The launch issue of OnWindows magazine is out now!

The launch issue of OnWindows magazine is out now!
By Rebecca Lambert | Friday, December 19, 2014

New publication covers everything you need to know about enterprise technology on the Microsoft platform

Hybrid cloud technology adoption rates to rise over next two years

Hybrid cloud technology adoption rates to rise over next two years
By Rebecca Gibson | Friday, December 19, 2014

IDC predicts that 65% of enterprise IT organisations will commit to hybrid cloud before 2016

Cloud adoption rates high among healthcare organisations

Cloud adoption rates high among healthcare organisations
By Sean Dudley | Friday, December 19, 2014

Respondents to Dell’s survey cite allocation of resources and cost savings as key benefits

Salesforce.com and Microsoft debut new universal file sharing solution

Salesforce.com and Microsoft debut new universal file sharing solution
By Rebecca Gibson | Thursday, December 18, 2014

OneDrive for Business and SharePoint are the first file sharing platforms to be integrated with Salesforce.com’s solution

Microsoft shares its business predictions for 2015

Microsoft shares its business predictions for 2015
By Rebecca Lambert | Thursday, December 18, 2014

Internet of things, cyber security and machine learning are the top trends highlighted by Susan Hauser

Galleria enters strategic partnership with ISCS

Galleria enters strategic partnership with ISCS
By Sean Dudley | Wednesday, December 17, 2014

New agreement sees companies work together to deliver new offerings to retailers and manufacturers 

Microsoft Office 365 available in Japan-based data centres

Microsoft Office 365 available in Japan-based data centres
By Rebecca Gibson | Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Current Office 365 customers will be automatically migrated from the current service

Microsoft breaks down language barriers with Skype Translator Preview

Microsoft breaks down language barriers with Skype Translator Preview
By Rebecca Lambert | Tuesday, December 16, 2014

First phase of preview will enable near real-time translation between Spanish and English speakers

Adoreboard develops technology to measure how people feel online

Adoreboard develops technology to measure how people feel online
By Rebecca Lambert | Monday, December 15, 2014

Adorescore real-time metric monitors online emotions expressed through thousands of sources

Customers can now pay for Windows and Xbox apps and games using bitcoin

Customers can now pay for Windows and Xbox apps and games using bitcoin
By Rebecca Lambert | Monday, December 15, 2014

Microsoft is using BitPay to allow its customers to add the digital currency to their Microsoft accounts

Bridging the gap between Detecta and local neighbourhoods in São Paulo

Bridging the gap between Detecta and local neighbourhoods in São Paulo
By Rebecca Lambert | Thursday, December 11, 2014

A neighbourhood association in São Paulo is working with Genetec to install a security system that links with local cameras and the Microsoft Detecta platform

Microsoft launches Azure Government platform in the US

Microsoft launches Azure Government platform in the US
By Sean Dudley | Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Dynamics CRM Online for Government to follow in January 2015

Accenture, Avanade and Microsoft launch hybrid cloud offering

Accenture, Avanade and Microsoft launch hybrid cloud offering
By Rebecca Lambert | Tuesday, December 9, 2014

The Accenture Hybrid Cloud Solution for Microsoft Azure will help enterprises deliver ‘everything as a service’

Microsoft extends Cortana availability into four more European markets

Microsoft extends Cortana availability into four more European markets
By Sean Dudley | Monday, December 8, 2014

Personal assistant tool released in ‘alpha’ in France, Germany, Italy and Spain

K3 Retail helps UK fashion label improve its customer service methods

K3 Retail helps UK fashion label improve its customer service methods
By Sean Dudley | Monday, December 8, 2014

Joseph enhances its supply chain management with improved central control and efficiencies

Microsoft adds Bing Image Search to web presentation tool Sway

Microsoft adds Bing Image Search to web presentation tool Sway
By Rebecca Lambert | Friday, December 5, 2014

Latest addition to the Office suite now allows users to search for and include picture content from the web

Hybrid cloud platform adoption to grow over next three years

Hybrid cloud platform adoption to grow over next three years
By Rebecca Gibson | Thursday, December 4, 2014

Avanade study shows that more than 50% of companies' applications and services will be deployed on the hybrid cloud within three years

Galleria unveils Customer Centric Merchandising solution

Galleria unveils Customer Centric Merchandising solution
By Rebecca Lambert | Thursday, December 4, 2014

New software gives retailers the ability to optimise store space and create planograms for any fixture type

99 Cents Only Stores goes live with JustEnough solution stack

99 Cents Only Stores goes live with JustEnough solution stack
By Sean Dudley | Wednesday, December 3, 2014

US price-point retailer adopts Demand Forecasting, Inventory Planning and Replenishment solutions

Microsoft makes Dynamics CRM 2015 generally available

Microsoft makes Dynamics CRM 2015 generally available
By Sean Dudley | Tuesday, December 2, 2014

Enhancements aimed at supporting marketing and sales part of release described as a ‘significant milestone’

Microsoft acquires innovative e-mail app provider Acompli

Microsoft acquires innovative e-mail app provider Acompli
By Rebecca Gibson | Tuesday, December 2, 2014

The acquisition aims to expedite Microsoft's efforts to bring the Office suite to mobile devices and increase users' productivity

Coming soon: a brand new publication about enterprise technology

Coming soon: a brand new publication about enterprise technology
By Rebecca Lambert | Monday, December 1, 2014

The quarterly OnWindows magazine will launch in January 2015 in print and digital formats

Prepare your website for huge traffic spikes this Black Friday

Prepare your website for huge traffic spikes this Black Friday
By Guest | Thursday, November 27, 2014

Asif Khetani at BT Expedite explains why it’s important for retailers to have a stable e-commerce platform

Asif Khetani at BT Expedite explains why it’s important for retailers to have a stable e-commerce platform

UK retailer Seasalt adopts ax|is fashion from K3 Retail

UK retailer Seasalt adopts ax|is fashion from K3 Retail
By Sean Dudley | Thursday, November 27, 2014

Fashion and design company aims to help suppliers oversee and manage the retail supply chain

Microsoft makes Azure HDInsight generally available in China

Microsoft makes Azure HDInsight generally available in China
By Rebecca Gibson | Thursday, November 27, 2014

Released as a preview earlier this year, the service can now be used by local and multi-national companies

Newham Borough Council streamlines services with Microsoft Dynamics CRM

Newham Borough Council streamlines services with Microsoft Dynamics CRM
By Rebecca Gibson | Thursday, November 27, 2014

London council develops two apps to help citizens report non-emergency problems

National Retail Federation Annual Convention and Expo: Retail's Big Show

National Retail Federation Annual Convention and Expo: Retail's Big Show
By Rebecca Gibson | Thursday, November 27, 2014

11-14 January 2015; New York City, US

Delegates can attend keynote and breakout sessions to learn more about the latest retail technologies and trends

Dassault Systèmes continues work with Solar Impulse on solar-powered plane

Dassault Systèmes continues work with Solar Impulse on solar-powered plane
By Rebecca Lambert | Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Solar Impulse's airplane runs solely on solar power and will attempt a round-the-world flight in 2015

Looking at the big picture: a preview of what's to come at NRF's Big Show

Looking at the big picture: a preview of what's to come at NRF's Big Show
By Guest | Tuesday, November 25, 2014

With the National Retail Federation’s 2015 Big Show taking place in January, Sean Dudley caught up with Susan Newman, senior vice president of Conferences and Marketing at NRF, to discuss the latest retail trends

Susan Newman at NRF discuss some of the latest trends that will be covered at the annual retail event in January

PSA Peugeot Citroën implements DELMIA from Dassault Systèmes

PSA Peugeot Citroën implements DELMIA from Dassault Systèmes
By Rebecca Gibson | Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Car manufacturer aims to simplify robotics planning process and reduce manufacturing mistakes

Floatel deploys Kongsberg Maritime’s K-IMS communications platform

Floatel deploys Kongsberg Maritime’s K-IMS communications platform
By Rebecca Gibson | Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Kongsberg’s system was implemented with Attunity and Microsoft to improve onshore teams' insight into maintenance on offshore platforms

US Department of Health and Human Services moves to Microsoft Office 365

US Department of Health and Human Services moves to Microsoft Office 365
By Rebecca Lambert | Monday, November 24, 2014

InfoReliance will manage the project, transitioning approximately 125,000 users to the cloud solution

Customer loyalty: why taking a local approach beats blanket discounting

Customer loyalty: why taking a local approach beats blanket discounting
By Guest | Friday, November 21, 2014

In the grocery industry, attracting and retaining today’s discerning customers requires new levels of customer centricity. Ian Duncan-Lewis and Mike Humphreys from Galleria tell us more

In the grocery industry, attracting and retaining today’s discerning consumer requires new levels of customer centricity

Clas Ohlson selects JustEnough to enhance planning capabilities

Clas Ohlson selects JustEnough to enhance planning capabilities
By Rebecca Lambert | Friday, November 21, 2014

Swedish retailer will implement JustEnough Merchandise Financial Planning and Dynamics AX

Lufthansa and Austrian Airlines to roll out Microsoft Surface Pro 3 devices

Lufthansa and Austrian Airlines to roll out Microsoft Surface Pro 3 devices
By Sean Dudley | Thursday, November 20, 2014

Companies aim to improve cockpit productivity and eradicate paper use onboard

Security breaches: protecting your company by supporting your people

Security breaches: protecting your company by supporting your people
By Guest | Thursday, November 20, 2014

As the frequency of security intrusions continues to increase, retailers need to learn from past mistakes and strengthen their existing teams, rather than replacing key players, says Paul Butcher

As the frequency of security intrusions rises, retailers need to strengthen their existing teams, rather than replacing key players, says Paul Butcher

Clicks deploys JustEnough Demand Forecasting and Replenishment

Clicks deploys JustEnough Demand Forecasting and Replenishment
By Guest | Wednesday, November 19, 2014

South African health and beauty retailer reduces store out-of-stocks by 40% with the new solutions

Beijing Middle School 105 connects devices with new intelligent system

Beijing Middle School 105 connects devices with new intelligent system
By Sean Dudley | Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Students and teachers benefit from integrated digital whiteboards, televisions and tablets

Real Madrid and Microsoft team up to accelerate club’s digital transformation

Real Madrid and Microsoft team up to accelerate club’s digital transformation
By Sean Dudley | Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Spanish footballing giant launches new platform powered by Microsoft’s cloud solutions

Dell releases new Unified Communications Command Suite

Dell releases new Unified Communications Command Suite
By Sean Dudley | Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Businesses able to analyse data and identify problems within platforms such as Microsoft Lync and Exchange

Why supply chains are obsolete: transforming retail in the consumer-centric world

Why supply chains are obsolete: transforming retail in the consumer-centric world
By Guest | Monday, November 17, 2014

The consumer-driven marketplace is creating significant change in retail, causing retailers to redesign their entire business model to better serve consumers, says Scott Welty

The consumer-driven marketplace is causing retailers to redesign their entire business model to better serve consumers, says Scott Welty

Microsoft to extend public cloud services in its Japan-based data centres

Microsoft to extend public cloud services in its Japan-based data centres
By Rebecca Gibson | Monday, November 17, 2014

Local data centres will now host Microsoft Office 365 and Dynamics CRM Online in addition to Azure

Panos upgrades franchises to a centralised digital signage network

Panos upgrades franchises to a centralised digital signage network
By Guest | Friday, November 14, 2014

Belgian sandwich chain Panos has upgraded its franchises to a centralised digital signage network from Scala to improve its cross-sell and upsell capabilities and better serve customers

Belgian sandwich chain Panos has improved its cross-sell and upsell capabilities and customer service with Scala solution

AllJoyn to be implemented in Windows 10 operating system

 AllJoyn to be implemented in Windows 10 operating system
By Rebecca Gibson | Friday, November 14, 2014

Open source software framework will enable interoperability between connected devices, regardless of the underlying proprietary technology

Microsoft acquires security solutions developer Aorato

Microsoft acquires security solutions developer Aorato
By Rebecca Gibson | Friday, November 14, 2014

Microsoft aims to provide customers with increased visibility into their identity infrastructure and better protection against cyber threats

Dassault Systèmes launches Engineered to Fly industry solution

Dassault Systèmes launches Engineered to Fly industry solution
By Rebecca Lambert | Thursday, November 13, 2014

New solution is designed to help aerospace and defence suppliers enhance productivity and cut costs

Woolworths adopts Galleria solution to boost promotion strategy and efficacy

Woolworths adopts Galleria solution to boost promotion strategy and efficacy
By Sean Dudley | Thursday, November 13, 2014

Promotion Display Optimization helps Australian retailer realise full potential of promotion campaigns

Microsoft updates its .NET stack and Visual Studio platform

Microsoft updates its .NET stack and Visual Studio platform
By Rebecca Gibson | Thursday, November 13, 2014

Series of updates announced at Microsoft's Connect () event on 12 November

International Retail Franchising Summit

International Retail Franchising Summit
By Rebecca Gibson | Wednesday, November 12, 2014

11 March 2015; Olympia, London, UK

This event is designed to provide strategic and practical solutions for retailers looking to grow their business through franchising

Rackspace supports Microsoft cloud platform in all of its US data centres

Rackspace supports Microsoft cloud platform in all of its US data centres
By Rebecca Gibson | Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Longstanding Microsoft partner has also become a member of the Microsoft Cloud OS Network