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Microsoft Azure failure explained: configuration changes sent systems into infinite loop

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Changes to storage configuration crashed the system and also took down monitoring dashboards
21 Nov 2014

Microsoft Azure suffers huge outage affecting websites and Office 365

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Northern and Western European customers could still be affected by glitch
19 Nov 2014

Microsoft’s life beyond Windows

Satya Nadella the new CEO of Microsoft
Open sourcing .NET, embracing the iPad and making Azure a platform for the ages. Has Microsoft finally got itself sorted?
19 Nov 2014

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella praises UK startups and digital infrastructures

'We've always said things should launch first in the UK and succeed there' says technology chief
10 Nov 2014

Microsoft Azure platform 'much more evolved' than OpenStack says CTO Russinovich

Supporting OpenStack 'makes no sense' for Microsoft at this point, says cloud chief
29 Oct 2014

Dropbox and Google storage models 'a loser’s game' while Microsoft lags 'eight years behind' Box says VP of engineering

Competitors risk 'negative margin' without offering USP on top of storage offering, warns Sam Schillace
03 Sep 2014

US court says cloud companies must hand over ALL data on demand, regardless of where it is held

Holding data overseas doesn't exempt cloud computing companies from US government data grabs
28 Apr 2014

Microsoft Build 2014: Microsoft open sources a slew of software with .NET Foundation

Project Roslyn released into the wild live on stage in San Francisco
04 Apr 2014

Dow Chemical: Microsoft Dynamics CRM has 'caught up with Salesforce offering'

Dow Chemical aims to upgrade to Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2013 this April
06 Mar 2014

Microsoft finally tops Amazon in web hosting as reshuffle sees more Redmond departures

It’s a close call, but trend suggests continued growth for Azure
03 Mar 2014

Cloud service global spend expected to hit £141bn by 2017

"New cloud paradigm" to underscore management and consumption of data
17 Feb 2014

Satya Nadella takes helm at Microsoft as new CEO

While Bill Gates steps down as chairman to help him in advisory role
04 Feb 2014

Microsoft to store foreign customer data outside US to prevent NSA snooping

Microsoft breaks ranks with other tech firms with new policy
23 Jan 2014

Post-NSA governments need to regain citizens' trust - Microsoft VP Nadella

Microsoft's cloud and enterprise head Satya Nadella says people won't use tech if they fear repercussions
11 Dec 2013

Microsoft invests €170m in Dublin data centre expansion

Expansion to be completed by spring 2014, with 20 data centre roles created as a result
04 Dec 2013

Cloud wars: AWS and Microsoft fight it out

With AWS seemingly on a mission to wipe out on-premise computing, Peter Gothard hears how Microsoft is striking back with hybrid offerings that it believes better meet the needs of enterprise IT leaders
01 Oct 2013

Oracle OpenWorld 2013: 'Enterprises win' as Oracle and Microsoft consummate cloud partnership

'Enterprises win', says Microsoft cloud VP Anderson
25 Sep 2013

Microsoft has lagged behind in infrastructure space, admits cloud CTO Campbell

'It’s like ski slalom – do you want to go back up the hill and try again, or just go onto the next gate?'
20 Sep 2013

Microsoft apologises for three-day Outlook and SkyDrive downtime

'We realise that we have a responsibility to the customers' says company
20 Aug 2013

Microsoft Build 2013: 'We want to move beyond numbered software versions, but we’re not there yet' says development VP

Despite company move to Cloud and SaaS, regular updates still not suitable for all software, says Somasegar
27 Jun 2013

Microsoft Build 2013: Azure Mobile Services and Azure Web Sites become generally available

Multiple platform and device focus extends to the cloud and backend
27 Jun 2013

Microsoft investing in $700m data centre to power Xbox One

Firm benefits from tax incentives to invest in Iowa
24 Jun 2013

The next Facebook or Apple will not be European

But Google may yet be 'next Microsoft', says Parallels founder Beloussov
03 Jun 2013

Ballmer announces 'fundamental shift' in Microsoft's technology trajectory

Expect 'specific devices for specific purposes' says CEO
10 Oct 2012