Tag Archives: Microsoft

Tech Data offers new online training and change management consultancy

 Tech Data is giving partners access to adoption and change management and end user training services from The Readiness Company (TRC). The Microsoft-focused services, which are now available on the Tech Data Academy platform, will enable partners to have more strategic and consultative-led discussions about digital transformation with their customers. The …

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Stone Group appointed as Microsoft Authorised Refurbisher

 Stone Group, has been appointed as a Microsoft Authorised Refurbisher (MAR), allowing it to offer genuine Windows 10 operating systems on the computers it refurbishes and sells to public and private sector organisations in the UK. As one of only five MARs in the UK, Stone is able to differentiate …

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Tech Data invests in mixed and virtual reality in response to market demand

Tech Data is investing in driving forward its augmented and mixed reality solutions. With the top three AR/VR solutions – Facebook Oculus, Microsoft Hololens, and Google Glass – already part of its portfolio, Tech Data is ideally-placed to support partners in meeting the rising tide of interest from both the …

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Microsoft partners with Levtech on Power Apps

Microsoft has certified Levtech Consulting as a Power Apps Partner. Anilesh Kumar, CEO, Levtech Consulting said: “We have seen a significant increase in interest for low-code mobility platforms, which can enhance and increase the scope of digitalisation across an organisation’s processes and functions.” “We are glad to see Levtech Consulting diversify …

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ServiceNow Delivers New Security Integrations with Microsoft

 ServiceNow is extending it partnership with Microsoft with new integrations in its ServiceNow Security Operations Solution Suite. “Nearly 80 percent of the Fortune 500 rely on ServiceNow’s ‘platform of platforms’,” said Lou Fiorello, VP & GM of Security Products, ServiceNow. “More and more, customers are seeing the value of running security operations processes on the platform, leveraging …

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Commvault’s Metallic marks six months in EMEA

Commvault‘s Metallic SaaS-based data protection solutions in EMEA has now been available for six months.  In this time, Metallic has delivered to customers secure, scalable, GDPR-compliant, and cost-effective enterprise-ready data management with single pane of glass management across SaaS, on-prem, public cloud, native, and hybrid workloads. With backing from Microsoft …

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Ubuntu 21.04 is here

Canonical has released Ubuntu 21.04 with native Microsoft Active Directory integration, Wayland graphics by default, and a Flutter application development SDK. Separately, Canonical and Microsoft announced performance optimisation and joint support for Microsoft SQL Server on Ubuntu. “Native Active Directory integration and certified Microsoft SQL Server on Ubuntu are top …

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Performanta acquisition bolsters Microsoft IAM and security capabilities

Performanta has acquired Identity Experts, a Microsoft Gold Security Partner and Identity & Access Management (IAM) specialist consultancy based in the UK. The move follows a significant investment round from Beech Tree Private Equity and will allow Performanta to extend important security capabilities further across the Microsoft portfolio. “This past …

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Microsoft named ‘Principal Partner’ in 1-2-1 device initiative

Microsoft has been confirmed as the Principal Partner in a new education devices programme, aimed at closing the gap on the UK’s digital divide.  The initiative, Devices for Education, has been created by IT specialist, Consenna. Simon Yates, Chief Operating Officer at Consenna, said: “Increased attention on the vital role …

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Onfido collaborates with Microsoft on speedy ID verification

Onfido  has been selected by Microsoft to enable fast and secure identity verification and onboarding for its Azure Active Directory (Azure AD)  verifiable credentials. Azure AD verifiable credentials, now in public preview, provide an open standards approach to safely and securely re-using verified information about a business or user in order …

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