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In his keynote at DevOps Summit, David Tesar, Microsoft Technical Evangelist on Microsoft Azure and DevOps, will discuss how Microsoft teams who have made huge progress with a DevOps transformation effectively utilize operations staff and how challenges were overcome. Regardless of whe...
Nov. 2, 2014 07:00 PM EST Reads: 8,086
Disruptive macro trends in technology are impacting and dramatically changing the "art of the possible" relative to supply chain management practices through the innovative use of IoT, cloud, machine learning and Big Data to enable connected ecosystems of engagement. Enterprise informa...
Oct. 2, 2014 08:00 AM EDT Reads: 7,549
Most people are aware that Windows Server 2003 is coming to the End of Support (EOS) on July 14th 2015. This means enterprises are more or less forced to stop running applications on the WS2003 Operating System, migrate them to a newer OS or replace them. EOS dramatically changes the...
Aug. 10, 2014 04:00 PM EDT Reads: 7,165
I have said more than once that one of the biggest misconceptions people have about my skill set is that because I can develop software for the iPhone, iPad, and Windows 8 tablets, I must know everything there is to know about using them. 90% of my time spent on a computer is spent in ...
Feb. 17, 2014 03:56 PM EST Reads: 5,226
Another Unleashed behemoth!!! It is a whopping 1683 of printed pages and 2765 pages when you include the additional chapters available in the eBook you get with the printed book. If this book doesn’t contain the information you need about SQL Server 2012, then you probably won’t find i...
Feb. 14, 2014 11:39 AM EST Reads: 5,315
This little book is packed with tons of information. The authors did a good job of selecting topics that SharePoint administrators need to know, but may use so infrequently, they don't retain the details.
In today's IT world that is just life. A little over a year ago we upgraded from...
Feb. 6, 2014 03:00 PM EST Reads: 7,618
AppZero, a fast, more flexible way to move server applications, announced on Monday a collaboration with Microsoft in which Microsoft is recommending AppZero for moving a variety of applications from Windows Server 2003, which reaches the end of extended support in July, 2015, to Micro...
Nov. 21, 2013 08:00 AM EST Reads: 8,495
Want to gain an edge in your technical career? Industry insiders suggest that over 70% of businesses now run at least two virtualization platforms in their IT environment. That’s why IT pros who understand multiple platforms are invaluable to their companies and clients. With all the t...
Oct. 26, 2013 12:00 PM EDT Reads: 9,244
This is the SharePoint book for the end-user that wants to become a power-user. It covers a ton of topics and it covers them in-depth.
The book is not intended for SharePoint developers for SharePoint administrators, although most SharePoint developers and administrators are also powe...
Sep. 26, 2013 11:00 AM EDT Reads: 8,433
Mobile and cloud are two of the biggest changes in the enterprise today. Amidst a disruptive shift in technology and IT economics arrive the difficult decision of how you can design, build, deploy, and manage your mobile websites. Decisions such as “do I build native” or “how can I bui...
Aug. 26, 2013 09:15 AM EDT Reads: 11,550
I think this book is a perfect place to start for those new to the Windows Phone 8 application development. The author covers a wide variety of topics at a level deep enough that you understand the topic and its context.
A majority of my experience on Microsoft devices was with embedd...
Jul. 24, 2013 07:45 AM EDT Reads: 8,687
Microsoft Sunday slashed the price of its poorly selling ARM-based Windows-incompatible Surface RT by $150 to $349 for the 32GB model.
That’s without the cover that also functions as a touch-sensitive keyboard. With the magnet cover the price is $449. The bigger 64GB model has been c...
Jul. 22, 2013 06:45 AM EDT Reads: 8,097
Microsoft’s little adventure into tablet land has cost it a $900 million charge to cover its slashing prices on its hard-to-move ARM-based Surface RT widgets earlier this week by as much as 30%.
But that was only part of its fiscal Q4 story of missed revenue and profit expectations T...
Jul. 22, 2013 05:45 AM EDT Reads: 8,477
Microsoft has created Microsoft Ventures as a way to unify its sundry venture efforts by housing them under one roof and giving entrepreneurs a single point of engagement.
It describes Microsoft Ventures as broad-based with a holistic approach, featuring a community evangelism progra...
Jul. 1, 2013 07:30 AM EDT Reads: 8,248
Microsoft and Engine Yard, the Platform-as-a-Service, announced a strategic alliance Wednesday to deliver a commercial-grade open source-based platform on top of Windows Azure’s on-demand infrastructure.
Engine Yard Cloud will be available in the Azure Marketplace beginning July 31. ...
Jun. 28, 2013 09:00 AM EDT Reads: 7,871
Without any fanfare Microsoft last Friday released a feature-limited copy of its cloud-based Office 365 for iOS formatted to fit the little screen.
It’s only for the iPhone, not the iPad, which is presumably too close to Microsoft’s own tablet ambitions.
There is of course the slow...
Jun. 24, 2013 07:45 AM EDT Reads: 10,744
Microsoft and Nokia, which abandoned or rejected other operating systems for Microsoft’s Windows Phone smartphone system a couple of years ago, reportedly got a pretty good way down the road in their recent discussions about Microsoft buying its handset business before the talks fatall...
Jun. 24, 2013 07:00 AM EDT Reads: 8,017
Telerik, an end-to-end provider of development tools and solutions for building cross-platform and mobile applications, has announced the latest evolution of Telerik DevCraft, the ultimate toolset for professional .NET developers. With this release, Telerik sets the standard for .NET m...
Jun. 12, 2013 09:06 AM EDT Reads: 7,462
Centrify, which made its bones making Microsoft’s popular Active Directory accessible to Redmond’s enemies list, is spreading its wings and snuggling up closer to Microsoft at the same time by throwing it something of a lifeline.
See, Microsoft expects Office 365 to be one of the fas...
Jun. 10, 2013 08:00 AM EDT Reads: 9,504
Microsoft wants to buy Nook Media LLC, the Barnes & Noble’s digital and college books joint venture, for a billion dollars according to TechCrunch, which says it’s got internal documents to prove it.
With Windows 8 in mind Microsoft bought 16.8% of the operation last year for $300 mi...
May. 13, 2013 08:30 AM EDT Reads: 8,885
Roughly six months after Windows 8 came out at the end of October, Microsoft Tuesday confirmed reports that it’s been tinkering with the operating system to make it more popular.
The radical redesign is supposed to have confused the buying public and created enough of a learning curv...
May. 13, 2013 07:30 AM EDT Reads: 11,080
A mini Y2K event for applications stranded on those old, obsolete servers. The challenge is clear. EOL means no more patches and security vulnerabilities increase on a daily basis. For those wishing to keep their machines running, this is a situation that requires action..
There are t...
May. 8, 2013 11:00 AM EDT Reads: 8,620
In this version of the book the author still starts off by answering the question, "Why do we need another C# book?". I was asking myself that very question when I turned to the introduction of C# 4.0 Unleased which was the first version of this book I read. He says "In short, what set...
May. 3, 2013 12:45 PM EDT Reads: 12,243
Microsoft announced Tuesday that ZTE, one of the world’s biggest handset producers, had come to terms and signed a worldwide patent license agreement that will see Microsoft paid a royalty on all of the phones, tablets, computers and other devices the Chinese company makes that run Goo...
Apr. 25, 2013 10:45 AM EDT Reads: 8,932
Microsoft shrugged off the precipitous downturn in PC sales and the diffident reception given Windows 8 Thursday when it posted record fiscal Q3 results.
It returned 72 cents a share, up 19%, on revenues of $20.49 billion, up 18%, beating expectations of 68 cents, but coming up light...
Apr. 22, 2013 07:45 AM EDT Reads: 8,605
Asian suppliers told the Wall Street Journal that Microsoft has been sampling components including a 1.5-inch display for a potential touch-enabled smartwatch that would compete with a purported watch from Apple and others coming from Google and Samsung as well as the Martian Passport ...
Apr. 22, 2013 07:00 AM EDT Reads: 9,063
With Windows Server 2003 end of life approaching, companies will be faced with moving large numbers of enterprise applications. We provide the only way to upgrade existing server applications from WS2003 to WS2008 or WS2012 in a cost effective and time saving way.
AppZero, the fastes...
Apr. 18, 2013 01:34 PM EDT Reads: 8,286
Foxconn’s parent company Hon Hai, the world’s largest contract manufacturer, is going to pay Microsoft royalties on all the Android and Chrome widgets it makes including smartphones, tablets and televisions under the broad worldwide patent licensing agreement they’ve just cut.
Apr. 18, 2013 09:00 AM EDT Reads: 8,185
“You need two groups when dealing with cloud compliance,” explained Rob LaMear IV, CEO and Founder of Fpweb.net, in this exclusive Q&A with Cloud Expo Conference Chair Jeremy Geelan. “First,” LaMear continued, “you need a provider that is willing to operate transparently and work with ...
Apr. 3, 2013 06:00 AM EDT Reads: 13,844
No one is going to argue (at least not strongly) in favor of running business applications on an operating system that does not get security updates. Compliance teams will see this as a huge risk and will move heaven and earth to remediate it. In the next 12 months many IT departments ...
Mar. 20, 2013 03:00 PM EDT Reads: 12,585
iSCSI? No problem! Windows Server 2012 and Hyper-V Server 2012 include native support for a software iSCSI initiator as well as MPIO ( Multipath IO ) for resiliency and load balancing of storage IO over multiple network paths.
In this article, we’ll walk through the process of connec...
Mar. 14, 2013 02:00 PM EDT Reads: 13,697
After fining Microsoft $733 million for unintentionally flouting an antitrust settlement with regulators, the European Commission took some of the blame.
Antitrust czar Joaquín Almunia said the EU had been “naïve” to let Microsoft monitor its own adherence to the 2009 deal that let i...
Mar. 10, 2013 03:00 PM EDT Reads: 7,306
The European Commission Wednesday levied a fine of €561 million ($733 million) on Microsoft for failing to keep its legally binding 2009 promise to offer European Windows users a choice of rival browsers.
Microsoft claimed an accidental technical glitch prevented the new Windows 7 Se...
Mar. 7, 2013 08:30 AM EST Reads: 6,896
Like Samsung, LG, HTC, Acer and Barnes & Noble before it, Nikon has signed up to pay Microsoft royalties for certain of its cameras running Android.
The deal gives Nikon broad coverage under Microsoft’s patent portfolio.
Microsoft said the agreement “demonstrates the value that bot...
Feb. 27, 2013 05:00 AM EST Reads: 7,788
Tech Crunch got it from Extreme Tech which got it from Phoronix which got it from a source at the big FOSDEM open source conference in Brussels that Microsoft – which is reportedly planning to release Office for Android, a Linux distribution, this year – is taking a “meaningful look” a...
Feb. 10, 2013 04:00 PM EST Reads: 9,509
With IaaS combined with the many features Windows Azure offers, the opportunities for enterprise IT as well as small and medium businesses are real and exciting to employ cloud as a delivery platform for LOB services including media and phone apps.
Feb. 9, 2013 11:00 AM EST Reads: 12,375
Avanade, the global enterprise IT services company started by Accenture and Microsoft in 2000 to focus on Microsoft widgetry, has acquired the software written by a young 15-month-old SaaS operations start-up by the name of Opstera that helps manage cloud solutions, the underlying plat...
Feb. 8, 2013 09:00 AM EST Reads: 10,872
While enterprise IT is transitioning form on-premise deployment to an emerging architecture of hybrid cloud, IT professionals are facing unprecedented challenges to change from managing servers deployed on premise to managing services in hybrid cloud, at the same time extraordinary opp...
Feb. 8, 2013 07:00 AM EST Reads: 12,524
“Microsoft has provided a $2 billion loan to the group that has proposed to take Dell private. Microsoft is committed to the long-term success of the entire PC ecosystem and invests heavily in a variety of ways to build that ecosystem for the future.
“We’re in an industry that is cons...
Feb. 5, 2013 12:39 PM EST Reads: 9,640
The Financial Times claims that Silver Lake’s buyout offer for Dell has gone to $15 a share, up from somewhere between $13 and $14.25, if a tablet-induced leveraged buyout can be put together.
Barron’s thinks large stockholders are pressing for $20 and the Wall Street Journal says Mic...
Feb. 4, 2013 07:00 AM EST Reads: 9,979
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Delegates will hear first-hand from the creators, the innovators, the leaders and the
early adopters of AJAX, and a slew of leading vendors will provide sneak peeks of new frameworks, tools, products and applications during the conference, which will have over 100 sessions and presentations given by 125 different speakers - the largest AJAX-focused speaker faculty ever assembled in one place at one time. (more...)