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.

ms-and-workdayGreatResponder.com 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.

adobe-microsoftGreatResponder.com 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.

Microsoft Kick Starts Its New UK Data Center Regions for Business

The newly started data centers in the UK will accomplish Azure and Office 365 services to its clients with high level of security and additional features.

microsoftGreatResponder.com It was officially announced by the Microsoft on Wednesday this week that its UK based data centers have started running commercial services. These services include Azure cloud computing services and cloud based Office 365 services.

The company has also announced that it has already hooked ministry of defense MoD and the South London and Maudsley NHS Trust among their first customers in the country. Many other clients are also being provided with the high-quality cloud computing services based on these data centers.

It is very important to note that the company first announced the move in the month of November 2015 last year that it will expand the presence in the Netherlands and Ireland along with the addition of data centers in different cities of the UK. The main data center locations that were promised by the Microsoft corporation last year included Durham, London, and Cardiff. The date of the start of these centers was set tentatively by the end of this year (2016). By this announcement, the company successfully achieved the promised target in the UK region.

In an official blog post of Microsoft corporation, the vice president of the cloud and enterprise corporate, Mr. Takeshi Numoto said, “Today, we’ve taken a significant step forward to empower businesses to achieve more with the first complete cloud offering delivered from a global provider within the UK”.

It was also informed in the official blog that with this new launch, the total number of data center regions reaches 28 globally, which is among the highest regions within the competitor spectrum of Microsoft Corporation. Meanwhile, the company has also promised  6 more data centers in the country to strengthen its cloud computing operations.

While talking about the Azure services, the chief digital and information officer at the ministry of defense, UK Mr. Mike Stone said, “Microsoft’s secure and transparent cloud service in the UK fits perfectly with the MoD’s digital transformation agenda. This agreement, which is based on Microsoft’s world class reliability and performance, will allow us to deliver cost-effective, modern and flexible information capabilities. It will ensure we are better placed in our ever-changing, digital-first world.”

Many experts in the industry believe that Microsoft is pursuing its cloud computing business very aggressively to pose a strong competition for its competitors across the globe.