Microsoft about to fire 10,000 employees
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Wednesday, 18 January 2023 11:19

Microsoft about to fire 10,000 employees


Decimation possible 

Software King of the World Microsoft is rumoured to lay off 10,000 staff today. 

Microsoft buys a share of the London Stock Exchange
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Means they will buy into Vole's cloud 

Software King of the World Microsoft has bought a four per cent share in the London Stock Exchange as part of a partnership which will see the LSEG move to Vole's Azure and Cloud.

Azure gets two next-gen VMs with AMD 4th gen EPYC processors
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Microsoft gets its foot in the door 

After AMD announced its 4th gen EPYC processors, Microsoft has unveiled its two HX-series and HBv4-series -- next-gen Azure VMs.

Microsoft offers password-free smartphone authentication
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Azure Active Director certificate-based authentication 

Software king of the world Microsoft is now offering a public preview of Azure AD CBA on devices running Apple's iOS and Android that uses certificates on Yubico's YubiKey hardware security key.

Microsoft releases virtual machines on Azure
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Uses its Arm-based Ampere Altra

Microsoft announced the general availability of virtual machines (VMs) on Azure featuring the Ampere Altra, a processor based on the Arm architecture. 

Microsoft Altra-based Azure servers are Arm ready
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First cloud provider to manage it

Microsoft Ampere Altra-based Azure servers are now Arm SystemReady SR certified making them the first cloud solution provider (CSP) server to do so.

Microsoft supports ARM on Azure
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Tuesday, 05 April 2022 12:47

Microsoft supports ARM on Azure


Virtually

Microsoft has announced a preview of Arm support on Azure virtual machines thanks to its work with Ampere Computing.

Microsoft worried about Azure source code hack
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Vole communes with its inner source to confirm the problem 

Microsoft says they are investigating claims that the Lapsus$ data extortion hacking group breached their internal Azure DevOps source code repositories and stolen data.

Azure ahead of AWS
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Friday, 11 March 2022 12:02

Azure ahead of AWS


New King of the Public Cloud adoption

Microsoft Azure has nosed ahead of AWS in the public cloud adoption stakes.

Microsoft says that there is plenty of growth in its cloud
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Record profits


Software King of the World Microsoft reassured investors that its cloud business was growing after it reported less-than-stellar growth in its cloud business.