Posts Tagged: cloud

Despite Windows 8 Popularity Microsoft Has Record Quarter Earnings

REDMOND, Wash. — January 23, 2014 — Microsoft Corp. today announced revenue of $24.52 billion for the quarter ended December 31, 2013. Gross margin, operating income, net income, and diluted earnings per share for the quarter were $16.24 billion, $7.97 billion, $6.56 billion, and $0.78 per share, respectively. It’s of no surprise that Microsoft is having… Read more »

By 2016, most new IT spending will be in the cloud

According to Gartner, “The use of cloud computing is growing, and by 2016 this growth will increase to become the bulk of new IT spend. … 2016 will be a defining year for cloud as private cloud begins to give way to hybrid cloud, and nearly half of large enterprises will have hybrid cloud deployments… Read more »

Microsoft Financial Analyst Meeting 2013 Reports that 440 Companies Came Back to Office from Google Apps

Office 365 is a force to be reckoned with. Touting a more robust document management solution and more enterprise like features (Lync) the team at Microsoft is excited to report in their latest financial analyst meeting 440 customers they won back in FY13. In August, Microsoft published a article on its official Office blog from some… Read more »

Thinking About Moving to the Cloud?

Gartner has done a lot of your research for you with their Magic Quadrant for 2013! Take a look at this incredibly valuable Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) platform chart by Gartner. The market for cloud compute infrastructure as a service (a virtual data center of compute, storage and network resources delivered as a service)… Read more »

Microsoft and PRISM – Are they in bed together? Microsoft Responds!

There has been a lot of discussion lately about PRISM and Microsoft’s supposed direct involvement with the NSA in providing, what should be, private information freely to the Federal Government. Is this really the case? Edward Snowden thinks so but what does Microsoft say? Well, today Microsoft released a very detailed reply about their privacy… Read more »

OWA for iPhone and iPad

Today, we are excited to announce the availability of OWA for iPhone and OWA for iPad, which provides even more value to organizations on any Office 365 subscription that includes Exchange Online. OWA for iPhone and OWA for iPad are mobile apps that offer the same email, calendar, and contact functionality you get in Outlook Web App on… Read more »

Web Threats and Business

Better Safe than Sorry Trend Micro just recently released an excellent 8 page eBook entitled “Five Things Every Small Business Should Know About Web Threats and Cybercrimes.” In this eBook Trend Micro demonstrates the many threats that small business face. Many think that cybercrimes and threats are only in movies but the reality is they… Read more »

Cloud Computing

Should You Move Your Data to the Cloud?  There has been much talk recently about “the cloud.” In a nutshell, the cloud is simply another name for the internet. Cloud computing has taken shape in a variety of ways. It can be networks, servers, applications, data storage and services – which the end user has… Read more »