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Microsoft announces 1st data centre region in Greece, to skill 1 lakh

Microsoft announces 1st data centre region in Greece, to skill 1 lakh

🕔07:10, 6.Oct 2020

Seattle, Oct 6  Microsoft on Monday announced its first data centre region in Greece to accelerate digitisation of the public sector and businesses with access to local cloud services and skill a minimum of 100,000 people in the country in

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Microsoft ending Open License Programme for SMBs in Jan 2022

Microsoft ending Open License Programme for SMBs in Jan 2022

🕔13:51, 2.Oct 2020

New Delhi, Oct 2 Microsoft has announced to end its 20-year-old Open License programme for small and midsize organisations from January 1, 2022. The organisations can continue to renew and purchase new software licenses, software assurance and online services through the

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Samsung partners Microsoft to scale enterprise 5G deployment

Samsung partners Microsoft to scale enterprise 5G deployment

🕔12:32, 29.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 29 Samsung on Tuesday announced a collaboration with Microsoft on an end-to-end, Cloud-based private 5G network solution to drive innovation that lowers the barrier to entry for deployment of private 5G networks in enterprises. Through a Cloud-based approach

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Microsoft joins telecommunications industry to roll out 5G, more

Microsoft joins telecommunications industry to roll out 5G, more

🕔07:40, 29.Sep 2020

San Francisco, Sep 29  Microsoft on Monday announced a partnership with the telecommunication industry globally to unlock the power of 5G and bring cloud and edge closer than ever. By harnessing the power of Microsoft Azure, on their edge, or

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Microsoft and Telstra partner to harness next-gen Cloud, IoT

Microsoft and Telstra partner to harness next-gen Cloud, IoT

🕔11:34, 25.Sep 2020

San Francisco, Sep 25  Microsoft and Australia’s leading telecommunications company Telstra have extended their long-standing strategic partnership to harness new-age Internet of Things (IoT), Edge, artificial intelligence (AI) and digital twin technologies. Telstra and Microsoft will build a digital twin

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Microsoft announces Azure Communication Services

Microsoft announces Azure Communication Services

🕔10:40, 24.Sep 2020

Seattle, Sep 24  In an effort to help customers connect better with businesses in the remote working times, Microsoft has announced Azure Communication Services which is the first fully managed communication platform offering from a major Cloud provider. With the

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Nutanix joins Microsoft Azure for seamless Hybrid Cloud experience

Nutanix joins Microsoft Azure for seamless Hybrid Cloud experience

🕔08:28, 9.Sep 2020

Bengaluru, Sep 9  Enterprise Cloud computing firm Nutanix on Tuesday announced a partnership with Microsoft to deliver a Hybrid Cloud solution with seamless application, data and license mobility. As part of the collaboration, both companies will focus on extending Nutanix

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Indian leaders say upskilling key cybersecurity challenge: Microsoft

Indian leaders say upskilling key cybersecurity challenge: Microsoft

🕔16:46, 20.Aug 2020

New Delhi, Aug 20  As the pandemic pushes organisations to invest more in securing their data, nearly one in two business leaders in India think that upskilling workforce has emerged as the biggest challenge faced by their IT security teams,

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Microsoft launches Surface Duo in the US for $1,399

Microsoft launches Surface Duo in the US for $1,399

🕔08:16, 13.Aug 2020

San Francisco, Aug 13  Microsoft on Wednesday launched Surface Duo in the US starting at $1,399. Surface Duo connects two PixelSense Fusion Displays to create one expansive 8.1-inch screen. Available for preorder in the US, the Microsoft 365-packed device comes

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50% Indian workforce may be AI ready in next 6-10 years: Microsoft

50% Indian workforce may be AI ready in next 6-10 years: Microsoft

🕔12:50, 10.Aug 2020

New Delhi, Aug 10  The organisations that have deployed Artificial Intelligence (AI) with skilling initiatives in India are generating most value from this new-age technology, and senior executives predict that half of all employees will be equipped with AI skills

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Microsoft unveils new platform to help Indian firms return to work

Microsoft unveils new platform to help Indian firms return to work

🕔12:58, 6.Aug 2020

New Delhi, Aug 6  Microsoft on Thursday announced the general availability of its Power Platform Return to the Workplace solution in India to help organisations prepare for the return to work. Returning to the workplace will be a phased process

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Microsoft confirms talks to acquire TikTok by September 15

Microsoft confirms talks to acquire TikTok by September 15

🕔10:06, 3.Aug 2020

San Francisco, Aug 3 Microsoft has officially confirmed it is in talks to acquire the operations of video-sharing platform TikTok in the US, Canada, Australia and New Zealand markets following a conversation between Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella and President Donald Trump.

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Malware, ransomware top cyberthreats in India: Microsoft report

Malware, ransomware top cyberthreats in India: Microsoft report

🕔13:58, 29.Jul 2020

New Delhi, July 29  India experienced a higher encounter rate for malware and ransomware attacks than the regional average in Asia Pacific last year, according to the latest edition of Microsoft’s Security Endpoint Threat Report. India registered the seventh highest

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Apple, Google, Microsoft topmost valuable brands in Forbes’ list

Apple, Google, Microsoft topmost valuable brands in Forbes’ list

🕔11:11, 28.Jul 2020

New Delhi, July 28  With a brand value of $241.2 billion (a 17 per cent increase year-over-year), Apple has topped the Forbes’ annual list of the World’s Most Valuable Brands, which looked at the top 100 companies from the fiscal

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Microsoft laying off more staff in news team amid AI shift: Report

Microsoft laying off more staff in news team amid AI shift: Report

🕔13:08, 17.Jul 2020

San Francisco, July 17 Microsoft is reportedly trimming its workforce in the news business further amid shift to artificial intelligence (AI)-based algorithms and automation to perform their editorial duties, GeekWire has claimed. Reports in May said Microsoft laid off at least

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Microsoft, Citrix partner to build future digital workplaces

Microsoft, Citrix partner to build future digital workplaces

🕔13:33, 15.Jul 2020

San Francisco, July 15  Microsoft and desktop virtualisation leader Citrix have signed a multi-year agreement to reimagine the new, flexible workplace and help drive business continuity and growth in the Covid-19 pandemic times. Microsoft will select Citrix Workspace as a

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Microsoft introduces new security technology to prevent data corruption

Microsoft introduces new security technology to prevent data corruption

🕔07:23, 11.Jul 2020

San Francisco, July 11  Microsoft has introduced a new platform security technology to prevent data corruption techniques being adopted by cyber criminals to target system security policy and tamper with data structures on Windows 10 devices. Called Kernel Data Protection

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Microsoft to help 25 million people acquire new digital skills globally

Microsoft to help 25 million people acquire new digital skills globally

🕔07:47, 1.Jul 2020

San Francisco, July 01 Microsoft on Tuesday announced a new global skills initiative to help 25 million people worldwide acquire new digital skills by the end of the year. The announcement comes in response to the global economic crisis caused by

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Microsoft joins Accenture to nurture B2B startups in India

Microsoft joins Accenture to nurture B2B startups in India

🕔17:34, 30.Jun 2020

New Delhi, June 30 Microsoft on Tuesday announced to collaborate with global professional services company Accenture to host the third edition of the Accenture Ventures Challenge for B2B startups in India. This year’s edition will recognise startups in India in four

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Microsoft announces to permanently shut all its 83 retail stores

Microsoft announces to permanently shut all its 83 retail stores

🕔21:54, 26.Jun 2020

Redmond, June 26  Microsoft on Friday announced to permanently close its 83 retail stores and will now focus on its online store and retail team members will continue to serve customers from Microsoft corporate facilities and remotely providing sales, training,

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