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Microsoft Works to Build Presence in Open Source Community

Microsoft Works to Build Presence in Open Source Community

Microsoft is using open-source innovation hosting portals CodePlex and GitHub to share some of the firm’s software codes with the public, Nextgov reported Wednesday. Nikhil Sonnad writes that Microsoft provides… Read more »

General Dynamics Fidelis Joins Microsoft’s Active Protections Program; Peter George Comments

General Dynamics Fidelis Joins Microsoft’s Active Protections Program; Peter George Comments

General Dynamics‘ Fidelis Cybersecurity Solutions business has entered into Microsoft‘s Active Protections Program to get information on emerging cyber threats ahead of Microsoft’s monthly security bulletins to provide up-to-date protection… Read more »

Google Signs Up 7 Tech Firms for ‘Kubernetes’ Community; Scott Guthrie Comments

Google Signs Up 7 Tech Firms for ‘Kubernetes’ Community; Scott Guthrie Comments

Microsoft, Red Hat, IBM, Docker, Mesosphere, CoreOS and SaltStack have joined Google’s open source docker management community. The companies will contribute code to the Kubernetes container management technology and maintain the… Read more »

Microsoft Starts New Research Project on Fuel Cells With $5M Govt Grant; Sean James Comments

Microsoft Starts New Research Project on Fuel Cells With $5M Govt Grant; Sean James Comments

Microsoft will collaborate with Redox Power Systems, Trans-Tech and the University of Maryland to carry out a $5 million government-funded research project on fuel cells as power source for data centers, Data Center… Read more »

Microsoft Launches GovCon Alliance; Cornelis Bosch Comments

Microsoft Launches GovCon Alliance; Cornelis Bosch Comments

Microsoft has selected To-Increase to participate in this week’s launch of the Microsoft GovCon Alliance along with other government contracting companies whose offerings support Microsoft Dynamics AX. To-Increase said Monday its has included… Read more »

Microsoft, Salesforce.com to Integrate Products Through Cloud Partnership

Microsoft, Salesforce.com to Integrate Products Through Cloud Partnership

Salesforce.com and Microsoft have formed a partnership to integrate the Salesforce CRM platform with Windows OS, Azure cloud platform and Microsoft Office 365 to deliver new productivity tools, Cloud Times reported Tuesday. Saroj… Read more »

Texas School District Deploys Microsoft Office 365, Windows Devices; Lenny Schad Comments

Texas School District Deploys Microsoft Office 365, Windows Devices; Lenny Schad Comments

Microsoft has partnered with the Houston Independent School District to support its PowerUp initiative to boost the learning and teaching experience of the district’s 14,000 students and 1,200 teachers through deployment of… Read more »

Microsoft to Mentor Cybersecurity Startups in Israel

Microsoft to Mentor Cybersecurity Startups in Israel

Microsoft has opened a cybersecurity accelerator hub in Israel in a move to mentor startup businesses in the country, the Washington Post reported Thursday. Mohana Ravindranath writes Microsoft Ventures has partnered… Read more »

Karen Dahut: Booz Allen Marks Strategic Innovation Group’s Year of Partnerships

Karen Dahut: Booz Allen Marks Strategic Innovation Group’s Year of Partnerships

Booz Allen Hamilton has marked the first anniversary of its Strategic Innovation Group, which Executive Vice President and group head Karen Dahut said was launched last year to foster creativity and partnerships across… Read more »

Trimble Opens Feedback Mgmt Service to Gov’t Clients; Rick Gosalvez Comments

Trimble Opens Feedback Mgmt Service to Gov’t Clients; Rick Gosalvez Comments

Trimble Inc. is planning to release its cloud-based feedback management technology to government customers in an effort to aid in government-constituent collaborations, GCN reported Thursday. Local government clients will be… Read more »

Microsoft to Open Training Center in Southeast D.C.; Dan Kasun Comments

Microsoft to Open Training Center in Southeast D.C.; Dan Kasun Comments

Microsoft Corp. is planning to launch a training facility at the former St. Elizabeths hospital in Southeast D.C., The Washington Post reported Sunday. Jonathan O’Connell writes the software company is… Read more »

Microsoft’s Jim Kelly: Cloud Email a ‘Stepping Stone’ in Army’s Tech Transformation

Microsoft’s Jim Kelly: Cloud Email a ‘Stepping Stone’ in Army’s Tech Transformation

Jim Kelly, senior director for the U.S. Army business at Microsoft, said the Army’s transition to cloud computing started with enterprise email but called that move “just a stepping stone”… Read more »

Meg Whitman: HP to Target Cloud, Software Outsourcing Market With $1B Cloud Tech Investment

Meg Whitman: HP to Target Cloud, Software Outsourcing Market With $1B Cloud Tech Investment

Hewlett-Packard plans to invest more than $1 billion in cloud computing technologies over the next two years, the Wall Street Journal reported Tuesday. Spencer Ante writes HP will hire developers and… Read more »

Quentin Clark: Microsoft Aims to Apply Machine Learning for Engineering

Quentin Clark: Microsoft Aims to Apply Machine Learning for Engineering

Microsoft has developed three new analytics platforms for organizations to capture and manage large amounts of machine- and human-generated data, Silicon Angle reported Monday. Saroj Kar writes that Microsoft CEO… Read more »

Microsoft to Invest $274M, Add Cloud Infrastructure at Wyoming Data Center

Microsoft to Invest $274M, Add Cloud Infrastructure at Wyoming Data Center

Microsoft will allocate $274 million in investments to expand the company’s operations in Cheyenne, Wyo. and add a new cloud computing infrastructure there, Data Center Knowledge reported Saturday. Rich Miller… Read more »

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