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Mon, 05 Mar 2012 16:15:00 GMT
CeBIT is the world's largest trade fair showcasing digital IT and telecommunications solutions for home and work environments, held annually in Hannover, Germany. This year's event takes place from 6th – 10th March and is expected to attract more than 300,000 people. On March 6th Kevin Turner, Microsoft Chief Operating Officer, will be keynoting at the event on the theme ‘What's Next: IT trends, business opportunity and Windows 8'. Click through for more details on CeBIT and how to watch Kevin Turner's keynote.
Mon, 05 Mar 2012 14:00:00 GMT
Microsoft Corp. today published commissioned research from analyst firm IDC indicating that cloud computing will create nearly 14 million new jobs globally by 2015 – including over two million in Europe, Middle East and Africa. IDC's research predicts revenues from cloud innovation could reach $1.1 trillion per year by 2015, which, combined with cloud efficiencies, will drive significant organizational reinvestment and job growth. Click through to see the full release, read a blog post by Microsoft's Klaus Holse and find out more about our work in the cloud.
Tue, 28 Feb 2012 11:00:00 GMT
Today in Madrid, Microsoft is announcing an agreement with the UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) through which we will help drive technology adoption, particularly focused on cloud computing, for the tourism industry. This deal will benefit the 155 UNWTO member countries and the more than 400 affiliate members representing the private sector, educational institutions, tourism associations and local tourism authorities, by helping them apply cloud technologies to improve business efficiency and innovation. Click through to read a blog post on the news by Jean Philippe Courtois, President of Microsoft International.
Mon, 27 Feb 2012 13:00:00 GMT
As Anywhere Working Week kicks off in the UK to highlight the benefits of remote work, Microsoft research into flexible workstyles shows that the majority of business leaders Europe are very optimistic about the business and employee benefits of flexible working practices. 82% of European businesses report allowing flexible working, according to the survey. However, the study findings indicate that many businesses have yet to implement a strategy for making new ways of working a reality, and employees point to obstacles such as the right technology access and managerial guidance. Is true flexible working a reality for only a minority of knowledge workers in European businesses?
Thu, 23 Feb 2012 10:00:00 GMT
Microsoft today announced that it is investing an additional US$130 million to expand its data centre located in Dublin, Ireland. The expansion is driven by increased demand for Microsoft's cloud services. This investment builds on the original $500m investment Microsoft made in the Dublin data centre, which has been operational since July 2009, serving customers across Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA). Click through to read the full press release and find out more about Microsoft's commitment to the cloud.
Fri, 10 Feb 2012 15:00:00 GMT
European businesses showcase interactive and customized experiences in retail that deliver customer convenience.
Mon, 30 Jan 2012 17:00:00 GMT
Today Microsoft announced limited details about Office 15. For more information, click through to go to the Office Exec blog.
Mon, 16 Jan 2012 12:00:00 GMT
The Anywhere Working Consortium today unveiled an online portal that will help UK organisations adopt more flexible working practices. The portal will serve as a resource for employers and employees alike, offering training, guidance, case studies and product offers from the consortium, whose members include Business in the Community, Microsoft, Nokia, Nuffield, Regus and Vodafone UK. The initiative is supported by the UK Department for Transport, Transport for London and the UK Trades Union Congress. Click through to read the full press release.
Using an intelligent system that ties point of sale to a SQL Server-based data warehouse, major U.K. retailer taps into a goldmine of transaction data.
Mon, 19 Dec 2011 15:00:00 GMT
Microsoft joins the Italian automaker in celebrating milestone for in-vehicle infotainment system powered by Windows Embedded Automotive.
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