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Cloud
Microsoft Cloud at Ignite 2021: Metaverse, AI and hyperconnectivity in a hybrid world
Microsoft unveils updates for Microsoft Cloud at this week's Microsoft Ignite 2021 event, focusing on the Metaverse, artificial intelligence and hyperconnectivity. 
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Microsoft's new security innovations at Ignite 2019
Microsoft 365 and Security corporate vice president Kirk Koenigsbauer outlined 10 major security announcements across Azure, Microsoft 365, Office, and Microsoft Defender ATP. 
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Microsoft, Riverbed unleash integrations for Azure Virtual WAN & Hyper-V customers
Microsoft and Riverbed have announced a new series of product integrations designed to drive business results.
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All the MS Teams news from Ignite
Teams is undergoing a major overhaul with new features, integrations and capabilities. Plus a new Teams certification and improved developer tools.
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Digital Assistants
Microsoft unveils Cortana development kit for enterprises
The Cortana Skills Kit for Enterprise development platform is currently only available by invite only, but that’s not stopping Microsoft from showcasing Cortana’s potential to transform workforces.
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Surface Hub sleeker sequel set to ship in 2019
Surface Hub 2S was built for customers who want the original Surface Hub experience in a lighter, thinner, more vibrant design.
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Ignite 2018 - Making AI real for your business with Azure Data
The driving force behind powerful AI applications is data – and getting the most out of AI requires a modern data estate.
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Overview of Microsoft's artificial intelligence strategy
We look into the three key areas of Microsoft's artificial intelligence strategy
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Why Microsoft is in the security business for all the right reasons
Our perception of Microsoft and it's presence in the cyber-security sector needs updating
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Azure
New AI and mixed reality business applications for Dynamics 365
"We live in a connected world where companies are challenged every day to innovate so they can stay ahead of emerging trends."
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How Microsoft aims to bring AI to the masses
At Microsoft, more than 3,500 full-time security professionals work with AI tools.
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Ten new ways for everyone to achieve more in the modern workplace
Microsoft is introducing new capabilities in Microsoft 365 that make it possible for every person to do their best work.
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Cloud
Microsoft improves Search function, making it more intuitive and integrated
Getting pages of results with hyperlinks to other information is simply not enough.
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New open data initiative from Microsoft, Adobe & SAP
The three tech titans have made a major announcement reflecting their view of data inter-operability in the future.
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Azure used to ‘learn’ when epilepsy patients will have a seizure
A new project is using data analytics and machine learning to predict when a patient will have a seizure and warn them in advance.
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Cloud
Microsoft makes security offerings available to nation states and law enforcement
Microsoft aims to empower IT to unlock the security capabilities of the intelligent cloud to tip the scales in the cyber war.
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Edge Computing
New tech brings the benefits of Azure cloud to remote workers
SteelFusion delivers the ability to extend investments in a private data center, Azure cloud, or a hybrid IT to all edge locations in the business.
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Microsoft
No ignition for NZ's largest tech show as Microsoft cancels Ignite 2017
Microsoft New Zealand has cancelled its annual Ignite tech event, with a spokesperson saying the cancellation is a ‘commercial decision’.
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Open letter to kiwi channel from Microsoft NZ's partner chief
Microsoft New Zealand's Philip Goldie summarises his takeaways from this year's global channel Ignite conference
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The road to Microsoft’s global flagship events for 2017
Every year Microsoft hosts some of the biggest events in the world – none more so than their four global flagship events. Here's a breakdown of them.
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Microsoft New Zealand
Microsoft NZ on differentiation, IoT and digital transformation
A lack of differentiation by resellers is putting pressure on margins and profitability, says Microsoft NZ boss Barrie Sheers.
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Blockchain
Bitcoin & Blockchain: A better understanding
Undoubtedly you’ve been exposed to Bitcoin or Blockchain. It’s apparently the future. But apart from the buzzword, what actually is it?
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Microsoft
Surface Studio increases the versatility of the Windows PC
At the company’s October 26 event, Microsoft added a new category to its lineup of Surface-branded computers: Surface Studio.
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Microsoft's global cyber security lead on adversaries and negligence
“The sort of person who just wants to watch the world burn. How do you defend against that?”