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Microsoft unveils adaptive accessories for disability access
Microsoft is introducing an expansive Inclusive Tech Lab to give people with disabilities greater access to technology through new software features and adaptive accessories.
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Avaya expands Microsoft partnership to deliver OneCloud on Azure
The joint technology and go to market agreement will help customers accelerate their digital transformation initiatives in the cloud.
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Microsoft unveils three new security managed services
Security Experts includes three new managed services, Defender Experts for Hunting, Defender Experts for XDR, Security Services for Enterprise.
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Apple, Google and Microsoft expands plans to get rid of passwords
FIDO Alliance says the world is closer to not relying on passwords after Apple, Google and Microsoft expands their support for a passwordless sign-in standard.
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Spark launches Microsoft Dynamics 365 upgrade across enterprise
Spark and Microsoft NZ have recently collaborated to launch Microsoft Dynamics 365 across the entire Spark business enterprise.
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Microsoft Q3 earnings results reveal cloud spending boom
Microsoft Corp. has released its Q3 earnings results, revealing a significant revenue increase attributed to growing demands for cloud services.
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2degrees partners with Umbrellar and Microsoft for cloud solutions
2degrees has partnered with Microsoft and Umbrellar to help launch its new Cloud Navigator service, making it easier for Kiwi businesses to achieve their cloud goals.
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FIS Modern Banking Platform now available on Microsoft Azure
FIS says the partnership will expand its digital online banking to markets like New Zealand, the United Kingdom and Thailand
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Ribbon Communications becomes ecosystem partner with Microsoft
"Since the launch of Microsoft Operator Connect, we have worked closely with Microsoft to build out our expertise and infrastructure to support the service."
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First Australian provider to implement Microsoft Cloud for Healthcare
Bethesda Health Care is the first provider in Australia to implement Microsoft Cloud for Healthcare technology in its new mental health clinic.
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VMware Cross-Cloud available in Microsoft Azure Marketplace
VMware's customers can use the Azure cloud platform to accelerate application modernisation, migrate workloads faster to the cloud, and scale virtual desktops.
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TeamViewer solutions now readily available for Microsoft customers
TeamViewer has announced the availability of its connectivity suite, TeamViewer Tensor, and its enterprise Augmented Reality (AR) platform, TeamViewer Frontline, for Microsoft customers.
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Confluent and Microsoft extend strategic partnership agreement
With this commitment, Confluent and Microsoft state they aim to reduce the operational burden of managing data streams in Azure.
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Microsoft, Decision Inc. Australia team up to utilise Azure
Decision Inc. Australia has teamed up with Microsoft to ensure the consultancy can help clients architect, design, deploy and manage Microsoft Azure services.
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Microsoft launches Startups Founders Hub Platform in Asia
"Our cloud services and solutions are designed to empower founders to concentrate on what they do best - innovate at their own pace."
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Microsoft identifies top workplace trends in latest report
When it comes to work, Kiwis place an especially high value on relationships and results over hours worked, Microsoft's Work Trend Index Report finds.
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GCSB urges key businesses to expect cyber attacks, protect supply chains
The GCSB is urging New Zealand's critical businesses to stay alert in the face of increasing cyber threats, which can put nationally significant infrastructure in danger.
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Microsoft announces revamp of partner network programme
Microsoft has announced a revamp of their partner programme, creating new opportunities within the company's extensive partner ecosystem across the globe.
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NZ businesses failing to reach sustainability goals
Microsoft New Zealand has released an extensive study of local organisations’ performance on sustainability and carbon reduction.
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Veeam Backup for Microsoft 365 v6 adds more control over critical data
Veeam Software has announced the latest version of its fastest-growing Software as a Service (SaaS) product, Veeam Backup for Microsoft 365 v6. 
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Top apps and services  revealed as organisations negotiate COVID-19
Organisations adopt collaboration and security tools with a vengeance, as they accelerate migration to the cloud.
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IBM leads in machine learning research with 5400 patents
The company registered 5400 different machine learning patents between 2017 and 2021, beating Microsoft and Google for the top spot.
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Bot malware uncovered using gaming applications on Microsoft store
Check Point Research has revealed a new malware Electron-bot that is actively being distributed through Microsoft’s official store. 
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FlexiTime turns to Microsoft Azure to help companies navigate the payroll labyrinth
Payroll is an essential part of every business, but it can be challenging. Here's how Wellington-based company FlexiTime did it.