Bitlocker encryption using AAD/MDM for Cloud Data Security

  With Windows 10’s new features, the productivity of users has increased leaps and bounds. That’s because Windows 10 introduced its approach as ‘Mobile first, Cloud first’. It is nothing but the... Read more »

Microsoft Project Olympus aims at leveraging AI to shape the cloud ecosystem

  Nearly a year ago Microsoft had announced Project Olympus, its next generation cloud hardware design alongside a new model for enabling open source hardware development. Microsoft has now detailed at U.S... Read more »

Azure Government Cloud adds 12 new services that meet FedRAMP P-ATO standard

Microsoft today announced that Azure Government Cloud has been granted authorization for 12 additional customer-facing services to their FedRAMP High P-ATO. The new set of services added includes the entire Operations Management... Read more »

Windows 10 Cloud ISO leaks, lack of Win32 app support confirmed

Last week we looked at reports concerning a new edition of Windows 10 being readied for cheap PCs. Microsoft Windows 10 Cloud would be a free OS to combat Google ChromeOS device... Read more »

Some common Myths about moving Businesses to Cloud Service

  For any small and medium-sized businesses to be successful, it is essential to incorporate certain traits like business agility, flexibility, and ability to save extra costs. All this, and others can... Read more »

Essentials of modern IT Security in Cloud & Mobile Computing

  Cloud computing offers multiple benefits to any business organization, the most significant being in terms of IT cost savings. For instance, the lack of on-premises infrastructure removes operational costs associated with... Read more »

Ubuntu 16.10 brings ‘true’ hybrid cloud operations

  Ubuntu 16.10 comes preloaded with Juju 2.0 to enable organisational operations with ‘big software’ applications such as Hadoop and Kubernetes across public cloud and private infrastructure. There is also support for... Read more »

Azure AD Domain Services Reaches General Availability

Roughly a year after it was released in preview form, Microsoft announced general availability of Azure Active Directory (AAD) Domain Services. In today’s Ask the Admin, I’ll look at the managed service... Read more »

OpenAI will use Microsoft's cloud, as Azure gains more features

Microsoft's continued investment in artificial intelligence and machine learning technology is paying dividends. The company has partnered with OpenAI, a non-profit company founded earlier this year to advance the field of machine... Read more »

Windows Anywhere could become Sync 2.0

Windows Anywhere is a new option of the most recent Windows 10 Insider Build that got released a couple of days ago that looks on first glance like a copy of Sync... Read more »

Azure AD Identity Protection and Privileged Identity Management will be generally available on Sept 15th

Microsoft has recently announced that Azure AD Identity Protection, Azure AD Privileged Identity Management and Azure AD Premium P2 will be generally available on September 15th. I’m incredibly excited about the work... Read more »

Great new technical guides, tutorials, and documentation for OpenStack

The number of tools and projects which fall under the broad heading of "open source cloud" seem to grow every month. Just inside of the OpenStack umbrella, there are dozens of different... Read more »

The best tools to predict and manage cloud computing costs

CloudSquare is one of several options that help cloud infrastructure professionals help manage their costs while finding ways to save. Cloud pricing can be a frustrating experience. Everything is charged by different... Read more »

Backup Options for Office 365: SharePoint and OneDrive for Business

In today’s Ask the Admin, I’ll look at why you might need to back up data stored in the cloud and two options for backing up Office 365. Backup in the cloud.... Read more »

Getting Started with Azure SQL Database

In today’s Ask the Admin I’ll show how to provision SQL Server in the cloud using Azure SQL Database v12. There are lots of reasons why you might want to run SQL... Read more »

AWS buys Cloud9 IDE in snub to Google

Amazon Web Services has bought Cloud9, a popular web-based developer environment that recently aligned itself with the Google Cloud Platform. Cloud9 is a browser-based IDE (integrated development environment) with a fairly rich feature... Read more »

How to Setup Your Own Personal Cloud Storage

For those folks who don’t trust their data in the cloud, the best storage solution is usually local, meaning either an external hard drive or a computer. The advantage to this solution... Read more »

Western Digital amps up its 3TB wireless drive with the fastest Wi-Fi

Western Digital is fluffing up its wireless drive offerings with a new My Passport Wireless Pro portable hard drive and My Cloud Pro NAS solution. The earlier is a follow up to Western... Read more »

Netatmo adds smart-home features and cloud storage to its home security camera

Netatmo made two significant improvements to its Welcome indoor security camera on Tuesday: Sensors are now available that can trigger the camera to record a video sequence when the door or window... Read more »

Samsung SmartCam HD Plus security camera gets updated with cloud storage option and improved motion detection

Hanwha Techwin America (the Hanwha Group acquired Samsung Techwin America, but the companies agreed to keep Samsung in the product name) fixed one of the Samsung SmartCam HD’s biggest weaknesses on Thursday... Read more »