List/Grid Tag Archives: Microsoft

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 »

Thomas Hansen: Microsoft to Offer Cloud Computing Training to Small Businesses

Thomas Hansen: Microsoft to Offer Cloud Computing Training to Small Businesses

Microsoft has debuted a training program to help owners of small and medium enterprises integrate cloud computing technology into their businesses, Web Host Industry Review reported Wednesday. Chris Burt writes… Read more »

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 »

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