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Economy boosts CIO budgets, as AI helps IBM, says Morgan Stanley

CIOs in the U.S. and Europe are increasing their IT budgets thanks to an uptick in optimism, said Morgan Stanley in a new report. IT budgets are expected to grow 4.5% this year, “a tick above the historical average,” according … Continue reading

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Cloud growth boosts Microsoft’s financials

Microsoft’s focus on the cloud continues to pay off. The tech titan showed growth across all its cloud-based businesses during the last quarter ended Dec. 31, including Office, Dynamics and Azure. Reporting financial results for its fiscal second quarter on … Continue reading

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SwiftKey Boosts AI, Azure IoT Hub Ready: Microsoft Roundup

This week Microsoft announced its undersea data center, released Windows 10 builds for PC and mobile, readied its Azure IoT hub, and made its Azure IoT Hub generally available. InformationWeek: Cloud

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Amazon boosts cloud offerings with souped-up virtual servers

Amazon Web Services launched new, more powerful general-purpose and data-warehouse virtual servers as it works to stay ahead of the competition by offering users a wider array of cloud-service options. Amazon has had a busy week, expanding its portfolio on … Continue reading

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Microsoft Boosts Management Automation Features of Azure Hybrid Cloud

Microsoft Boosts Management Automation Features of Azure Hybrid Cloud … A new feature called Azure Operational Insights will tie the cloud service and Azure HDInsight with Microsoft's System Center management platform. HDInsight, the Apache Hadoop-based Big Data analytics service, will … Continue reading

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