Traditional bitter rivals appear to be putting their differences aside and forming partnerships with one another, in a bid to expand their cloud footprints.
by: Melissa Chua 17-Jul-2013
Microsoft has launched CityNext, a global initiative that enables cities to innovate by tapping a Microsoft partner network of more than 430,000 technology experts.
by: Enterprise Innovation editors 15-Jul-2013
With Cloud OS Accelerate, Microsoft is jointly investing more than $100 million with key partners to deploy thousands of enterprise cloud and big data solutions for its customers.
by: Networks Asia editors 10-Jul-2013
Cloud-oriented partners, which make over 50% of their revenue from cloud-related sales, have been benefiting from 1.6x higher gross profit, 2.4x more new customers, 1.3x more revenue per employee and 2.4x faster overall business growth, according to a new IDC study sponsored by Microsoft.
by: Asia Cloud Forum editors 09-Jul-2013
Talent-management firm PageUp People devised a set of algorithms that identify successful career-path attributes from employment records. In a bid to commercialize their product as quickly as possible, the firm seeked a cloud-based solution.
by: Asia Cloud Forum editors 15-Jun-2013
How may a business data modelling/ planning SaaS be useful to Finance, Sales and Operation with varying operation cycles? What is "hyperblock architecture?" What makes Anaplan's CEO think his software surpasses Microsoft's Excel and Access?
by: Carol Ko 06-May-2013
Following the release of Microsoft Security Intelligence Report v.14, Microsoft's Trustworthy Computing Director Tim Rains explains whether enterprises can guard themselves against the most prevalent cyber threats with cloud adoption.
by: Carol Ko 18-Apr-2013
Mandarin Oriental adopts cloud computing to support mobile communications for its large mobile staff on all smartphone devices, instant communication and cross-device document sharing, plus mobile email access.
by: Carol Ko 17-Apr-2013
Microsoft updated Windows Azure to help users move existing apps to the cloud while preserving their existing on-premise investments. It also announced its commitment to match Amazon Web Services' prices for commodity services like compute, storage and bandwidth.
by: Asia Cloud Forum editors 17-Apr-2013
Under the "One Single Cloud Service" project title, the 28-hotel group unifies its communication and collaboration systems using Microsoft Office 365, enabling US$300K-500K cost reduction per hotel over four to five years, and saving 20 IT man hours per month per hotel.
by: Carol Ko 10-Apr-2013