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Microsoft Cloud for Sustainability: Available for General Use Starting June 1

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Futurum principal analyst Shelly Kramer and Futurum junior analyst Lauren Kirkpatrick take a look at Microsoft’s upcoming release of Microsoft Cloud for Sustainability offering scheduled for GA on June 1st, and designed to help organizations accelerate their sustainability progress, regardless of where they are in their sustainability journeys.

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NRF 2022: Microsoft Cloud for Retail Now Widely Available

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Futurum’s principal analyst Daniel Newman dives into the Microsoft announcement that Microsoft Cloud for Retail will be widely available on February 1. This industry-specific cloud platform will help retailers connect with their customers, improve the shopping journey, and continue to advance their digital transformations.

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Kyndryl and Microsoft Cloud Partner to Jointly Serve Enterprise Customers in First Deal Out of the Gate Post IBM Spinoff

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Futurum lead analyst Shelly Kramer shares thoughts on the recently announced global strategic alliance between Kyndryl and Microsoft Cloud. While it’s an impressive way to come out of the gate for Kyndryl immediately post IBM spinoff, more importantly, this strategic partnership is centered on both companies serving enterprise customers and facilitating the building and deployment of both cloud solutions, as well as addressing the need for augmented IT expertise at the enterprise level.

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Microsoft Azure Scoops up Metaswitch in Bid to Make Azure the Meta-5G Edge Cloud

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Microsoft Azure is making the solid bet that the dual acquisitions of Metaswitch and Affirmed Networks will strengthen the Azure portfolio in providing virtualized network software and voice/data/unified communications solutions aimed at operator 5G edge hybrid cloud demands, but must show its ongoing portfolio expansion will not scare off many potential CSP customers and supplier partners.

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Why Businesses Love Cloud Technology [and Microsoft Office 365]  

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Adopting cloud technology is the ultimate competitive advantage for businesses large and small, and it’s easy to see why: Cloud-based solutions are flexible, scalable, feature-heavy, and cost-effective—all major plusses for your organization. While many share those inherent similarities, it’s important to remember that not all cloud technologies are created equal. One cloud solution that stands above the rest is Microsoft …