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Microsoft Cloud Services Numbers [Infographic]

Microsoft Cloud Services Numbers [Infographic]; System Center 2012 SP1 RTM; SCCM 2012 CU2; SQL Server Data Tools Dec 2012; TFS 2012 Sidekicks

Google Cloud Storage Price Down by Additional 10 Percent

Google Cloud Storage Price Down by Additional 10%; New Top Contributors Goes Live!

New DRA, Pricing and Extended European Datacenters Support Introduced to Google Cloud Platform

Google Cloud Platform consists of products such as Google App Engine, Cloud Storage, Big Query, Compute Engine and others–received new features, lower prices, extending European datacenters today.

Here is what’s new?

Google reduced the price of standard Google Cloud Storage by over 20% and also introduced a limited preview of Durable …

Microsoft ‘Cloud OS’ App Platform: “Windows Azure Store Preview; Team Foundation Service Out of Preview; Azure Mobile Services to Support WP8/Windows 8” Announced

At day 2 //BUILD conference in Redmond, Satya Nadella, President of Microsoft’s Server & Tools Business, discussing how Windows Azure is providing the critical backend capabilities developers need to create amazing new apps for Windows and Windows Phone — announced that the Visual Studio Team Foundation Service “is now out of …

Google BigQuery Launch Datastore Import for Trusted Testers and More; Gmail Advanced Labs Management for Domains; Doc Template Bundle

Google BigQuery, a service for performing real-time analytics on your data, launched several exciting new features this morning. Part of the release is a new feature which enables you to import data from Google’s experimental Datastore backup tool directly into BigQuery for analysis.

Also, Google is opening up this capability to a small …

Xbox Music Pricing and Features Revealed; Bing App for iOS Devices

Bing App for iOS, help you find what you need and help you get there – Just tell Bing what you are looking for with voice-activated search – even addresses- when you need to be hands-free, and let Bing do the rest.

Features include:

  • Search and see which results your …

‘Windows Store Apps’ is the New Name of Metro-style Apps; Integrating Cloud Service with the File Picker Contracts

Microsoft as on September 12, rebranded Windows Phone Marketplace as “Windows Phone Store.” Now, according to some references that found during the Visual Studio 2012 virtual launch event as well as at other places– Microsoft is now referring to modern apps or ‘Metro’ apps as “Windows Store apps.”

The …

Kinect for Windows SDK and Hardware in China & Six New Markets Available on Oct 8; Windows Live Rebranded as Windows Services; Services Agreement for Online Products Update Taking Effect on Oct 19

Kinect for Windows on October 8, is coming to China to help developers and businesses there innovate with Kinect for Windows and transform experiences through touch-free solutions.

In addition , Kinect for Windows hardware will be available in six additional markets later this fall: Chile, Colombia, the Czech Republic, Greece, Hungary, and Poland. …

Windows Azure Mobile Services for Windows 8 Apps; Windows Azure Plugin for Eclipse with Java August 2012 Preview Launches

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The Preview Release of Windows Azure Mobile Services now available allow you to connect your Windows 8 apps to a cloud backend hosted in Windows Azure and easily store structured data, authenticate users, and send push notifications within minutes.

Microsoft says, that Mobile Services which is currently “only available …

Windows Azure AD Developer Preview Gets Windows Azure Authentication Library (AAL) for .NET Developers

The Windows Azure Authentication Library (AAL), a new capability in the Developer Preview of Windows Azure Active Directory (Windows Azure AD) introduced today, “gives .NET developers a fast and easy way to take advantage of Windows Azure AD in additional, high value scenarios, including the ability to secure access to your …

Outlook.com New Personal Metro Style Email Service Adds One Million Subscribers in Just Six Hours

Microsoft in an effort to reimagine personal email – today, introduced a preview of the new “Outlook.com” cloud based personal email.

“You already know Outlook via the Outlook desktop app-for PCs and Macs for reading email, managing a calendar, and connecting to people. And you may have used the Outlook Web App connected …

Windows Azure Now Offer HIPAA Business Associate Agreement (BAA)

Windows Azure achieved the most important compliance milestone for health customers — now, “enabling the physical, technical, and administrative safeguards required by HIPAA and the HITECH Act inside Windows Azure core services, and offering a HIPAA BAA to EA (Enterprise Agreement/volume licensing) customers and partners in the health industry,” Microsoft announced. …

Google Cloud Platform Partner Program Launches Offers Tools, Training and Resources to Partners – Tests Expanded Knowledge Graph Box

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Google Cloud Platform Partner Program introduced today, provides partners with the tools, training and resources they need to successfully address business’ IT needs.

“Cloud is core to everything we do here at Google. In the last decade, we’ve invested in building an infrastructure that can serve 4 billion hours …

SMBs Embracing Cloud Services, ‘Closely’ Scrutinizing Privacy Policies & Practices of Providers

A Microsoft commissioned research in Denmark, Finland, Germany, Norway, Sweden and the United States reveals that data protection policies and practices of cloud providers are figuring prominently in U.S. SMBs’ cloud-purchasing decisions.

Among the survey’s noteworthy findings which involved, “Seven hundred and sixty-nine privacy professionals in the U.S. with …

Windows Azure to Windows Server 2012 for HSPs; Switch to Hyper-V Unveiled – Over 1 Billion Windows Phone Users Worldwide

Day 2, Worldwide Partner Conference 2012 (WPC), Microsoft announced new training, tools and programs that enable hosting services providers to deliver compelling new cloud services to their customers.

Fist up, a community technology preview (CTP) of new technologies, bringing Windows Azure Web Sites, Virtual Machines, the Service Management Portal …