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Multiple cloud-based services from Microsoft including Xbox Live, OneDrive, Outlook, Skype, Azure and the Windows Store experienced major outages yesterday, locking users out from their accounts.
Microsoft has announced the appointment of Samer Abu Ltaif as the President of its operations in the Middle East and Africa (MEA) region.
Microsoft has launched Project Sangam, a cloud service integrated with LinkedIn that will help train and generate employment for middle and low-skilled workers.
Gartner has identified Microsoft as a market leader in its Magic Quadrant for Business Intelligence and Analytics platforms.
Microsoft has signed up more than 2,000 such customers in the country in the last 12 months, the company’s CEO Satya Nadella said recently during an event for startups in Bangalore.
Apple, Microsoft and Amazon have agreed to give cloud storage subscribers fairer contracts after intervention by the UK’s Competition and Markets Authority (CMA).
Emaar Properties has recently announced its sponsorship of the Microsoft UAE Imagine Cup 2017 student competition.
The Dynamics 365 combines customer-relationship management (CRM) and enterprise resource-planning (ERP) to support organisations in their digital transformation initiatives, enabling them to better engage with customers and empower employees.
The year 1992 saw the launch of Windows 3.1, a version not too far thrown from the likes of Windows 95 in appearance (minus the ‘Start’ menu).
Microsoft has launched the Azure Skills programme as part of the company’s efforts to fuel digital transformation in line with UAE Vision 2021.
The Nokia 6 it the first Android smartphone release by Finnish company HMD Global, which acquired the rights to release Nokia-branded devices from Microsoft in 2016.
Microsoft has awarded Accenture a seven-year contract extension to continue providing finance and accounting (F&A) and procurement business process services.
Oracle has announced plans to acquire Internet performance and DNS provider Dyn in an effort to pump up its cloud-based offerings.
Microsoft unleashed a ton of Windows and Surface news on the world from New York on 26th October revealing new Windows features and brand new hardware. We give you a run-down of the biggest news from the event:
BlackBerry has announced that it will soon end all hardware development and will instead outsource its phone production and design to third parties.
Epicor Software Corporation has announced its new cloud-first strategy for Epicor ERP deployments in the region.
The Thread Group and Open Connectivity Foundation have joined forces to make it easier for smart home devices to connect with Windows 10.
Microsoft has begun distributing 2016’s major Windows 10 upgrade to customers via the operating system’s update service.
Microsoft has unveiled a new set of cloud-powered services in Office apps.
Microsoft has announced that it has entered a definitive agreement to acquire social networking and recruitment site LinkedIn.
Google and Microsoft have agreed to end their long-running regulatory battles after the European Commission filed new antitrust charges against Google related to packaging its apps on Android phones.
Microsoft has announced plans to donate $1 billion in cloud services over three years to non-governmental organisations and researchers, in a bid to provide access to these services to communities that can’t afford them.
Microsoft recently announced that because of ongoing customer requests from many small businesses and other small organisations to easily take advantage of the free upgrade, they will soon make the Get Windows 10 app available in them.
Microsoft advances its move against adware, browser hijackers and other potentially unwanted applications (PUAs) in enterprise corporate networks, as it launches its PUA protection in its anti-malware products.
Start up ContainerX has created a platform for IT operations administrators to centrally manage clusters of application containers.
Microsoft and Red Hat recently announced a partnership that, according to them, will help customers embrace hybrid cloud computing through deploying Red Hat solutions on Microsoft Azure.
Oracle is targeting the cloud market with a wide array of services, including Big Data and the IoT. Bob Evans, Senior VP and Chief Communications Officer, Oracle, talks about the company’s cloud game plan.
Microsoft has been pursuing a more collaborative approach under CEO Satya Nadella, working with longtime rivals like Salesforce, VMware and Apple.
Microsoft has a lot of ground to cover in the competitive handheld segment, before it catches up with the likes of Apple, Google, and BlackBerry. With the Lumia 640 XL, Microsoft is targeting consumers in need of a capable, mid-range phablet.
Microsoft recently added a provision to its bylaws that allowed shareholders with a significant stake in the company to directly nominate up to two candidates to its board of directors.
During a launch event held at the Burj Khalifa in Dubai on July 29th, Microsoft has officially unveiled its latest operating system, Windows 10 to over 500 Windows enthusiasts.
With the worldwide release of Windows 10 today, we bring you the top 10 features you can expect from the new OS.
On July 13th, Microsoft suspended the delivery of the new preview builds of Windows 10, saying that it was “very close” to wrapping up the operating system.
Google has recently expanded its support for Windows workloads running on its cloud, a move that aims to better position Google Cloud Platform to court enterprise customers.
Given Nokia’s former status as the go-to company for a reliable mobile, it seems sad that it has faded into obscurity, the handset business now under the Microsoft Mobile brand. The 3310, however, stands as a testament to all that was once great about the Finnish firm.
Intel Security has launched its new Microsoft Office 365 Channel Kit, which is designed to be a “grab and go kit” for the channel.
Promotional gimmicks aside, Lenovo’s Tech World conference boasted a formidable roster of elite industry CEOs as well as some exciting product launches and demos. On the enterprise side, the firm also discussed its strategy to usher in more services and solutions-oriented offerings. James Dartnell reports from Beijing.
Microsoft recently announced that it would soon make some changes in the Windows 10 preview programme as its engineers push toward the July 29th launch of the final code to customers.
Microsoft has announced that Windows 10 will be available on 29th July in 190 countries, and will be available as a free upgrade to customers using Windows 7 and Windows 8.1.
A recent report which was jointly prepared by IDC and Flexera, reveals that organisations form deep-seated opinions about software vendors based on a wide spectrum of criteria – factors that vendors should take note and be aware of as they develop, launch and support their products.
Microsoft is working to help its enterprise customers move their data, apps and operations to the cloud – specifically the hybrid cloud.
The company will launch new features for Office 365 designed to give organisations more control and visibility into their data
VMware is now addressing the market for Docker with two open source software packages that will allow its customers to more easily deploy containers in their existing VMware infrastructure.
Emitac Enterprise Solutions (EES) has achieved Gold Cloud Productivity competency in the Microsoft Partner Program. Gold competency validates best-in-class capability within a specific Microsoft solution area and a proven ability to solve customer’s problems in […]