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Office 365 Running Slowly? Here's How To Tune It

While core Office 365 applications (such as Word and Excel) can be installed locally, much of Microsoft’s subscription suite is browser-based and can become sluggish. A new guide from Microsoft offers some hints on how to tweak your network if Office 365 isn’t performing properly.


Microsoft Revamps Azure Marketplace

Looking for some apps to install in those new Australian Azure regions? Microsoft has revamped its Azure Marketplace site, making it easier to search for pre-built apps and system images.


Office 365 Now Has Unlimited OneDrive Storage

I’m guessing that not too many Office 365 customers have used all of the 1TB of cloud storage that Microsoft has been offering since June. But if you have, don’t panic: Office 365 users now get unlimited OneDrive storage.


Microsoft Azure In Australia: How Much Extra You'll Pay

The good news? Microsoft’s Australian Azure data centres in Sydney and Melbourne are finally open today. The bad news? You’ll pay extra to use them in many cases, and not every service is available at launch. Here’s what you need to know.


Cloud Patches: Azure In Australia, AWS Adds OpenID Connect

Last week in cloud computing: finally Azure gets its official local data centres, Amazon adds support for OpenID Connect, and other cloud news.


Watch Out For Suspicious Microsoft Office Files: They Could Be Malware

Microsoft recently released security advisory warning of specially crafted Microsoft Office files that can give an attacker the same user rights as the user that opens it. The vulnerability affects all currently supported releases of Microsoft Windows, excluding Windows Server 2003.


Windows 10 Technical Preview Gets Its First Major Update

Already trying out the Technical Preview for Windows 10? Microsoft has just pushed out a major update that adds some new features — but also breaks some stuff. Remember, it’s a beta!


What Will Happen With Windows Server In 2015?

There has been a lot of excitement recently about Windows 10, the forthcoming version of Windows that restores the Start menu, dangles the promise of universal apps and has lots of hidden features. But what about its less sexy but more successful Windows Server sibling? Here’s what we know so far about plans for its next version.


Microsoft's Australian Azure Data Centres Will Open Next Week

We’ve been waiting quite a while for this, and now it looks like it’s finally happening: Microsoft’s Australian Azure data centres in Melbourne and Sydney will officially launch next week.


Cloud Patches: AWS WorkSpaces Support PCoIP, Azure Previews Real-Time Hadoop

Last week in cloud computing: AWS goes deeper into thin clients, while Azure previews Apache Storm clusters.