Category: Enterprise

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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Microsoft launches new Teams Public Preview channel

Microsoft today announced some new changes in how organizations can preview upcoming Microsoft Teams features. First, Microsoft Teams is adopting pre-release channel names like Office and Windows Insider programs. Second, Microsoft launches the new Teams Public Preview channel. Microsoft Teams Public Preview channel is for organizations who want to evaluate a feature or developers who […]
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Microsoft could soon assign each and every Office worker a ‘Productivity Score’

In July Microsoft announced the general availability of Microsoft Workplace Analytics, a new organizational analytics solution that will provide rich, actionable insights into organization’s communication and collaboration trends to help make more effective business decisions. Workplace Analytics, which is available as part of Office 365 enterprise plan as an add-on, makes use of Office 365 email […]
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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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Microsoft ends support for Windows Server 2008 and 2008 R2

From today, Microsoft no longer supports Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 R2. Enterprises still running Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 R2 should buy Extended Security Updates that include provision of Security Updates and Bulletins rated “critical” and “important,” for a maximum of three years after January 14, 2020. On-premise customers should […]
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