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Microsoft trains Omani youth in cloud, data, and AI

Microsoft has launched a training programme targeting the Omani youth that focuses on developing cloud, data and Artificial Intelligence (AI) skills dubbed ‘Build the Skills of the Future’ in partnership with The Ministry of Transport, Communications and Information Technology (MTCIT), Oman. This initiative comes as part of the MoU signed between

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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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Oracle partners with Orange to build cloud regions in Senegal and Ivory Coast

Oracle and Orange are announcing an agreement to accelerate cloud-led digital transformation in West Africa. The collaboration will see the companies build Oracle's Cloud regions using Orange’s infrastructure in Senegal and Ivory Coast. This they say aligns with their common objective of ensuring that all customer data is hosted locally.

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Microsoft addresses confusion over ‘Azure’ pronunciation

Azure, A-z-u-r-e, Az-ure, what is the pronunciation? People have pronounced this word in various forms and manners to my hearing, I included. But is there a right way to pronounce the name of Microsoft's cloud computing platform? We have heard Microsoft executives and employees pronounce this word during conferences and

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Blue Prism brings enterprise-grade intelligent robotic process automation to Azure

Blue Prism announces a new offering of intelligent automation software on Microsoft’s AppSource and Azure Marketplaces. Enhancing access for both Blue Prism and Microsoft customers. The partnership underwrites Blue Prism’s position as an intelligent automation and robotic process automation (RPA) leader in the cloud. Blue Prism customers already have access to

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Amazon announces launch Of New CloudFront Edge Location in Kenya

Amazon is announcing a new Amazon Web Service (AWS) infrastructure to be located in Kenya. The new Edge Location in Kenya will be part of the Amazon CloudFront Content Delivery Network (CDN). The Amazon Web Services Team made the announcement introducing new infrastructure in Eastern Europe and Kenya. Amazon's CloudFront

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The role of cloud-based Human Capital Management in the new world of work

Ronnie Toerien, Oracle Human Capital Management (HCM) Sales Development & Strategy Leader Africa, shares how cloud-based HCM plays a critical role today. The world of work has been changing for some time. Particularly over the last decade as emerging technologies equipped enterprises with the tools to operate with greater efficiency,

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Here are five best practices for cloud security

Cloud security is a fundamentally new landscape for many companies. While many of the security principles remain the same as on-premises, the implementation is often very different. This overview provides a snapshot of five best practices for cloud security: identity and access control, security posture management, apps and data security,

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