Microsoft Kick Starts Specialized Azure Cloud Services to NGOs

Microsoft Azure Cloud is an IaaS platform that helps organizations to make easy the development and delivery phase using the variety of IaaS based services. After the launch of Microsoft Azure Cloud services to UAE (United Arab Emirates) based non-profit organizations; many tech based companies are also helping UAE to empower, using a new credit system offered by Microsoft Azure cloud services.

Microsoft Azure is a best answer to the cloud from Microsoft Corporation. Microsoft Azure is a very large software platform that allows you to use IaaS (Infrastructure as a Service) based services. Here is the list of some services data management implementation, web-hosting, storage services and many more. All Microsoft Azure based services’ transition happened on the cloud; you give some specific instructions to the cloud and cloud will come with your desire service using the help of internet.

Brad Smith, president and chief legal officer at Microsoft, said in his official statement: “We are committed to helping non-profit groups to offer cloud computing to solve basic human challenges. One of our ambitions for Microsoft Philanthropies is to partner with these groups and ensure that cloud computing is accessible to a greater number of people and meets the widest range of societal needs.”

There is also discussion that, how this Microsoft decision will help organizations to work together and companies to introduce and innovate some technologies that help businesses to continual improvement and learning.

This new mission to expand the business in UAE (United Arab Emirates) is a one part of Microsoft Public Cloud that helps in public good initiative. As the Microsoft top management said in his statement that, the Microsoft will donate $ 1 billion to the 70,000 different non-profit organizations and NGOs (Non-governmental Organizations) worldwide. The whole amount of donation money will be expended on cloud computing utilities for number of non-profit organizations and NGOs by 2019.

Jaime Galviz, chief operating officer at Microsoft Gulf, said: “This will allow many small nonprofits to tap the cloud in new ways that they might not otherwise be able to afford, and help offset costs for many medium-large nonprofits who are considering, or are already using, Azure”.

After the adaption of these cloud based services, non-profit organizations will be able to access Microsoft remote data centres and also be able to run applications that are processed on the cloud using a link of Internet.

Riverbed Joins Hands with Microsoft Azure for Government Cloud Services

Riverbed & Microsoft partnership for government cloud services  will prove to be trusted cloud  for government’s mission-critical workloads. Riverbed Technology, Inc, is US based IT company, famous for developing products to improve the application performance throughout the WANs, that is also known as WAN optimization. Riverbed announced that its product, including Riverbed Steelhead CX and Steel Central AppInternals will be corporate with Microsoft Azure Government Cloud Marketplace. Microsoft Azure Government is the latest cloud environment, specifically used for federal agencies with hybrid flexibility, comprehensive compliance and superior protection. Using this environment, government customers will be able to use the Riverbed’s leading performance solutions and applications to achieve the goal.

Davis Johnson, Vice President of U.S Public Sector Sales at Riverbed Technology, said: “Federal agencies are seeking technology solutions that help them transform the way they deliver services to citizens. Cloud computing is a foundational component of federal IT modernization, and this expanded partnership allows us to seamlessly deliver the application performance tools agencies need to maximize the power of the cloud, all within a Microsoft Azure environment that’s tailored to meet the unique security and compliance needs of the Federal Government.”

Nowadays, agencies are concentrating on cloud computing, to see the specific point outlined in the U.S Digital Services Playbook. It needs applications to be fast, secure and reliable in spite of where they are to being deployed. There are varieties of applications offered by Riverbed in which one is Riverbed’s end-to-end application, that is very helpful in managing performance. It is provided to the federal IT professionals with customized ability to speed up the agency’s digital data transformation and also help in the optimization of the application that is running on Microsoft Azure Government Cloud Marketplace.

Curt Kolcun, Vice President of Public Sector at Microsoft, said: “We’re excited to further our strategic partnership with Riverbed to provide our federal customers with application performance solutions that will help them capitalize on their digital transformation and cloud-first strategies, Now our customers in the Government sector can have easy-access to industry-leading IT solutions through the new Azure Government Cloud Marketplace. ”

Microsoft has disclosed the Azure Government with latest IT solution for federal stakeholders and its customers during the session of 5th annual Government Cloud Forum, Oct 25, 2016 in Washington, D.C. Riverbed SteelHead CX available in Micosoft Azure Government now, but Riverbed SteelCentral AppInternals will be included later in (Q1) first quarter of 2017.

Datera Integrates OpenStack FUEL for Efficient Private Cloud Deployment

Datera Integration with OpenStack FUEL provides an efficient and flexible approach for companies to deliver applications on OpenStack cloud more easily and affordably. Detera is the application-driven, cloud based company. Datera, in its official statement announced on 24th of Oct 2016 at Sunnyvale, Canada that, it has integrated with the OpenStack Fuel to provide efficient and flexible way for companies to deliver the applications on OpenStack. Elastic Date Fabric latest enhancement in the Datera’s platform that adjusts application’s storage demands automatically. It also provides an efficient feature for the enterprises that help applications in scaling and rolling-out through the web-scale private cloud deployment instantly. Datera and Mirantis both worked together to validate the OpenStack Fuel integration. Mirantis is a leading company in cloud management services and distribution for OpenStack. OpenStack Fuel application users, using Fuel as a control plane, operators are able to optimize Data Elastic Data Fabric to scale horizontally throughout Mirantis OpenStack. It reduces or eliminates the manual integration, patching and configuration. Datera’s recent integration with OpenStack Fuel supports a wide range of application compatibilities with affordable price-performance have enabled any company to have a cloud that adapts its applications necessities and prerequisites.

Paul Roberts, director of system engineering at Mirantis, Said: “Datera’s Elastic Data Fabric is a powerful multi-tenant solution for companies and developers looking to improve their storage flexibility and reduce IT spend, with this integration, businesses who rely on Mirantis for successful OpenStack deployment can get system-wide web-scale support without informational siloes. We’re thrilled to offer our customers those benefits in addition to the seamless OpenStack deployment our services support.”

OpenStack is a one of the leading resource for the cloud computing software that helps enterprises to manage huge amounts of information in affordable price. Application and software developing companies are utilizing these benefits to remaining in the today’s most growing software competition in cloud based application software specifically. It is often found difficult to scale applications without crashes; hopefully this integration will resolve all the issues regarding application managing.

Ashok Rajagopalan, Datera’s head of product management, Said: “Mirantis is the go-to resource for developers deploying to OpenStack infrastructure, Elastic Data Fabric supports that mission by ensuring high quality-of-service, preventing crashes and provisioning storage needs as applications grow. The new integration will save developers time and resources and ensure stable growth for applications using OpenStack.”