Cloud http://windowsitpro.com/taxonomy/term/9276/more en Azure Security Center Released for General Availability http://windowsitpro.com/azure/azure-security-center-released-general-availability <div class="node-body article-body">After an active preview period where several Microsoft customers had the opportunity to get a closer look at their security policies and configurations, Microsoft is giving access to the Azure Security Center to all of their cloud customers.</div> <p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/azure/azure-security-center-released-general-availability" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/azure/azure-security-center-released-general-availability#comments Azure Azure Security Center Azure Security Center Microsoft Microsoft Microsoft Azure Microsoft Azure Security Center Security Center Fri, 22 Jul 2016 14:33:00 +0000 176461 at http://windowsitpro.com Microsoft Bookings offered as new service under Office 365 http://windowsitpro.com/office-365/microsoft-bookings-offered-new-service-under-office-365 <div class="node-body article-body">A new service from Microsoft for their Office 365 Business Premium subscribers will allow business users to make appointments for their services around the clock through a unique scheduling page/portal.</div> <p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/office-365/microsoft-bookings-offered-new-service-under-office-365" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/office-365/microsoft-bookings-offered-new-service-under-office-365#comments Office 365 Bookings Microsoft Bookings Office 365 Subscription Thu, 21 Jul 2016 22:55:00 +0000 176301 at http://windowsitpro.com Want a Happier, More Productive IT Team? Adopt Cloud Services http://windowsitpro.com/cloud/want-happier-more-productive-it-team-adopt-cloud-services <div class="field-byline"> Nicole Henderson </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p style="font-size: 15px; line-height: 1.48em; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, &quot;Times New Roman&quot;, serif;">Use of cloud services is making IT administrators happier and more productive at work, in turn making it easier for organizations to hire strong candidates, according to a report released Wednesday by BetterCloud and 451 Research.</p></div> <p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/cloud/want-happier-more-productive-it-team-adopt-cloud-services" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/cloud/want-happier-more-productive-it-team-adopt-cloud-services#comments Cloud Wed, 20 Jul 2016 15:31:00 +0000 176241 at http://windowsitpro.com IBM testing new blockchain service to track high-value supply chain http://windowsitpro.com/cloud/ibm-testing-new-blockchain-service-track-high-value-supply-chain <div class="field-deck"> Soon there will be real diamonds in the blockchain mines </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>For those industries where the origin matters, getting verifiable sign off has been a surprisingly tricky problem, particularly as goods change hands across an increasingly complex global supply chain. Blockchains, the technology underpinning Bitcoin and a variety of virtual currency, might help, and IBM has launched the&nbsp;new supply-chain focused IBM Blockchain to try and service that demand.</p></div> <p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/cloud/ibm-testing-new-blockchain-service-track-high-value-supply-chain" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/cloud/ibm-testing-new-blockchain-service-track-high-value-supply-chain#comments Cloud Blockchain Blockchain IBM IBM Internet of Things Internet of Things technology Technology Wed, 20 Jul 2016 13:05:00 +0000 176211 at http://windowsitpro.com Share Virtual Network between Resource Groups http://windowsitpro.com/azure/share-virtual-network-between-resource-groups <div class="node-body article-body">Understand if a virtual network can be shared between resource groups and what the boundaries actually are.</div> <p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/azure/share-virtual-network-between-resource-groups" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/azure/share-virtual-network-between-resource-groups#comments Azure resource groups resource groups virtual network Virtual Network Tue, 19 Jul 2016 13:43:00 +0000 175281 at http://windowsitpro.com Microsoft Stream Announced - Will Eventually Merge with Office 365 Video http://windowsitpro.com/cloud/microsoft-stream-announced-will-eventually-merge-office-365-video <div class="node-body article-body">After spending the last eight months working on Office 365 Video, Microsoft has announced a new video service preview that will eventually merge with Office 365 Video to form the Microsoft Streaming service.</div> <p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/cloud/microsoft-stream-announced-will-eventually-merge-office-365-video" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/cloud/microsoft-stream-announced-will-eventually-merge-office-365-video#comments Cloud Office 365 Microsoft Microsoft Stream Office 365 Office 365 Video Preview Video video service Tue, 19 Jul 2016 12:26:00 +0000 176131 at http://windowsitpro.com Correct terms for VIP and DIP and more in Azure Resource Manager http://windowsitpro.com/azure/correct-terms-vip-and-dip-and-more-azure-resource-manager <div class="node-body article-body">Many things changed with Azure Resource Manager including the names for various types of IP address.</div> <p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/azure/correct-terms-vip-and-dip-and-more-azure-resource-manager" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/azure/correct-terms-vip-and-dip-and-more-azure-resource-manager#comments Azure IP IP Private Private Public Public Mon, 18 Jul 2016 13:34:00 +0000 175241 at http://windowsitpro.com Encryption options for Azure IaaS VMs http://windowsitpro.com/azure/encryption-options-azure-iaas-vms <div class="node-body article-body">Learn encryption options for Azure IaaS VM workloads.</div> <p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/azure/encryption-options-azure-iaas-vms" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/azure/encryption-options-azure-iaas-vms#comments Azure encryption encryption Mon, 18 Jul 2016 13:23:00 +0000 172861 at http://windowsitpro.com Yammer Be Damned: Office 365 Gets a New Community Platform http://windowsitpro.com/office-365/yammer-be-damned-office-365-gets-new-community-platform <div class="node-body article-body">The Microsoft Office 365 community is getting a new networking platform.</div> <p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/office-365/yammer-be-damned-office-365-gets-new-community-platform" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/office-365/yammer-be-damned-office-365-gets-new-community-platform#comments Office 365 Office 365 Office 365 Fri, 15 Jul 2016 19:45:00 +0000 175771 at http://windowsitpro.com Microsoft Azure versus Amazon Web Services http://windowsitpro.com/azure/microsoft-azure-versus-amazon-web-services <div class="node-body article-body">It can be helpful when considering what cloud service your company might choose to understand their differences. In this two part video series Keith Mayer and Gerald Tiu provide information for AWS Pros to understand Microsoft Azure. They also spend time comparing the networking components on each service.</div> <p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/azure/microsoft-azure-versus-amazon-web-services" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/azure/microsoft-azure-versus-amazon-web-services#comments Azure Amazon AWS Amazon Web Services AWS Azure Channel 9 comparison Microsoft Azure Fri, 15 Jul 2016 15:47:00 +0000 175721 at http://windowsitpro.com