List/Grid Tag Archives: Microsoft

Finnish Bus Operator Applies Microsoft Analytics Tool, CGI Warehouse to Manage Routes

Finnish Bus Operator Applies Microsoft Analytics Tool, CGI Warehouse to Manage Routes

A Helsinki, Finland-based public bus company has adapted a Microsoft business intelligence platform to help monitor traffic data, gas usage and driver performance. Helsingin Bussiliikenne Oy uses Power BI for Office 365 alongside a CGI-built… Read more »

Microsoft, Motorola Solutions Ink Patent License Deal for Android Devices; Nick Psyhogeos, Joe White Comment

Microsoft, Motorola Solutions Ink Patent License Deal for Android Devices; Nick Psyhogeos, Joe White Comment

Microsoft has entered into a patent licensing agreement with Motorola Solutions that provides global coverage for the latter’s devices that run on Android or Chrome operating systems. The agreement is part of Microsoft’s intellectual property… Read more »

Microsoft, Xamarin Form Open Source Tech Alliance; Miguel de Icaza Comments

Microsoft, Xamarin Form Open Source Tech Alliance; Miguel de Icaza Comments

Microsoft and Xamarin have partnered to establish a technology consortium that aims to help developers build computing applications based on Microsoft’s .NET programming framework. The .NET Foundation offers open source… Read more »

Guy Churchward: EMC Unveils Software-Based Storage Protection Suite for Data Centers

Guy Churchward: EMC Unveils Software-Based Storage Protection Suite for Data Centers

EMC Corp. has released a new portfolio of data storage applications designed to help enterprises manage archiving, recovery and security functions. The Data Protection Suite is built to support physical,… Read more »

NC County Adopts Microsoft Cloud, Mobile Tools

NC County Adopts Microsoft Cloud, Mobile Tools

Microsoft is helping government employees in North Carolina’s Mecklenburg County perform business transactions and public services with the company’s software suite, cloud and mobile offerings. Mecklenburg County is using the Microsoft Office 365, Microsoft… Read more »

Susie Adams: Microsoft Aims to Create Gov’t, Commercial Cloud ‘Equivalence’

Susie Adams: Microsoft Aims to Create Gov’t, Commercial Cloud ‘Equivalence’

Microsoft is working with federal customers to explore how the Azure platform could work in a government-only cloud computing environment, GCN reported Wednesday. John Moore writes Microsoft has launched a… Read more »

Scott Chapman: Project Hosts Seeks FedRAMP Approval to Offer Microsoft Govt Cloud Products

Scott Chapman: Project Hosts Seeks FedRAMP Approval to Offer Microsoft Govt Cloud Products

Microsoft partner Project Hosts is seeking a FedRAMP authorization to offer a range of hosted Microsoft cloud computing offerings to government clients. Project Hosts seeks to deliver Microsoft’s customer relationship… Read more »

Report: Big Data Tech Market Could Hit $46B in 4 Years

Report: Big Data Tech Market Could Hit $46B in 4 Years

A MarketsandMarkets report forecasts that the market for big data platforms worldwide will grow at a compound annual rate of 25.52 percent to $46.34 billion by 2018. The report provides… Read more »

Microsoft Demos Windows 8-Powered Health IT Apps; Michael Robinson Comments

Microsoft Demos Windows 8-Powered Health IT Apps; Michael Robinson Comments

Microsoft has showcased a range of new Windows-powered devices, applications and service offerings for healthcare clients at the annual HIMSS conference and exhibition in Orlando, Fla. The health IT products… Read more »

Microsoft Launches Cloud-Based GPS Data Collection Tool

Microsoft Launches Cloud-Based GPS Data Collection Tool

Microsoft has introduced a new cloud-based mobile tool built to detect and gather location data from GPS satellites, The Register reported Monday. Simon Sharwood writes the Cloud-Offloaded GPS Experimental Kit is… Read more »

Microsoft, Level 3 to Build Private Cloud Networks for Windows Azure; Anthony Christie Comments

Microsoft, Level 3 to Build Private Cloud Networks for Windows Azure; Anthony Christie Comments

Microsoft and Level 3 Communications have formed a partnership to build private network connections using the Windows Azure cloud platform through the Level 3 Cloud Connect Solutions ecosystem. The companies… Read more »

Intel, Microsoft Move to Expand Data Analytics Portfolios

Intel, Microsoft Move to Expand Data Analytics Portfolios

Intel and Microsoft have introduced new analytics and big data management products that were built around the companies’ existing technology offerings, GCN reported Thursday. The website reports Intel developed a… Read more »

Microsoft Forms Cybersecurity Partnerships With OAS, Europol, FIS; Brad Smith Comments

Microsoft Forms Cybersecurity Partnerships With OAS, Europol, FIS; Brad Smith Comments

Microsoft will collaborate with financial technology provider FIS, Europol and the Organization of American States to carry out cooperative efforts against potential cyber attacks. The allies seek to assist law… Read more »

CGI to Help Install Windows 8.1 on Sweden Transport Agency PCs

CGI to Help Install Windows 8.1 on Sweden Transport Agency PCs

CGI will work with Sweden’s national transport administration to install Microsoft’s Windows 8.1 operating system on computers housed inside 11,000 workplaces across 120 locations in the country. The company will… Read more »

Microsoft Teams with Facebook on Open Compute Project; Bill Laing Comments

Microsoft Teams with Facebook on Open Compute Project; Bill Laing Comments

Microsoft Corp. has joined Facebook Inc.’s cloud initiative which aims to develop and share data center infrastructure designs, The Next Web reported Tuesday. Citing a Microsoft blog article, Kaylene Hong… Read more »

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