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.

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

Windows Store news: Microsoft will remove Windows Store apps that lack new age ratings

News
17 Jun, 2016
Aaron Lee

Microsoft’s new age rating requirement may clean up its store of unused apps

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

Microsoft unwraps its long-awaited Azure Container Service

News
19 Apr, 2016
Aaron Lee

You can run it on Mesosphere or Docker Swarm - but not on Kubernetes

Cloetta selects Interoute's digital infrastructure platform

News
15 Apr, 2016
Clare Hopping

Interoute will help the confectionary manufacturer move to Microsoft 365 cloud based apps and manage its mobile working scheme

Microsoft brings power of ERP to SMBs with Project Madeira

News
14 Apr, 2016
Joe Curtis

Small businesses on Office 365 get to have their cake and eat it too

Microsoft throws support behind Privacy Shield

News
11 Apr, 2016
Rene Millman

Redmond believes the proposed EU-US data transfer deal will work

Google Sheets vs Microsoft Excel

Vs
8 Apr, 2016
Rene Millman

We pit the online spreadsheet giants against each other to see who is top dog