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Microsoft student hackathon kicks off, seeks Climate Change solutions

Microsoft Africa Development Center (ADC) is launching the 3rd season of its sponsored Game of Learners (GOL) student hackathon competition. The GOL initiative aims to improve digital and coding abilities among African university students. The Microsoft student hackathon participants will seek to find solutions that address the effects of climate change

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Telefónica extends Microsoft partnership, brings gaming, Surface devices and Teams to new markets

Telefónica is announcing the expansion of its global strategic relationship with Microsoft. It will focus on accelerating the creation of joint initiatives in the consumer market. By bringing solutions in areas such as gaming, connectivity, communications, secure access to data and new Living Apps to existing and new markets. The

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Azure Developers Connect for Developers and Software Engineers in Africa

Microsoft Africa Development Center is organizing a free virtual event as part of its ADC's user group series themed Azure Developers Connect for Developers and Software Engineers in Africa scheduled to hold on the 24th of February, 2022. Time 3 PM GMT, 4 PM WAT, 5 PM SAT, 6 PM EAT. The event

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Cairo ICT 2021, Microsoft showcases innovations in Cloud, AI, Security, and modern work

Cairo ICT 2021 is underway in Egypt and Microsoft is taking the opportunity to showcase its latest technological innovations in the areas of the Cloud, AI, Security and modern work. It is also showing off the latest Surface products, the Surface Pro 7+, Surface Laptop Go and Surface Go 2.

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Informatica announces joint Modern Cloud Analytics program with Microsoft

At Microsoft Ignite 2021, Informatica announced a joint Modern Cloud Analytics program with Microsoft on Azure. To provide customers with fast, low cost and low-risk paths to modernize PowerCenter ETL and on-premises data warehouses to Informatica's Intelligent Data Management Cloud (IDMC) on Azure and Azure Synapse Analytics. This offering is available on

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Illusive introduces Identity Risk Management solution for Microsoft Azure Active Directory

Illusive, winner of the Identity Trailblazer award category at the second annual Microsoft Security 20/20 award event is announcing the Illusive Identity Risk Management for Microsoft Active Directory. The integrated solution combines the discovery, automated mitigation and protection of exploitable privileged identities. Research from the Identity Defined Security Alliance shows

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availability zones south Africa

Azure availability zones now available in South Africa

Microsoft is announcing the addition of Availability Zones to the South Africa North cloud region. Expanding the region to have three unique physically separated locations within the region. To bring higher availability and asynchronous replication of applications and data for disaster recovery protection. Microsoft says the Availability Zones give users

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Azure Hybrid and Multicloud Microsoft Intel event

Intel, Microsoft host Azure Hybrid and Multicloud Digital Event

Microsoft and Intel invite you to see how Azure partners and customers are becoming more productive and agile with hybrid and multicloud solutions. The free Azure Hybrid and Multicloud event will take place on Tuesday, June 29, 2021, from 9 AM to 11 AM PT. [4 PM GMT, 7 PM

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Xbox E3 2019

What’s next for Xbox? Here is what is new and coming in the future to Gaming at Microsoft

Microsoft is hosting the Xbox and Bethesda Games Showcase on Sunday, June 13 at 5 pm GMT. Where the company will talk about the gaming lineup coming out of the partnership with Bethesda. Games coming to Xbox this holiday, upcoming releases on Xbox Game Pass, and more. Interestingly the company

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Azure Specialization courses

Microsoft brings three new Azure Specialization courses to Coursera

Coursera is collaborating with Microsoft to bring opportunities for skilling in Azure to its 80 million learners. The partnership will see Coursera offer three Microsoft Azure Specialization courses on its platform. Launching immediately is Azure Fundamentals which gives learners a foundational understanding of Azure cloud services. It also gives basic

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