Expired SSL certificate downs Microsoft Azure service – Mon, 25 Feb 2013

Microsoft”s Azure cloud platform faced a worldwide outage in its storage services from Friday afternoon because of an expired SSL (secure sockets layer) certificate.

 

Microsoft updates Azure Enterprise Management – Mon, 04 Mar 2013

Just last week Microsoft began rolling out the Azure service in 25 new markets around the world, but the updates have continued today as Microsoft continues to move forward in its competition with services like Amazon S3, Google Cloud Platform and others. Today the company”s Azure Director, Alex Simons, announces updates to the identity and access management capabilities in Windows Azure. The …

 

Microsoft Adds Android Support To Windows Azure Mobile Services – Tue, 05 Mar 2013

Last year, Microsoft launched Azure Mobile Services, a cloud backend for mobile applications. But at the time, it only supported Windows 8, and the team then added iOS casino online and Windows Phone 8 support a short while later. Starting today, Android users can also connect their apps to Azure Mobile Services and use the platform to store their structured data, use its user authentication tools and send …

 

Azure outage births free cert monitoring software – Thu, 28 Feb 2013

Cloud crash made Stackify mad as hell, so it did something about it

Customers hit by the Azure outage will automatically get a credit – Mon, 25 Feb 2013

Customers who lost access to Microsoft Azure cloud storage services last Friday need not file an outage report with Azure in order to be eligible for service credits, according to Microsoft