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December 28, 2012

Even though Google execs have made some recent noises about making inroads on Microsoft’s business-applications turf, the software giant claims it’s not breaking a sweat.

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December 28, 2012

IT professionals including server and storage managers often think that the adoption of cloud computing in the enterprise puts their jobs in danger. To the contrary, the role of the IT professional is evolving

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December 27, 2012

Microsoft (MSFT) is rumored to be switching to an annual release for its operating system starting with “Windows Blue” in mid-2013. According to a PCBeta forum user who goes by the pseudonym “maxy” and

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December 27, 2012

As someone who lives and breathes cloud computing, I thought I might take a moment away from the day-to-day to reflect on what we saw in 2012 and take a look at what major

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December 26, 2012

Software as a service (SaaS) is one of the many facilities offered by cloud computing that helps businesses of all shapes and sizes achieve more with the budgets that they have available to them.

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December 26, 2012

One sure way to deplete your smartphone’s battery life is to leave GPS services turned on for a prolonged period of time. But now researchers at Microsoft (MSFT) have come up with a smart

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December 26, 2012

Most financial services companies officially forbid the use of public cloud (aka Amazon Web Services) completely. But the forward thinkers among them — like State Street — keep their options — and minds —

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December 26, 2012

Microsoft Research is working on a GPS technology that gets around high power requirements by offloading the heavy number crunching to the cloud. MIT Technology Review reports that the company is developing something called

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December 25, 2012

The most-acquisitive software company in the world, Oracle is at it again. The company announced its purchase of Eloqua in a deal worth $810.8 million. The company provides software that allows clients to measure

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December 25, 2012

On Friday, Microsoft unveiled a host of new features for the company’s cloud platform, Windows Azure. The latest update beefs up the software corporation’s offering by expanding the availability of Windows Azure Store into

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