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Dec 6th, 2018, by in Latest news

Microsoft’s CEO Satya Nadella will join other top tech executives from Google, IBM, Qualcomm and Oracle in a white meeting to discuss issues such as improving jobs and the economy that has become reliant on the tech industry.

Aug 14th, 2018, by in Latest news

Yesterday, at the CMS Blue Button 2.0 Developer Conference in Washington, DC, the Redmond giant along with Amazon, Google, IBM, Oracle, and Salesforce released a shared statement to announce a joint effort to support healthcare interoperability.

Jun 4th, 2018, by in Feature Stories, Opinion

In a less tribalistic reality, Microsoft’s rather substantial acquisition of GitHub should be seen as a move made by CEO and co-founder Chris Wanswrath to seemingly ensure the longevity of an open source developer community.

Sep 3rd, 2016, by in Latest news

Microsoft has finally surpassed Salesforce to become the leading Software as a Service provider.

Jul 18th, 2016, by in Latest news

With Turner’s impending absence from the position nearing, it’s incumbent upon Microsoft brass to fill the position with a competent, results-driven and confidence inspiring replacement.

Meet Judson Althoff.

Jul 11th, 2016, by in Latest news

Microsoft remains the top “strategic vendor” of large companies in a recent survey of chief information officers by Goldman Sachs, but Amazon and Google are quickly catching up.

Jul 8th, 2016, by in Latest news

Microsoft continues to expand their cloud services by snagging more data centers across the United States, beating out Oracle’s attempts to do the same.

Jun 1st, 2016, by in Latest news

Microsoft announced earlier today that their SQL Server 2016 product, which they are touting as the “world’s fastest and most price-performant database for HTAP (Hybrid Transactional and Analytical Processing) with updateable in-memory columnstores and advanced analytics through deep integration with R Services,” is now generally available. SQL Server 2016 is a fully-featured data platform that […]

May 20th, 2016, by in Latest news

Analysts within the Moody’s rating agency note that Microsoft is a member of a group of five technology companies that have amassed and are hoarding roughly half a trillion dollars.

Mar 10th, 2016, by in Latest news

Microsoft offers users of Oracle free licenses and training to SQL Server for switching over.

Apr 22nd, 2015, by in How-To

Some of us love to be on the bleeding edge of new technology, especially when Microsoft rolls out a preview version of a new operating system. While some may be daring enough to install the preview version of Windows as their primary operating system, others may be reluctant and prefer other methods. Let’s explore how […]

Jun 24th, 2013, by in Latest news

Microsoft has revealed today that the software giant and Oracle have formed a partnership to allow Oracle software to run on Windows Server Hyper-V and Windows Azure. This means enterprise customers can deploy Java, Oracle Database, and Oracle WebLogic Server on Microsoft’s Windows Server Hyper-V or in Windows Azure. On top of which, there will […]

Mar 26th, 2013, by in Latest news

Judson Althoff Microsoft

Microsoft has hired a new President for the company’s North America Sales and Marketing role. In an official press release today, Microsoft revealed that the software giant has hired Oracle’s Judson Althoff to be the man in charge of sales and marketing in the good ol’ USA.

Dec 9th, 2010, by in Latest news

Protesting what it perceives as Oracle’s undue control of Java, the Apache Software Foundation has r

Nov 10th, 2010, by in Latest news

Apache has hit Oracle with an ultimatum: grant its independent implementation of Java a license or i

Oct 21st, 2010, by in Latest news

Oracle should piggyback on Microsoft’s update service to boost users’ chances of running a patched v

Sep 16th, 2010, by in Latest news

Michael Park: At Microsoft Dynamics, we are always asking how we can provide better innovative alter

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