Microsoft adds new capabilities to SQL Server and Azure

Microsoft adds new capabilities to SQL Server and Azure
By Rebecca Gibson | Friday, January 30, 2015

Microsoft aims to improve productivity and security by introducing series of updates

Supporting the cloud with data availability best practices

Supporting the cloud with data availability best practices
By Guest | Friday, January 30, 2015

The cloud may be reliable, but businesses still need to ensure availability if anything does go wrong, says Ian Wells at Veeam Software

The cloud may be reliable, but businesses still need to ensure availability if anything goes wrong, says Ian Wells at Veeam Software

Outlook comes to iOS and Android, and Office for Android leaves preview

Outlook comes to iOS and Android, and Office for Android leaves preview
By Rebecca Lambert | Friday, January 30, 2015

Microsoft is now previewing full featured versions of Outlook for iOS and Android, which look like Acompli

Sun Products adopts Accenture CAS trade promotion management solution

Sun Products adopts Accenture CAS trade promotion management solution
By Sean Dudley | Friday, January 30, 2015

Laundry and dish care products provider to benefit from improved planning and visibility 

AE&C Services reduces risk with reliable recovery software from Dell

AE&C Services reduces risk with reliable recovery software from Dell
By Rebecca Lambert | Thursday, January 29, 2015

Back-up software from Dell has helped the aeroplane repair firm improve recovery times

Payments International 2015

Payments International 2015
By Rebecca Lambert | Thursday, January 29, 2015

17-20 March 2015; Guoman The Tower Hotel, London, UK

This European payments event will attract over 350 delegates from across the payments industry

BAI Payments Connect 2015

BAI Payments Connect 2015
By Rebecca Lambert | Thursday, January 29, 2015

2-4 March 2015; Phoenix, US

Meet industry experts and solutions providers committed to resolving today’s payments challenges

Microsoft Research reveals details of new streaming analytics engine

Microsoft Research reveals details of new streaming analytics engine
By Sean Dudley | Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Trill able to process data at two to four orders of magnitude faster than modern streaming engines

Mobile and internet banking more popular with older customers

Mobile and internet banking more popular with older customers
By Rebecca Gibson | Wednesday, January 28, 2015

British Banking Association study shows significant rise in number of older customers using banking apps

The internet of things: creating a connected future

The internet of things: creating a connected future
By Lindsay James | Wednesday, January 28, 2015

As the internet of things continues to make its mark on businesses across every industry, Denise Lund, research director at IDC, tells us what lies ahead for the phenomenon

Denise Lund, research director at IDC, tells us what lies ahead for the internet of things phenomenon

New version of data analysis tool Power BI will be available for free

New version of data analysis tool Power BI will be available for free
By Rebecca Lambert | Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Microsoft is releasing a free version and a reduced price full-featured option called Power BI Pro

Dell releases new Kace K1000 for improved device management

Dell releases new Kace K1000 for improved device management
By Rebecca Lambert | Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Latest systems management appliance includes agentless Windows Server support

Why the cloud is the backbone of an ‘everything-as-a-service’ economy

Why the cloud is the backbone of an ‘everything-as-a-service’ economy
By Guest | Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Nagarro’s Damianos Soumelids explains how on-demand service models are benefiting customers 

Spectra Wireless and Microsoft 4Afrika launch network using TV white spaces

Spectra Wireless and Microsoft 4Afrika launch network using TV white spaces
By Rebecca Lambert | Tuesday, January 27, 2015

The commercial network service in Africa gives students access to high-speed internet at low prices

Rockwater Energy Solutions: from start-up to enterprise with Dynamics

Rockwater Energy Solutions: from start-up to enterprise with Dynamics
By Sean Dudley | Monday, January 26, 2015

How Rockwater is using Microsoft Dynamics AX and Dynamics CRM to support its rapidly growing business

One million Communities In Schools students to get Office 365 for free

One million Communities In Schools students to get Office 365 for free
By Rebecca Lambert | Monday, January 26, 2015

Office 365 deal is based on three-year collaboration with Microsoft and Comparex

Microsoft acquires R software and services provider Revolution Analytics

Microsoft acquires R software and services provider Revolution Analytics
By Sean Dudley | Monday, January 26, 2015

Deal will help more companies use data science to unlock insights with advanced analytics

Microsoft builds Skype into Windows 10 and adds messaging

Microsoft builds Skype into Windows 10 and adds messaging
By Rebecca Lambert | Friday, January 23, 2015

Native Windows 10 tool will allow users to send instant messages from their PC, tablet and phone

K3 Retail builds on the success of its retail solution ­ax|is fashion

K3 Retail builds on the success of its retail solution ­ax|is fashion
By Rebecca Lambert | Friday, January 23, 2015

Building on the strength of its relationship with Microsoft, K3 Retail is looking to extend its ax|is fashion solution to more retailers worldwide. Tony Bryant details the company’s vision and explains its plans to develop capabilities for other retail segments too

Tony Bryant details the company’s vision and explains its plans to develop capabilities for other retail segments too

Microsoft ensures seamless integration on Lumia devices with Windows 10

Microsoft ensures seamless integration on Lumia devices with Windows 10
By Sean Dudley | Friday, January 23, 2015

Microsofts new operating system has been developed with mobile users in mind

Meeting expectations by shifting perceptions and driving innovation

Meeting expectations by shifting perceptions and driving innovation
By Lindsay James | Thursday, January 22, 2015

Citi’s Andres Wolberg-Stok explains how the bank is opening itself up to new ideas

Windows 10 unites the desktop and mobile experience

Windows 10 unites the desktop and mobile experience
By Rebecca Lambert | Thursday, January 22, 2015

Continuum feature enables users to dynamically shift between desktop and tablet modes

Microsoft unveils new large screen Surface Hub device

Microsoft unveils new large screen Surface Hub device
By Sean Dudley | Thursday, January 22, 2015

Team collaboration device allows multiple users to share and edit content on screen

Cortana and holographic headset come to Windows 10

Cortana and holographic headset come to Windows 10
By Rebecca Lambert | Thursday, January 22, 2015

Latest OS will be a free upgrade for Windows 7, Windows 8 and Windows Phone users

Microsoft acquires machine-learning solutions provider Equivio

Microsoft acquires machine-learning solutions provider Equivio
By Rebecca Gibson | Thursday, January 22, 2015

Equivio's eDiscovery solutions to help customers tackle compliance issues when managing documents

Dassault Systèmes enters new relationship with Royal College of Art

Dassault Systèmes enters new relationship with Royal College of Art
By Sean Dudley | Wednesday, January 21, 2015

CATIA Creative Design portfolio to be integrated into UK institution’s Vehicle Design curriculum 

Paul Sicking at Siemens PLM Software on tracking new technology trends

Paul Sicking at Siemens PLM Software on tracking new technology trends
By Rebecca Lambert | Wednesday, January 21, 2015

As Siemens PLM Software CTO, Paul Sicking is responsible for identifying the business value in new IT

MS Open Tech integrates Moodle and Microsoft Office 365 platform

MS Open Tech integrates Moodle and Microsoft Office 365 platform
By Rebecca Gibson | Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Microsoft aims to increase the productivity of teachers and students by integrating the two platforms

Creating connections in retail with the internet of things

Creating connections in retail with the internet of things
By Guest | Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Over the past year, the internet of things has become firmly rooted in retail and hospitality, enabling leaders across the industry to transform their businesses and create new customer experiences, says Barb Edson

Microsoft's Barb Edson explains how IoT is enabling business transformation and new customer experiences

HPC to cloud: how Dell, Intel and Microsoft are supporting the University of Pisa

HPC to cloud: how Dell, Intel and Microsoft are supporting the University of Pisa
By Lindsay James | Monday, January 19, 2015

Maurizio Davini at the University of Pisa’s IT Center outlines the major storage challenges inherent in supporting students and professors in their research efforts and explains how Dell, Intel and Microsoft are providing much-needed help

Maurizio Davini at the University of Pisa outlines the major storage challenges inherent in supporting R&D

MSNBC and CNN to use Bing Pulse as part of State of the Union coverage

MSNBC and CNN to use Bing Pulse as part of State of the Union coverage
By Rebecca Lambert | Monday, January 19, 2015

Both TV networks will use the voting system on 20 January to share viewer feedback in real time

100 Resilient Cities partners with Microsoft to tackle cyber security

100 Resilient Cities partners with Microsoft to tackle cyber security
By Rebecca Lambert | Friday, January 16, 2015

Microsoft is joining 100R’s Platform Partners network to help cities combat online threats

Capitalising on the rise of connected consumer devices

Capitalising on the rise of connected consumer devices
By Rebecca Lambert | Friday, January 16, 2015

We find out what opportunities in-home IoT devices present to manufacturers and consumers

Microsoft to unveil more about Windows 10 in media briefing

Microsoft to unveil more about Windows 10 in media briefing
By Rebecca Lambert | Friday, January 16, 2015

Event will be streamed live on 21 January and will feature insight from Satya Nadella and Terry Myerson

Microsoft unveils Lumia 435 and Lumia 532 smartphones

Microsoft unveils Lumia 435 and Lumia 532 smartphones
By Sean Dudley | Thursday, January 15, 2015

New releases include Microsoft Office and run on the Windows Phone 8.1 operating system

Personal customer experiences will be key for retailers in 2015

Personal customer experiences will be key for retailers in 2015
By Rebecca Gibson | Thursday, January 15, 2015

Sahir Anand, vice president of research and principal analyst at EKN Research, outlines the trends and technologies that will shape the retail industry in 2015

EKN Research's Sahir Anand outlines the trends and technologies that will shape the retail industry in 2015

Beall's implements JustEnough Demand Profiling solution

Beall's implements JustEnough Demand Profiling solution
By Rebecca Gibson | Thursday, January 15, 2015

US retailer aims to improve demand forecasting and inventory management

Accenture CAS sales platform made available on Windows 8.1 devices

Accenture CAS sales platform made available on Windows 8.1 devices
By Sean Dudley | Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Mobile workforces able to efficiently manage sales processes and operations remotely

PayPal and Microsoft reveal latest point of sale developments at NRF

PayPal and Microsoft reveal latest point of sale developments at NRF
By Sean Dudley | Wednesday, January 14, 2015

New apps for Windows 8.1 and Windows Phone to help retailers improve their customer experience offering

Changing service delivery through consumer mobile technologies

Changing service delivery through consumer mobile technologies
By Guest | Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Jacqui Griffiths finds out how Microsoft and its partners are helping banks to deliver an omni-channel experience

Microsoft and its partners are helping banks deliver an omni-channel experience to customers

Shopko implements JustEnough Promotion Management solution

Shopko implements JustEnough Promotion Management solution
By Sean Dudley | Tuesday, January 13, 2015

US retailer aims to improve its promotion planning and execution processes

Omni-channel, EMV and internet of things top agenda at NRF’s Big Show

Omni-channel, EMV and internet of things top agenda at NRF’s Big Show
By Rebecca Lambert | Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Technologies on show include interactive digital signage, in-store tracking beacons and mobile POS

Executive insight: Telefonica UK CEO Ronan Dunne

Executive insight: Telefonica UK CEO Ronan Dunne
By Rebecca Lambert | Tuesday, January 13, 2015

The digital revolution has arrived and it’s being driven by mobile, says Telefonica UK CEO Ronan Dunne. He explains how this is affecting the way businesses engage with their customers and why he believes that connectivity is the new oxygen of modern life

The digital revolution has arrived and it’s being driven by mobile, says Telefonica UK CEO Ronan Dunne

NRF 2015: Sitecore unveils Commerce 8 powered by Microsoft Dynamics

NRF 2015: Sitecore unveils Commerce 8 powered by Microsoft Dynamics
By Sean Dudley | Monday, January 12, 2015

New release integrates experience management and omnichannel commerce capabilities for retailers

NRF 2015: TGI Fridays to equip servers with Dell tablets

NRF 2015: TGI Fridays to equip servers with Dell tablets
By Rebecca Gibson | Monday, January 12, 2015

Devices will run on Windows 8.1 and Oracle's Micros RES 5.4 technology, enabling servers to process orders and payments at tables

NRF 2015: Microsoft and Hardee’s showcase self-order kiosk solution

NRF 2015: Microsoft and Hardee’s showcase self-order kiosk solution
By Sean Dudley | Monday, January 12, 2015

US restaurant chain speeds up waiting times and enhances customer experience

NRF 2015: FreedomPay unveils host of new partners

NRF 2015: FreedomPay unveils host of new partners
By Sean Dudley | Monday, January 12, 2015

Panasonic and HP join forces with company to help advance customer engagement in retail

Palisade launches BigPicture for Microsoft Excel solution

Palisade launches BigPicture for Microsoft Excel solution
By Sean Dudley | Friday, January 9, 2015

Mind mapping tool helps users analyse data and improve financial and strategic planning

Event preview: NRF's Annual Convention and Expo

Event preview: NRF's Annual Convention and Expo
By Rebecca Lambert | Friday, January 9, 2015

Microsoft and its partners will be showcasing the latest developments in retail, including new Windows devices and IoT solutions

Microsoft increases availability of Sway for iPhone application

Microsoft increases availability of Sway for iPhone application
By Sean Dudley | Friday, January 9, 2015

Web-based presentation tool now available in the US, Canada and the UK