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Microsoft Azure

A new age of asset management
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Active Directory

A new age of asset management

Can migrating a business’ Active Directory to the cloud become a core resource as the consumerisation of tech continues?
1 Jun 2022
What is Azure Database for PostgreSQL?
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databases

What is Azure Database for PostgreSQL?

We look at Microsoft's cloud implementation of the open source database
27 May 2022
What is Microsoft Dev Box?
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software development

What is Microsoft Dev Box?

A quick look at Microsoft's new cloud-based developer workstation
25 May 2022
Dell Technologies World 2022: Dell unveils security offerings for major cloud providers
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public cloud

Dell Technologies World 2022: Dell unveils security offerings for major cloud providers

The tech giant also added Cyber Recovery Services to its existing Apex portfolio and announced a multi-cloud collaboration with Snowflake Data Cloud
3 May 2022
Kraft Heinz taps Microsoft to digitise supply chains and create 34 digital twins
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digital transformation

Kraft Heinz taps Microsoft to digitise supply chains and create 34 digital twins

The food giant is set to digitise its operations after experiencing extreme pressures on its supply chains over the past two years
22 Apr 2022
Nokia to offer data centre switches to boost Azure bandwidth
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Microsoft Azure

Nokia to offer data centre switches to boost Azure bandwidth

The announcement is part of an ongoing collaboration to develop the 'SONiC' networking initiative
20 Apr 2022
Microsoft Purview rebrand aims to simplify data governance and compliance
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Microsoft Azure

Microsoft Purview rebrand aims to simplify data governance and compliance

Tech giant merges 365 and Azure Purview data-governance services into a unified suite
20 Apr 2022
Omnispace and Microsoft partner on ubiquitous 5G NTN connectivity
5G
Network & Internet

Omnispace and Microsoft partner on ubiquitous 5G NTN connectivity

The deal will enhance Omnispace’s 5G NTN network’s performance and reach across previously untapped geographies
5 Apr 2022
Pasqal quantum computers to become available on Azure Quantum this year
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high-performance computing (HPC)

Pasqal quantum computers to become available on Azure Quantum this year

The French startup is the latest company to join Microsoft’s fleet of quantum partners
22 Mar 2022
Microsoft rebrands Partner Network to strengthen cloud focus
Microsoft Azure website
Microsoft Azure

Microsoft rebrands Partner Network to strengthen cloud focus

However, Microsoft's contentious New Commerce Experience scheme went unmentioned during Wednesday's announcement
17 Mar 2022
Clipchamp video editor to be installed on Windows 11 by default
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Microsoft Windows

Clipchamp video editor to be installed on Windows 11 by default

The new inbox app offers Adobe-like features and Azure-powered functions for all video editors
10 Mar 2022
Microsoft releases Defender for Azure Cosmos DB in preview
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Microsoft Azure

Microsoft releases Defender for Azure Cosmos DB in preview

The database protection service is exclusive to Microsoft Defender for Cloud users
3 Mar 2022
Microsoft wins contract to build Singapore's first sovereign cloud
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Microsoft Azure

Microsoft wins contract to build Singapore's first sovereign cloud

It hopes the deal will will help keep the city-state “the safest place on the planet”
11 Feb 2022
AWS shakes off outages with 40% surge in revenue
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Amazon Web Services (AWS)

AWS shakes off outages with 40% surge in revenue

However, analysts warn the cloud giant should be wary of the 'impressive growth' of Microsoft and Google
4 Feb 2022
Microsoft halves number of Windows 10 updates
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Microsoft Windows

Microsoft halves number of Windows 10 updates

The operating system is shifting to an annual release cycle similar to Windows 11
17 Nov 2021
Sega enters cloud gaming agreement with Microsoft
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Cloud

Sega enters cloud gaming agreement with Microsoft

The Japanese giant will use the Azure platform to develop its global online gaming community
2 Nov 2021
Microsoft and Oracle slammed over 'anti-competitive' software practices
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software license

Microsoft and Oracle slammed over 'anti-competitive' software practices

Research takes aim at the industry, and the two tech giants in particular, for long-running anti-competitive practices
26 Oct 2021
Windows 365 is generally available: Here's how to get started with Microsoft's Cloud PC service
An illustration of three devices that connect to Windows 365 in the cloud
Microsoft Windows

Windows 365 is generally available: Here's how to get started with Microsoft's Cloud PC service

How much does Windows 365 cost, what packages are available, and is it suitable for my business?
22 Oct 2021
IAR Systems and Secure Thingz partner to streamline Azure IoT migration
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Microsoft Azure

IAR Systems and Secure Thingz partner to streamline Azure IoT migration

Joint solution expedites device development and deployment for Azure IoT and RTOS platforms
19 Oct 2021
WANdisco makes LiveData platform for Azure generally available
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Microsoft Azure

WANdisco makes LiveData platform for Azure generally available

The service automates on-premises data migration to Azure cloud
18 Oct 2021
Microsoft mitigated 'largest ever' 2.4Tbps DDoS attack
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distributed denial of service (DDOS)

Microsoft mitigated 'largest ever' 2.4Tbps DDoS attack

The record-breaking attack targeted one of the company's European Azure customers in August
12 Oct 2021
Microsoft fixes bug preventing Azure Virtual Desktop security updates
Microsoft Teams on Windows 11
Microsoft Azure

Microsoft fixes bug preventing Azure Virtual Desktop security updates

The bug has been a problem since July
8 Oct 2021
Azure Container Instances users urged to ​​revoke privileged credentials after flaw discovery
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Microsoft Azure

Azure Container Instances users urged to ​​revoke privileged credentials after flaw discovery

Microsoft says action needed "out of an abundance of caution" rather than as a response to a specific threat
9 Sep 2021