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Azure App Service Premium Tier promises greater scaling, deployment

Of particular interest to developers last week was the release of Microsoft Azure App Service. The service aims to make it easier to build web and mobile apps for any platform or device.

Cloudyn adds Azure to its monitoring and optimization SaaS

Greater interest among enterprises in the Microsoft Azure public cloud has driven Cloudyn to expand its support to Azure.

New Azure services boost Microsoft's hybrid cloud strategy

Microsoft has introduced new and updated Azure services aimed at helping developers, as well as in maintaining business continuity strategies. Included in its two rounds of announcements this week are Azure App Service, as well as updates to Site Recovery and Backup that the company has dubbed Availability on Demand.

Chef integrates automation platform with Microsoft Azure

A partnership formed between Microsoft and Chef will see Chef's automation platform and DevOps platforms appearing on the Azure public cloud offering. According to the two companies, they have been working together for the last year trying to integrate Chef's IT automation capabilities with Microsoft's cloud.

Microsoft provides iOS, Android with SDK to allow offline mobile app access

Proving again that it has shifted its focus to the mobile user, Microsoft announced Thursday that it would offer its offline managed client SDK to the general user base. With the service, users can sync their apps and continue to modify files while they are in unconnected areas.

Akamai reports last IPv4 addresses are being exhausted

The constant drain on the remaining supply of IPv4 addresses may finally be relenting, although in certain geographic regions, they're still being sucked out as with a straw.

Hatch bill would give Microsoft way out of Irish email warrant trap

Microsoft could not help but violate somebody's law this time around. In an ironic twist of history, the man most responsible for holding Microsoft to the letter of the law paves the way for a resolution.

Microsoft adds API management API to Azure

A new service launched on the Azure cloud platform Wednesday enables developers building business models around the sharing of data in granular bits or tabular chunks to instantly generate API portals.

Microsoft Azure now provides back-end support for.NET apps on Android, iOS

If Windows Phone's market share never exceeds 10% again, it might not make much difference. Microsoft is building out its revenue platform for mobile services anyway, whether or not Windows plays a role.

With Windows Server fading away, Microsoft unveils Azure storage appliances

There may be less of a role for Windows Server in the data center than ever before. Ironically, what takes its place could very well bear Microsoft's trademark.