Author: Rebecca Gibson

Rebecca Gibson is a senior writer for technologyrecord.com and The Record magazine, where she reports on the latest news and updates from Microsoft and its partner network.

 

 

Microsoft and SAP extend long-term global partnership

Microsoft and SAP extend long-term global partnership
By Rebecca Gibson | 20 May 2014

New deal will improve cloud and data interoperability and deliver new mobile and productivity solutions

Cloud adoption rate low for small businesses, says Microsoft study

Cloud adoption rate low for small businesses, says Microsoft study
By Rebecca Gibson | 16 May 2014

A study commissioned by Microsoft indicated that only 30% of small businesses use cloud platforms

Cottage Delight expands Microsoft Dynamics AX solution from K3

Cottage Delight expands Microsoft Dynamics AX solution from K3
By Rebecca Gibson | 15 May 2014

K3 Business Solutions helps speciality food manufacturer expand business and inventory management capabilities 

Dell reinforces its commitment to Microsoft environment

Dell reinforces its commitment to Microsoft environment
By Rebecca Gibson | 14 May 2014

Dell showcases new virtualisation, systems management, and cloud computing solutions at TechEd North America

Microsoft reveals new security and privacy capabilities for Office 365

Microsoft reveals new security and privacy capabilities for Office 365
By Rebecca Gibson | 13 May 2014

New encryption and mobile device management features unveiled at TechEd North America 

Xenomorph launches TimeScape MarketPlace on Microsoft Azure

Xenomorph launches TimeScape MarketPlace on Microsoft Azure
By Rebecca Gibson | 13 May 2014

New solution enables users to access financial markets data and analytics through the cloud

K3 Retail Conference to focus on improving customer experience

K3 Retail Conference to focus on improving customer experience
By Rebecca Gibson | 12 May 2014

Microsoft's Dave Coplin to keynote at conference, which will take place in Reading, UK, on 12 June 

Savision to release Unity as part of its Live Maps solution in May

Savision to release Unity as part of its Live Maps solution in May
By Rebecca Gibson | 07 May 2014

New solution designed to transform Microsoft System Center into a business service health monitoring tool

San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department chooses Office 365

San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department chooses Office 365
By Rebecca Gibson | 07 May 2014

Unified platform meets the FBI's privacy and security requirements and streamlines communications

Empowering employees to improve guest services

Empowering employees to improve guest services
By Rebecca Gibson | 06 May 2014

Hotels are enabling employees to complete tasks efficiently, while providing an enhanced guest experience. Rebecca Gibson reports

Hotels are engaging and empowering employees to complete tasks efficiently, while providing an enhanced guest experience. Rebecca Gibson reports

CDI College chooses Surface 2 for students and faculty members

CDI College chooses Surface 2 for students and faculty members
By Rebecca Gibson | 01 May 2014

Canadian career training institution aims to provide more than 5,800 devices to students by summer 2014

Coca-Cola Amatil boosts beverage sales with interactive vending machines

Coca-Cola Amatil boosts beverage sales with interactive vending machines
By Rebecca Gibson | 01 May 2014

Company deploys Kinect for Windows and Windows Embedded solution, which was developed by TKM9 

Acer to launch new Windows 8 devices in May 2014

Acer to launch new Windows 8 devices in May 2014
By Rebecca Gibson | 30 April 2014

Microsoft hardware partner to release a range of 2-in-1 laptops and All-in-One PCs 

Dassault Systèmes 3DEXPERIENCE technology used for Heathrow sculpture

Dassault Systèmes 3DEXPERIENCE technology used for Heathrow sculpture
By Rebecca Gibson | 29 April 2014

British sculptor Richard Wilson leveraged 3D simulation software to design Slipstream sculpture

Microsoft and its hardware partners to provide low-cost devices to US schools

Microsoft and its hardware partners to provide low-cost devices to US schools
By Rebecca Gibson | 29 April 2014

Range of low-cost devices and other Microsoft educational offers will  help K-12 schools  to become data-driven

Starting small to reap big rewards with the internet of things

Starting small to reap big rewards with the internet of things
By Rebecca Gibson | 28 April 2014

Rebecca Gibson speaks to Steve Dunbar, intelligent systems lead, EMEA, about how Microsoft aims to help retailers through its Internet of Your Things strategy

Steve Dunbar, intelligent systems lead, EMEA, discusses how Microsoft aims to help retailers through its Internet of Your Things strategy

Nokia Devices and Services becomes part of Microsoft

Nokia Devices and Services becomes part of Microsoft
By Rebecca Gibson | 25 April 2014

Two companies join together after finalising acquisition deal on 25 April 

Finnish bus operator saves money with Power BI for Office 365

Finnish bus operator saves money with Power BI for Office 365
By Rebecca Gibson | 24 April 2014

Helsinki Bus Transportation uses analytics to improve fuel economy and driver performance

Microsoft to finalise Nokia Devices and services acquisition

Microsoft to finalise Nokia Devices and services acquisition
By Rebecca Gibson | 22 April 2014

Companies make final adjustments to US$7.2 million deal before it closes on Friday 25 April 

Microsoft and São Paulo partner to release crime-monitoring system

Microsoft and São Paulo partner to release crime-monitoring system
By Rebecca Gibson | 17 April 2014

Brazilian state to deploy Detecta to improve police services and crime rates 

Microsoft releases preview of Azure Intelligent Systems Service

Microsoft releases preview of Azure Intelligent Systems Service
By Rebecca Gibson | 16 April 2014

Company also launches SQL Server 2014 and Analytics Platform System at event in San Francisco 

Gartner identifies the top ten strategic technology trends for smart governments

Gartner identifies the top ten strategic technology trends for smart governments
By Rebecca Gibson | 15 April 2014

Social, mobile, big data and cloud will drive innovation in the public sector this year 

Improving student inclusion with Windows 8 tablets

Improving student inclusion with Windows 8 tablets
By Rebecca Gibson | 14 April 2014

Dell’s UK education sales director Ken Harley spoke to Touch at Bett to explain how a focus on improving student inclusion will drive 1:1 device ratios in classrooms

Dell’s  Ken Harley spoke to Touch at Bett to explain how a focus on improving student inclusion will drive 1:1 device ratios in classrooms

European Union approves Microsoft cloud services platform

European Union approves Microsoft cloud services platform
By Rebecca Gibson | 11 April 2014

Enterprises can move data freely though Microsoft cloud from Europe to the rest of the world

Brit Group goes live on Sequel Eclipse Underwriting software

Brit Group goes live on Sequel Eclipse Underwriting software
By Rebecca Gibson | 04 April 2014

Sequel solution has enabled the company to update its insurance and reinsurance processes

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