Microsoft Cloud news stories
Avanade unveils new sustainability offerings for businesses
Avanade is releasing new offerings to help clients solve complex sustainability challenges and ensure they get the best out of Microsoft’s newly announced Cloud for Sustainability.
SolarWinds expands the reach of database products through Microsoft Azure Marketplace
Microsoft Azure Marketplace users can now use committed Azure spend to streamline the purchase of SolarWinds database performance monitoring products.
Microsoft makes Emissions Impact Dashboard tool generally available
The tool gives customers insight into the greenhouse gas emissions associated with using Microsoft cloud services.
Microsoft Cloud for Financial Services general availability
Microsoft has announced Microsoft Cloud for Financial Services will be generally available beginning November 1, 2021.
Microsoft and EY collaborate to create a US$15 billion opportunity over the next five years
Microsoft and EY, formerly known as Ernst & Young Global, have expanded their relationship.
Microsoft Azure deployed as new cloud platform for resources giant BHP
Microsoft Azure will be deployed as the new cloud platform for BHP, one of the world’s largest resources companies.
Red Hat brings JBoss platform to Azure, easing the shift of Java apps to the cloud
Red Hat has brought its JBoss enterprise application platform to Microsoft Azure, helping to ease the transition to the cloud for traditional Java applications.
Skykick announces upgrade to address over 2000 hours of lost time for ITSPs
Information technology service providers are losing thousands of hours every year due to needless cloud administration, according to SkyKick.
8x8 adds new business messaging features to Microsoft Teams
8x8 has announced its new 8x8 Voice for Microsoft Teams app has now added SMS, MMS, and fax capabilities to extend the teams experience for users.
Microsoft launches industry clouds for nonprofit, manufacturing & financial sectors
Microsoft aims to empower people, recognise the power of partnership, and it remains committed to security, compliance, and trust.
Microsoft to launch dedicated cloud service for retail sector
Microsoft Cloud for Retail is designed specifically to help retailers turn data into insights through various Microsoft services.
Dicker Data expands Microsoft partnership with new Cloud Division
The move will introduce a whole new business unit, a partner-to-partner portal and a dedicated marketing service.
Microsoft's revenue jumps 15% as pandemic has 'little impact' on tech giant
Microsoft today announced its financial results for the quarter ended 31 March, seeing revenue increase by US$5 billion from the prior-year period - owing much to the success of Azure and the world's reliance on the cloud service during pandemic.
Microsoft launches its first data centres in Africa
In launching the two new facilities, Microsoft becomes the first global provider to deliver cloud services from data centres on the continent.
Inmarsat teams up with Microsoft to deliver cloud via satellite
"Our goal is to enable customers to take advantage of connected IoT solutions no matter where they are in their journey."
Microsoft invests in more Azure availability for Asia
Asia is proving to be a hot spot among the major cloud providers with new investments happening on a seemingly weekly basis.
Microsoft says it's time to bin the on-prem data centre
Microsoft released a report revealing the environmental benefits of ditching the on-prem data centre in favour of Microsoft Cloud.
Microsoft helps data center company ramp up sales and customer engagement
“We’re confident this trusted, global platform will further enhance productivity for our employees and provide more value to our customers.”
Public cloud subscription growth driving Rhipe revenues
Demand is moving from private cloud to public cloud, with Rhipe reaping the benefits in its latest financials.
Tech Data extends reach as Microsoft Cloud Solution provider in Vietnam
Tech Data’s Technology Solutions business - formerly a division of Avnet - has become a Microsoft Solution provider in Vietnam.
Microsoft Cloud grows across Asia; Azure now available in Korea
Microsoft has announced that its Azure cloud platform is now available in new Microsoft Cloud platforms across Korea.
Microsoft WPC: Technology innovations opening up new opportunities for partners
"Today, we are going to share new technology innovations we’re delivering that will open up new opportunities for our partners."