In its Microsoft Product Roadmap for 2012 Directions on Microsoft expects Azure and System Center 2012 to grow increasingly close and eventually merge into a single platform.
VMware and virtualization changed the face of enterprise IT. And cloud computing -- in some form or another -- promises to do the same. What shape will the cloud take? It’s still too early to say ...
A kinder, gentler Microsoft added Linux to the list of operating systems Windows Azure supports. Is the company feeling generous or trying to improve its public cloud persona?