• Microsoft launches new wide-area networking options for Azure

    3 days ago - By Tech Crunch

    Microsoft is launching a few new networking features today that will make it easier for business to use the company's Azure cloud to securely connect their own offices and infrastructure using Azure and its global network.
    The first of these is the Azure Virtual LAN service, which allows businesses to connect their various branches to and through Azure. This basically works like an airline hub and spoke model where Azure becomes the central hub that all data between branches flows through. The advantage of this, Microsoft argues, is that it allows admins to manage their wide-area networks...
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  • GitHub Enterprise now lets Business Cloud subscribers connect to public repositories

    GitHub Enterprise now lets Business Cloud subscribers connect to public repositories

    4 days ago - By Venture Beat

    GitHub has announced that enterprise customers will for the first time be able to connect to public repositories. To recap, the popular code-hosting platform, which will shortly be owned by Microsoft after its $7.5 billion bid last month, offers a number of tiers for developers. It remains free for public and open source projects, while it has deve...
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  • GitHub Enterprise and Business Cloud users now get access to public repos, too

    4 days ago - By Tech Crunch

    GitHub , the code hosting service Microsoft recently acquired, is launching a couple of new features for its business users today that'll make it easier for them to access public repositories on the service.
    Traditionally, users on the hosted Business Cloud and self-hosted Enterprise were not able to directly access the millions of public open source repositories on the service. Now, with the service's release, that's changing and business users will be able to reach beyond their firewalls to engage and collaborate with the rest of the GitHub community directly.
    With this, GitHub now also...
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