Microsoft Build 2018: Top Five Takeaways

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It’s a busy week with Digital Transformation Forum kicking off in Chicago tomorrow, but I managed to slip in a quick trip to Seattle to this year’s Microsoft Build developer conference. application development & delivery application development methodologies application development processes & tools microservices public cloud azure cloud developer microsoft

Microsoft and Salesforce.com are buddies? Get nervous

David Linthicum

Microsoft and its new SaaS pal, Salesforce.com, announced a surprise partnership around Office 365. Cloud Computing The Industry Standard Microsoft Microsoft Azure Microsoft Office 365 Salesforce.com Cloud Computing

Microsoft Azure Deepens Kubernetes Support

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Microsoft Azure has extended its support for Kubernetes and the Mesosphere Datacenter Operating System to provide either as container orchestration options, along with Docker Swarm. Microsoft SharedRead More.

Microsoft Signs Biggest Wind-Power Deal for Wyoming Data Center

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Microsoft Corp. Infrastructure Microsoft Powercommitted to its largest wind-power purchase to date Read More.

Microsoft Wants to Patent an Underwater Data Center Reef

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Data Center Design MicrosoftPatent application describes ways to make the cloud an attractive home for marine life Read More.

Microsoft: Government Should Regulate IoT Security

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Business Cloud Featured Internet of Things Microsoft Regulation SecurityAzure IoT engineering head says bar is low in IoT security, and government should get involved Read More.

Microsoft Build 2018

Perficient - Digital Transformation

This week Microsoft held its popular Build conference in Seattle. Microsoft has a lot of different conferences throughout the year, but Build, as the name suggests, is focused on developers, current and future directions of Microsoft development platform and Microsoft cloud technologies. I am sure Microsoft will also publish these sessions at Chanel 9 at some point, if they haven’t already. Microsoft has always been big on AI. Cloud Microsoft News

Microsoft Probes Cause of Global Web Outage

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The outage was the second this month for Microsoft’s online services Read More. Cloud Computing Downtime Microsoft Shared

Microsoft to Build Out, Probably Upgrade, Boydton Data Center

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Microsoft Technology Washington DC Area IT-PAC Microsoft 'Generation 5' Raleigh-Durham RichmondThe timing of the company’s move points to the likelihood that it may be upgrading its facility near Richmond and Raleigh for its “Generation 5” DC platform. Read More.

With Microsoft Data Center Deal, EdgeConneX Takes on Wholesale Giants

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Chicago Cloud Computing Colocation EdgeConneX Featured MicrosoftMultiple ongoing mega-scale builds in the US and Europe indicate that the company is looking beyond its initial edge-focused strategy. Read More.

Microsoft Intune Training Course Intune Certification

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Microsoft Intune training course from Microsoft learning is free of cost. Microsoft Course Number INF260x – Microsoft Azure Security Services includes one module on Microsoft Intune device management solution. The post Microsoft Intune Training Course Intune Certification appeared first on SCCM Intune Real World Enterprise Experience Blog by Anoop C Nair. But if you need a verified certificate then, you need to pay around USD 99$.

Microsoft Backs Kubernetes with Cloud Native Membership

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Cloud DevOps Microsoft Open SourceAmazon remains a holdout, as public cloud industry falls in line behind Kubernetes. Read More.

Microsoft Launches Security Score for Office 365

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Cloud Computing Microsoft Security SharedOne company says it will use scores in determining cyberinsurance premiums Read More.

Wunderlist Joins Microsoft

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Tuesday, June 2 Microsoft and Wunderlist announced their joining of forces. I've been using and recommending Wunderlist to others for months and can see why Microsoft was so interested in them. Now we all have to hope Microsoft keeps Wunderlist focused on what matters most to us. Here is the news: Microsoft has indeed added Wunderlist to its growing collection of fabulous productivity apps, the companies confirmed today.

Microsoft Profit Tops Estimates as Cloud Growth Marches On

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Business Cloud Investing MicrosoftAzure sales almost double; Office 365 app revenue rises 43% Read More.

Coming Microsoft Reorg to Support Cloud-First Strategy: Report

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Microsoft is expected to announced a business reorganization plan on July 5 Read More. Business Cloud Microsoft

Microsoft-Backed Security Startups Outsmart Hackers with Hackers

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To beat a hacker, you have to think like a hacker, and in some cases, even work with them, according to two Microsoft Ventures’ startups who spoke during the Microsoft Inspire 2017 event this week. Microsoft Ventures launched last year to focus on startup investments, unlike Microsoft Accelerator, Microsoft Security Shared

Microsoft Joins Hot Open Source PaaS Project Cloud Foundry

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Cloud Design Microsoft Open SourceThe once notoriously anti-open source company has realized it's making tons of money in the cloud thanks to open source software. Read More.

Microsoft Teams Direct Routing now in Public Preview!

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Over the past few months Microsoft has discussed the concept of Bring Your Own Trunk (BYOT) which was briefly outlined in their roadmap. Finally, they would connect that SBC to Microsoft Teams and Phone System. Microsoft will be providing more information on this in the coming months.

Microsoft Wants Clean Energy for South African Data Centers

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Business Energy MicrosoftSometimes it's hard to know whether the power a utility provides really comes from renewables. Read More.

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Microsoft Plans Two Cloud Data Centers for Australian Government

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Asia-Pacific Cloud MicrosoftInks deal with Australian operator Canberra Data Centres Read More.

Microsoft launches IoT Central to Simplify Internet of Things Management

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Cloud Computing Internet of Things Microsoft SharedSays companies need services that help manage IoT devices and analyze data they generate Read More.

Microsoft Invests in Quantum Computing Division with Key Appointments

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Microsoft is making a significant investment in its quantum computing division with the addition of several new executives. Microsoft SharedRead More.

How Microsoft's cloud push will affect your job

David Linthicum

Microsoft is going cloud -- or already has gone cloud , depending on whom you talk to. Cloud Computing Microsoft Azure IT Jobs Cloud Computing read more.

Meet Microsoft, the New Face of Open Source Data Center Hardware

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If you’re running a cloud platform at Microsoft’s scale (30-plus regions around the world, with multiple data centers per region) and you want it to run on the best data center hardware, you typically design it yourself.

How Microsoft and LinkedIn Can Make This Expensive Deal Work

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As Microsoft officially swallows LinkedIn, it should have one goal: Make this acquisition different. LinkedIn MicrosoftRead More.

Cloud Boom Buoys Microsoft, Intel, Alphabet Results

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Cloud Computing Featured Google Intel Investing MicrosoftBiggest growth in businesses that deliver computing over internet Read More.

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Russia Weighs Replacing IBM, Microsoft With Open-Source Software

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Europe Government IBM Microsoft Oracle TechnologyDuma is drafting a bill to restrict government agencies from buying licensed software, giving preference to open-source software. Read More.

Microsoft Faulted Over Ransomware While Shifting Blame to NSA

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Microsoft SecuritySecurity patches for some popular older versions of Windows were only available if companies paid Read More.

Microsoft Cloud App Security Hits General Availability

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Microsoft is putting its Adallom acquisition to good use this week as it launches general availability of Microsoft Cloud App Security. Cloud Computing Microsoft Shared

How will the cloud change IT? Look at Microsoft

David Linthicum

Microsoft is planning a global sales reorganization to better focus on selling cloud software, according to Microsoft insiders. This comes as no surprise, considering that Microsoft did the same for its ailing phone business last year. Well, cloud in, software out—at least from the Microsoft business standpoint. However, count on Microsoft soaking you for more operating system and office automation money for years to come.

Microsoft Almost Doubled Azure Cloud Revenue Last Quarter

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Cloud Computing Investing MicrosoftCompany's overall second-quarter sales and profit exceeded analysts’ projections Read More.

Cloud Underwater? Microsoft Tests Submarine Data Center

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Cloud Computing Data Center Design Data Center Strategies Infrastructure Microsoft Site SelectionProject Natick may lay groundwork for seawater-cooled, tidal energy-powered cloud data centers Read More.