As Microsoft gets set to deliver its cloud-based services centered on the Windows Azure platform and Live Framework, the company's new identity management roadmap will be the key to addressing concerns about security and authentication.
Microsoft has introduced a new Windows server component to seamlessly connect Active Directory users to Microsoft-based services and other services residing in the Internet cloud.
The technology helps throttle bandwidth in streaming media, with a beta release expected early next year.
A technical preview of lightweight hosted Microsoft Office apps is planned for sometime this year.
An online startup company migrated some of its operations into the cloud by using Microsoft Windows Azure services.
The company will add its efforts toward developing the Advanced Message Queuing Protocol open standard.
A security flaw in Google's new Android operating system discovered recently by independent researchers further underscores the security debate between open source and proprietary software.
Microsoft is evolving its strategy for relational data services in the cloud.
Microsoft announced it will make Live Mesh available as a beta this week, while Live Framework is now available as a CTP.
Chrome has the makings of a good, lightweight browser, but it still lacks a few important features.
Microsoft today articulated how it will bridge PCs and mobile devices with an extraordinary blitz of announcements that included the first demonstration of Windows 7, its Live Framework, a bevy of new offerings for developers including WPF support for Visual Studio, and the first preview of Office 14.
"Rewiring Yahoo" plan establishes a "front door" for developers into its evolving Open Stack of platform services.
New service-based operating system is called Windows Azure.
The service lets developers create testing environments on the fly.
New Ruby framework offers a modular approach.