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Microsoft All in for Retail; Extends Leadership in End-to-End Customer Interactions and Omni-Channel Operations

Microsoft Dynamics introduces advanced end-to-end capabilities for omni-channel retailing and supply-chain management; announces alliances with industry leaders Vantiv, Sitecore and an expanded relationship with IBM. NEW YORK - At the National Retail Federation (NRF)'s Annual Convention on Monday, Microsoft Corp. (Nasdaq MSFT ) showcased the latest release of Microsoft Dynamics for Retail. The...

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Microsoft Surface Family Grows as Surface Pro, New Accessories Hit Shelves

The newest additions to the evolving Surface family arrive in stores tomorrow. NEW YORK, -- Microsoft Corp. announced the Microsoft Surface family of PCs is growing with Surface Pro, the newest member of the growing Surface family, along with a number of new products and accessories available tomorrow. Surface Pro with Windows 8 Pro is perfect for customers and businesses looking for the power...

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Microsoft Releases SQL Server 2012 to Help Customers Manage Any Data, Any Size, Anywhere

Microsoft's next-generation data platform releases to manufacturing today. REDMOND, Wash. - Microsoft Corp. today announced that the latest version of the world's most widely deployed data platform, Microsoft SQL Server 2012, has released to manufacturing. SQL Server 2012 helps address the challenges of increasing data volumes by rapidly turning data into actionable business insights. Expanding...

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Microsoft Previews Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 for Manufacturing Organizations

HANNOVER, Germany, - Companies benefit from enhanced agility and visibility across manufacturing processes from a single solution. At Hannover Messe (http://www.hannovermesse.de/en/homepage), the leading international showplace for industrial technologies, materials and product ideas, Microsoft Corp.(Nasdaq: MSFT) today previewed the manufacturing foundation in Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012,...

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Microsoft Pushes Private Cloud Computing Forward with System Center 2012

In-depth application management paves the way from virtualization to the cloud. LAS VEGAS -- Today at the Microsoft Management Summit, Microsoft Corporate Vice President Brad Anderson demonstrated how private clouds built with Microsoft technologies can help IT organizations meet their companies' demands for more agile services. Anderson introduced the new System Center 2012, which will enable IT...

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Microsoft Announces Free Accessibility Tools and Training for Developers

Online training and resources can help corporations, governments and NGOs worldwide make their technology products and services more accessible to people with disabilities. SAN DIEGO -- Microsoft Corp. today announced the immediate availability of Microsoft Accessibility Tools & Training, a package of free online accessibility training courses, tools and other resources to help developers...

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Windows Intune Available to Businesses of All Sizes

Windows Intune, System Center Configuration Manager 2012 and Microsoft Desktop Optimization Pack help IT organizations empower employee productivity. LAS VEGAS, --At the Microsoft Management Summit 2011, Microsoft Corp. today announced new IT solutions to streamline PC and device management, empower productivity and enable the modern enterprise, highlighting the release of Windows Intune, System...

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Customer Spotlight: Target Virtualizes with Microsoft

Large retailer runs business-critical applications for 1,755 stores on Microsoft virtualization technologies. REDMOND, Wash. -- Microsoft Corp. announced today that Target Corp. is running business-critical workloads for all its retail stores on 15,000 virtual machines using Microsoft virtualization and management technologies, giving its IT department greater agility and economies of scale. The...

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Microsoft Announces Global Availability of Internet Explorer 9

More than 250 top sites from around the globe join the launch of Internet Explorer 9 to celebrate a more beautiful, immersive Web. AUSTIN, Texas, -- Microsoft Corp. today announced the launch of the latest version of the world's most-used browser with the release of Windows Internet Explorer 9 in 39 languages at an event at the SXSW Interactive conference. Internet Explorer 9 is Microsoft's...

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New Microsoft Dynamics ERP Resources Save Customers Time and Money

Available today, new connector and Data Migration Assistant help customers get more value from their IT investments. REDMOND, Wash. - Microsoft Corp.(Nasdaq: MSFT) today announced new resources to help improve productivity and save Microsoft Dynamics enterprise resource planning (ERP) customers time and money through new interoperable Microsoft technologies. The new resources include an...

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Shell and Microsoft Form Alliance to Help Address Carbon Emissions

Both companies will expand their deep existing technology collaboration to create and deliver new solutions to help customers, suppliers and other businesses lower emissions. REDMOND, Wash., Sept. 22, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Shell International Petroleum Company Limited and Microsoft Corporation, building on a history of three decades of working together, are embarking on a new strategic alliance...

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Adaptive Biotechnologies and Microsoft Expand Partnership to Decode COVID-19 Immune Response and Provide Open Data Access

Differentiated approach may improve detection methods and inform vaccine discovery for COVID-19 Seattle and Redmond, Wash., March 20, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Adaptive Biotechnologies Corp. (Nasdaq: ADPT) and Microsoft Corp. (Nasdaq: MSFT) on Friday announced they will leverage their existing partnership mapping population-wide adaptive immune responses to diseases at scale to study COVID-19....

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Microsoft Opens First Datacentres in Africa with General Availability of Microsoft Azure

The combination of Microsoft’s global cloud infrastructure with the new regions in Africa will create greater economic opportunity for organisations in Africa JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, March 6, 2019/ -- Today, Microsoft (www.Microsoft.com) announced the opening of its first datacentres in Africa, with the general availability of Azure from the new cloud regions in Cape Town and Johannesburg,...

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Microsoft All in for Retail; Extends Leadership in End-to-End Customer Interactions and Omni-Channel Operations

Microsoft Dynamics introduces advanced end-to-end capabilities for omni-channel retailing and supply-chain management; announces alliances with industry leaders Vantiv, Sitecore and an expanded relationship with IBM. NEW YORK - At the National Retail Federation (NRF)'s Annual Convention on Monday, Microsoft Corp. (Nasdaq MSFT ) showcased the latest release of Microsoft Dynamics for Retail. The...

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Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Microsoft Surface Family Grows as Surface Pro, New Accessories Hit Shelves

The newest additions to the evolving Surface family arrive in stores tomorrow. NEW YORK, -- Microsoft Corp. announced the Microsoft Surface family of PCs is growing with Surface Pro, the newest member of the growing Surface family, along with a number of new products and accessories available tomorrow. Surface Pro with Windows 8 Pro is perfect for customers and businesses looking for the power...

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Software

Microsoft Releases SQL Server 2012 to Help Customers Manage Any Data, Any Size, Anywhere

Microsoft's next-generation data platform releases to manufacturing today. REDMOND, Wash. - Microsoft Corp. today announced that the latest version of the world's most widely deployed data platform, Microsoft SQL Server 2012, has released to manufacturing. SQL Server 2012 helps address the challenges of increasing data volumes by rapidly turning data into actionable business insights. Expanding...

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Microsoft Announces Simple Transfer of Health Data from Google Health Service to Microsoft HealthVault

Google Health users can send their Google Health profile directly to a HealthVault account using Direct Project messaging protocols. REDMOND, Wash., July 18, 2011 - Microsoft Corp. today announced that people using the Google Health service, scheduled to be discontinued Jan. 1, 2012, can easily transfer their personal health information stored in a Google Health profile to a Microsoft HealthVault...

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Microsoft Commits Multibillion-Dollar Partner Investments

Private and public cloud incentives, competencies and benefits align to customer projects. LOS ANGELES, July 13, 2011 - Microsoft Corp. today unveiled updates to the Microsoft Partner Network (MPN), to better help partners grow their businesses and meet evolving technology needs of customers around the globe through tools, training and incentives totaling $5.8 billion for fiscal year 2012....

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Microsoft and Yell Announce Plans for a Broad Strategic Alliance to Offer SMBs Innovative Digital Solutions

READING, England and REDMOND, Washington, July 12, 2011 - Today, Microsoft Corp. and Yell Group announced plans to form a broad, global strategic alliance, taking advantage of their complementary strengths and expertise in the delivery of innovative online advertising and business solutions to assist small and medium sized businesses (SMBs) reach and engage consumers. Yell currently provides...

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Microsoft Introduces Solutions to Help Partners Build New Business with Cloud Computing

Company rolls out private and public cloud offerings and boosts revenue opportunities for partners. LOS ANGELES, July 12, 2011 - Today at the Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference 2011 (WPC), senior leaders from Microsoft Corp. discussed how partners can benefit from the transition to cloud computing by helping customers improve agility, focus on business goals and reduce costs. Cloud computing...

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