The former maker of expensive printer ink, HP enterprise has selected Microsoft’s Azure as its preferred public cloud partner.
Hewlett Packard Enterprise CEO Meg Whitman said HPE will officially unveil the partnership with Microsoft at the HPE Discover Conference in London next week. more»
Software king of the world Microsoft has invested a billion dollars to come up with an integrated security approach across its software and services.
According to Dark Reading, Microsoft has spent the cash coming up with a new “holistic” type of security which apparently does not involve crystals, spangley music or poisons diluted by lots of water. more»
Microsoft thinks it has a cure for its customers’ poor attitude to cloud security.
Vole has a problem in flogging cloud based products because many users are worried that they are effectively giving their data to the US government.
Top Vole Satya Nadella believes he has devised a formula that will hand US internet and cloud computing companies a new lease of life in Europe. more»
Software giant Microsoft is building a new UK data centre for its Azure cloud – the announcement follows something similar from AWS.
Vole wants its cloud services based in the UK beginning in 2016 and AWS will have it ready by the by the end of 2016 (or early 2017). more»
Microsoft and Red Hat have announced a partnership that will help customers embrace hybrid cloud computing by providing greater choice and flexibility deploying Red Hat solutions on Microsoft Azure.
Vole is offering Red Hat Enterprise Linux as the preferred choice for enterprise Linux workloads on Microsoft Azure. more»
The maker of expensive printer ink, HP is calling it quits on its public cloud offering.
The Helion Public Cloud will be abandoned next year as the vendor is more interested in private cloud products and rather scared of its chums Microsoft and Amazon. more»
Software king of the world Microsoft has been asking its enterprise customers how it can improve the adoption of Surface tablets and Windows 10.
Writing in its Bog, Vole said that it had been chatting to customers who made large global footprints and discovered that the service, management and support options were pinching. more»
Despite rumours of private equity money, and takeovers by people as diverse as Microsoft and even HP, it appears that AMD is still getting the kind of support it needs from partners in its egosystem (sic).
Here at the Canalys Channel Forum (CCF) conference in Barcelona, HP went out of its way to give AMD express backing and even exclusivity in the way of product launches. more»
Software giant Microsoft has unveiled a partnership to allow businesses to buy Surface Pro tablets and Surface accessories through Dell’s enterprise sales division.
Starting next month, it is part of a cunning plan, which will involve Microsoft working with other companies like HP and Accenture on promoting its tablets for business use. more»
Software giant Microsoft has changed the way companies will have to update volume licensing use documents.
In the past, business consumers of Microsoft’s products and services have needed a Product List and the Product Use Rights. These determined the purchasing requirements and licencing rules applicable to those products and services. more»
The outfit which helped market Microsoft’s Xbox One, is in trouble with the regulator for paying up to US$30,000 for video endorsements.
The FTC is looking into Machinima’s antics as part of an alleged deceptive advertising investigation.
Machinima paid two Xbox One endorsers a total of US$45,000 for producing YouTube videos. more»
In just a month Windows 10 has captured more than five percent market share.
According to the latest figures from Net Applications, Windows 10 has already been installed on over 75 million PCs. Vole wants a billion devices running Windows 10 “in two to three years,” though that includes not just PCs, but smartphones, consoles and IoT devices. more»
Software giant Microsoft has confirmed that more UK Microsoft resellers will get their paws on Surface tablets as it attempts to open up the channel.
Vole has previously worked with just nine authorised device resellers (ADR) since the tablet first appeared in 2013. more»
In a move to push its marketing to the grass roots, Microsoft has started offering developers promotional codes
Developers generate codes from the Dev Centre from section found in the Monetisation tab on the sidebar of the app page.
They can select an app or in-app purchase and the number of code they want to generate, and then click Order Codes. more»
Earlier this year Microsoft offered $55 billion to acquire Salesforce only to be turned down by CEO Marc Benioff who countered with a $70 billion price tag.
It appears that Microsoft is not taking the snub lying down and is upping the competition against Salesforce’s most important product. more»