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Slack to work with Microsoft on Teams integration

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27 Mar, 2020
Bobby Hellard

No point fighting over the "relatively small percentage of customers" the two companies have, says Slack CEO

Microsoft puts Windows development on lockdown

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25 Mar, 2020
Keumars Afifi-Sabet

The tech giant will only work on essential security updates for all Windows iterations from May onwards

Global web use

ThousandEyes launches live Global Internet Outages Map

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24 Mar, 2020
Sabina Weston

The map provides insight into ongoing and recent internet outages that may be affecting the experiences of customers or employees

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Microsoft prioritises extra Azure capacity for 'key customers'

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23 Mar, 2020
Keumars Afifi-Sabet

Emergency services and critical infrastructure given top billing should Azure face capacity constraints

Google bins Chrome 82 development amid coronavirus delays

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23 Mar, 2020
Bobby Hellard

Company is skipping ahead to 83, which will be promoted when Chrome 81 is out of the beta channel

YouTube fails to clarify whether reduced streaming quality will impact live events

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20 Mar, 2020
Sabina Weston

Businesses may want to reconsider using YouTube Live for streaming conferences

Microsoft Teams surpasses 44 million users after remote working surge

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20 Mar, 2020
Bobby Hellard

The company suggests jump in users could last beyond COVID-19 pandemic as remote working becomes the norm

Slack simplifies its platform

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18 Mar, 2020
Bobby Hellard

New shortcuts, collapsable sections and easier navigation features make the service more user friendly

Dame Jayne-Anne Gadhia steps down as Salesforce UK lead

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17 Mar, 2020
Daniel Todd

US software giant said Gadhia had made the decision to focus on her price comparison startup Snoop

Microsoft Teams goes down at start of mass remote working

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16 Mar, 2020
Bobby Hellard

Two-hour outage stopped users logging into the comms platform and disrupted the new post-office era

G Suite hits two billion users as remote working surges

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13 Mar, 2020
Bobby Hellard

The cloud-based suite of services is "uniquely positioned" to change the way people work, as COVID-19 prompts self-isolation

Pentagon requests time to reconsider Microsoft JEDI bid

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13 Mar, 2020
Bobby Hellard

DoD wants to re-evaluate a price scenario proposed by the tech giant

HPE

HPE reveals text book-sized micro server

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12 Mar, 2020
Daniel Todd

The system provides "industry-leading" capabilities to help SMBs drive growth and digital transformation

Bottlerocket is Amazon's new purpose-built OS for running containers

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11 Mar, 2020
Dale Walker

The open source system features a single step process to support automated updates

VMware launches vSphere 7 and Tanzu container management tools

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10 Mar, 2020
Adam Shepherd

New Tanzu products aimed at container management

HPE

HPE adds ‘5G as a service’ suite to GreenLake portfolio

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10 Mar, 2020
Keumars Afifi-Sabet

Telcos given tools to complement and replace giants like Huawei to accelerate 5G deployment

Lloyds Banks Sign

Google Cloud joins Lloyd's digital transformation project

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10 Mar, 2020
Bobby Hellard

The deal is part of the UK bank's £3 billion internal investment to upgrade its IT systems

AWS "likely to succeed" in JEDI appeal

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9 Mar, 2020
Bobby Hellard

The judge responsible for halting the project says that Microsoft's price scenario was not "technically feasible"

Panda Security to be acquired by WatchGuard

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9 Mar, 2020
Keumars Afifi-Sabet

The deal will see technology from both companies merge into a single brand platform

Slack on phone

Slack and Google staff told to work from home due to coronavirus

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6 Mar, 2020
Sabina Weston

COVID-19 is forcing many companies to adopt agile working across their entire workforce