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Microsoft SQL Server on Linux!

Microsoft is bringing its popular database software (MS SQL Server) to Linux and will be available sometime next year (2017). They announced this yesterday (March 7, 2016) and you can read the blog post HERE. Most people will think that these news are coming like thunder from a clear sky. If you’ve been following along in recent […]

Microsoft Will Sell Azure as Cloud Appliance

THE SEATTLE TIMES, WASHINGTON, D.C. – Microsoft announced a new cloud-computing product, the Azure Appliance platform at today’s Worldwide Partners Conference. Bob Muglia, president of Microsoft Server and Tools business, gave the details in his keynote speech at Verizon Center. The Azure appliance is a private cloud product coming several months after Microsoft began selling its […]

Microsoft Extends Cloud Computing Offering

Press Trust of India / New Delhi March 08, 2010: Microsoft India today announced the commercial availability of its Windows Azure platform, an Internet-scale cloud services platform, which will help it provide software, platform and infrastructure services to businesses through cloud computing. Cloud computing refers to a new generation of computing that utilises distant servers or […]

  
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    • What the ‘versatilist’ trend means for IT staffing February 20, 2018
      According to Gartner, by 2021, 40 percent of IT staff will be “versatilists,” holding multiple roles. Moreover, most of these roles will be business-related, rather than technology-related, it predicts.Furthermore, by 2019, IT technical specialist hires will fall by more than 5 percent. Gartner predicts that 50 percent of enterprises will formalize IT versatilist profiles and […]
    • Rethinking cloud ROI: Come for cost savings but stay for agility February 16, 2018
      Companies are moving away from the traditional operations-oriented ROI model, and now look toward agility as the core metric to determine value. That’s clear in a new report called “How Enterprises Are Calculating Cloud ROI—And Why Some Enterprises Are Moving Ahead Without It,” from ISACA.Although this is new to many enterprises and analysis firms, it’s not new […]
    • The evidence is in: The cloud’s advantages are now clear to business February 13, 2018
      One of the likely outcomes of moving to the public cloud is altering how products are designed, a recent Harvard Business Review article shows. With cloud, there is closer collaboration between corporate IT departments and business units—sales, finance, forecasting, and even customer interaction. In fact, the HBR article shows that many IT departments have jointly […]