Category: azure

Microsoft Healthcare Bot service is becoming a native Azure service

Microsoft Healthcare Bot is a managed service purpose-built for development of virtual healthcare assistants. Over the last year, Microsoft Healthcare Bot has been used to build thousands of bots and deliver nearly 1 billion messages to over 80 million people worldwide. Microsoft today announced that it is moving Microsoft Healthcare Bot service to Azure. As […]
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More evidence that Microsoft’s CloudPC service is getting closer surface

We reported in July 2020 that Microsoft is working on a new service called Microsoft CloudPC built on top of Windows Virtual Desktop to deliver Desktop as a Service. At its core, CloudPC provides business customers a modern, elastic, cloud-based Windows experience and will allow organizations to stay current in a more simplistic and scalable manner. […]
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Microsoft to acquire CyberX, an Israel-based IoT security company

Microsoft to acquire CyberX, an Israel-based IoT security company

CyberX is an Israel-based startup that is developing a cybersecurity platform to reduce IoT/OT risk and preventing costly outages, safety and environmental incidents, theft of intellectual property, and operational inefficiencies. CyberX clients include three of the top 10 global pharmaceutical companies, three of the top 10 US energy utilities; multiple government agencies including the US Department […]
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Microsoft and Cisco announce seamless integration between Azure IoT and Cisco IoT

Microsoft and Cisco announce seamless integration between Azure IoT and Cisco IoT

Microsoft and Cisco recently announced a major IoT partnership that offers a pre-integrated Cisco Edge to Microsoft Azure IoT Hub solution. Both Azure IoT and Cisco IoT are leaders in the industrial IoT market. The new integrated solution from both these companies will enable organizations to rapidly launch IoT initiatives. “This partnership between Cisco and […]
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In a blow to Amazon, Microsoft finally authorized to handle “Secret” Pentagon data

One of the key reasons Amazon has insisted the Pentagon’s $10 Billion JEDI contract was wrongly assigned to Microsoft was that they had many more certifications needed for government work, with Amazon saying they were “uniquely experienced and qualified to provide the critical technology the US military needs.” Microsoft on the other hand merely said […]
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