Microsoft officials have told Bloomberg that Redmond’s cloud offering – Azure, has joined the billion dollar a year business club alongside the likes of Windows, Windows Server and Office.
Users of AWS cloud are in for a great treat as all those who are having their data centers virtualized using Microsoft’s Hyper-V will now be able to mirror their data into Bezos’ yellow cloud, Amazon has announced.
Amazon is going after Microsoft by reducing the rental pricing of Windows on-demand servers by up to 26 per cent.
Amazon has beefed up security offering for its AWS cloud computing platform by announcing a CloudHSM that would allow users to encrypt AWS instances.
According to a new study carried out by Strategy Analytics, Apple is currently dominating the domestic cloud storage wars.
Free users of RapidShare are in for a shocker as the online storage company has announced a change in its business model whereby non-premium users will only be allowed a limited storage space of 5GB and in case they decide not to pay for the extra space they are utilizing as of now, their data will be permanently deleted on April 3.
From now on, Android devices will have access to Microsoft’s Azure Mobile Services, the cloud platform for mobile apps, where they will be able to authenticate, store information and send out push notifications.