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Microsoft
New Relic enters multi-year partnership with Microsoft Azure
New Relic has announced a strategic partnership with Microsoft to help enterprises accelerate cloud migration and multi-cloud initiatives. 
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Microsoft
Avaya expands Microsoft partnership to deliver OneCloud on Azure
The joint technology and go to market agreement will help customers accelerate their digital transformation initiatives in the cloud.
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Microsoft
FIS Modern Banking Platform now available on Microsoft Azure
FIS says the partnership will expand its digital online banking to markets like New Zealand, the United Kingdom and Thailand
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Digital Transformation
SNP accelerates its move to the cloud with RISE with SAP
Digital transformation and data migration company SNP has entered into an agreement with SAP to accelerate its move to the cloud approach with RISE with SAP.
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Microsoft
VMware Cross-Cloud available in Microsoft Azure Marketplace
VMware's customers can use the Azure cloud platform to accelerate application modernisation, migrate workloads faster to the cloud, and scale virtual desktops.
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Microsoft
TeamViewer solutions now readily available for Microsoft customers
TeamViewer has announced the availability of its connectivity suite, TeamViewer Tensor, and its enterprise Augmented Reality (AR) platform, TeamViewer Frontline, for Microsoft customers.
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Microsoft
Confluent and Microsoft extend strategic partnership agreement
With this commitment, Confluent and Microsoft state they aim to reduce the operational burden of managing data streams in Azure.
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Microsoft
Microsoft, Decision Inc. Australia team up to utilise Azure
Decision Inc. Australia has teamed up with Microsoft to ensure the consultancy can help clients architect, design, deploy and manage Microsoft Azure services.
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Hybrid Cloud
Attivo Networks expands identity infrastructure for Azure AD
The capabilities add hybrid environment support and provide remediation guidance for on-premises, cloud, and managed AD environments.
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Amazon Web Services / AWS
APAC businesses still battling U.S. Log4Shell attacks
Log4Shell attacks prove a continued and complex threat to APAC businesses, according to security company Barracuda.
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Business Intelligence / BI
Hospitality sector uses cloud-based analytics as it roars back to life
"Hospitality was one of the hardest-hit sectors when COVID-19 struck, and while some were able to operate a takeaway service, many closed their doors."
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Microsoft
FlexiTime turns to Microsoft Azure to help companies navigate the payroll labyrinth
Payroll is an essential part of every business, but it can be challenging. Here's how Wellington-based company FlexiTime did it.
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Westpac enters strategic partnership with Microsoft
The partnership includes increased investment in Microsoft’s cloud computing service, Azure, which will help to modernise Westpac.
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Microsoft
Teradata, Microsoft partnership integrates data platform with Azure
Businesses seeking to modernise their data analytics workloads with security, reliability, and elasticity can leverage the technology of both companies.
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Microsoft
Martello launches Vantage DX on Microsoft Azure Marketplace
Martello Technologies Group has announced its Vantage DX solution is now available in the Microsoft Azure Marketplace.
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Accenture
New Zealand & Australian businesses need to embrace cloud-based solutions
Accenture's Mainframe Modernisation report shows that the need for integration and agility is driving a shift to cloud-based solutions in Australia and New Zealand.
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Microsoft
Data-Driven obtains Advanced Specialisation in Analytics on Microsoft Azure
"The Microsoft Advanced Specialisation validates Data-Driven's capability to deliver end-to-end specialised data and analytics services."
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Storage
Cloudian extends VMware collaboration with latest certification
Cloudian states it is focused on giving VMware TKG customers a highly scalable, more secure and cost-effective enterprise storage platform with the agility and ease-of-management needed for cloud-native applications.
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Microsoft
Apptio collaborates with Microsoft to deploy financial decisioning platform
Apptio has announced a collaboration with Microsoft to deploy its financial decisioning platform.
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Soul Machines and Microsoft partner to enhance AI solutions
AI humanisation company Soul Machines has signed a five-year agreement with Microsoft, utilising Azure technology and further creating growth opportunities in the service AI field.
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Microsoft
Datto announces new cloud solution for Microsoft Azure
Datto has announced the availability of Datto Continuity for Microsoft Azure.
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Customer experience
Auth0 launches Identity Platform on Microsoft Azure
"The Auth0 Identity Platform on Azure can help unlock a secure and compliant cloud deployment experience for organisations seeking support across CIAM use cases."
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Microsoft
Red Hat and Microsoft collaborate with an automation solution
Red Hat has announced that the Red Hat Ansible Automation Platform is now on Microsoft Azure. 
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Microsoft
Rubrik delivers new data security and ransomware recovery solutions built on Microsoft Azure
The new SaaS offering, built-on Microsoft Azure, reduces the risk that data is modified, deleted, or encrypted.