Author: Lindsay James

Lindsay has worked in publishing and advertising for more than a decade, and wouldn’t want to be anywhere else. She is the editor of The Record and on a daily basis can be found interviewing CEOs, writing features, organising content and meeting tight production schedules.

The tech that’s empowering the teams of tomorrow

The tech that’s empowering the teams of tomorrow
By Lindsay James | 05 July 2017

The Microsoft Office 365 collaboration suite now has over 100 million monthly commercial active users and growing. We discover what makes it so popular, and why businesses from Facebook to AXA are using Microsoft tools to better connect their workforce

Why businesses from Facebook to AXA are using Microsoft tools to better connect their workforce 

Security is made easy at Portuguese payment provider Unicre

Security is made easy at Portuguese payment provider Unicre
By Lindsay James | 14 July 2017

Unicre is benefitting from enhanced security thanks to Barracuda Networks’ Web Application Firewall

Unicre is benefitting from enhanced security thanks to Barracuda Networks’ Web Application Firewall

BMW to integrate Skype for Business in new 5 Series

BMW to integrate Skype for Business in new 5 Series
By Lindsay James | 14 July 2017

BMW announced it will expand its connected car services, making Skype meetings available in car

Enterprise mobility and security isn’t optional

Enterprise mobility and security isn’t optional
By Lindsay James | 13 July 2017

As BYOD takes hold, and more companies are collaborating with multiple shareholders, the need for effective enterprise mobility and security becomes essential. GCI’s Mike Constantine tells us more

GCI’s Mike Constantine says that many enterprises are putting themselves at huge risk

Inspire 2017: Microsoft announces Azure Stack is available to order

Inspire 2017: Microsoft announces Azure Stack is available to order
By Lindsay James | 10 July 2017

Integrated systems are now available to order from partners including Dell, EMC, HPE, and Lenovo

Microsoft Inspire 2017 opens its doors to over 17,000 visitors

Microsoft Inspire 2017 opens its doors to over 17,000 visitors
By Lindsay James | 10 July 2017

Microsoft’s partner event kicked off today in Washington D.C. with a record number of attendees

Why broadcasting is so much better in the cloud

Why broadcasting is so much better in the cloud
By Lindsay James | 07 July 2017

Tony Emerson explains why Microsoft’s Azure cloud is proving to be the platform of choice for leading broadcasters who want to stay ahead now and in the future

Tony Emerson explains why Microsoft’s Azure cloud is the platform of choice for leading broadcasters

Microsoft announces new set of Azure Services in the UK

Microsoft announces new set of Azure Services in the UK
By Lindsay James | 06 July 2017

New services include Azure Container Service, Log Analytics, Logic Apps and Azure Stream Analytics


How Microsoft and KPMG are transforming healthcare

How Microsoft and KPMG are transforming healthcare
By Lindsay James | 05 July 2017

KPMG has created a data analytics platform using the Azure cloud and the Cortana Intelligence Suite

The Summer 2017 issue of The Record is out now

The Summer 2017 issue of The Record is out now
By Lindsay James | 03 July 2017

This issue covers topics including collaboration, AI, smart cities, analytics, the future of retailing and more

GCI makes its fifth acquisition in 18 months

GCI makes its fifth acquisition in 18 months
By Lindsay James | 03 July 2017

The managed technology services provider has acquired IT consultancy firm Blue Chip 

How EBC Brakes is increasing efficiency through hybrid cloud

How EBC Brakes is increasing efficiency through hybrid cloud
By Lindsay James | 30 June 2017

With help from GCI and Bimotech, EBC Brakes is reaping the rewards of moving its data to the Microsoft Azure hybrid cloud

With help from GCI and Bimotech, EBC Brakes is reaping the rewards of Microsoft's Azure cloud

 

Four arrested as police work with Microsoft to crack down on fraudsters

Four arrested as police work with Microsoft to crack down on fraudsters
By Lindsay James | 29 June 2017

The arrests are the result of two years of investigative work by the City of London Police and Microsoft

How insurance provider Aevitae is protecting its business

How insurance provider Aevitae is protecting its business
By Lindsay James | 26 June 2017

The Dutch insurance provider Aevitae has deployed Barracuda firewalls from Data Unit to gain seamless end-to-end data security for Microsoft Azure

The Dutch insurance provider Aevitae has deployed Barracuda firewalls from Data Unit 

Microsoft backs government plans to get more kids coding

Microsoft backs government plans to get more kids coding
By Lindsay James | 26 June 2017

£1.3 million Cracking the Code initiative will help children in Wales prepare for the jobs of the future 

Why the UN has chosen Minecraft to help it develop public spaces

Why the UN has chosen Minecraft to help it develop public spaces
By Lindsay James | 23 June 2017

The Block by Block programme is enabling residents to improve public spaces around the world

The Associated Press trials Microsoft Power BI for data visualisation

The Associated Press trials Microsoft Power BI for data visualisation
By Lindsay James | 19 June 2017

The news cooperative will trial Power BI to expand the way in which it shares data with members

Six things you need to know about Windows 10 S

Six things you need to know about Windows 10 S
By Lindsay James | 16 June 2017

The new Windows 10 S operating system has been streamlined for security and performance

The top technologies for security in 2017

The top technologies for security in 2017
By Lindsay James | 15 June 2017

Gartner has outlined the top security technologies and their implications for enterprises in 2017

Microsoft and TU Delft join to create a quantum computer

Microsoft and TU Delft join to create a quantum computer
By Lindsay James | 12 June 2017

Microsoft and TU Delft are developing topological qubits, which could form a future quantum computer

Microsoft purchases cybersecurity firm Hexadite for US$100 million

Microsoft purchases cybersecurity firm Hexadite for US$100 million
By Lindsay James | 09 June 2017

The acquisition comes following Microsoft’s bid to invest more than US$1 billion in cybersecurity R&D

Meet the innovations that are shaping the supermarket of the future

Meet the innovations that are shaping the supermarket of the future
By Lindsay James | 08 June 2017

The future supermarket will be centred around providing innovative new experiences for customers

What to expect from the next generation of Skype

What to expect from the next generation of Skype
By Lindsay James | 02 June 2017

Skype has unveiled a completely rebuilt service, with new features to help people chat, call and share

Global CIO for Domino’s praises Microsoft Azure

Global CIO for Domino’s praises Microsoft Azure
By Lindsay James | 01 June 2017

Wayne McMahon commends Microsoft Azure for being scalable, robust, secure and globally available

Robots will soon learn from each other, Oxford researchers say

Robots will soon learn from each other, Oxford researchers say
By Lindsay James | 31 May 2017

AI could enable drones to find and rescue people in remote areas with limited network connectivity

Kempinski Hotels reaps the rewards of Microsoft Dynamics NAV

Kempinski Hotels reaps the rewards of Microsoft Dynamics NAV
By Lindsay James | 26 May 2017

The international hotel chain has improved inventory management and reduced operational costs

Surface Studio to be released in the UK next month

Surface Studio to be released in the UK next month
By Lindsay James | 26 May 2017

Architects can sketch ideas with the Surface Pen and then put them into production using 3D modelling

How Auckland Transport is embracing digital transformation

How Auckland Transport is embracing digital transformation
By Lindsay James | 25 May 2017

Auckland Transport is using the cloud to help people navigate the city by car, bike, bus, ferry and train


IFRS 17: what does it mean for the insurance industry?

IFRS 17: what does it mean for the insurance industry?
By Lindsay James | 22 May 2017

Willis Towers Watson warns that the new global standard will be a major challenge for insurers

The rise of cybercrime: how to avoid tech support scams

The rise of cybercrime: how to avoid tech support scams
By Lindsay James | 19 May 2017

Courtney Gregoire explains how Microsoft's Digital Crimes Unit is combatting tech support fraud

Amdocs turns to Microsoft to help service providers unlock new revenue

Amdocs turns to Microsoft to help service providers unlock new revenue
By Lindsay James | 18 May 2017

The new Amdocs Cloud-Fusion solution leverages Microsoft’s Azure cloud infrastructure 

Microsoft reports huge demand for Surface Hub in the UK

Microsoft reports huge demand for Surface Hub in the UK
By Lindsay James | 17 May 2017

As a result, fifteen more firms have joined the Microsoft Surface Hub partner programme