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30.07.2020

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Microsoft initiative supports remote learning during COVID-19 outbreak

Schools identified by Microsoft to have an investment in technology are helping teachers across the country to action remote learning options for students now at home under lockdown.

27.07.2020

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Cutting-edge communication software adopted by NHS Scotland

All NHS employees in Scotland will now use Microsoft’s collaboration and communication platform Teams to work while battling the coronavirus outbreak.

24.07.2020

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Legal firm alters future work strategy with Microsoft solution

Following the end of the UK government’s lockdown restrictions, Slater and Gordon Lawyers is planning to change how staff are working long-term after successfully employing Microsoft Teams in its business processes during the pandemic.

24.07.2020

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UK government seals cloud deal with Microsoft

The government’s executive agency, the Crown Commercial Service (CCS), has now signed a non-binding agreement with Microsoft.

16.07.2020

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Chatbot gives Scottish NHS patients COVID-19 help

People in Scotland requiring assistance and information regarding coronavirus are now able to get help via a chatbot. Read more now.

14.07.2020

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Microsoft Solution Unites London University

Imperial College in London’s upmarket South Kensington district is using Microsoft Teams to help both students and faculty members communicate during the COVID-19 crisis.

10.07.2020

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NHS to save several hundred million from Microsoft agreement

A new deal struck between Microsoft, NHSX and NHS Digital is expected to save the National Health Service nine-figure sums and give digital tools in Microsoft 365 to eligible organisations across England. Read more now.

12.05.2020

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New North West office space opened by Microsoft

In accordance with its ongoing partnership with University Academy 92 (UA92), Microsoft has opened a brand-new office space in the city of Manchester, giving students the opportunity to interact with Microsoft professionals on a day-to-day basis, while studying and working alongside them.

29.04.2020

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New focus on remote working for Microsoft Stores

Close to 2,000 employees normally working at Microsoft’s numerous retail outlets around the globe have now provided virtual training to 65,000 individuals in multiple sectors, including healthcare, finance, education, and government.

27.04.2020

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Microsoft aids consortium to make NHS ventilators

Major UK technology, engineering and industrial enterprises from a host of sectors – including automotive, aerospace and medical – have formed a consortium, combining expertise to create medical ventilators, helping the NHS meet the demands of COVID-19.

23.04.2020

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Printer manufacturers test Microsoft solution to save money

The Ricoh Company is testing out a wide range of tools created by Microsoft at its Shropshire-based factory in order to lower the quantity of toner it loses when its equipment fills containers.

22.04.2020

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Microsoft releases edge zones for cloud platform

Microsoft has announced the official launch of Edge Zones for its cloud computing service Azure. The release of Edge Zones will enable users of Azure to now bring all their applications straight to the Redmond-based firm’s edge locations.

20.04.2020

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Microsoft releases new collaborative crisis application

In reaction to recent events regarding the COVID-19 outbreak, an app that allows colleagues to communicate effectively during a crisis has been released by Microsoft.

17.04.2020

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OneNote used in keylogging phishing campaign

A recent phishing campaign has been discovered to be using Microsoft’s OneNote digital notebook program, which auto-saves and synchronises noted to get past detection features in order to get malware onto target’s systems.

14.04.2020

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New features now available for Microsoft Teams

Microsoft’s collaboration and communication platform Teams has been upgraded with enhanced tools. Developed to facilitate working in groups with improved integration, the new capabilities also advance the Microsoft’s ongoing endeavour to make Teams the go-to chat platform for enterprise use.

18.03.2020

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Security experts identify faults in Microsoft Azure

Leading cyber security specialist Check Point has uncovered two major security issues with Microsoft Azure. The weaknesses could potentially be taken advantage of by cyber criminals to obtain access and gather sensitive data stored on any machines that are running Azure. Learn more about the security weaknesses now.

26.02.2020

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Microsoft Search gains innovative internal acronym feature

In a recent announcement from Microsoft, the Redmond-based firm stated it had integrated a new acronyms feature to its current search facility. Learn more in this article

11.02.2020

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Lloyds implements Microsoft technology to fuel digital transformation

Lloyds Banking Group (LBG) has officially announced a new strategic partnership working alongside technology giant Microsoft in a bid to accelerate the organisation’s journey towards complete digital transformation. At WM Reply, we create bespoke solutions for specific enterprise needs using the most cutting-edge technology from Microsoft.

04.02.2020

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New Edge browser from Microsoft now available for download

Microsoft’s new version of Edge has officially left its preview status and entered general availability for download. Entitled Microsoft Edge 89 stable, it can now be downloaded from the company’s website.

16.01.2020

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What are the advantages of upgrading to SharePoint 2019?

Microsoft SharePoint offers a collaborative platform with a high capacity for modification. Despite this highly configurable quality, many enterprises utilising it do not always upgrade the user environment.

14.01.2020

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Microsoft research reveals UK enterprises can develop faster than Europe rivals

New research undertaken by the software giant Microsoft suggests that by solving communication issues, UK-based companies can grow far faster than rival firms located in Europe.