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The Australian Government has signed a three-year agreement with Microsoft Australia to provide access to its cloud-based products for 98 federal agencies. The new volume sourcing agreement negotiated through the Digital Transformation Agency makes Microsoft 365 available to all Federal Government agencies on a cost-effective basis,  the company said. The

Microsoft Australia has transformed its B2B marketing model, placing greater emphasis on buyer/user needs when it engages with customers, according to Nicole Beecroft, commercial marketing manager. During the Adobe Symposium in Sydney last week, Beecroft spoke about the company’s B2B marketing transformation.  She told attendees B2B marketers face a number

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Robotic process automation (RPA) vendor Automation Anywhere and Microsoft have formed a strategic collaboration focused on improving business processes through automation. Customers will now be able to access Automation Anywhere bots from Microsoft Azure to help manage large, unstructured datasets, decrease time-to-market and lower operating costs. The expanded relationship is

Microsoft and Oracle have formed a partnership which will allow mutual customers to connect services from each company’s cloud platform. The cloud interoperability partnership will enable customers to migrate and run mission-critical enterprise workloads across Microsoft Azure and Oracle Cloud. For example, customers will be able to run Oracle Retail

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Google, Amazon, Twitter, Facebook and Microsoft have committed to the Christchurch Call, a pledge by governments and technology companies alike to stop terrorist and extremist violence online. The companies have committed to five individual actions and four collaborative actions. Nominate today for the Which-50 Digital Experience Awards. Simple. Fast. Easy.

Red Hat announced the latest version of  its Kubernetes platform, OpenShift, this week along with the news that the service will for the first time be integrated with a public cloud, in this case Microsoft’s Azure. Both companies said making the seperate Azure version of OpenShift, named Azure Red Hat

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Microsoft announced several new services for its Azure cloud platform today, including new capabilities for AI, machine learning, IoT, blockchain and edge computing. Nominate today for the Which-50 Digital Experience Awards. Simple. Fast. Easy. Most of the new services will be available to developers through preview programs but Microsoft has

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More than half of Australian organisations have started to adopt artificial intelligence, but strategies and capabilities remain immature and Australia is beginning to lag its regional neighbours, according to new research from Microsoft. Along with IDC Asia/Pacific, Microsoft interviewed with more than 1,600 business leaders and 1,500 workers across Asia

At Adobe Summit, Adobe CEO Shantanu Narayen and Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella revealed additional details about the Open Data Initiative (ODI). As originally announced last September, Adobe, Microsoft and SAP have embarked on a new approach to business data that will help companies transform their customer experiences through real-time insights

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Adobe announced an extension of its partnership with Microsoft and a new integration with LinkedIn that will accelerate account-based experiences (ABX) through new marketing solution integrations. Adobe and Microsoft are aligning key data sources to populate account-based profiles in Adobe Experience Cloud, including Marketo Engage and Microsoft Dynamics 365 for