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Azure Container Service goes into general availability

Microsoft's Azure Container Service is generally available as of today. After two months in preview, the new container service simplifies the deployment and configuration of containers on the...

GoDaddy CTO and cloud lead heads for Google

A month after GoDaddy unveiled plans to launch IaaS services in competition with the likes of Amazon Web Services, the company is about to lose its CTO and executive vice president of its cloud computing business group, Elissa Murphy.

Spotlight: Active Directory users have one year to abandon old synchronization tools

Microsoft will be retiring its old Active Directory synchronization tools and pushing customers to the newer Azure AD Connect tool.

Xangati adds AWS, Azure and Docker extensions to performance optimization tool

Analytics and performance control vendor has expanded its support to include the top two public clouds and the most popular container technology. The company, which provides cross-silo performance intelligence software, now supports Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure and Docker.

Azure Stack gets speed and reliability improvements in latest preview update

Microsoft is wasting no time beefing up its upcoming Azure Stack offering. Since launching the technical preview of the cloud infrastructure and SDN product in January, the cloud vendor has already added PaaS and DevOps tools to the preview. This week, it added more improvements.

Spotlight: Palo Alto beefs up cloud and virtualization features with PAN-OS update

Updates to Palo Alto Networks' PAN-OS increase its cloud support and virtualization features.

Pivotal Cloud Foundry finds a home in Azure Marketplace

Pivotal Cloud Foundry has expanded its presence again. Announced at Build 2016 last week, the Pivotal flavor of the open source PaaS is now available on the Azure Marketplace for quick and simple deployment on Microsoft's public cloud.

ServiceNow adds new cloud management capabilities by acquiring ITapp

ServiceNow is expanding its cloud management and service deployment capabilities with the acquisition of ITapp, which provides software that adds automation to the management and deployment of services across multiple clouds.

Splunk Enterprise now generally available on Azure Marketplace

It's now easier to deploy Splunk Enterprise on the Microsoft Azure public cloud. Splunk is now available (following a beta period) for deployment in standalone and cluster forms through the Azure Marketplace.

Google wants to bring machine learning into the mainstream

Google is still lagging behind Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Azure in public cloud, but the company is setting its sights on the enterprise in a big way.