Microsoft

The software giant has a multi-pronged cloud involvement. Office365.com provides its Office suite of desktop applications to the cloud for customers such as Danish audio firm Bang & Olufsen which says the service is saving it money and allowing it to better serve its mobile staff.

Microsoft also runs Azure, its public cloud application hosting and development platform and has "cloud optimised" Windows Server 2012 for users to create private clouds.

Xbox Live news: Xbox One users get first peek at Universal Apps

Advice
21 Jul, 2016
Adam Shepherd Aaron Lee Rene Millman Emma Flick Clare Hopping

Netflix and MSN Weather appear ahead of wider platform rollout

Microsoft's business video service Stream lets you share clips at work

News
19 Jul, 2016
Rene Millman

Stream will help colleagues upload and share videos throughout their organisation

Windows Store news: Microsoft updates Film & TV app for PC, phone, HoloLens

News
15 Jul, 2016
Aaron Lee

Updated video app lets you control playback between devices

Microsoft is about to slash your OneDrive storage

News
15 Jul, 2016
Clare Hopping

The company has warned customers it's downgrading free accounts to 5GB

Facebook chooses Office 365, but cuts out Yammer and Skype

News
12 Jul, 2016
Aaron Lee

Social networking giant will use Microsoft apps including Outlook and Delve

GE and Microsoft speed up digital transformation with Predix

News
12 Jul, 2016
Clare Hopping

Predix for Azure will allow companies to link their industrial equipment to Microsoft's cloud

Microsoft overhauls enterprise software licensing

News
5 Jul, 2016
Aaron Lee

Redmond focuses on flexibility with Enterprise Advantage, adds hurdle for Enterprise Agreement

Microsoft launches Salesforce add-in for Outlook

News
29 Jun, 2016
Rene Millman

Redmond giant looks to connect CRM with email

Office 2016 vs Office 365 vs Office Online: what’s the difference?

Vs
21 Jun, 2016
Jane McCallion Kat Orphanides

We compare the many versions of Microsoft Office: perpetual, subscription-based and free

Skype vs Skype for Business

Vs
24 May, 2016
Adam Shepherd Aaron Lee

Join meetings faster and save video chats with latest iOS Skype updates

Jenkins Project now running on Azure

News
23 May, 2016
Clare Hopping

Azure means the Jenkins Project can grow faster over the next three years thanks to the platform's scalability

SAP lets users run HANA cloud on Azure, tightens integration with Office 365

News
17 May, 2016
Joe Curtis

Microsoft wants to embed Office 365 and Azure in the enterprise, SAP to bolster HANA's capabilities

OneDrive vs Google Drive vs Dropbox

Vs
10 May, 2016
Adam Shepherd Aaron Lee

Peek and Pop feature added to OneDrive for iOS

M&S opts for Office 365 in global productivity drive

Case Studies
6 May, 2016
Clare Hopping

Marks & Spencer chose Microsoft's cloud-based productivity suite to become modern, agile, connected and collaborative

Microsoft revamps SharePoint, turning it into a Box competitor

News
5 May, 2016
Joe Curtis

Despite deals with Box and Dropbox, Microsoft wants to fight for collaboration space

Microsoft buys Solair to extend IoT reach to retail and manufacturing

News
5 May, 2016
Clare Hopping

Microsoft will use Solair's technology within its Azure IoT Suite

How to make Office better

Tutorials
2 May, 2016
Computer Active

Follow our tips and tricks to make Office work for you...

Microsoft warns OneDrive users it will slash free storage to 5GB in July

News
25 Apr, 2016
Aaron Lee

OneDrive free users express anger at Microsoft's plans

Google Docs vs MS Word

Vs
25 Apr, 2016
Rene Millman

How do the top two online office productivity apps fair against each other? Read on to find out...

Microsoft cloud growth soars as hardware business falters

News
22 Apr, 2016
Adam Shepherd

Products like Azure and Office 365 continue to grow, while phone revenues plummet