Microsoft's New Partnerships With Adobe And Renault-Nissan Look To Bolster Its Azure Cloud Platform - Forbes

In a blitz of announcements at its Ignite conference in Atlanta, Microsoft MSFT +0.43% announced major alliances that could expand the use of its Azure cloud platform and give it new selling points in the increasingly competitive cloud race. Microsoft ...and more »

As Adobe, Microsoft Azure ink cloud partnership, Amazon looms - Network World

To kick off his company's Ignite conference in Atlanta this week, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella announced that Adobe will run three of its most popular software as a service apps on the Microsoft Azure IaaS cloud. The move is a power play by Microsoft ...and more »

Microsoft signs up Adobe for its Azure cloud computing services - TechCrunch

Microsoft and Adobe today announced a major partnership that will see Adobe deliver its cloud services on Microsoft Azure and that will make Adobe the preferred marketing service for Microsoft's Dynamics 365 Enterprise CRM solution. Microsoft says ...and more »

Adobe Leaps From AWS to Microsoft's Cloud - E-Commerce Times

Microsoft on Monday announced a series of major enhancements to its enterprise cloud platform, as well as a new strategic partnership with Adobe, advancing its drive to attract new business from core competitors like Salesforce and Amazon. Microsoft ...and more »

Microsoft Azure Stack tweaks causing delays, IT pros still hopeful - TechTarget

Improvements to Microsoft's Azure Stack hybrid cloud platform are coming slower than anticipated, but IT shops still hope to get their hands on it sooner rather than later. CONFERENCE COVERAGE: Microsoft Ignite 2016 conference coverage. COVERAGE ...and more »

Cloudy what now? Adobe and Microsoft cosy up with cloud partnership - The Register

Ignite Microsoft and Adobe announced a new cloud partnership at the Ignite event this week in Atlanta in a really unclear announcement. "Adobe will make Microsoft Azure its preferred cloud platform for the Adobe Marketing Cloud, Adobe Creative Cloud ...and more »

How Microsoft's new Adobe partnership brings its LinkedIn acquisition into clearer focus - GeekWire

Satya Nadella speaks at Microsoft Ignite 2016 (GeekWire Photo/Kevin Lisota). ATLANTA, GA. — Microsoft's ambitious acquisition of LinkedIn raised some eyebrows with its $26B price tag. Monday's announcement of a strategic partnership with Adobe's ...and more »

Microsoft will start talking about how much money its cloud business actually makes - Business Insider

Microsoft will reveal three new financial metrics to its investors the next time it releases its quarterly results, the company said on Tuesday. The most notable of the three is commercial cloud gross margin percentage, which tracks the gross margin on ...and more »

Adobe's use of Microsoft Azure will complement, not replace, AWS and its own cloud - GeekWire

20160926_msft_ignite_520-1 Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella and Adobe CEO Shantanu Narayen announce their cloud partnership on stage at Microsoft Ignite in Atlanta. (GeekWire Photo / Kevin Lisota). This week's announcement that Adobe is embracing ...and more »

The Good and Bad of Microsoft's Cloud Strategy - No Jitter

Microsoft is well positioned to give Amazon a run for its money in the cloud market, but it needs to break away from its Microsoft-centric approach. Seeing as how the cloud has been tied to digital transformation, and seeing as how more businesses are ...and more »