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Microsoft JEDI Win Gets Cancelled, Amazon Gets Another Chance and Hello JWCC

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Futurum’s Shelly Kramer shares insights on the cancellation of Microsoft’s DOD JEDI contract win, how Amazon’s tenacity paid off, and how changing times mean changing cloud needs for the government. Which is where the Joint Warfighter Cloud Capability (JWCC), a multi-cloud/multi-vendor Indefinite Delivery-Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract, comes in.

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Microsoft Windows 11 — Focused on Ease, Productivity, and Creativity

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The Microsoft Windows 11 has finally, and officially, been confirmed by Microsoft, with the company promising availability as a free upgrade to Microsoft 10 users first, and available in the wild sometime in October, with new hardware running the OS. Futurum’s Shelly Kramer breaks down the nuances of the “next generation of Windows” announcement from Microsoft, clearly focused on ease, productivity, and creativity.

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C3 AI Snowflake Partnership Aimed at Delivering Next Gen Enterprise AI Apps at Scale — and Expanding Market Presence

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The C3 AI Snowflake partnership is another example of founder and CEO Tom Siebold doing exactly what he said he would do: expand his company’s market presence by way of partnerships. Futurum analyst Shelly Kramer breaks down the details of the C3 AI Snowflake partnership, why it’s a huge win for Snowflake customers, and why smart, strategic partnerships are the path forward.

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Cisco Webex Suite Rebrand and Product/Pricing Focus is Timely, Strategic, and Necessary

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Cisco’s rebrand of Webex, moving to Webex by Cisco is only part of the exciting changes afoot by the collaboration giant. Futurum’s Shelly Kramer explores the need for solutions that suit our move toward a hybrid workplace, along with thoughts on how Cisco’s focus on innovation, pricing, user experiences, security, and continually improving product innovations is both timely and strategic — and also a necessary one.

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Intel’s COMPUTEX 2021 Announcements Focus on Post-Pandemic Life and an Ongoing Commitment to Driving Innovation

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Intel’s Michelle Johnston Holthaus’s keynote at the virtual COMPUTEX 2021 event focused on post-pandemic life and Intel’s ongoing commitment to driving innovation. The digitization of everything has been spurred by a pandemic and sped up innovation, as well as brought strains on supply chain. Futurum’s Shelly Kramer covers key announcements made by Intel at the Computex event and takes a look at what Intel is doing to meet the capacity needs of people and businesses moving forward.

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Automation Anywhere Announces Early Access to Google Cloud-Powered Automation 360

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Futurum’s Shelly Kramer covers the announcement by Automation Anywhere of early access to its Google Cloud-powered Automation 360 platform for Google Cloud customers. Automation 360 is the first cloud robotic process automation (RPA) solution resulting from the company’s partnership with Google Cloud, with a goal of enabling making automation easier for organizations to embrace and adopt.