Microsoft to deliver its first-ever Oracle OpenWorld keynote

Yes, times have changed. As a follow-up to the cloud-computing partnership announced earlier this year between longtime rivals Microsoft and Oracle, the Redmond company is getting its first-ever keynote slot at the Oracle OpenWorld conference in San Francisco this afternoon. It’s the latest step in a partnership that was some two years in the making,… Read More


Amazon starts offering free Windows Server in the cloud

Amazon Web Services plans to start letting businesses run Windows Server applications for free for up to 750 hours of usage per month, putting the Microsoft operating alongside Linux in the Free Usage Tier designed to help new AWS customers get started with cloud computing. The offer, through the company’s Elastic Compute Cloud infrastructure, was announced this… Read More