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Microsoft’s New Acquisition Boosts AI ML-Based Java Ecosystem

Microsoft has acquired Java and OpenJDK service provider, jClarity. This is the second Microsoft Azure-centric acquisition for Microsoft. In January, the Company had acquired Citus Data to reaffirm their “commitment to Open Source and accelerating Azure PostgreSQL performance and scale.” Founded in 2012, jClarity builds machine learning-based Software Performance Analytics and Tuning solutions for Java-centric Cloud and Desktop environments. Currently, jClarity provides commercial support for AdoptOpenJDK binaries,…

Jio and Microsoft Announce Alliance to Accelerate Digital Transformation in India

Reliance Jio Infocomm Limited (Jio), a subsidiary of Reliance Industries Limited, and Microsoft Corp. are embarking on a unique, comprehensive, long-term strategic relationship aimed at accelerating the digital transformation of the Indian economy and society. This 10-year commitment combines the world-class capabilities of both companies to offer a detailed set of solutions comprising connectivity, computing, storage solutions, and other technology services and applications essential for Indian businesses and will span the…

Avaya and Tenfold Create Improved Customer Conversations, Enabling Integrated AI Solutions that Amplify Salesforce, ServiceNow, Microsoft…

Integrated Contact Center solution will help maximize performance, profit and productivity for sales and service organizations globally, while improving customer experiences Avaya Holdings Corp., a global leader in solutions to enhance and simplify communications and collaboration, and Tenfold, the world’s leading provider of next generation CTI solutions, announce a strategic partnership to enable joint clients to improve their customer experience, increase productivity of their sales and service teams and operationalize…

Interana Fast-Tracks Enterprise Behavioral Analytics, Powered by Microsoft Azure

Organizations can now easily get insights from user behaviors in real-time to give their customers exceptional and engaging experiences Interana, maker of advanced solutions for behavioral product analytics in the GDPR era, announced it is using Microsoft Azure to power its behavioral analytics solution. Interana, combined with Azure, will enable enterprises to get answers and insights from user behaviors in real-time while being supported by the security and stability of Azure. Interana’s full-stack, purpose-built…

Synchronoss Partners with Microsoft to Deliver Infrastructure for Smart Buildings

Synchronoss joins Microsoft IoT Accelerator Program and leverages Microsoft Azure to deliver Smart Buildings proof of concept to global technology services provider Rackspace Synchronoss Technologies, Inc., a global leader and innovator of cloud, messaging, digital and IoT products, announced that it is partnering with Microsoft to deliver an industry-leading Smart Buildings solution. By leveraging Microsoft Azure and joining Microsoft’s Azure IoT solutions accelerator program, Synchronoss will develop and offer a…

Microsoft, GLOBALFOUNDRIES Join Si2 OpenAccess Coalition

Growing Membership Shows Ongoing Vertical Integration in IC Design Microsoft Corporation and GLOBALFOUNDRIES have joined Silicon Integration Initiative’s OpenAccess Coalition, a diverse group of international semiconductor companies that support the OpenAccess design database application programming interface. “These end-users are often most interested in the OpenAccess scripting-language interface, which gives engineers direct access into their OA-based design through, for example, the Python programming language”…

Alithya Achieves the 2019/2020 Inner Circle for Microsoft Business Applications

Alithya Is Honored by Microsoft for Achieving Outstanding Sales and Innovation Alithya Group ("Alithya") – and its Fullscope division, a leading provider of Microsoft Dynamics 365 (formerly Dynamics AX and CRM) – has achieved the prestigious 2019/2020 Inner Circle for Microsoft Business Applications. Membership in this elite group is based on sales achievements that rank Alithya in the top echelon of the Microsoft's Business Applications global network of partners. Inner Circle members have performed to a high standard of…

Avaya and Tenfold Create Improved Customer Conversations, Enabling Integrated AI Solutions that Amplify Salesforce, ServiceNow, Microsoft…

Integrated Contact Center Solution Will Help Maximize Performance, Profit and Productivity for Sales and Service Organizations Globally, While Improving Customer Experiences Avaya Holdings Corp., a global leader in solutions to enhance and simplify communications and collaboration, and Tenfold, the world’s leading provider of next generation CTI solutions, announce a strategic partnership to enable joint clients to improve their customer experience, increase productivity of their sales and service teams and operationalize…

Avtex Achieves the 2019/2020 Inner Circle for Microsoft Business Applications

Avtex is honored by Microsoft for achieving outstanding sales achievement and innovation Avtex, a customer experience (CX) consulting and technology company, has achieved the prestigious 2018/2019 Inner Circle for Microsoft Business Applications. This is the fourth consecutive year that Avtex has achieved this status. Membership in this elite group is based on sales achievements that rank Avtex in the top echelon of the Microsoft’s Business Applications global network of partners. Inner Circle members have performed to a…

Ag-Analytics to Release Several Machine Learning Driven Environmental APIs on Azure, Supported by Microsoft’s AI for Earth Program

Ag-Analytics and Microsoft AI for Earth Announce Strategic Partnership Ag-Analytics, through a new strategic partnership with Microsoft's AI for Earth program, announced the launch of several new APIs and data feeds for public use, including mirroring over 100 TB of Harmonized Landsat Sentinel-2 (HLS) data on Azure. By enabling optimized, efficient, flexible cloud data access for machine learning and AI applications, academics and developers alike will now be able to easily access production-ready HLS and other data for…

Crowe Named to Microsoft Dynamics Inner Circle

Firm listed as top 1% of Business Application partners Crowe LLP was recently recognized as an FY20 Microsoft Business Applications Inner Circle partner. This list represents the top 1% of all organizations in the Microsoft Business Applications group. Crowe is a public accounting, consulting and technology firm with offices around the world. Marketing Technology News: Airbnb Introduces New Search Capabilities for Business Trips "This recognition by Microsoft is a validation of the deep industry specialization Crowe…

Glassbox Announces Strategic Partnership with Microsoft

Glassbox, the leading enterprise Digital Customer Experience solution, announced a new strategic partnership with Microsoft. Glassbox will actively work with Microsoft and its sales and marketing teams to sell its customer management solution to Microsoft’s extensive customer base, as well as its wide network of partners globally. By combining Azure cloud services and Glassbox Customer Experience solution, enterprises will be able to easily use Azure advanced Machine Learning technology to enrich Glassbox powerful…

Litmus Adds Cloud Storage Integration with Dropbox, Google Drive, and Microsoft OneDrive

Award-Winning Email Platform Now Imports HTML Email Design Files from Leading Cloud-Storage Solutions, Saving Time and Eliminating Errors for Email Marketers Litmus, a leader in email marketing and analytics, announced several new updates to its email platform, including the ability to import email design files from leading cloud storage solutions, expanded privacy protections, and enhancements to custom email tracking. The company also announced that its platform was recently named Spring Leader 2019 by G2 Crowd in the…

Nimble Now Selling Its Simple CRM for Office 365 Globally Through Microsoft’s New Commercial Marketplace

Microsoft’s Newly Launched Commercial Marketplace Enables Nimble to Scale Globally by Selling Directly and Indirectly Through Microsoft to its Billions of Customers Nimble, the Simple, Smart CRM for Office 365 — announced that its team relationship manager is now available to Microsoft’s billions of customers and hundreds of thousands of resellers through Microsoft’s new Commercial Marketplace. Microsoft’s Commercial Marketplace makes it easier for customers to discover, try, and buy cloud-based software and services from…

Five9 to Provide Extraordinary Customer Experiences Using Microsoft Teams

Five9, Inc., a leading provider of the intelligent cloud contact center, announces that Microsoft has selected Five9 as a strategic contact center partner to deeply integrate the Five9 Intelligent Cloud Contact Center platform with Microsoft Teams. @Five9 to Provide Extraordinary Customer Experiences using @Microsoft Teams “We are very pleased to partner closely with Microsoft Teams to deliver a superior end-to-end solution to our customers,” said Dan Burkland, Five9 President. “With the addition of Teams, we can now…

Blue Prism Collaborates with Microsoft to Deliver Free Cloud Trial on Azure

New Quick-to-Deploy and Fully Functional Enterprise Software License Now Available on Azure Marketplace Blue Prism, a global leader in Robotic Process Automation (RPA), announced a free enterprise trial of its connected-RPA platform on Microsoft's Azure Marketplace. The trial is designed to be a quick-start deployment to introduce new users to the benefits of a Digital Workforce on Azure with easy access to a fully functional, short-term version of Blue Prism connected-RPA. New users will now be able to access Blue…

NICE Announces Engagement with Microsoft Across Multiple Platforms

NICE Trading Recording, NICE inContact CXone and NICE Multi Channel Recording will be seamlessly integrated with Microsoft Teams NICE announced it is expanding its collaboration with Microsoft, and will develop new integrations for Microsoft Teams. With soon to be added NICE Trading Recording, NICE inContact CXone and NICE Multi Channel Recording integrations, organizations will be able to effortlessly collaborate with the contact center, to record, monitor and provide security to the Teams environment. This builds…

BlueJeans Gateway for Microsoft Teams: Promotion for Free Cloud Interop Licenses

The Modern Workplace Choice to Connect Existing Conference Rooms to Microsoft Teams Meetings Blue Jeans Network, Inc. announced a new promotion for IT and business leaders to enjoy free cloud video interop for Microsoft Teams with its BlueJeans Gateway. BlueJeans Gateway, a Microsoft-certified cloud video solution, is the easiest way to bring the power of Teams meetings into your conference rooms and huddle spaces. BlueJeans’ pure SaaS solution interoperates with thousands of room system configurations, including Cisco,…

Datadog Announces Support for Microsoft Azure Deployment Manager

Datadog, the monitoring and analytics platform for modern cloud environments, announced its support of Microsoft Azure Deployment Manager (ADM) as a Launch Partner. This new integration will allow Azure users to limit or prevent impacts from bad updates by automatically halting deployments in Azure if an unhealthy state is detected in Datadog. Marketing Technology News: Neustar and Freckle Partner to Provide Marketers with Actionable Privacy-Compliant, First Party Consumer Data By monitoring health for each stage of a…

Microsoft Announces Investments to Broaden Opportunities for Partners

Ahead of Microsoft Inspire, Company Shares How It Is Tuning Partner Investments for the Cloud Era, Including Updates to Teams, Dynamics 365, Azure Microsoft Corp. announced new investments in technologies and programs designed to support its partner ecosystem. The investments are aimed at helping optimize Microsoft's partner engagement for the cloud era. "Customers and partners alike continue to move to the cloud and accelerate their digital transformation, leading us to new and different levels of partnership," said…