Microsoft is taking another step towards serving workers who aren’t at computers all day with a new Office 365 service launched Thursday. StaffHub, which is part of the company’s enterprise productivity offering, allows managers to set schedules for deskless workers like retail employees and service technicians.
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After more than half a decade in the making, ARM server chips should have struck gold by now, but they haven't. ARM servers were projected to be approaching a double digit server market share, but they still are virtually non-existent.
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As part of Oracle, cloud software provider NetSuite plans to localize its products for many more countries while expanding its data-center capacity, sales operations, partner channel and other assets to reach customers in those new areas.
Amazon Web Services is trying to help protect its customers with a new service aimed at mitigating DDoS impacts. It’s called Shield, and the entry-level tier is enabled by default for all web applications running on AWS, starting on Wednesday.
In a move designed to help customer be more agile, Accenture is expanding its Accenture AWS Business Group to enhance its cloud application migration, development and management offerings.
Amazon is bringing a bit of AWS magic to devices and board computers with the Greengrass IoT service, which will help boost offline data collection and analysis.
Amazon is aiming to speed up large data transfer jobs with a truck. The Snowmobile is a big, white semi trailer that can hold 100PB of data that will then get driven to an Amazon endpoint and loaded into its public cloud storage.
The swift rise of “data executives” is evidence of how Gartner clients are adapting to the market and technology trends that are driving a shift to digital business.
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