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    16.1.2015 Carrie Landry
    Six Benefits to Planning for SQL Server 2005 and Windows Server 2003 End of Support Now
    As the end of 2014 nears, now is the perfect time to review IT infrastructure plans for the coming year. If you haven’t made supportability a key initiative for 2015, there are some important dates that you should know about:
  • To dock, or not to dock
    11.1.2014 Carrie Landry
    To dock, or not to dock
    Read why container technology should be an important part of your overall enterprise cloud strategy.
  • The phishing hole
    11.1.2014 Carrie Landry with Microsoft IT
    The phishing hole
    How to partner with your IT to plug vulnerabilities, protecting against industrial espionage, threats and cybercrime inside the enterprise.
  • How to cheat rock, paper, scissors
    6.1.2014 Carrie Landry
    How to cheat rock, paper, scissors
    Read how you can use analytics to beat the world’s most popular chance game.
  • What did you say?
    5.1.2014 Carrie Landry
    What did you say?
    Find out the inside story of the famous New York Times dialect quiz.
  • Books and Big Data
    2.5.2014 Microsoft Case Study
    Books and Big Data
    To stay ahead of ever-changing publishing trends, HarperCollins needed profound industry insight, including understanding why readers choose certain authors, books, and stores. By increasing...
  • Painting with Data
    2.5.2014 422 South
    Painting with Data
    Data Visualization: Global Shipping Lanes. See the ships weave their way across the earth’s rivers and oceans.
  • Barcelona Shapes a Futuristic City
    11.8.2013 Microsoft Case Study
    Barcelona Shapes a Futuristic City
    Founded in the third century B.C., Barcelona is the second-largest city in Spain with 1.6 million residents and approximately 14,000 employees. Considered a global innovator in trade, tourism, IT, and architecture, the city of Barcelona actively works to help shape its future success—and that of other cities—with technology...
  • A 'Golden Era' of Insight: Big Data's Bright Future
    4.29.2013 Microsoft News Center
    A 'Golden Era' of Insight: Big Data's Bright Future
    For over 20 years, Microsoft Research's labs around the world have focused on research across a broad spectrum of topics in computer science.
  • Up Next: Big Data + Great Western Bank = Triumph in a Time of Austerity
    4.29.2013 Microsoft News Center
    Up Next: Big Data + Great Western Bank = Triumph in a Time of Austerity
    Remember 2008? It was the year the Great Recession descended, bringing the global economy to a near-standstill. The financial meltdown on Wall Street flowed through main streets around the globe, destroying many community banks in its path. In fact, according to the IMF, through 2010 the recession had already drained a whopping $3.4 trillion from financial institutions around the world.