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Snowflake Achieves FedRAMP Moderate Authorization for Snowflake on AWS and Microsoft Azure Government

Federal agencies can now leverage instant, secure, and governed access to their network of data on the Snowflake Cloud Data Platform Snowflake, the cloud data platform, announced it has achieved Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP) Moderate Authorization to Operate (ATO) on both Amazon Web Services (AWS) US East cloud and Microsoft Azure Government cloud. FedRAMP ensures that companies providing cloud services to the U.S. federal government have implemented a robust cybersecurity and data protection…

Microsoft Redefines the “Connected Store” Experience with New AI Product & Acquisition

The last time I went out to shop (this was in the pre-COVID-19 lockdown days), I couldn’t find my favorite peanut butter brand. The closest I got to finding one actually left me disappointed-- Because, the package had expired, and the label was missing! I wasted 30 minutes doing the drill. Has this happened to you as well? Must have… It's an ordeal everyone has to go through... Products and shops may differ-- experiences wouldn't. Microsoft understood the pain and took the opportunity to release a new-gen…

Guru App for Microsoft Teams: Keeping You Connected, Engaged, and Aligned

Guru, the collaborative knowledge management solution where answers find you, announced its new Guru App for Microsoft Teams. With the Guru app, Teams users can search and share knowledge directly in the Teams interface, staying aligned and engaged. "One of our founding product principles at Guru is 'live where you work.' As more and more of our customers look to Microsoft to solve their messaging needs, we wanted to enable our users with the ability to surface contextual knowledge within Microsoft Teams," said Diane…

Lifesize Enhances Connectivity with Microsoft Teams and Other Video Collaboration Platforms

New capabilities will further streamline video conference experiences between Lifesize meeting room systems and third-party video conferencing services Lifesize, a global innovator of immersive enterprise communication solutions, announced expanded connectivity with Microsoft Teams video meetings and other third-party video conferencing services for its 4K family of Lifesize Icon meeting room systems. The enhanced support will allow customers to more easily and flexibly switch between a variety of cloud video conferencing…

Commvault Enters Into A Strategic Agreement With Microsoft To Deliver SaaS And Cloud Technology

Commvault, a recognized global enterprise software leader in the management of data across cloud and on-premises environments, announced that it has entered into a multi-year agreement with Microsoft that tightly integrates go-to-market, engineering, and sales of Commvault’s Metallic Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) data protection portfolio with Microsoft Azure – delivering ultimate scale and trusted security with simple SaaS management. Commvault and Microsoft are bringing together two technologies – Azure and Metallic SaaS…

Microsoft Switzerland Joins Plug and Play’s Startup Creasphere Program

Microsoft Switzerland announced its new partnership with Startup Creasphere, an open innovation platform powered by Plug and Play, the largest global technology platform and early stage investor from Silicon Valley with investment success stories such as Paypal, Dropbox and Logitech. Being a new member of Plug and Play and the Startup Creasphere ecosystem is a unique opportunity for Microsoft to explore new ideas, mentor, learn and grow together with innovative startups and other partners. "We are very excited to join…

IDology’s ExpectID Identity Verification and Anti-Fraud Solution Now Available to Microsoft Azure

Multi-layered global identity verification deters fraud and delivers a seamless end-user experience IDology, a GBG company, announced a partnership with Microsoft to integrate its innovative ExpectID identity verification and anti-fraud solution with the Microsoft Azure Active Directory (Azure AD) External Identities. ExpectID is now available to Azure Active Directory customers for easy, plug-and-play access to multi-layered global identity verification as a service that elevates trust, facilitates onboarding, increases…

Liquid Web Acquires ServerSide, Leading Microsoft Windows CMS Hosting Provider

Liquid Web, LLC, the market leader in managed hosting and managed application services to SMBs and entrepreneurs, is excited to announce the acquisition of ServerSide adding proven experience in hosting the leading Microsoft Windows Content Management solutions to Liquid Web's portfolio. The acquisition of ServerSide bolsters Liquid Web's VMware cloud hosting capabilities for small to medium businesses launched in 2019. It also accelerates the company's entrance into the Progress Sitefinity, Kentico, and Sitecore hosting…

RingCentral Announces RingCentral Cloud PBX for Microsoft Teams with Direct Routing Integration

Broadens Microsoft Teams integrations to empower users to be more productive RingCentral, Inc., a leading provider of global enterprise cloud communications, collaboration, and contact center solutions, today announced RingCentral Cloud PBX™ for Microsoft Teams enabling Direct Routing integration. With RingCentral Cloud PBX for Microsoft Teams users will have access to more robust cloud PBX capabilities without ever having to leave the Teams interface on mobile, web, and desktop. RingCentral also provides broader…

Tiger Analytics Announces New Analytics and AI Solutions Built on Microsoft Cloud Services

Tiger Analytics will leverage Microsoft products and services for building solutions for clients in APAC Tiger Analytics, a leading provider of AI & advanced analytics consulting services has come on board as a Microsoft partner. As part of this relationship, Tiger will leverage Microsoft’s products and services to build AI & advanced analytics solutions for businesses in the APAC region. As businesses globally are aiming to deliver a differentiated customer experience, they are realizing that data is the fuel…

Microsoft Store Announces New Approach to Retail

Microsoft to continue to support customers online, with retail team members working remotely and at Microsoft corporate locations Microsoft Corp. announced a strategic change in its retail operations, including closing Microsoft Store physical locations. The company's retail team members will continue to serve customers from Microsoft corporate facilities and remotely providing sales, training, and support. Microsoft will continue to invest in its digital storefronts on Microsoft.com, and stores in Xbox and Windows,…

KPMG LLP Collaborates With Microsoft To Help Businesses Reopen

KPMG's dynamic risk-based framework and Microsoft Power Platform help organizations implement a data-driven approach to bring employees safely back to workplaces KPMG LLP (KPMG) is collaborating with Microsoft, as part of a flexible enterprise-wide program, to prepare organizations for carefully phasing employees back into the workplace and advancing operations with decision support, integrated technology and risk frameworks for the new reality. Using Microsoft Power Platform tools such as Power Apps, Teams and Azure,…

Trifacta Now Available for Direct Purchase and Activation in the Microsoft Azure Marketplace

Microsoft Azure customers worldwide now gain access to Trifacta to more efficiently prepare data and automate analytic processes leveraging the scale and agility of Microsoft Azure Trifacta, a global leader in data preparation, announced the availability of Trifacta in the Microsoft Azure Marketplace, an online store providing applications and services for use on Azure. Customers can now utilize the company’s industry-leading data preparation platform while taking advantage of the productive and trusted Azure cloud…

Genesys Taps Google and Microsoft Veteran Joyce Kim as New CMO

The leading cloud customer experience provider - Genesys has added a new business unit dedicated to workforce engagement management with Merijn te Booij as head. Former Google and Microsoft marketing executive Joyce Kim is also joining the unit as the new Chief Marketing Officer (CMO). Joyce Kim succeeds Merijn te Booij, who now serves as general manager (GM) for the company’s new business unit, Employee Engagement Solutions. As CMO, Joyce would head worldwide marketing for Genesys, reporting to Chief Executive…

3CLogic Announces Cloud Contact Center Integration for Microsoft Teams

Offering extends market-leading collaboration tool with global enterprise cloud call center platform for complete enterprise communication solution  3CLogic, a leading provider of cloud contact center solutions, today announced its latest integration with Microsoft Teams. The combined offering will streamline communication between back-office resources and front-line call center agents to enhance the overall customer experience. “We are excited to extend this new integration to our current and future enterprise…

Kin + Carta Obtains Microsoft Gold Cloud Platform Competency

Kin + Carta announced this week that it has achieved the Microsoft Gold Cloud Competency Status. The global recognition certifies the firm as an official Microsoft Gold Certified Partner, the highest level of the Microsoft Partner Program, and demonstrates Kin + Carta's technical ability to meet the evolving needs of customers in a rapidly-changing digital world. Achieving Gold Status comes less than a year after establishing an official partnership with Microsoft. The rapid acceleration of status and recognition from the…

FollowAnalytics Inks Strategic Deal With Microsoft

In order to accelerate its mobile app building service, FollowAnalytics has joined the Microsoft ISV Connect program and signed a Business Applications agreement with Microsoft. FollowAnalytics, a San Francisco-based mobile app builder with analytics and engagement features, has posted record growth in the past two months as the company rides the wave of a 336% increase in mobile app development in the U.S. 2020 is expected to be the company's most profitable year since it was founded in 201 The COVID-19…

Powerhouse Trio of Women from Alteryx, Microsoft, and MongoDB Round Out Recent Additions to Sisense Leadership Team

Sisense, the world’s leading analytics platform for builders, announced it has appointed Ashley Kramer (formerly of Alteryx) as Chief Product and Marketing Officer. Ashley, along with Shelly Landsmann (formerly of Microsoft), Vice President of International Sales and Global Alliances, and Sarah Ward (formerly of MongoDB), General Counsel, are all industry heavyweights in their respective fields and the newest members of Sisense’s leadership team. With the addition of Ashley, the Sisense core executive operating team now…

GoDaddy’s #OpenWeStand Coalition Grows with Adobe, Cisco, LinkedIn, Mastercard, Microsoft and Uber Supporting Small Businesses During…

Over 70 companies have joined in support of #OpenWeStand and pledged action to make a difference together through uniquely owned programming and resources GoDaddy Inc., the company that empowers everyday entrepreneurs, announced more companies -- including Adobe, Cisco, LinkedIn, Mastercard, Microsoft and Uber, have joined the growing #OpenWeStand movement. #OpenWeStand stands to support small business owners navigate the challenging times presented by Covid-19 with special offers on services and tools, expert advice, and…

Zixi Announces Deployment Of Services On Microsoft Azure

 Zixi, an industry leader for enabling dependable, live broadcast-quality video over any-IP, and award winning architect of the Software-Defined Video Platform (SDVP), today announced that they have successfully ported their solutions to Microsoft Azure enabling media and entertainment companies as well as enterprises to securely and reliably distribute video content over IP using Azure. Zixi has developed the ability to deploy Zixi Broadcasters on Azure using ZEN Master, a dynamic control plane that enables users to…