Microsoft to buy cyber security firm Hexadite for $100 million: report

According to MetricStream”The State of Cyber Security in the Financial Services Industry’ report, around 66 percent of financial services institutions have faced at least one cyber-attack in the last 12 months.

Link: Microsoft to buy cyber security firm Hexadite for $100 million: report
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Microsoft devs: How to create apps for alien platforms

Microsoft has made major strides to take its development tools out of a Windows-only world, both for the applications you can create and the platforms they run on. The open source .Net development tools that Microsoft got when it acquired Xamarin two years ago are key to Microsoft’s cross-platform transformation.

Link: Microsoft devs: How to create apps for alien platforms
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A cloud storage architecture for the enterprise

Tech giants such as Amazon, Facebook, and Google have redefined IT for web-scale applications, leveraging standard servers and shared-nothing architectures to ensure maximum operational efficiency, flexibility, and reliability. As new application workloads – cloud, mobile, IoT, machine learning, and real-time analytics – drive the need for faster and more scalable storage, enterprises are seeking to optimize their infrastructures in the same way as these tech giants.

Link: A cloud storage architecture for the enterprise
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Microsoft to buy cyber security firm Hexadite for $100 million: report

Microsoft has agreed to acquire cyber security firm Hexadite for $100 million, Israeli financial news website Calcalist reported on Wednesday. Hexadite, headquartered in Boston with its research and development center in Israel, provides technology to automate responses to cyber attacks that it says increases productivity and reduces costs for businesses.

Link: Microsoft to buy cyber security firm Hexadite for $100 million: report
via http://www.reuters.com

Citrix Cloud services on Microsoft Azure helping firms transform: Nadella

Orlando (Florida): While rumours of Microsoft eyeing the cloud and desktop virtualisation leader Citrix for acquisition are dotting the tech landscape for quite some time, for Satya Nadella, the two companies are focused on enabling customers digitally transform while providing cyber security and…

Link: Citrix Cloud services on Microsoft Azure helping firms transform: Nadella
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Microsoft, Amazon go after enterprises with new SAP cloud offerings

There are some fresh public cloud offerings on the horizon for SAP database customers, thanks to Microsoft Azure and Amazon Web Services. Both companies have announced new infrastructure services for the HANA database software aimed at giving customers tons of memory for workloads that need it. Azure customers will get access to M-series virtual machines that offer up to 3.5TB of RAM, designed for use with SAP’s database software.

Link: Microsoft, Amazon go after enterprises with new SAP cloud offerings
via http://www.itworld.com

Cloud SIM Mobile App Provide Multiple Virtual Numbers On One Phone

(1888PressRelease) May 24, 2017 – Designed with the intention of facilitating easy texting and easier calling, Cloudsim is now turning into one of the most preferred calling/texting apps in the world. Now you can keep in touch with your friends and family members without having to worry about…

Link: Cloud SIM Mobile App Provide Multiple Virtual Numbers On One Phone
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