    Microsoft Digital Crimes Unit , in collaboration with Symantec, has taken down the harmful Bamital botnet. In the last two years, more than eight million computers have been attacked by Bamital, and its search hijacking and click fraud schemes have affected major search engines and browsers, including...
  • Blog Post: Free Business Analytics Training and Prizes with 24 Hours of PASS

    Join us on January 30th for 24 hours of free training when industry experts take to the virtual stage to cover business analytics. We'll cover data analytics and visualization, big data innovations and integration, information delivery, advanced analytics and more. If you’re a business analytics...
  • Blog Post: Microsoft Management Summit (MMS) - news from Brad Anderson

    Over the past 11 years, the Microsoft Management Summit (MMS) has grown from a small user group event focused on systems management and managing PCs, to a large and passionate gathering of the world’s best and brightest IT Pros. Now it’s time to look ahead to the next step for our industry...
  • Blog Post: A New SUSE-Microsoft Collaboration on Cloud Technologies

    Today is a step forward in the collaboration we started more than six years ago with SUSE. As part of Microsoft’s sponsorship of the Open Source Business Conference (OSBC) in San Francisco, we are thrilled to announce that SUSE and Microsoft will extend their existing work in connecting Windows...