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Microsoft Expanding its Strategic Partnership with ServiceNow; Satya Nadella Quoted

Microsoft Corp. and ServiceNow announced on Tuesday that its strategic partnership with ServiceNow is expanding to enhance the integration and optimization of the companies’ products, platform and cloud capabilities. The partnership will enable enterprise customers to accelerate their digital transformation and drive new levels of insight and innovation.

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Microsoft Develops Reality Headset for Army Training, Battlefield Tactics

Microsoft is working on a modified version of its reality-based HoloLens 2 headset designed to support the U.S. Army’s military training and combat missions, CNBC reported Saturday. Work on the integrated visual augmentation system is part of a potential two-year, $480M contract the Army awarded to Microsoft in November.

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John Sherman on Microsoft Azure’s Addition to Intell Community’s IT Modernization Effort

John Sherman, chief information officer of the Intelligence Community, has said the inclusion of Microsoft’s Azure cloud platform in the IC Information Technology Enterprise reflects his office’s efforts to search for alternative technologies in support of the community’s requirements, Federal News Radio reported Thursday. ICITE is a program that seeks …

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Robert Work: DoD Seeks Updated Cyber Posture Through Microsoft Windows 10 Adoption

Deputy Defense Secretary Robert Work has issued a memorandum that directs all components of the Defense Department to update their information systems and devices to the Microsoft-built Windows 10 Secure Host Baseline operating system, DoD News reported Tuesday. The decision to deploy the Microsoft Windows 10 SHB “is based on the need to strengthen our cybersecurity …

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Thailand Universities Deploy Microsoft Office 365

Thailand’s Office of the Basic Education Commission has selected Microsoft Corp.’s premium suite of online office software products for use by millions of students and teachers in the country. Microsoft (Thailand) Ltd. and OBEC inked a five-year memorandum of understanding to provide Thai schools with access to Microsoft Office 365 …

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Australian State Buys Microsoft Products for $26.5M; Ian Walker Comments

An Australian state has purchased $26.5 million in Microsoft software applications to upgrade an information and communication technology system, the Sydney Morning Herald reported Thursday. Sylvia Pennington writes the Queensland state’s government is targeting $13.7 million in savings over three years with the purchase of Microsoft’s Office 365 cloud applications. The …

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Susie Adams: Agencies Migrating to Modern Microsoft Platforms

Government agencies have started moving to the newer versions of Microsoft‘s operating systems before the software company ends security support of its legacy platform on April 8, Nextgov reported Monday. Aliya Sternstein writes several agencies are purchasing Office 365 cloud software and replacing the Windows XP platform with newer versions of …

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Greg Myers: Agencies Ready to Test Microsoft Azure Cloud Platform

A group of federal government agencies is testing Microsoft‘s Azure cloud computing platform as part of the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program, InformationWeek reported Wednesday. William Jackson writes Microsoft received a FedRAMP provisional authority-to-operate approval for the cloud offering last fall. “The processes, people, technology, and infrastructure are all …

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