Microsoft had a relatively quiet week compared with some other periods, but still managed to deliver the first Technical Preview of Azure Stack for helping enterprise customers build a hybrid cloud infrastructure, plus an updated build of the preview code for Windows 10 testers.
Elsewhere, the company announced Office online partnerships with Box, Egnyte and Dropbox, and disclosed a mixed bag of financial results for the past quarter, showing growth in cloud services but a decline in personal computing revenue.
Microsoft builds up hybrid cloud strategy with first Technical Preview of Azure Stack
Microsoft has released the first Technical Preview of Azure Stack, a platform designed to let organisations deploy an on-premise private cloud that is as close as possible to the technology behind the Microsoft Azure public cloud service, easing the path to a hybrid cloud that spans both environments.
Microsoft delivers bug fixes in Windows 10 preview Build 14251 as it looks to Redstone release
Microsoft has pushed out a new preview release of Windows 10 to the Windows Insider test community, delivering a number of bug fixes and a jump in build numbers since the last such release just a few days ago.
Microsoft boosts Office Online with Box, Dropbox and Egnyte partnerships
Microsoft has announced partnerships with Box, Egnyte and Dropbox to expand the capabilities of its Office Online productivity software with the three companies' products.
Microsoft highlights cloud strengths in latest financial figures
Microsoft has disclosed its financial results for the previous quarter, showing that the firm's shift to cloud-based services is starting to pay off. Revenue from more traditional productivity tools was less impressive, however, and the personal computing platforms showed a slight dip.
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