Tag Archives: Microsoft

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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Digital Guardian extends endpoint DLP to Microsoft Teams, Slack, Skype, and Zoom

Digital Guardian, has released DLP policy packs for top business communications and collaboration applications, Microsoft Teams, Skype, Slack, and Zoom. The policy packs are free to all Digital Guardian customers and allow greater control over messages, file sharing and user actions in these increasingly popular applications. Using real-time, rule-based actions …

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Consenna launches Channel programme for Microsoft in education

Consenna has launched a channel accreditation and enablement initiative to deliver Microsoft’s EduWins strategy.  It is the first time total management of the initiative has been delegated externally. The programme is focused on a mix of new content, training, and marketing support to elevate Microsoft’s select network of education partners. …

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Jigsaw24 hires Rachel Daly as Vendor Alliances Manager

B2B IT solutions provider Jigsaw24 has hired Rachel Daly as Vendor Alliances Manager as part of its ambitious growth plans. Rachel joins from Avid, where she was Partner Account Manager and worked closely with the post-production community, having previously spent a decade at Microsoft. In her new role, she will …

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AVEVA expands Microsoft collaboration focusing on Cloud and AI

 AVEVA will be extending its collaboration with Microsoft to help maximise the value that customers can derive from the integration of AVEVA’s portfolio with Microsoft cloud services and especially Microsoft Azure (infrastructure, data and AI services). AVEVA’s key focus areas will revolve around cloud as well as transforming the workforce …

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Content+Cloud named as Microsoft Cortex Preferred Partner

 UK technology services provider, Content+Cloud, is just one of 17 companies globally to be named by Microsoft as a preferred partner for its latest  Project Cortex, Microsoft’s new knowledge network technology that works within its 365 apps. Project Cortex integrates AI into Microsoft 365 to help companies manage client on-boarding, …

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