iManage Joins Cloud Security Alliance as Corporate Member

iMnage attached with the Cloud Security Alliance to secure the clients’ data with the industry’s best leading cloud security practices. iManage announced that it has joined the Cloud Security Alliance as a Corporate Member on Oct 11, 2016, Chicago, Illinois. The CSA is the one of the world’s finest and leading member-driven organization to develop the security standards and best practices in the industry. The CSA promotes and define the way to use the best practices for its partners and members regarding the secure cloud computing environment. There are many cloud computing vendors are the member of CSA includes: Microsoft Azure, Amazon AWS, and more.

iManage provides a variety of Work Product Management solutions to the professional firms worldwide,  including law firms, corporate legal departments, government legal department, accounting firms and financial services, all the departments are exchanging the extremely confidential client data throughout the day. The highly recommended demand of the clients is assured, that their data is protected and secure from any unwanted.

Miguel Contreras, iManage Head of Information Security, Data Privacy & Compliance, said: “Everyday, thousands of organizations around the world rely on our software to protect their confidential data. In today’s expanding and dynamic cyber security environment, it’s important to be at the forefront of cloud security best practices. We are committed to protecting our customers’ data and their reputations. This membership is a strategic capability to continuously enhance the security of our iManage Cloud service offerings.”

It is not only the CSA foundation members are involved in the research to secure the cloud computing, but all the members of CSA are also participating in the research projects regarding the cloud security. The CSA is currently working on a project to maintain Working Groups from 32 various domains related to cloud security. iManage intends to participate in those Working Groups, who are voluntarily working to do the best in the cloud security and also continue its journey to lead in the security solutions of Work Product Management.

Jim Reavis, CEO at Cloud Security Alliance, said: “We are looking forward to working with iManage, Our members are the leaders in their respective markets and are dedicated to driving toward a common goal of secure cloud computing. Being in the Work Product Management industry for almost 20 years gives iManage the experience and expertise to be a strategic contributor to our cause.”

Microsoft Joins Hands with Workday for Cloud Expedition

Microsoft and Workday jointly work on cloud computing to integrate the MS office 365 in the Workday’s cloud based human resource and finance software. Microsoft Corporation and WorkDay have announced their partnership for the cloud computing services to expedite the cloud adoption. The announcement was made jointly by both of the companies on September 28, 2016.

With this partnership between Microsoft and Workday companies would enhance the cloud expedition in the business operation of both companies. Through this partnership, Microsoft will help WorkDay to make the cloud platform more reliable, and user friendly for the clients. It will also help to improve and enhance the WorkDay’s cloud system. The Workday provides numerous powerful enterprise cloud based applications, which offer comprehensive solutions pertaining to human resource management and finance management software platform.

It was further informed in the official statement of the company that this newly established partnership with Microsoft aims to integrate the Microsoft Office 365 suite with Workday’s cloud based human resource and finance software.

It is very important to note that a few hours before this partnership, Microsoft has also established a very strong partnership with Adobe Corporation. These consistent moves from Microsoft are being viewed as an aggressive cloud policy that the Microsoft is eying on.

With the integration of Microsoft Office 365 with the Workday’s cloud based human resource and finance software, any company can add their new employees to its team using only Workday’s HR software, automatic employee accounts and worksheet very smoothly and seamlessly. All the updates will perform according to the previous formula identified for the official process. All data updated in the WorkDay platform would automatically be updated on the Microsoft Office 365.

While talking about this partnership, the CEO of Microsoft Corporation, Mr. Satya Nadella, in his official statement said, “The impact of this work goes even further, to infuse more intelligence into customers’ organizations. Every company in every industry holds a wealth of information in the form of organizational data. Connecting Office 365 to Workday will provide customers with new knowledge and insights to understand how and when and with whom they’re spending their time, and take action converting data into intelligence.”

Many experts in the industry believe that Microsoft Azure is working aggressively on its cloud platform to provide a fierce competition to its big competitor like Amazon, Google, and others.

Microsoft Partners with Adobe for Cloud Collaboration

A major milestone for Microsoft Azure platform to have Adobe as a cloud partner in the cut-throat competitive marketplace. A big news surfaced at the start of this week that created a heavy stir in the cloud computing marketplace. This news was the announcement made by Microsoft Corporation that it has partnered with the Adobe Corporation to use its MS Azure cloud platform for its numerous solutions in the cloud.

This announcement was made to inform that the Adobe will use the Azure platform as the preferred cloud computing platform for its three major cloud computing based services. These three major services of the Adobe Corporation include Document Cloud, Marketing Cloud, and Creative Cloud.

It was further informed in the official statement that Adobe will also benefit from the Cortana Intelligence Service offered by the Microsoft’s artificial intelligence program. The company will also use the SQL servers of Microsoft Corporation.

It is very important to note that this news may not augur well for the Amazon Web Services AWS because Adobe is associated with the AWS for its many cloud based services.

While talking about the customer demands and their solutions in the marketplace, the CEO of Adobe Corporation, Mr. Shantanu Narayen, in his official statement said, “Customers today expect a well-designed, personalized and consistent experience every time they engage with a brand. Adobe and Microsoft will bring together the cloud horsepower and end-to-end capabilities and brands need to design and deliver great digital experiences.”

The CEO of Adobe has already hinted at that the company was going to establish partnership with Microsoft Corporation later on. He then said, “We have completely reformed how in the cloud we can reimagine the creative process as well as documents.”

The CEO of Microsoft Corporation, Mr. Satya Nadella, while talking about the importance of this deal, in his official statement said, “It is a massive milestone to have partnership with Adobe Corporation for cloud services.”

It was further informed in the official statement that Microsoft Corporation will also use Adobe’s flagship marketing platform as the preferred platform marketing for Dynamic Enterprise 365. And also, both of the companies will integrate the features and capabilities of their cloud services to provide a better environment for the customers using the services of these companies.