Cloud & Data Center en Microsoft Profit Tops Estimates as Cloud Growth Marches On <div class="field-byline"> Bloomberg </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Microsoft Corp.&rsquo;s turnaround plan got back on track in the latest quarter, buoyed by rising sales of internet-based software and services.</p> <p>Profit in the fiscal fourth quarter exceeded analysts&rsquo; estimates and adjusted sales rose 9 percent as demand almost doubled for Azure cloud services, which let companies store and run their applications in Microsoft data centers. A tax-rate benefit added 23 cents a share to earnings, Microsoft said.</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cloud & Data Center Thu, 20 Jul 2017 22:06:00 +0000 194391 at Video: What You Need to Know About Azure IaaS with John Savill <div class="node-body article-body">Join John Savill for updated overview of Azure IaaS for 2017 including compute, storage and networking details.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Microsoft Azure Tue, 18 Jul 2017 17:56:00 +0000 194321 at Global IT Spending to Grow by 2.4% to $3.5 Trillion in 2017: Gartner <div class="field-byline"> Todd R. Weiss </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Enterprise software growth is expected to rise by 7.6 percent, up from 5.3 percent growth in 2016, while data center spending will be flat.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cloud & Data Center Mon, 17 Jul 2017 15:06:00 +0000 194271 at Decoding Digital Transformation: What it Means for IT Pros <div class="node-body article-body">If you're confused about what digital transformation is, you're not the only one. Here we cut through the hype and the marketing jargon to get to the bottom of what digital transformation means for an IT pro like you. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cloud & Data Center Mon, 17 Jul 2017 13:33:00 +0000 194241 at <p>Feeling lost when it comes to digital transformation? There are actionable steps you can take now to forge a clear path.&nbsp;</p> Roz Woodward/Thinkstock What is an append blob? <div class="node-body article-body">Understand what an append blob is and why you might use it.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Microsoft Azure append blob append blob Sat, 15 Jul 2017 13:15:00 +0000 193791 at Creating a Stored Access Policy <div class="node-body article-body">Create a stored access policy the easy way!</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Microsoft Azure stored access policy stored access policy Sat, 15 Jul 2017 13:14:00 +0000 193781 at Modern Data Warehousing on AWS <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by: Amazon Web Services </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Download this eBook and learn how a modern data warehouse provides a common architectural platform for leveraging new big data technologies to existing data warehouse methods, enabling deeper business insights.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Amazon Web Services (AWS) Business Resources Sat, 15 Jul 2017 01:44:00 +0000 194251 at Everything You Might Have Missed from Microsoft Inspire 2017 <div class="node-body article-body">From digital transformation stories to Azure Stack use-cases, here's everything you may have missed from Microsoft Inspire 2017.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Microsoft Azure Fri, 14 Jul 2017 14:59:00 +0000 194231 at Mark Wilson/Getty Images Stored Access Policies and Shared Access Signatures <div class="node-body article-body">Whats the benefit of Stored Access Policy with Shared Access Signatures? Find out!</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Microsoft Azure policies policies shared access signatures shared access signatures Fri, 14 Jul 2017 12:59:00 +0000 193771 at Apple Partnering with Guizhou-Big Data on China Data Center <div class="node-body article-body"><p>In response to a new cybersecurity law in China that was ratified in June, Apple announced today that it&#39;s establishing a data center in the country&#39;s southern province of Guizhou. The company will be partnering with Guizhou-Big Data (GCBD), a company that was co-founded by the Chinese government. Apple had already been storing encrypted iCloud data on China Telecom servers since 2015.</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cloud & Data Center Thu, 13 Jul 2017 14:17:00 +0000 194001 at