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Arkose Labs Raises $22 Million in Series B Round Led by M12, Microsoft’s Venture Fund

With participation from PayPal and USVP, this new funding round empowers Arkose Labs in its fight to bankrupt the business of online fraud and abuse Arkose Labs, provider of online fraud and abuse prevention technology, announced it has raised an additional $22 million in Series B funding led by Microsoft’s venture fund, M12, as well as participation from existing investors PayPal and USVP. “We are proud to welcome Arkose Labs to M12’s portfolio. With Arkose’s end-to-end anti-fraud platform, enterprises across the globe…

Purely CRM: Tracking Covid-19 with Microsoft Dynamics 365 Customer Service

In these trying times, locking down preparedness and reactionary measures are key to being able to navigate your business through rapidly changing times. With the recent pandemic sweeping the globe, we took a look at how a client is utilizing Dynamics 365 to stay on top of health and communication daily within their company. Marketing Technology News: Xebec Provides Update on Coronavirus Impact on Global Operations HOW OUR CLIENT RECORDS REPORTED CORONAVIRUS INFECTIONS THAT OCCUR AT THEIR FACILITIES. A customer of ours…

Wipro Launches Microsoft Business Unit for Digital Transformation Solutions

Business Unit will leverage Microsoft’s technologies to meet customers’ cloud needs Wipro Limited, a leading global information technology, consulting and business process services company,  announced the launch of its Microsoft Business Unit. The unit will focus on the development and evangelization of solutions leveraging Microsoft’s enterprise cloud services. This initiative is an outcome of Wipro’s expanded global alliance with Microsoft to accelerate cloud adoption and digital transformation for its customers across…

Ribbon’s Intelligent Edge Solutions Certified for Microsoft Teams Direct Routing Voice Calling Capabilities

Newly certified solutions allow service providers to deploy powerful Intelligent Edge devices that improve the Microsoft Teams collaboration experience by adding voice calling capabilities Ribbon Communications Inc. , a global software leader in secure and intelligent cloud communications solutions, announced that its market-leading Intelligent Edge multi-service business gateways (MSBGs), which include the EdgeMarc 2900, 4800, 6000 and 7000 series, have all been certified for Direct Routing for Microsoft Teams.…

Microsoft AI Executive Sophia Velastegui Joins BlackLine Board Of Directors

Software and emerging technology veteran to bring Microsoft, Google and Apple experience to BlackLine BlackLine, Inc. announced that Sophia Velastegui of Microsoft has joined the accounting automation software leader's board of directors, effective March 16th, 2020, bringing the number of female directors on BlackLine's board to three.  A widely recognized technology industry leader and artificial intelligence (AI) expert, Ms. Velastegui will draw on her more than 20 years of experience at global technology trailblazers…

Introducing Microsoft Bing COVID-19 Tracker

As per Bing COVID-19 Tracker, there are 85,377 active cases and 6518 deaths. COVID-19 is exposing the frail connection between health, technology, people and data science. Within a month, COVID-19 has reached every nook and corner of the planet, throwing off daily lives, businesses, and events. To accurately understand the extent of this pandemic, The Microsoft Bing Team has announced a web portal– COVID-19 Tracker. What is Bing COVID-19 Tracker? Bing COVID-19 tracker shows a real-time extent of the novel coronavirus…

Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central Partner Leverages Business Intelligence Team to Deliver Jet Analytic Adapter to Market Amid…

Following on the expansion of the business intelligence team last year, Tigunia has stayed true to its plan to become the indisputable leader in Jet Reports and Jet Analytics services and support, and has launched an adapter for the increasingly popular Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central. Developed by the resources originally responsible for building the Jet Analytics solution, AdaptBC for Analytics allows businesses to upgrade from Microsoft Dynamics NAV or purchase Dynamics 365 Business Central, and still get the…

Netwrix Now Delivers Data Classification for Google Drive and Integrates with Microsoft Information Protection

Organizations can reduce security-related stress with trustworthy data tagging and prove compliance with the CCPA faster and more easily Netwrix, a vendor that makes data security easy, announced today the release of Netwrix Data Classification 5.5.2. This updated version enables customers to enrich Microsoft Information Protection (MIP) capabilities by accurately and consistently labelling documents; improve the security of sensitive content stored on their corporate Google Drive; and ease the burden of CCPA compliance.…

Talend Cloud Now Available in Microsoft Azure Marketplace

Microsoft Azure customers worldwide now have access to quick deployments of cloud-to-cloud, cloud-to-on premises environments using Azure Talend, a global leader in cloud data integration and data integrity, announced the availability of Talend Cloud in Microsoft Azure Marketplace, an online store providing applications and services for use on Azure. With the embedded data quality and native integration performance of Talend Cloud, companies can run integration tasks securely across cloud and on-premise environments with…

Amidst Aggressive US Expansion, Resulticks Honored With Prestigious Award by Microsoft at AI Awards 2.0

Resulticks, the world's fastest-growing real-time conversation marketing solutions provider, was recently honored with the "Elevating Customer Experience with AI" prize at the AI Awards 2.0 organized by Forbes and Microsoft in India. Redickaa Subrammanian, co-founder and CEO of Resulticks, accepted the prestigious prize from Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella. Resulticks, which recently announced aggressive US expansion plans, received the accolade for its significant advancements in AI. The intensive selection process evaluated…

Outreach Launches Native Integration with Microsoft Dynamics 365 Sales

New collaboration opens up the power of the Outreach sales engagement platform to Dynamics 365 Sales users Outreach, the number one sales engagement platform, announced the launch of its new integration with Microsoft Dynamics 365 Sales. Customer-facing reps can now leverage Outreach's sales engagement platform while seamlessly syncing data with Microsoft Dynamics 365 Sales. These reps can expect to increase productivity, prioritize high-impact actions and improve their engagement with customers. Marketing Technology…

NetZoom Adds Even More Devices to the Largest Microsoft Visio Stencils Library

NetZoom recently expanded its Visio Stencils Library with a variety of manufacturers' hardware devices including Cisco Systems, Atalla, Netgear, Synology, and Veritas NetZoom, Inc., the maker of largest NetZoom Visio Stencils Device Library for documenting and diagramming network and data center assets, recently released new Visio Stencils for the following product lines: Manufacturer / Device Model Atalla Atalla Ax150 Series Aruba Networks 2930M Switch Series Cisco Systems Stealthwatch…

Microsoft and Accenture Collaborate to Help Entrepreneurs Amplify Social Impact

Companies Aim to Benefit a Million People by Democratizing Access to Impactful Technology Microsoft Corp. and Accenture are teaming to help deepen the reach of entrepreneurs and start-ups that are focused on social impact and sustainability. The joint initiative will provide hands-on support and technologies to social enterprises, helping them to build scalable solutions and business models that can lead to more tangible and lasting benefits for a greater number of people around the world. “Startups in the social…

SocialChorus Connects the Digital Workplace and Unifies Enterprise Analytics with Microsoft Office 365

SocialChorus, a global workforce communications and intelligence platform, announced it is deepening its integrations across Microsoft Office 365, including a new Microsoft Teams offering. Enterprise customers can now centralize publishing in the SocialChorus Studio and allow their diverse group of employees to receive information across Microsoft Outlook, SharePoint and now Teams. The central point of publishing allows targeting and re-targeting across the employee endpoints as well as unified insights and analytics.…

Microsoft to Open New Datacenter Region in Spain and Expand Strategic Partnership With Telefónica to Boost Spain’s Competitiveness

Microsoft will open a datacenter region in Spain to help accelerate digital transformation of public and private entities of all sizes, helping them to innovate, scale and migrate their businesses to the cloud in a secure way. Microsoft will leverage Telefónica infrastructure as part of their global strategic partnership. Under their strategic partnership, the two companies will develop joint go-to-market plans in all countries where Telefónica operates. Additionally, Telefónica will accelerate its use of…

BroadPoint Celebrates Record Earnings in 2019, Positioned as Leading Microsoft Dynamics 365 Partner in Washington DC Metro Area

Credits the increasing popularity of two of Microsoft's hallmark products, Dynamics 365 Business Central ERP and Dynamics 365 CRM, for its success BroadPoint, leading provider of business technology solutions for commercial and federal companies in Washington, D.C., announces 2019 is the best revenue year in its 20-year history. As a Microsoft Gold-certified partner focusing on enterprise resource planning (ERP), customer relationship management (CRM), and Cloud solutions, BroadPoint supports its clients by accelerating…

Aprimo and Templafy Form Strategic Partnership to Deliver Aprimo Connector for Microsoft Office Powered by Templafy

Supported by Templafy, the Aprimo connector empowers employees with direct access, real-time updates and document compliance for digital assets in Microsoft Office applications Templafy, a global leader in enterprise document content and template management technology, has announced that it has entered into a strategic partnership with digital asset management and work management software provider Aprimo to deliver the Aprimo Connector for Microsoft Office powered by Templafy. Marketing Technology News: Spiro Calls…

Microsoft Announces a $1.1 Billion Investment Plan to Drive Digital Transformation in Country Including Its First Cloud Datacenter Region

The investment plan will provide cloud services from local datacenters to contribute to the development of the country, a robust education and skilling program to support employability for hundreds of thousands of youth, projects applying AI to benefit the society, and an Advisory Board with important CEOs as some of the first initiatives over the next five years Microsoft announces continued progress on its plan “Innovate for Mexico», to contribute to the development of the country. The main pillar of the plan is focused…

Atos Furthers Collaboration With Microsoft to Accelerate the Cloud Transformation of SAP’s Largest Customers

Atos, a global leader in digital transformation, announced that it has expanded its collaboration with Microsoft to jointly address the fast-growing SAP HANA market, targeting the most demanding customers, many of whom are running mission-critical SAP workloads. Atos and Microsoft intend to jointly support their respective largest customers and other prospective customers. The partners have built a joint team that will guide developments and go-to-market activities for their respective field organizations, with a common…

Oracle and Microsoft Bring Enterprise Cloud Interoperability to European Customers

Oracle and Microsoft are extending their cloud partnership with a new cloud interconnect location in Amsterdam. This is good news for the many local businesses that rely on software from both companies. The new Amsterdam interconnect will enable these businesses to share data across applications running in Microsoft Azure and Oracle Cloud. The facility in Amsterdam a strategic data center hub for Europe joins interconnected regions already up and running in Toronto; Ashburn, Virginia; and London, and is part of a broader…