Microsoft, Oracle, IBM Are Said to Alter Pay to Push Cloud Sales

(Bloomberg) — Microsoft Corp., Oracle Corp. and IBM — looking to stoke demand for cloud computing services — are said to be shifting incentives for their sales representatives, pushing them to ensure customers become active users over the long haul. Microsoft in July Continue reading Microsoft, Oracle, IBM Are Said to Alter Pay to Push Cloud Sales

Microsoft, Oracle, IBM Are Said to Alter Pay to Push Cloud Sales

(Bloomberg) — Microsoft Corp., Oracle Corp. and IBM — looking to stoke demand for cloud computing services — are said to be shifting incentives for their sales representatives, pushing them to ensure customers become active users over the long haul. Microsoft in July Continue reading Microsoft, Oracle, IBM Are Said to Alter Pay to Push Cloud Sales

Cloud Growth Boosts Amazon, Microsoft

(Bloomberg) — The internet is steadily pulling in more shoppers, advertisers and businesses, helping the largest technology companies including Amazon.com Inc., Microsoft Corp. and Alphabet Inc. churn out strong revenue and profit growth for another quarter. All three beat analysts’ sales Continue reading Cloud Growth Boosts Amazon, Microsoft

Cloud Growth Boosts Amazon, Microsoft

(Bloomberg) — The internet is steadily pulling in more shoppers, advertisers and businesses, helping the largest technology companies including Amazon.com Inc., Microsoft Corp. and Alphabet Inc. churn out strong revenue and profit growth for another quarter. All three beat analysts’ sales Continue reading Cloud Growth Boosts Amazon, Microsoft

U.S. Will Curb ‘Sneak-and-Peek’ Searches Microsoft Sued Over

(Bloomberg) — The U.S. Justice Department is moving to scale back the use of orders forcing technology companies to turn over customer data without alerting users to the clandestine interception of their information. Microsoft Corp., which sued the government over the Continue reading U.S. Will Curb ‘Sneak-and-Peek’ Searches Microsoft Sued Over

U.S. Will Curb ‘Sneak-and-Peek’ Searches Microsoft Sued Over

(Bloomberg) — The U.S. Justice Department is moving to scale back the use of orders forcing technology companies to turn over customer data without alerting users to the clandestine interception of their information. Microsoft Corp., which sued the government over the Continue reading U.S. Will Curb ‘Sneak-and-Peek’ Searches Microsoft Sued Over

Microsoft Email-Access Fight With U.S. Gets Supreme Court Review

(Bloomberg) — The U.S. Supreme Court agreed to decide whether law enforcement officials conducting a criminal investigation can demand data held overseas by Microsoft Corp. and other technology companies in a high-stakes clash over digital privacy. The justices will review a Continue reading Microsoft Email-Access Fight With U.S. Gets Supreme Court Review

Microsoft Says Azure Outage Caused by Accidental Fire-Suppression Gas Release

Brought to you by Data Center Knowledge An accidental release of fire-suppression agent into the data center environment in Europe triggered a chain of events that led to an Azure cloud outage for a group of customers on September 29. Continue reading Microsoft Says Azure Outage Caused by Accidental Fire-Suppression Gas Release