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BlueVoyant acquires Managed Sentinel, builds out Microsoft MSS offerings
“Combining Managed Sentinel’s Azure Sentinel deployment expertise with BlueVoyant’s MDR capabilities will help customers operationalise and maximise Microsoft security technologies."
Microsoft takes legal action to disrupt botnet and combat ransomware
Microsoft has announced it took action to disrupt a botnet, Trickbot, one of the world's most infamous botnets and prolific distributors of malware and ransomware.
BlackBerry, Microsoft enter partnership for Teams integration
"Integrating BlackBerry AtHoc will ensure that any organisation managing critical events using Teams is able to contact, alert, and account for everyone within the organisation directly."
Microsoft: Kiwis find innovation easier post-pandemic
According to newly published survey results, 85% found innovation to be hard before COVID-19, while now just 40% express the same sentiment.
Rockwell Automation and Microsoft team up to empower industrial businesses
Rockwell Automation and Microsoft have expanded their partnership with the intention of empowering manufacturers with greater agility, intelligence and scale from the cloud to the edge.
Microsoft Surface: All-new Laptop Go, plus Pro X gets update
The new Surface Laptop Go aims for affordability, the Pro X makes the most of Microsoft’s custom processor – plus four new accessories.
How to create more value for ISVs moving to cloud
Henson Group, an Azure Specialist for ISVs, leverages its partnership with Microsoft to help ISVs migrate to Azure at scale - at almost no cost.
Microsoft, LinkedIn and GitHub make significant headway on digital skills initiative
Microsoft, LinkedIn and GitHub have reached 10 million learners globally since announcing their digital skills initiative. The ultimate aim is to help 25 million people worldwide gain more digital skills in 2020.
Internet speed is not why your video meeting is slow
It’s time to stop confusing performance and latency, writes ThousandEyes principal solutions architect Mike Hicks.
Microsoft brings endpoint & Azure security under Microsoft Defender
Microsoft Defender brings Microsoft 365 Defender and Azure Defender under the same umbrella.
Microsoft to launch cloud service for healthcare firms
Microsoft Cloud for Healthcare, launching on 30 October, includes managed services such as Azure, Microsoft 365, Dynamics 365, Power Platform, and partner solutions to support healthcare firms.
Microsoft NZ bolsters senior leadership team with new specialist sales lead
“I am delighted and grateful for the opportunity to lead the Specialist Team Unit at Microsoft."
Jamf extends Microsoft collaboration with iOS Device Compliance
Organisations will soon be able to use Jamf for Apple ecosystem management while using Azure Active Directory and Microsoft Endpoint manager to maintain conditional access.
Microsoft's $100 million+ data centre approved for Auckland
Microsoft has been granted consent from the New Zealand Overseas Investment Office to advance its plans to open a datacenter region in Aotearoa New Zealand.
Microsoft launches program to help people with disabilities excel in tech
Microsoft wants to help people with disabilities excel in their technology careers, which is why it has launched a first-of-its-kind pilot program to achieve those goals.
Microsoft commercial cloud revenue up 30%, bigger than Google and IBM combined
For the first time this year, annual commercial cloud revenue exceeded $50 billion.
Microsoft's underwater data center comes up for air
The data center housed 864 servers and cooling system infrastructure in a watertight steel tube that was approximately the size of a shipping container.
Microsoft NZ expands senior leadership team
Microsoft New Zealand has announced the expansion of its senior leadership team, with the appointment of Nigel Parker to the newly created role of customer success unit lead.
Innovation a necessity in a crisis - Microsoft report
Almost all (98%) organisations with the most mature culture of innovation leaders agree that innovation is a necessity to stay resilient during a crisis.
VMware backs Microsoft's Azure Spring Cloud for developers
Microsoft Azure Spring Cloud is putting developers at the centre of the action, with the belief that more productive developers lead to more functionality, and happier customers.
Skills for life: Continuous learning in the rapidly-evolving tech sector
Learning can take a rapid approach to ingesting new information, Fast or slow, not every learning process is suited to how the subject matter evolves.
Parallo named Azure Specialist for ISV for A/NZ and APAC
The NZ-based IT services provider has been selected as one of 35 global partners to be named as a part of the new initiative.
Game review: Microsoft Flight Simulator (PC)
This is no re-heat of a previous iteration, this is a totally new sim, for a new generation of virtual pilots.
IBM named top industrial Blockchain-as-a-Service provider
ABI Research has released a new Industrial BaaS Competitive Assessment, analysing and ranking six industrial BaaS vendors, Alibaba, Amazon, IBM, Microsoft, Oracle and SAP.