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Transforming businessMon, 08 Oct 2012 13:00:00 GMT
Edwin Yuen, Microsoft’s Director of Virtualisation and Cloud Strategy, discusses how the Cloud OS, with Windows Server 2012 and Windows Azure at its core, brings together all the services required by end users, developers and IT to truly reap the benefits of the Cloud. Edwin highlights the City of Barcelona as one European customer already benefitting from the Microsoft Cloud OS. By using Windows Server 2012 Hyper-V to consolidate its virtualisation desktop infrastructure (VDI) environment, the City of Barcelona is giving employees more flexibility, expanding VDI to more users and enhancing security. They also hope there will be cost savings in comparison with their existing VMware virtualisation solution.
Transforming businessTue, 04 Sep 2012 15:00:00 GMT
As Microsoft today announced the global launch of Windows Server 2012, European customers and partners cite multiple benefits of running Windows Server 2012 as the foundation of the modern datacenter. Click through to read more about the benefits for customers and partners in Europe, including Lufthansa Systems, Telecom Italia and City of Barcelona.
Fueling growth and healthy communitiesWed, 20 Jun 2012 16:30:00 GMT
The Danish Red Cross announced it will adopt Microsoft Office 365 to improve its communications needs and to reduce costs without compromising on capabilities. To help 250 employees connect more efficiently — and to help both prepare for disaster and provide disaster relief to those in need even faster — the non-profit set a strategic mandate to strengthen its communications and service impact, starting with the Office 365 deployment.
Transforming businessThu, 31 May 2012 11:00:00 GMT
A newly released Microsoft MSN poll reveals that consumers are turning to the cloud to help them ensure that the digital files that matter most to them are always at hand as they use multiple computing devices every day. Over half of respondents use at least two devices everyday to access their files, and almost one-third use three or more devices on a daily basis. In this multi-device world, the number-one reason consumers are turning to the cloud is to ensure they have easy access to important files across devices or on-the-go, with 58 per cent citing photo sharing as being at the top of their list. Click through to find out more about the poll and check out the infographic representing the findings.
Fueling growth and healthy communitiesFri, 25 May 2012 11:30:00 GMT
Niels Soelberg, Vice President, Public Sector Sales, Microsoft EMEA, blogs from within the walls of the Vatican where he is participating in an un-precented announcement between the Catholic International Education Office (OIEC) and Microsoft. OIEC is working with Microsoft to support the modernization of over 200,000 Catholic schools worldwide enabling 43 million Catholic students with technology skills including Office 365 and other resources which will prepare them for a brighter future. Click through to read his full blog post.
Fueling growth and healthy communitiesFri, 25 May 2012 10:00:00 GMT
The Catholic International Education Office (OIEC) has entered into an education alliance with Microsoft to provide Office 365 for its community of Catholic schools across the world, as part of a new Social Network for Catholic Education. This will begin with provision of software for 4.5 million students as part of a 3 year alliance plan, but in time has the potential to scale across OIEC's community of more than 43 million Catholic students, at 210,000 schools, in 102 countries. The new network will provide innovative software and services, training and access, to technologies that will better prepare students for the jobs of the future. Click through to find out more about the announcement and access all the press materials.
Transforming businessTue, 22 May 2012 16:00:00 GMT
A U.K.-based events and hospitality firm providing services for sponsors of the 2012 Olympic Games in London, iLUKA has addressed the IT challenges of a tenfold increase in staff while saving tens of thousands of pounds by adopting Microsoft Office 365. The company has markedly decreased its software licensing expenses, reduced its IT workload by decommissioning redundant email servers, and is benefiting from the enterprise levels of security and availability that Microsoft offers. Click through to read the full press release.
Fueling growth and healthy communitiesMon, 23 Apr 2012 08:15:00 GMT
Government IT leaders will be gathering in London from 24-25 April to discuss ‘efficiency and opportunity: how cloud and technology innovations are powering digital public services'. Click through to find out more about the event and read about the customers involved in the event.
Fueling growth and healthy communitiesThu, 08 Mar 2012 14:45:00 GMT
As the proliferation of devices and cloud services expands the amount of data becoming available globally, Microsoft's chief privacy officers have focused on developing policies, processes and technologies to help protect users' personal information. To mark the 10-year milestone of Microsoft's Trustworthy Computing initiative, Richard Purcell, Peter Cullen and Brendon Lynch recently looked back at key privacy efforts on their watch and ahead to social and marketplace trends that will change how privacy is managed in the decade ahead. Click through to read the full blog post.
Transforming businessThu, 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.
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