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Azure ExpressRoute Expands To Over 16 Routes

Azure ExpressRoute Expands To Over 16 Routes Azure is continually growing around the globe, and Microsoft is expanding its enterprise relationship with Equinix IBX with the announcement of 16 new markets. This partnership with Equinix will allow Microsoft Azure ExpressRoute to be launched globally at an alarming rate. (more…)

Azure Gets A Basic Pricing Tier FinallyAzure Gets A Basic Pricing Tier Finally

Azure Gets A Basic Pricing Tier FinallyAzure Gets A Basic Pricing Tier Finally The thing about Microsoft Azure is that it is great for large scale companies, but for smaller companies and smaller sites who want to use it for testing, it created a costly venture. On Tuesday, Microsoft announced details of the Azure Basic pricing tier which makes Azure affordable. (more…)

Microsoft and Nokia Deal To Close At End Of April

Microsoft and Nokia Deal To Close At End Of April On Monday, Microsoft announced that the pending sale of Nokia’s Mobile Devices and Services division will finally close. The announcement brings an end to the speculation that this sale wouldn’t finally close, and gives both companies the satisfaction knowing it will. (more…)

Microsoft Building $1.13 billion data center to Iowa

Microsoft Building $1.13 billion data center to Iowa As datacenters continue to grow around the world, the need for datacenters around the US continues to grow as well. Over the weekend, Microsoft announced that they will be building a brand new datacenter in Iowa, which will create jobs and build up Microsoft’s US datacenter presence. (more…)

Weekend Windows Phone and Windows Store Sales

Weekend Windows Phone and Windows Store Sales As the weekend approaches, Microsoft is in the giving mode, and giving customers of Windows Phone and Windows incredible deals. These deals, as announced on Friday, are available for Windows Phone and Windows users, via the Windows Store and are worth checking out. (more…)

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Posted: April 18 2014 - Written by: Dave Amodt

Msft Skypeeggmoticon1 100x100 Jpg Skype is a piece of software that is currently available across a number of Microsoft platforms, and is used by an increasingly larger number of people. On Thursday, Microsoft announced a Great Easter Egg Hunt, with gifts and prizes available for those who win.

Posted: April 18 2014 - Written by: Dave Amodt

Msft Npdmarch1 100x100 Jpg The month of March was a very important month for Microsoft and the Xbox One, as the latest update and games hit the platform. On Thursday, Microsoft announced via the NPD Results released, that Titanfall became the number one selling game with Xbox One sales eclipsing 5 million units.


Posted: April 17 2014 - Written by: Dave Amodt

Msft Outlookyahoo1 100x100 Png Outlook.com users have been able to import their email from Gmail with the help of tools provided to them. On Wednesday, Microsoft announced that now Outlook.com users will be able to import and manage their email from Yahoo Mail and other IMAP enabled email providers.

Posted: April 17 2014 - Written by: Dave Amodt

Msft Bingcard1 100x100 Jpg Bing is a web users dream with the social search capabilities and always evolving additions to the service. Wednesday was no exception, as Microsoft rolled a number of personal updates to Bing. These updates are available now, and users will notice the differences immediately.


Posted: April 16 2014 - Written by: Dave Amodt

Msft Office365personal1 100x100 Png As Office 365 evolves around the globe, the number of different product offerings from Microsoft left the individual user out of the loop. Lots of choices and confusion led Microsoft to unveil the Office 365 Personal plan, and should suit an individuals Office needs well.

Posted: April 16 2014 - Written by: Dave Amodt

Msft Azureaprilupdate1 100x100 Png IT professionals and executives that use Azure for their enterprise workplaces, love it when Microsoft launches updates to its service. On Tuesday, Microsoft updated Azure with a number of updates, that range from web sites, VMs, Mobile Services, and a lot more.


Posted: April 15 2014 - Written by: Dave Amodt

Msft Xboxoneaprilupdate1 100x100 Jpg Many of you who have read the Microsoft news I write, cover the wide range of Microsoft products. One of the biggest updates coming to their Xbox One product will be rolling out at Midnight on Monday night, and should give users a ton of new features on their next-generation console.

Posted: April 15 2014 - Written by: Dave Amodt

Msft Officeonlineupdate1 100x100 Png Office Online is one of Microsoft’s biggest products, and as it continues to grow, the mobile version of Office grows with new users. On Monday, Microsoft released updates to eh Office Online product at Office.com, and the online Office experience will be more fulfilling than ever.


Posted: April 11 2014 - Written by: Dave Amodt

Msft Redstripe1 100x100 Jpg As the Windows Store has become increasingly popular for Windows 8 and Windows Phone users, the number of games that have been bought on the store has as well. On Thursday, Microsoft highlighted a number of popular games and programs which are part of this weeks Red Stripe Deals.

Posted: April 11 2014 - Written by: Dave Amodt

Msft Kinectsportsrivals1 100x100 Jpg As the Xbox One has become a hot selling next generation device, the Kinect portion of the Xbox One equation has slowly become a hit as well. The release of Kinect Sports Rivals this week, shows off the future of the Kinect on the Xbox One, as a major entertainment and game toy.


Posted: April 10 2014 - Written by: Dave Amodt

Msft Verizonbtannouncement1 100x86 Png As Azure continues to be one of Microsoft’s most concentrated and expanding enterprise products, the need to get global partners on board has been very important to the company. On Wednesday, Microsoft announced that BT and Verizon jointed the Microsoft Azure ExpressRoute ecosystem.

Posted: April 10 2014 - Written by: Dave Amodt

Msft Global1 100x100 Jpg As Microsoft continues to evolve itself as a global company, the number of global research centers beyond the US continues to grow at an alarming rate. On Wednesday, Microsoft announced that they renewed major partnerships to keep global research centers open in three countries.


Posted: April 9 2014 - Written by: Dave Amodt

Msft Winxpdies1 100x100 Jpg Windows XP has been one of Microsoft’s most successful products, and is still a piece of software that is run on millions of machines around the world. But with its age, Microsoft officially ended support for Windows XP on Tuesday, and the 2001 operating system nears a virtual end.

Posted: April 8 2014 - Written by: Dave Amodt

Msft Xboxseries1 100x100 Jpg As Microsoft continues to look for new ways to get people interested to their Xbox product, the rumors about their original content deals have been rumored. On Monday, Microsoft according to a report from Bloomberg is in the market to launch six series with three more to come.



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Microsoft’s New Email Approach Expands: Goodbye Hotmail, Hello Outlook! 2 Orange May 4, 2013 Will McGuire