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Microsoft Gaining Ground As Alternative To Amazon Web Services

Microsoft‘s (MSFT) Azure cloud computing platform is gaining ground as an alternative to Amazon.com‘s (AMZN) Amazon Web Services, one analyst says. “Heavy investments from Microsoft now appear to be paying off this year, based on positive feedback from channel partners … Continue reading

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The cloud comes through in crises, drones detect diseases and Cortana Intelligence elevates IoT — Weekend Reading, Feb. 3

 We may be in the chilly depths of February, but there’s no winter hibernation going on at Microsoft. Join us for an overview of some of the big happenings over the past week. Read More

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Microsoft breaks through in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Business Intelligence and Analytics Platforms

Today I’m thrilled to share that for the second year in a row, Microsoft has been positioned furthest to the right for completeness of vision within the Leaders quadrant of Gartner’s 2017 Magic Quadrant for Business Intelligence and Analytics Platforms … Continue reading

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Azure IP Advantage

Best-in-industry intellectual property protection Across the globe, the shift to cloud computing is accelerating, impacting every industry and every person. As our customers move to the cloud, business risks are changing. One issue is the increased IP infringement risk associated … Continue reading

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New in Azure Stream Analytics: Geospatial functions, Custom code and lots more!

Today, we are pleased to announce the roll-out of several compelling capabilities in Azure Stream Analytics. These include native support for geospatial functions, custom code with JavaScript, low latency dashboarding with Power BI and preview of Visual Studio integration and … Continue reading

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FastTrack expands to support Windows 10, Dynamics 365 and Microsoft Teams

Originally offered as a one-time onboarding benefit for Office 365 customers, Microsoft FastTrack has rapidly evolved over the past 18 months to become the customer success service that helps businesses onboard and drive adoption of Office 365 and Enterprise Mobility … Continue reading

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New survey shows hybrid is leading approach, security waning as blocker to cloud adoption

Earlier this fall we once again invited our community of IT professionals, developers, and technology decision makers to participate in the 2016 Future of Cloud Survey led by North Bridge Growth Equity Venture Partners and research analyst firm Wikibon, which … Continue reading

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