The cloud industry is being driven by acquisitions and partnerships, as companies are looking to leverage the strengths and advances made by other companies in the same field. In a way, every company is also extending its own technology and expertise to other areas of operations by partnering with niche companies. The latest in this series is the partnership between Microsoft and Publicis.
Publicis Groupe is a marketing and advertising company that is expanding its existing alliance with Microsoft. The partnership aims to tap into artificial intelligence and behavioral data segments to offer more targeted email campaigns. Specifically, Publicis will tap into the features of [...]
Asia, as you know, is the largest continent in the world, both in terms of size and population. It is also one of the fastest growing regions in the world, with China and India leading the way. Over the last few years, this continent has seen many people climb out of poverty, and many countries have a sustainable and growing economy that provides jobs to millions of people. Much of these positive developments can be attributed to education and technology.
Asian companies are always looking for ways to improve their operations , and technology has been a major aspect in its quest for higher efficiency and profits. In such a scenario, it is little wonder that cloud computing is [...]
Protecting intellectual property rights has become an uphill battle in today’s business world. To offer an extra layer of protection for its customers, Microsoft has come up with a program called Azure IP Advantage program. Under this program, customers will have the best of protection against intellectual property risks, lawsuits and infringements.
Deemed as one of the most comprehensive protection programs from Microsoft, it is designed to help customers protect their cloud-based innovations and products that were developed using cloud technologies. This way, developers can continue with their coding and companies can focus on their business, as they don’t have [...]
Microsoft aims to dominate in as many sectors as possible, and this is why it has such a wide array of products. Its current crop of PC products compete right from the high end Macbook Pro to the lowest Chromebooks. In fact, to take on this low end version, Microsoft has released a new operating system called Windows 10 Cloud. This new OS comes after multiple failed attempts in the form of Windows RT and Windows 8.1 with Bing, both of which didn’t take customers away from Chromebook or Macbook.
At this point, not much is known about Windows 10 Cloud, as Microsoft has decided to maintain a veil of secrecy around it. Some reports however suggest that this new operating [...]
Microsoft is looking to make a big impact in the Australia New Zealand (ANZ) region this year, and to this end, it has brought in Steven Worrall as the new managing director of its Australian business. In this role, Worrall has the responsibility to ensure that Microsoft meets the needs of its customers in the ANZ region, and also continue to cater to the more than 11,000 partners and independent software vendors that work on the Microsoft platform in Australia.
Though this sounds like a huge responsibility, Microsoft believes Worrall has the skills and experience to handle it. He joined Microsoft in 2014 as the Director of Enterprise and Partner Group – a division that [...]
Cloud is undoubtedly driving the profits of big techies like AWS and Microsoft, as the recent financial results show. On Thursday, Microsoft released the results for the fourth quarter of 2016, and it shows a four percent increase in overall earnings.
It reported a net income of $5.2 billion or $0.66 a share, when compared to $5.02 billion or $0.62 a share a year ago. Overall, Microsoft’s revenue rose to $24.09 billion from $23.8 billion almost a year ago. These numbers beat the expectations of Wall Street, so Microsoft’s shares are trading at all-time highs, and it closed at $64.27 at the end of trading on Thursday, which is almost a one percent increase through [...]