Technology Record - Issue 23: Winter 21/22

37 extend the Microsoft industry cloud value with rich features and capabilities for mutual customers,” says Clark. “They can scale their go-to-­ market by aligning to Microsoft marketing and sales motions. Any new solutions can take advantage of whitespace opportunities, extend core cloud capabilities, or deliver complete healthcare business processes. Partners will be able to unlock new revenue and service opportunities.” In addition to these cloud platforms, Microsoft also released Windows 11 in October 2021. Developed to help users be more productive and creative, the new operating system has significant enterprise potential, particularly from a security perspective. “Windows 11 is a major milestone for Microsoft,” says Clark. “What customers have in Windows 11 is a deeper, more secure integration that is built on the consistent, compatible and familiar Windows 10 foundation, making it easy for IT teams to manage. “Security is at an inflection point as cyberattacks become more sophisticated and those attack surfaces increase. When you look at the number of attacks that are coming in and originate from edge-to-edge devices and through