As-a-Service offerings cover the gamut of technical offerings so it's really no surprise that Analytics-as-a-Service would join the lineup. Rosslyn Analytics happens to be one of the first companies to offer it and they did so just this week.
Microsoft unveiled a new cloud management tool this week that the company noted not just helps to manage Azure, but also Amazon Web Services--its number one competitor.
It's conference season for Microsoft. Last week, we covered news from the company's developer-oriented Build conference. And this week, Microsoft is deep into the more general purpose Ignite conference.
HP launched the Community Editions of its StormRunner Load and LoadRunner performance engineering software products on Microsoft Azure, bringing its performance testing tools to the number two infrastructure-as-a-service offering.
Microsoft is expanding its hybrid cloud strategy with the introduction of Azure Stack, a cloud infrastructure offering meant to enable enterprises to put Azure IaaS and PaaS into their own private data centers.
CoreOS, which built its business on Docker but has since developed its own competitive container technology, may very well give the top containerization company a run for its money. At the kickoff of its inaugural CoreOS Fest event in San Francisco, the company announced a handful of big guns, including Google, Red Hat, VMware and Apcera, as supporters of its Rocket container technology.
For the first time, Microsoft has added its Azure IaaS offering to its bug bounty program.
Microsoft expanded its platform-as-a-service capabilities with the release of Azure Service Fabric, a new service aimed at developers and ISVs to help them build cloud-based applications with high levels of both scalability and customization.
Microsoft and Zend Technologies will be unveiling a new PHP debugging tool at Microsoft Build later this month. The tool, dubbed Z-Ray, will go into preview on Microsoft Azure at that time.
Last week, reports indicated that HP saw the light--or lack of it--and planned to exit the public cloud market. Of course, it's not true.