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The Future of Hybrid Work on Microsoft Windows 11 — More Inclusive, Secure, Seamless and Productive

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Futurum analysts Michael Diamond and Shelly Kramer discuss Microsoft’s The Future of Hybrid Work on Microsoft Windows 11 which introduced and showcased some features and functionality that are easy to get excited about. Helping organizations build more secure, inclusive, and highly productive workplace environments and support employees wherever and whenever they work is obviously the goal, and Microsoft delivers on many fronts in that regard. Here are some of the new features that particularly piqued their interest.

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Microsoft’s Expanded NEC Relationship Showcases Azure’s Global Appeal

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Microsoft and NEC have established a new multi-year strategic alliance, that synthesizes Azure, Microsoft 365, NEC’s IT and network portfolio resources, including 5G assets, and both companies AI and IoT capabilities to power customer digital transformation missions across the public and private realms. Futurum’s Ron Westfall assesses why the expanded partnership enhances Microsoft Azure’s competitive prospects across the operator and enterprise realms, coming on the heels of winning AT&T’s 5G mobile business, and how both companies are better positioned to drive organization-wide digital transformation on a vertical-specific basis.

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Microsoft Teams Evolves — Collaboration Tech Moving Digital Transformation Beyond the Desk

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The latest upgrades to Microsoft Teams’ collaboration platform is moving collaboration beyond the desk, and they are not alone on that front. Cisco is innovating in exciting ways, with myriad integrations and cognitive collaboration. Slack is fine-tuning and working to woo the enterprise customer. Dropbox is getting in the game—and those are just a handful of the many players in the $30 billion dollar market for workplace collaboration services.