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 

It's time to get a grip on file management

It's time to get a grip on file management
By Lindsay James | 18 August 2017

As the volume of data being created by businesses explodes, file management is taking a renewed importance for companies of all shapes and sizes. Jimmy Tam from Peer Software tells us more

Jimmy Tam from Peer Software tells us about the renewed importance of file management

Microsoft unveils Azure Event Grid service

Microsoft unveils Azure Event Grid service
By Lindsay James | 17 August 2017

The service aims to make event-based and serverless applications easier to build on Azure

Global spending on data security to reach US$86.4 billion this year

Global spending on data security to reach US$86.4 billion this year
By Lindsay James | 16 August 2017

Gartner says the business impact of security incidents is one reason for the market growth

Microsoft unveils new blockchain service called the Coco Framework

Microsoft unveils new blockchain service called the Coco Framework
By Lindsay James | 11 August 2017

The superfast and secure blockchain service will be used by JP Morgan Chase among others

DriveWorks launches programme to help students design for manufacture

DriveWorks launches programme to help students design for manufacture
By Lindsay James | 09 August 2017

The programme aims to help engineering students gain advantage by learning beyond their degree 

Microsoft commits to easing the UK’s social care problem

Microsoft commits to easing the UK’s social care problem
By Lindsay James | 09 August 2017

Microsoft says technologies including wearable devices and Skype could help 

Pexip’s Infinity Fusion software gets Microsoft seal of approval

Pexip’s Infinity Fusion software gets Microsoft seal of approval
By Lindsay James | 08 August 2017

Pexip’s software allows Skype for Business meetings and calls to be joined by non-Skype users

Microsoft announces Eye Control for Windows 10

Microsoft announces Eye Control for Windows 10
By Lindsay James | 04 August 2017

The Eye Control feature will make Windows 10 more accessible to people with disabilities

The BBC and Microsoft trial voice-controlled iPlayer

The BBC and Microsoft trial voice-controlled iPlayer
By Lindsay James | 03 August 2017

The experimental version of iPlayer lets viewers talk to their television and find their favourite programmes

Microsoft and University of Sydney team up on quantum computing

Microsoft and University of Sydney team up on quantum computing
By Lindsay James | 03 August 2017

The Australian lab forms part of Microsoft’s ramped-up quantum computing bid

Microsoft unleashes massive computing power in UK data centres

Microsoft unleashes massive computing power in UK data centres
By Lindsay James | 02 August 2017

New Microsoft Azure services make it easier to work with huge amounts of information

How Costa Coffee is reaping the rewards of archiving and compression

How Costa Coffee is reaping the rewards of archiving and compression
By Lindsay James | 31 July 2017

Having grown tremendously over the last decade, UK coffee brand Costa Coffee has to deal with a massive amount of data. With help from SQL Perform it is streamlining its systems and improving efficiency

Costa Coffee has turned to SQL Perform to streamline its systems and improve efficiency

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 makes its Azure Stack available to order

Inspire 2017: Microsoft makes its Azure Stack 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