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 fights ransomware, Instagram hacked, Scary biometric database, Cybersecurity culture

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The following are some of the cybersecurity topics we are tracking: OneDrive can now automatically backup your PC’s documents, pictures, and desktop folders Windows 10 users can now get additional file protection thanks to Microsoft's new initiative. Microsoft today began rolling out OneDrive's new folder protection feature that automatically backs up your PC's documents, pictures, … News Microsoft

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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.

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.

Virtual Application Delivery with Microsoft App-V

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It might be a surprise to you that Microsoft App-V has actually been around for a while. Microsoft acquired a company called Softricity in 2006. Post-acquisition, Microsoft rebranded Softricity’s application virtualization suite into App-V.

Windows 10 Evidences Transitions at Microsoft

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When Microsoft released Windows 8 two years ago, its massive departure from its predecessor made a big splash in the technology community. News Trends microsoft Microsoft Windows Twitter Windows 10 Windows 7 Windows 8

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 Office Finally Makes its iPad Debut

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On March 27 th , Microsoft’s Word, Excel, and PowerPoint became available in the App Store for the iPad. Microsoft asserts that the new applications maintain the functionality and familiarity associated with Microsoft Office, “while offering a fantastic touch experience built from the ground up for iPad.” While some have speculated that business strategy has postponed the iPad debut, others chalk it up to internal disagreements within Microsoft. By ShannonPerry.

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 Build 2018: Top Five Takeaways

Forrester IT

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

Latest Microsoft Data Center Design Gets Close to Unity PUE

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Cooling Data Center Design Featured Microsoft Quincy, Wash Innovation in data center design by cloud giants has widespread implications for their users as well as for the data center industry in general. 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 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 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.

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

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 Releases Security Advisory 2896666

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Today we released Security Advisory 2896666 regarding an issue that affects customers using Microsoft Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008, Microsoft Office 2003 through 2010, and all supported versions of Microsoft Lync. The current versions of Microsoft Windows and Office are not affected by this issue. Microsoft Windows Security Advisory Microsoft Office

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.

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 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 cuts Skype jobs in London

Computer Weekly

Microsoft is consolidating its Skype staff in London to one office and merging some roles, which could result in more than 200 job cuts

Microsoft and Google cloud users suffer service outages

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Downtime hits Microsoft and Google cloud users as rival service providers both experience technical difficulties

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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.

Top 3 Takeaways From Microsoft Inspire 2018

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A couple weeks ago, I attended my first Microsoft Inspire event. Microsoft 2018 Corenote sessions were held at the T-Mobile Arena. Here are some key takeaways that have us inspired about the future of our Microsoft partnership: First is Intelligent Cloud and Intelligent Edge.

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 to offer Cray supercomputing on Azure

Computer Weekly

Both Microsoft and Amazon are building up their HPC capabilities. The partnership with Cray could help to bolster Azure’s footprint

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.

With HoloLens Microsoft Is Cool Again: Or maybe cooler than ever

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I haven't been this excited about MicroSoft in forever. For an overview see the video at this link : In the three months since that video has been released Microsoft has continued to develop this capability and now have plans to role this out to the market.

Revolution Analytics, A Statistical Software Company, Now Part Of Microsoft

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First announced at both Revolution Analytics'' and Microsoft''s blogs, on 23 Jan 2015, the purchase of Revolution Analytics by Microsoft was done in order to help customers "find big data value with advanced statistical analysis.". By May Gourley.

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.

Anti-trust complaints target Microsoft in the European Union

Computer Weekly

Microsoft comes under pressure as software suppliers raise market abuse complaints with the European Commission over bundling of Defender security software with Windows

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 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.