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New Microsoft Tool Tackles Legal Document Management, Collaboration; John Frank Comments

Microsoft has unveiled a preview version of Matter Center for Office 365, a document manager and communications solution for information technology and legal professionals. The Redmond-based software company said Monday that it developed the program from its own document locator and collaboration tool, adding cloud-based processes and beefed up security capabilities. …

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Microsoft, Akamai to Back Israeli Cybersecurity Startup Accelerator

Microsoft and Akamai Technologies will work with venture capital firm Jerusalem Venture Partners to construct an accelerator in Israel that will focus on helping startup cybersecurity firms in the country. Participants will receive professional sessions and active mentoring from JVP, who will invest in $1 million in one of the cybersecurity startups at the …

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Accenture, Avanade Picked for Microsoft Alliance and Mobility Partner Awards

Microsoft has given Accenture and Avanade the software maker’s Alliance Partner of the Year award for the eighth time and the Mobility Partner of the Year distinction for the third year in a row. Accenture and Avanade were recognized for their work to demonstrate technology expertise on collaborations of more than 10,000 Microsoft-based businesses and public …

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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 to Fidelis XPS customers. Fidelis said Monday that joining the Microsoft program is intended to bolster mitigation of cyber attacks and system vulnerabilities during …

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Microsoft Vet Sean Nolan Joins Adaptive Technologies as CTO

Adaptive Biotechnologies has appointed Sean Nolan, a 13-year veteran at Microsoft, to fill the role of chief technology officer and serve on the company’s executive leadership Team. Nolan will oversee Adaptive’s software development and architecture, IT and automation work after previously serving as general manager and distinguished engineer for Microsoft’s HealthVault line …

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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 Knowledge reported Tuesday. Yevgeniy Sverdlik writes the project will use methane-powered fuel cells installed in data center IT racks to …

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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 regulatory compliance management among its construction, manufacturing and professional offerings for government contractors as a member of the alliance. “The …

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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 Kar writes the CRM application will be available through Windows devices and the companies aim to allow cloud-based user collaboration through Office Mobile, …

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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 new education technology. Microsoft Office 365 and HP Elitebook Folio 9470m Ultrabook laptops running Windows are available to faculty, staff and …

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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 with Jerusalem Venture Partners to establish the new cybersecurity program at Microsoft’s center in Herzeliya, Israel. Microsoft will provide mentorship …

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