Oct 2015

It’s no secret that Amazon Web Services™ (AWS™) is the leader in enterprise cloud computing services today, although Microsoft® continues to grow and gain market share. There are a number of reasons for the steady growth on the part of [...]

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Oct 2015

I rarely write about Apple®, but since they are finally gaining some traction in the enterprise space it seems somewhat appropriate, even if only from a competitive standpoint. Last year Apple announced a partnership with IBM® which was intended to [...]

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Oct 2015

Much has been written and speculated about user privacy and data collection surrounding Windows® 10. There have been allegations about Microsoft® “spying” on users and even secretly reading their e-mail. Microsoft is finally responding to some of these allegations. In [...]

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Oct 2015

It’s no secret that many companies are migrating from on-premises perpetual software licensing to cloud-based subscription licenses. It’s important to note, however, that moving from on-premises to the cloud is typically a gradual process and not simply a matter of [...]

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Sep 2015

I recently wrote a blog in which I suggested that Microsoft® may be listening to their customers and I suggested that full-disclosure should become a more prominent component of their strategy. The day I wrote that blog, we learned that [...]

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Sep 2015

Many people have been watching the market and trying to predict the future of cloud service provider leadership and how it may impact their operations and budgets. Some believe that as enterprise, smaller organizations and consumers realize that the cloud [...]

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Sep 2015

People who have been affiliated with Microsoft® for many years would have never envisioned some of the changes the company has implemented during recent months, particularly since the departure of former CEO Steve Ballmer. Microsoft is no longer a “Windows® [...]

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Sep 2015

Now that Windows® 10 has been released Microsoft® is releasing updates to applications and other products to match the new OS. Next month we may see Office 2016. The German website winfuture.de, was among the first to report a September [...]

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Sep 2015

Microsoft® has released the first IT preview of SharePoint® 2016. SharePoint is Microsoft’s team collaboration software, enabling content and document management, storage and synchronization across multiple devices via the cloud, and web content management, among other services.   The formal [...]

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Aug 2015

Microsoft® has released the third technical preview of Windows® Server 2016 and as promised, it includes the highly anticipated Windows Server Containers. We have been hearing a lot about containers lately, and for good reason. As the name suggests, containers [...]

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