Code Army wants to use the concept of Gamification [the use of game design principles in applications outside of games] to solve the problem of talent shortage that companies face. Here, in the second of two parts, its ‘commander-in-chief’ describes how his team went to the heart of the tech world, and the challenges it faced.
Samsung has decided to adopt Windows Azure, Microsoft Corp’s Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) cloud offering, to manage its Smart TV infrastructure, helping it reduce costs and increase its capacity to meet its growing customer base.
The Ministry of Finance has launched its “1Vendor Development Program” (1VDP) in collaboration with Microsoft, which will see the US technology giant providing certification and training courses to ICT vendors registered with the ministry.
Microsoft has rolled out its Office 365 cloud productivity service in four new Asian markets, and also announced the general availability of Office 365 for education.
Last week, Microsoft unveiled two tablets powered by its upcoming Windows 8 OS that largely wowed a skeptical tech audience, throwing the gauntlet not only at Apple and Google, but also at its own OEM partners.
The number of enterprise Lync voice deployments more than doubled across the Asia Pacific region in the past 12 months, contributing to a 10-fold increase over three years, Microsoft Corp claimed. The company however did not give specific figures.
SME Corp Malaysia is promoting cloud computing as a strategic technology for SMEs in Asean to transform themselves sustainable growth engines for the economies in the region.
Microsoft has announced the availability of the Windows Upgrade Offer for consumers purchasing a new Windows 7 PC, where they have the option to purchase a downloadable upgrade to Windows 8 Pro for an estimated retail price of US$14.99. In Malaysia, the company also announced that SMB customers who upgrade to Windows 7 on Open License with Software Assurance will enjoy a 30% discount.
While many companies are wary of moving to cloud computing, citing security as a main concern, new research by comScore showed that actual users are spending less time and money on managing security, while achieving higher levels of it. A shorter version of this issue was previously published here.
While many companies are wary of moving to cloud computing, citing security as a main concern, new research by comScore showed that actual users are spending less time and money on managing security, while achieving higher levels of it.