Here you will find a quick synopsis of all news from Microsoft’s Cloud Platform organization as it is released with links to additional information.
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During ISIT 2014, the IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory awarded its top prize to Erasure Coding in Windows Azure Storage—an associated systems paper written by Microsoft’s Cheng Huang, Huseyin Simitci, Yikang Xu, Aaron Ogus, Brad Calder, Parikshit Gopalan, Jin Li, and Sergey Yekhanin—which pointed the way to a new method for achieving more efficient storage in the cloud.
During this year’s TechEd North America conference, Microsoft announced plans to extend Azure Hyper-V Recovery Manager with a new capability for the replication of virtual machines from a customer datacenter directly to Microsoft Azure.
Today, Microsoft announced the general availability of its Brazil South Region – just weeks after the public preview was released. With over 1,000 customers signing up for Azure every day, this expansion demonstrates Microsoft’s commitment to increasing growth and helping customers access the power of the cloud, in Brazil and around the world. As with our recent expansions in Japan and China, this new region will provide customers throughout Brazil with increased network redundancy and lower latency.
On Wednesday, Microsoft announced the acquisition of France-based company, Capptain. Capptain’s mobile push analytics solutions will be integrated into Microsoft Azure suite of services
This morning in Houston, Microsoft kicked off its annual TechEd North America Conference, where more than 11,000 IT professionals and developers gathered to experience the company’s latest enterprise tech offerings.