Microsoft making the right moves with WPC 2015

“Cloud-first, mobile-first world,” – That was the premise on which Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella painted the roadmap for the future of Microsoft at the recently held Worldwide Partner Conference (WPC) 2015. Microsoft made all the right moves with a continued emphasis on Big Data, cloud, personal computing and enterprise collaboration.

The Cortana Analytics suite is a wonderful addition to the Microsoft family. This fully managed Big Data and Analytics suite can be used to for data storage and processing in the cloud along with powerful visualizations. Business can use the Cortana Analytics suite to do […]

Microsoft and Google work towards improving Healthcare

Today, close to 58 percent of people are seeking health information online. While this is shaping the future of “data web”, IT giants Microsoft and Google are trying to leverage this and plan to mass consumerize health information.

Close to 20 percent of U.S. population have computerized records than paper, and this is going to increase in the coming years. With so much online data, one can input symptoms and age and the “system” could find your history, medications, etc., relevant to the individual. While this huge healthcare technology revolution is moving at a very […]

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Tech Digest – Week 15, 2014

When there is a “clash of clouds”

Thanks to the clashing cloud camps, soon there would be no need to build your own data storage systems as prices for cloud services drop. Amazon, Google and Microsoft have started an epic war when it comes to pricing of their cloud services to lure customers.  There was a massive price cut as much as 85 percent by these three tech companies to draw their customers last month (Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure, and Google Compute Engine, respectively).

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Bring your data into the real world to make it […]

Tech Digest – Week 14, 2014

Azure helping Microsoft to be ahead of the pack in Cloud

Microsoft Azure, the cloud platform, is one of the best in business. One of the standout features that Azure provides is the .NET backend support, single sign-on through the new Microsoft Azure Preview Portal.  With Mobile services and now Visual Studio, end-to-end development using Microsoft’s cloud is looking like a more feasible reality.

Developers are getting more enticed by its new offerings which promise cloud without complexity.

However Microsoft has a lot of catching up to do in the awake of recent price cuts between […]

Microsoft Surface Technology in Retail Baking and Insurance Domain

Microsoft Surface Technology in Retail Baking and Insurance Domain

Microsoft Surface is a multi-touch computer that responds to natural hand gestures and real-world objects, helping people interact with digital content in a simple and intuitive way. With a large, horizontal user interface, Surface offers a unique gathering place where multiple users can collaboratively and simultaneously interact with data and each other.

Microsoft Surface has four key capabilities:

Direct interaction. Users can grab digital information with their hands and interact with content on-screen by touch and gesture – without using a mouse or keyboard.
Multi-user experience. The large, horizontal, […]