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Microsoft and Submittable collaborate on a new future of cloud
Microsoft has entered into a strategic partnership with Submittable to collaborate and innovate together to enable Submittable to develop new solutions powered by Microsoft Azure and Azure OpenAI Service.
Microsoft's office building | Microsoft’s shows positive Q1 2024 results amid faster cloud growth
Microsoft shows positive Q1 24 results amid faster cloud growth
Microsoft’s fiscal first-quarter earnings outperformed analyst forecasts driven by revenue in Intelligent Cloud rising 19 percent to $24.3bn.
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St. Luke’s safeguards millions of patient records with Rubrik and Microsoft
Rubrik helps healthcare services non-profit achieve over 73 percent cost savings using data security solutions alongside Microsoft Sentinel.
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Microsoft’s Q4 earnings beat expectations with AI and hybrid cloud
Microsoft’s financial results for Q4 2023 beat analyst expectations with $56.2bn in revenue as the tech giant leans onto its AI bet.
CockroachDB on Microsoft Azure completes three-way hyperscaler DBaaS vision
We want databases. Moreover, we want cloud-native databases because organizations need to offer cloud-first information services architected in line with the nature of the virtualized and abstracted breed of enterprise applications now in proliferation.  We also need distributed SQL databases,...
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Outage outrage! Why public cloud is putting data and business at risk
Another outage begs the question: isn’t cloud supposed to be the savior of modern agile computing?
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BAE Systems and Microsoft team up to equip digital defense in the cloud
BAE Systems and Microsoft have entered into a strategic partnership which aims to support faster and easier development, deployment and management of digital defense capabilities in an increasingly data centric world.
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Viridor energized as Microsoft Dynamics 365 cuts costs by a quarter
Viridor, a UK resource recovery and recycling management services provider, chooses to implement a Microsoft Dynamics 365 solution.
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Red Hat OpenShift for Microsoft Azure Government announced
Red Hat has unveiled the general availability of Azure Red Hat OpenShift on Microsoft Azure for Government, combining one of the industry’s leading enterprise Kubernetes platforms and the power and scale of Microsoft Azure to US government agencies. With Azure...
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Bard for business? Google enters the chatbot game
Google has entered the AI chatbot arena with Bard, an artificial intelligence search tool. What does it mean for enterprise?
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Lifecycle Software dials into Microsoft to enhance mobile systems
Lifecycle Software has entered into a collaboration with Microsoft that will see the company leverage the Microsoft Cloud across its solutions, enabling some of the biggest mobile operators to provide better services to customers. Based in the UK, Lifecycle Software...
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Snowflake announces UK availability on Microsoft Azure
Snowflake has announced its general availability on Microsoft Azure in the UK, driven by high customer demand for local data residency from both the private and public sectors.
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Microsoft Azure to power Lakeba marketplace
Microsoft has entered into a strategic partnership with global venture catalyst firm Lakeba to boost the scalability and security of its technology-led businesses.
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UBS takes to the cloud with Microsoft
Microsoft Corp. and UBS have strengthened their cloud capabilities with a partnership expansion, to accelerate UBS’s public cloud footprint over the next five years.
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Microsoft taps SAP, artsy AI for Ignite 2022
Microsoft Ignite 2022 kicked off on Wednesday 12th, not with a bang, nor a flash but a zettabyte-sized program of announcements aimed at helping them achieve their goal of empowering their customers to do more with less.
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Oracle and Microsoft team up on database service
Oracle has partnered with Microsoft to give Azure customers direct, streamlined access to Oracle databases on Oracle Cloud Infrastructure which is now readily available.
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Microsoft blows life into wind farm digital twins
Microsoft, SSE Renewables and Avanade have teamed up to create digital twins of offshore windfarms that use real-time data to understand the effect turbines have on local wildlife and ecosystems.
Kraft Heinz and Microsoft join forces to accelerate supply chain transformation
The Kraft Heinz Company (Kraft Heinz) and Microsoft are joining forces to develop solutions designed to accelerate the consumer goods giant’s transformation and enable a more resilient supply chain.
Cloud healthcare and the data state of play
Big Tech is muscling in on health big time: look no further than recent acquisitions such as the Microsoft-Nuance and Oracle-Cerner mega-deals.
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Microsoft in rude health with Azure and AI boost
Microsoft announces the general availability of Azure Health Data Services and updates to Microsoft Cloud for Healthcare.
Ukraine needs more than just ‘flag washing’ from Big Tech
ERP Today asks why the Big Tech brigade hasn’t put its money where its mouth is and shut off current services to their Russian client base.
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Nationwide moves website to Microsoft Azure
Nationwide Building Society, the world’s largest building society and the second largest mortgage provider in the UK, has moved its member website to Microsoft Azure to further enhance its security features and lay the foundations for future innovation. The move, which...
Why multi-cloud is the New Normal
Not long ago the IT landscape of an enterprise was a simple affair: one or a few data centres, usually determined by location requirements, would create a system landscape that every IT person with 10 or more year’s work experience grew up with. Fast forward to the 2010s and the landscape was characterised by duality – meaning that the data centres were still there – and a few workloads in the cloud, most likely a single cloud.
The cloud goes Vertical
The backdrop – commercial elasticity and the demand for workloads. The cloud has been one of, if not the, most transformative IT innovations in the short history of the IT discipline. The ability to convert CAPEX into OPEX has an irresistible lure to enterprises in a pandemic world more than ever.
OpenText gets pumped for SAP RISE
Information management company OpenText used its (virtual) engagement at SAP’s Sapphire NOW conference to detail its latest wares. The company’s data management tools are offered as SAP Solution Extensions to complement the RISE with SAP package; they are designed to drive organisations...
Survival strategies in a hybrid and multi-cloud world
There is no question anymore that technology progress has overtaken the technology demands of business best practices, creating the current need for experimentation and exploration of how to operate a business in the 21st century...
Is private equity ‘dry powder’ going to ignite the SAP market?
The coronavirus pandemic and the resulting global lockdown have caused a sudden and sharp...
Creating an agile enterprise requires flexibility and choice
IT leaders who can simplify operations and run workloads from optimal locations will make IT...
COVID stress test demonstrates resilience in software values
M&A activity is set  to play a key role in the enterprise tech sector as strategic alliances, opportune acquisitions and distressed sales bolster the ERP market. It used to be the case that it was only when the tide went out that you could see who was swimming naked...