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Consumers in India experienced a relatively high scam encounter rate of 69% in the last 12 months, similar to the 70% rate experienced in 2018, according to Microsoft’s 2021 Global Tech Support Scam...
Aug 03, 2021
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In Q2, 2021 that saw Microsoft warn of a new Russian Nobelium phishing campaign, the technology giant was again the brand most frequently targeted by cybercriminals, as it was in both Q1, 2021 and Q4...
Jul 26, 2021
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It looks like Microsoft is all geared up to launch the next generation of Windows Operating System (OS) on 24 June. The newest upgrade, speculated to be named Windows 11, or Windows Sun Valley, is...
Jun 18, 2021
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Q1 enterprise spending on cloud infrastructure services was in excess of USD 39 billion, having increased by well over USD 2 billion from the previous quarter and up 37% from the first quarter of...
Apr 30, 2021
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In Q1, Microsoft was again the brand most frequently targeted by cybercriminals, as it was in Q4, 2020, according to Check Point Research’s Brand Phishing Report for Q1 2021. The report highlights...
Apr 26, 2021
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Over 30 million people in 249 countries and territories have gained access to digital skills during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to Microsoft. From laid-off factory workers to retail associates...
Apr 26, 2021
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Cybersecurity for most organizations is a patchwork approach – trying to plug the gaps and take ad hoc action as and when a threat arises. That may have worked when your data sat securely within your...
Nov 13, 2020
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When traditional business continuity plans failed the test of pandemic, the unenviable task of keeping the companies up and running, even as shutters rolled down on large swathes of the economy, fell...
Oct 29, 2020
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Remote team collaboration is the topmost challenge facing most organizations today. How do you keep globally diverse teams often spanning locations, time zones, languages, generations, and even...
Oct 29, 2020
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A critical need facing most enterprises is to keep globally diverse teams often spanning locations, time zones, languages, generations, and even organizations, connected securely and on the same page...
Oct 29, 2020
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Amazon (AWS) and Alibaba are clear leaders in the APAC region cloud market, based on quarterly revenues, according to new Q2 data from Synergy Research Group. Amazon is the frontrunner in four of the...
Sep 18, 2020
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Although 97% of organizations surveyed said that Active Directory (AD) is mission-critical, more than half never actually tested their AD cyber disaster recovery process or do not have a plan in...
Aug 25, 2020
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Oracle became the second of the large cloud providers to launch multiple cloud regions in India, when it announced launching of its second cloud region in Hyderabad yesterday. Microsoft already has...
Jun 30, 2020
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Leading six public cloud providers in China are all local companies, while Amazon and Microsoft continue to lead in the rest of the APAC region, according to new Q4 data from Synergy Research Group....
Mar 30, 2020
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Yes Bank, India’s fourth largest private sector Bank, has partnered with Microsoft to strengthen its first of its kind, AI enabled chatbot, Yes Robot, with advanced NLP engine LUIS (Language...
Sep 09, 2019
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Q2 spend on cloud infrastructure services jumped 39% from the second quarter of 2018, according to new data from Synergy Research Group. In line with expectations this growth rate is nudging down...
Aug 27, 2019
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Microsoft and ServiceNow announced a broader strategic partnership intended to significantly enhance the integration and optimization of the companies’ products, platform and cloud capabilities....
Jul 11, 2019
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ICICI Lombard, one of India’s leaders in the BFSI space has partnered with Microsoft to develop India’s first AI-enabled car inspection feature in its mobile app, “Insure.” With the deployment of AI...
Jun 19, 2019
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Automation Anywhere, a global leader in robotic process automation (RPA), today announced a strategic collaboration with Microsoft that will help thousands of enterprises of all sizes across multiple...
Jun 14, 2019
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In recent years, artificial intelligence (AI) has become a hot topic of discussion in the enterprise. With a flurry of AI advances, investments and new announcements that have taken the digital world...
May 28, 2019
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A cyberattack can cost a large manufacturing organization in Asia Pacific an average of USD 10.7 million in economic loss with customer churn being the largest economic consequence of a cyber breach...
Apr 03, 2019
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In today’s modern retail environment, information is available everywhere. Consumers are well informed and expect personalized experiences when they shop. This means that the table stakes have...
Dec 24, 2018
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The recent launch of Alibaba Cloud’s distribution channel and its announcement that it would train 1,000 sales and technology personnel in India in the next six months hit headlines in Indian media....
Jul 18, 2018
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Dell Technologies has teamed up with Microsoft to deliver a joint Internet of Things (IoT) solution to help vertical customers simplify deploying their end-to-end IoT solutions, from the edge to the...
May 03, 2018
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MediaTek announced its collaboration with Microsoft to deliver the first ever Azure Sphere chip, the MT3620 that will drive IoT innovation with built-in security and connectivity. Azure Sphere is a...
Apr 17, 2018
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Microsoft has announced that the company will invest USD 5 billion in the Internet of Things (IoT) globally over the next 4 years. This increased investment will support continued research and...
Apr 05, 2018
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Targetting cardiac diseases, Microsoft has partnered with Apollo Hospitals to expand its healthcare artificial intelligence (AI) offering, the software giant said in a statement.The AI Network for...
Mar 09, 2018
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As India celebrates its 69th Republic Day, Microsoft announced to bring Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Deep Neural Networks to improve real-time language translation for Hindi, Bengali and Tamil....
Jan 25, 2018
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Microsoft is developing a bot that can draw what you want it to by leveraging Artificial Intelligence (AI) technology -- programmed to pay close attention to individual words when generating images...
Jan 19, 2018
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Microsoft India on Tuesday said its "Cybersecurity Engagement Center" in New Delhi has reached out to 126 organizations in a year, empowering them with information and techniques to secure critical...
Nov 21, 2017
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To help increase developers' productivity and simplify app development, Microsoft has announced new data platform technologies and cross-platform developer tools.The company launched a new AI-powered...
Nov 17, 2017
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Indian cab aggregator Ola announced that it would use Microsoft Azure for Ola Play, the company’s existing rideshare platform. The two companies will also take the platform to global car...
Nov 07, 2017
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As announced last year, Google launched its cloud datacenter in Mumbai and the first Google Cloud Platform (GCP) region in India. The new Mumbai region, called asia-south1, joins Singapore, Taiwan,...
Nov 06, 2017
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Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Microsoft have teamed up to launch an open-source and deep learning interface 'Gluon' that will help developers to deploy machine learning models across several...
Oct 13, 2017
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Microsoft is introducing an update for its Skype chat app that will have built-in support for its digital assistant Cortana.Cortana "will be gradually rolled out" for Skype on both Android and iOS...
Oct 11, 2017
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In a bid to bolster its Mixed Reality vision, Microsoft has acquired Redwood City, California-based virtual reality social network AltspaceVR for an undisclosed sum."With the AltspaceVR team aboard,...
Oct 04, 2017
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Microsoft has set up a new healthcare department at its Cambridge research facility, which will use Artificial Intelligence (AI) technology to aid in medical research and treatment of patients.The...
Sep 25, 2017
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IBM has taken the top slot -- beating Microsoft and Accenture -- when it comes to deploying Blockchain technology across industries, a new study has said. The "Blockchain Enterprise Survey" by...
Sep 19, 2017
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When it comes to securing data in the Cloud, enterprises, including small and medium businesses (SMBs), have to learn that security is not an isolated offering but an inherent part of the end-to-end...
Sep 06, 2017
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The enterprise SaaS market reached revenues of USD 15 billion in quarterly revenues in AMJ 2017—up 31% year-on-year—according to latest data from Synergy Research Group. Microsoft, which overtook...
Sep 01, 2017
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Microsoft last week announced Coco Framework, which the company said would reduce this complexity, and when integrated with blockchain networks addresses critical needs for commercial adoption like...
Aug 17, 2017
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Consider this. In the 60s, IBM held more than two-third market share in computer. The front-runners among its competition, often called BUNCH (Burroughs, UNIVAC, NCR, Control Data Corporation (CDC...
Aug 17, 2017
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Amit Dhingra, Head of Enterprise Risk, Internal Audit & Information Security at Birlasoft Technologies talks to CIO&Leader, keeping the Vision 2020 in perspective. Excerpts from the interview...
Jul 03, 2017
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Oracle recently announced that it would open a datacenter in India, within the next six to nine months. The announcement was made by President of Product Development, Thomas Kurian, in the Oracle...
May 25, 2017
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Ever since Friday May 12, the WannaCry ransomware attack has kept spreading. As per European authorities, the ransomware has hit over 10,000 organizations and 200,000 individuals in over 150...
May 17, 2017
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The WannaCry ransomware attack that hit computers across the world in the weekend, in what is being termed as one of the biggest global cyberattacks, has prompted the Indian government to issue...
May 15, 2017
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Despite significantly higher growth by challengers, Amazon Web Services (AWS) still leads the market with a one-third market share in the cloud infrastructure services market, according to new Q1 (...
May 03, 2017
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92% of Indian business leaders believe that every organization needs to be a ‘digital organization’ to enable growth for their business, according to a Microsoft Asia Digital Transformation Study....
Mar 28, 2017
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Long-time cloud infrastructure market leaders, HPE and Cisco, now have a new contender for the top spot. The new Dell EMC now has almost equal market share in the fast-growing segment, according to...
Mar 21, 2017
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New Q4 2016 data from Synergy Research Group, the research firm tracking cloud and infrastructure markets, shows that Amazon Web Services (AWS) maintains its 40% plus market share in public cloud...
Feb 08, 2017
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