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.

 

 

Pasadena Independent School District to deploy Windows 8.1 devices

Pasadena Independent School District to deploy Windows 8.1 devices
By Rebecca Gibson | 30 June 2014

US school district to provide Dell Venue 11 Pro Tablets and Microsoft Office 365 to more than 12,900 teachers and students  

2014 Microsoft Partner of the Year Award winner: Webzavod

2014 Microsoft Partner of the Year Award winner: Webzavod
By Rebecca Gibson | 27 June 2014

Webzavod has been named as Microsoft’s Collaboration and Content Partner of the Year Award Winner. Sergey Polyakov tells OnWindows more

Webzavod has been named as Microsoft’s Collaboration and Content Partner of the Year Award Winner. Sergey Polyakov tells OnWindows more

CRM adoption on the rise in central government

CRM adoption on the rise in central government
By Rebecca Gibson | 25 June 2014

Tim Vernon, Optevia’s managing director, highlights the benefits central government can gain by deploying Microsoft Dynamics CRM

Tim Vernon, Optevia’s managing director, highlights the benefits central government can gain by deploying Microsoft Dynamics CRM     

Motorola launches Windows Embedded Compact 7-based mobile device

Motorola launches Windows Embedded Compact 7-based mobile device
By Rebecca Gibson | 24 June 2014

Motorola's Amanda Honig explains how the MC3200 device is improving inventory management for manufacturers and retailers

Microsoft Devices Group expands smartphone portfolio with Nokia X2

Microsoft Devices Group expands smartphone portfolio with Nokia X2
By Rebecca Gibson | 24 June 2014

The next-generation device offers an enhanced user interface, Microsoft apps and improved hardware  

Cloud platforms are key to progress in educational institutions

Cloud platforms are key to progress in educational institutions
By Rebecca Gibson | 23 June 2014

Lavdim Cena, managing director of UppCast, outlines how cloud platforms can help to transform IT infrastructures and better serve the needs of staff and students

UppCast's Lavdim Cena outlines how cloud platforms can help to transform IT infrastructures and better serve the needs of staff and students  

Mizuho Securities USA implements Xenomorph TimeScape

Mizuho Securities USA implements Xenomorph TimeScape
By Rebecca Gibson | 20 June 2014

Broker deploys data and analytics management system to accelerate processing times, increase flexibility and reduce costs 

Comparex Group continues global expansion into Brazil and Mexico

Comparex Group continues global expansion into Brazil and Mexico
By Rebecca Gibson | 20 June 2014

John Havlick, Comparex Group’s executive vice president of APAC and Americas, explains why the company acquired a majority share of Brazilian 2S' Microsoft-licensing business and Mexican Microsoft solutions provider Perifel

Comparex eplains why it acquired a majority share of 2S' Microsoft-licensing business and Microsoft solutions provider Perifel

Empowering field workers with business-ready tablets

Empowering field workers with business-ready tablets
By Rebecca Gibson | 19 June 2014

Following the recent launch of the Intel Atom-powered MICROS mTablet E-Series, Rebecca Gibson spoke to Michael Taylor, Intel's senior vertical marketing manager, to find out how tablets help to improve productivity in the mobile workforce

Michael Taylor, senior vertical marketing manager at Intel, explains how tablets help to improve productivity in the mobile workforce

County of Los Angeles is to migrate 100,000 employees to Office 365

County of Los Angeles is to migrate 100,000 employees to Office 365
By Rebecca Gibson | 19 June 2014

US county chooses Microsoft cloud platform to reduce costs, improve collaboration and ensure compliance and security

PHT streamlines clinical trials with Windows 8.1 tablets

PHT streamlines clinical trials with Windows 8.1 tablets
By Rebecca Gibson | 18 June 2014

Patient-driven eData systems provider to deploy its SitePad system on Dell Venue 11 Pro tablets 

Cwm Taf University Health Board moves to Windows Server 2012 with Hyper-V

Cwm Taf University Health Board moves to Windows Server 2012 with Hyper-V
By Rebecca Gibson | 18 June 2014

Welsh healthcare provider partners with Dell to improve data management and support initiative to digitise patient records

Preparing today’s students to become tomorrow’s leaders

Preparing today’s students to become tomorrow’s leaders
By Rebecca Gibson | 17 June 2014

Rebecca Gibson spoke to Andrew DeBerry, Worldwide Public Sector Education – Sales Operations and Strategy at Microsoft, to find out more about the company’s Student Advantage programme

Andrew DeBerry explains more about Microsoft’s Student Advantage programme  

The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center chooses Surface Pro 3

The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center chooses Surface Pro 3
By Rebecca Gibson | 13 June 2014

Healthcare provider will deploy 2,000 devices to help clinicians access its Convergence app and patient records easily

2014 Microsoft Partner of the Year Award winner: Breeze

2014 Microsoft Partner of the Year Award winner: Breeze
By Rebecca Gibson | 12 June 2014

Breeze has been recognised as Microsoft’s Application Integration Partner of the Year Award Winner. The company's CEO explains more

Improving education for Thailand’s students and teachers with Office 365

Improving education for Thailand’s students and teachers with Office 365
By Rebecca Gibson | 11 June 2014

Anek Ratpiyapaporn, senior advisor in technology for teaching and learning at the Office of the Basic Education Commission (OBEC), explains to Rebecca Gibson how a new five-year partnership to provide access to Office 365 for Education will benefit eight million students and 400,000 teachers across Thailand

OBEC's Anek Ratpiyapaporn explains how a new five-year partnership to provide Office 365 will benefit students and teachers across Thailand

UK market offers the most potential for international expansion in Europe

UK market offers the most potential for international expansion in Europe
By Rebecca Gibson | 06 June 2014

BT survey indicates that 30% of businesses would expand to UK due to regulation around IT security and data protection

Microsoft extends Azure platform to Brazil South region

Microsoft extends Azure platform to Brazil South region
By Rebecca Gibson | 06 June 2014

Brazilian customers can now benefit from increased network redundancy and lower latency 

Houston Independent School District to extend Office 365 to students

Houston Independent School District to extend Office 365 to students
By Rebecca Gibson | 04 June 2014

Microsoft technology will be used to support students, faculty and the entire Houston community as part of PowerUp Initiative

Globe Software launches beta version of Atlas 6.0 solution

Globe Software launches beta version of Atlas 6.0 solution
By Rebecca Gibson | 03 June 2014

Company releases updated version of its Microsoft integration software to partners and customers 

HP to release three new 2-in-1 devices this summer

HP to release three new 2-in-1 devices this summer
By Rebecca Gibson | 02 June 2014

New range includes the HP ENVY x360, which supports Windows 8.1 touch gestures

Microsoft announces partnership with competitor Salesforce

Microsoft announces partnership with competitor Salesforce
By Rebecca Gibson | 30 May 2014

Deal will see salesforce.com integrate its customer relationship management apps and platform with Microsoft Office and Windows 

Re-Vision is to roll out its Scan-as-you-shop technology to 100 Tesco stores

Re-Vision is to roll out its Scan-as-you-shop technology to 100 Tesco stores
By Rebecca Gibson | 27 May 2014

Food retailer to launch self-scanning service in a large number of UK stores by the end of this year

Dassault Systèmes develops world's first 3D realistic model of human heart

Dassault Systèmes develops world's first 3D realistic model of human heart
By Rebecca Gibson | 27 May 2014

Model to be used in the Living Heart Project to help medical professionals diagnose, treat and prevent heart conditions

Microsoft to provide Office 365 to eight million students in Thailand

Microsoft to provide Office 365 to eight million students in Thailand
By Rebecca Gibson | 21 May 2014

OBEC signs five-year deal to help create a skilled workforce by improving country's education system

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