Cook up automation recipes with VMware PowerCLI commands

- admin

If you’re a vSphere administrator, you may not be able to escape from the constant refrain to automate certain procedures so you are not manually fiddling with the same settings or endlessly pointing and clicking to execute the same tasks. Adding some VMware PowerCLI commands to your repertoire is a good first start; stringing these […]

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Inspire 2018: Opening doors for partner innovation, growth and differentiation

- Gavriella Schuster

Organizations around the world are undergoing transformation fueled by cloud, artificial intelligence, mixed reality and the Internet of Things. These technologies are helping businesses and society reach new heights – retail is becoming more personal, banking is becoming more seamless, and healthcare is becoming more predictive and preventive. At the heart of these incredible stories... The post

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New team assembled to unlock the innovation potential in healthcare data

- Peter Lee

It’s an exciting time to be working shoulder-to-shoulder with our healthcare partners and customers, who represent some of the brightest minds in this important industry. We have been approaching the complexities of the healthcare industry with a growth mindset, and for the past two years our team has worked across Microsoft to accelerate healthcare innovation... The post New team assembled to unl

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It’s almost time! Imagine Cup 2018 Championship judges and special guest announced

- Charlotte Yarkoni

This year’s Imagine Cup host is Corey Sanders, the corporate vice president for Azure Compute. Corey’s no stranger to innovation — he holds four patents and was the creator of the Infrastructure-as-a-service offering for Azure. And, last year’s emcee, Kate Yeager, is making a return appearance to call the action. The post It’s almost time! Imagine Cup 2018 Championship judges and special guest ann

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Microsoft to acquire Bonsai in move to build ‘brains’ for autonomous systems

- Gurdeep Pall

With AI’s meteoric rise, autonomous systems have been projected to grow to more than 800 million in operation by 2025. However, while envisioned in science fiction for a long time, truly intelligent autonomous systems are still elusive and remain a holy grail. The reality today is that training autonomous systems that function amidst the many... The post Microsoft to acquire Bonsai in move to buil

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Microsoft and Flipgrid unite to bring social learning to students around the world

- Suzanne Choney

On Monday, Microsoft announced the acquisition of video-based social learning platform Flipgrid, used in 180 countries by more than 20 million pre-kindergarten to Ph.D.-level educators, students and families. Like Office 365 Education software, Microsoft will also be making Flipgrid free for schools so it’s easy for any school to utilize the software. Customers who’ve purchased a subscription from

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Driving opportunity for device partners in the era of the intelligent cloud and intelligent edge

- Nick Parker

Satya Nadella recently shared our vision for the future of computing – one in which the intelligent edge and intelligent cloud create experiences where trusted technology is part of the fabric of our lives.Today at Computex 2018, joined by executives from Microsoft’s engineering, marketing and research teams, I had the opportunity to share what that vision means for our device partners. The opport

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Microsoft + GitHub = Empowering Developers

- Satya Nadella

Today, we announced an agreement to acquire GitHub, the world’s leading software development platform. I want to share what this acquisition will mean for our industry and for developers. The era of the intelligent cloud and intelligent edge is upon us. Computing is becoming embedded in the world, with every part of our daily life... The post Microsoft + GitHub = Empowering Developers appeared fir

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Microsoft acquires Semantic Machines, advancing the state of conversational AI

- David Ku

AI researchers have made great strides in recent years, but we are still at the beginning of teaching computers to understand the full context of human communication. Most of today’s bots and intelligent assistants respond to simple commands and queries, such as giving a weather report, playing a song or sharing a reminder, but aren’t... The post Microsoft acquires Semantic Machines, advancing the

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Microsoft Quantum helps Case Western Reserve University advance MRI research

- Todd Holmdahl

Today I’m thrilled to share a new collaboration between Case Western Reserve University (CWRU) and Microsoft’s Quantum team demonstrating the power of quantum computing. With the goal of improving patient care, Case Western Reserve will use Microsoft’s quantum-inspired algorithms to enhance their approach to detecting cancerous tumors. This scenario is a great example of an... The post Microsoft Q

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Bringing our accessibility awareness game today and every day

- Jenny Lay-Flurrie

Today we celebrate the seventh annual Global Accessibility Awareness Day and announce new technology and resources for people with disabilities. The goal of GAAD is to get everyone talking, thinking and learning about accessibility. For us, it’s also about digging deep into how technology can empower the 1 billion people worldwide who have disabilities. Not... The post Bringing our accessibility a

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