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 acquires innovative e-mail app provider Acompli

Microsoft acquires innovative e-mail app provider Acompli
By Rebecca Gibson | 02 December 2014

The acquisition aims to expedite Microsoft's efforts to bring the Office suite to mobile devices and increase users' productivity

Microsoft makes Azure HDInsight generally available in China

Microsoft makes Azure HDInsight generally available in China
By Rebecca Gibson | 27 November 2014

Released as a preview earlier this year, the service can now be used by local and multi-national companies

Newham Borough Council streamlines services with Microsoft Dynamics CRM

Newham Borough Council streamlines services with Microsoft Dynamics CRM
By Rebecca Gibson | 27 November 2014

London council develops two apps to help citizens report non-emergency problems

PSA Peugeot Citroën implements DELMIA from Dassault Systèmes

PSA Peugeot Citroën implements DELMIA from Dassault Systèmes
By Rebecca Gibson | 25 November 2014

Car manufacturer aims to simplify robotics planning process and reduce manufacturing mistakes

Floatel deploys Kongsberg Maritime’s K-IMS communications platform

Floatel deploys Kongsberg Maritime’s K-IMS communications platform
By Rebecca Gibson | 25 November 2014

Kongsberg’s system was implemented with Attunity and Microsoft to improve onshore teams' insight into maintenance on offshore platforms

Microsoft to extend public cloud services in its Japan-based data centres

Microsoft to extend public cloud services in its Japan-based data centres
By Rebecca Gibson | 17 November 2014

Local data centres will now host Microsoft Office 365 and Dynamics CRM Online in addition to Azure

AllJoyn to be implemented in Windows 10 operating system

 AllJoyn to be implemented in Windows 10 operating system
By Rebecca Gibson | 14 November 2014

Open source software framework will enable interoperability between connected devices, regardless of the underlying proprietary technology

Microsoft acquires security solutions developer Aorato

Microsoft acquires security solutions developer Aorato
By Rebecca Gibson | 14 November 2014

Microsoft aims to provide customers with increased visibility into their identity infrastructure and better protection against cyber threats

Microsoft updates its .NET stack and Visual Studio platform

Microsoft updates its .NET stack and Visual Studio platform
By Rebecca Gibson | 13 November 2014

Series of updates announced at Microsoft's Connect () event on 12 November

Rackspace supports Microsoft cloud platform in all of its US data centres

Rackspace supports Microsoft cloud platform in all of its US data centres
By Rebecca Gibson | 12 November 2014

Longstanding Microsoft partner has also become a member of the Microsoft Cloud OS Network

Avanade's Digital Workplace: boosting employee engagement

Avanade's Digital Workplace: boosting employee engagement
By Rebecca Gibson | 11 November 2014

Rebecca Gibson explores how Avanade's Digital Workplace approach will help retailers to empower employees with the knowledge they need to enhance the customer experience and become more invested in their role

Avanade explains how retailers can empower employees by giving them intuitive tools

Microsoft pilots revolutionary new Cities Unlocked headset

Microsoft pilots revolutionary new Cities Unlocked headset
By Rebecca Gibson | 10 November 2014

Technology aims to empower people with sight loss become more independent by providing contextual information as they move 

Dell updates Venue 11 Pro 7000 Series business tablet

Dell updates Venue 11 Pro 7000 Series business tablet
By Rebecca Gibson | 06 November 2014

Devices feature extended battery life and thin travel keyboard to improve productivity of mobile workers

Microsoft and Dropbox partner to enhance Office file sharing

Microsoft and Dropbox partner to enhance Office file sharing
By Rebecca Gibson | 05 November 2014

Users will be able to leverage Office apps to edit, sync and share files directly from Dropbox

Microsoft makes it easier for US government entities to buy Surface Pro

Microsoft makes it easier for US government entities to buy Surface Pro
By Rebecca Gibson | 04 November 2014

Surface Pro 3 licensed by the United States General Services Administration Schedule

Banks in emerging markets are increasing innovation investments

Banks in emerging markets are increasing innovation investments
By Rebecca Gibson | 31 October 2014

Infosys report indicates that banks are investing in key areas to meet customer expectations 

Saudi Arabia is to become the manufacturing hub of the Middle East

Saudi Arabia is to become the manufacturing hub of the Middle East
By Rebecca Gibson | 28 October 2014

IDC report indicates that IT services and software are to become the fastest-growing segments of the country's manufacturing sector

Chemical companies expected to increase digital investments

Chemical companies expected to increase digital investments
By Rebecca Gibson | 17 October 2014

Accenture survey indicates that digital technology is set to improve productivity, product development and CRM over the next few years

Azure adds real-time analytics for Hadoop and machine learning features

Azure adds real-time analytics for Hadoop and machine learning features
By Rebecca Gibson | 16 October 2014

Microsoft expands Azure data services platform to deliver additional big data capabilities to more customers via the cloud

Dassault Systèmes releases SOLIDWORKS 2015

Dassault Systèmes releases SOLIDWORKS 2015
By Rebecca Gibson | 14 October 2014

Updated version of 3D design software applications portfolio improves productivity and reduces operating costs

AKKA to develop connected car with the help of Dassault Systèmes

AKKA to develop connected car with the help of Dassault Systèmes
By Rebecca Gibson | 06 October 2014

AKKA’s engineers will use Dassault Systèmes’ 3DEXPERIENCE platform to further develop its self-driving Link&Go concept car

BASF to migrate 112,000 employees to Microsoft Office 365

BASF to migrate 112,000 employees to Microsoft Office 365
By Rebecca Gibson | 02 October 2014

Chemical company is to fully implement the cloud platform by mid-2015 to improve communication between employees

The start menu returns to Windows 10, uniting the desktop with Live Tile apps

The start menu returns to Windows 10, uniting the desktop with Live Tile apps
By Rebecca Gibson | 01 October 2014

The familiar Start menu is back, and brings with it a new customisable space for favourite apps and Live Tiles

Microsoft unveils new Windows 10 operating system

Microsoft unveils new Windows 10 operating system
By Rebecca Gibson | 01 October 2014

Latest version of Windows offers improved enterprise-grade security and management capabilities, as well as an enhanced user experience  

Microsoft to open new flagship store in New York City

Microsoft to open new flagship store in New York City
By Rebecca Gibson | 01 October 2014

New flagship store to offer Microsoft products and technical help to US customers

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