Microsoft Kick Starts Specialized Azure Cloud Services to NGOs

Microsoft Azure Cloud is an IaaS platform that helps organizations to make easy the development and delivery phase using the variety of IaaS based services.

azureGreatResponder.com After the launch of Microsoft Azure Cloud services to UAE (United Arab Emirates) based non-profit organizations; many tech based companies are also helping UAE to empower, using a new credit system offered by Microsoft Azure cloud services.

Microsoft Azure is a best answer to the cloud from Microsoft Corporation. Microsoft Azure is a very large software platform that allows you to use IaaS (Infrastructure as a Service) based services. Here is the list of some services data management implementation, web-hosting, storage services and many more. All Microsoft Azure based services’ transition happened on the cloud; you give some specific instructions to the cloud and cloud will come with your desire service using the help of internet.

Brad Smith, president and chief legal officer at Microsoft, said in his official statement: “We are committed to helping non-profit groups to offer cloud computing to solve basic human challenges. One of our ambitions for Microsoft Philanthropies is to partner with these groups and ensure that cloud computing is accessible to a greater number of people and meets the widest range of societal needs.”

There is also discussion that, how this Microsoft decision will help organizations to work together and companies to introduce and innovate some technologies that help businesses to continual improvement and learning.

This new mission to expand the business in UAE (United Arab Emirates) is a one part of Microsoft Public Cloud that helps in public good initiative. As the Microsoft top management said in his statement that, the Microsoft will donate $ 1 billion to the 70,000 different non-profit organizations and NGOs (Non-governmental Organizations) worldwide. The whole amount of donation money will be expended on cloud computing utilities for number of non-profit organizations and NGOs by 2019.

Jaime Galviz, chief operating officer at Microsoft Gulf, said: “This will allow many small nonprofits to tap the cloud in new ways that they might not otherwise be able to afford, and help offset costs for many medium-large nonprofits who are considering, or are already using, Azure”.

After the adaption of these cloud based services, non-profit organizations will be able to access Microsoft remote data centres and also be able to run applications that are processed on the cloud using a link of Internet.

Riverbed Joins Hands with Microsoft Azure for Government Cloud Services

Riverbed & Microsoft partnership for government cloud services  will prove to be trusted cloud  for government’s mission-critical workloads.

ms_riverbedGreatresponder.com Riverbed Technology, Inc, is US based IT company, famous for developing products to improve the application performance throughout the WANs, that is also known as WAN optimization. Riverbed announced that its product, including Riverbed Steelhead CX and Steel Central AppInternals will be corporate with Microsoft Azure Government Cloud Marketplace. Microsoft Azure Government is the latest cloud environment, specifically used for federal agencies with hybrid flexibility, comprehensive compliance and superior protection. Using this environment, government customers will be able to use the Riverbed’s leading performance solutions and applications to achieve the goal.

Davis Johnson, Vice President of U.S Public Sector Sales at Riverbed Technology, said: “Federal agencies are seeking technology solutions that help them transform the way they deliver services to citizens. Cloud computing is a foundational component of federal IT modernization, and this expanded partnership allows us to seamlessly deliver the application performance tools agencies need to maximize the power of the cloud, all within a Microsoft Azure environment that’s tailored to meet the unique security and compliance needs of the Federal Government.”

Nowadays, agencies are concentrating on cloud computing, to see the specific point outlined in the U.S Digital Services Playbook. It needs applications to be fast, secure and reliable in spite of where they are to being deployed. There are varieties of applications offered by Riverbed in which one is Riverbed’s end-to-end application, that is very helpful in managing performance. It is provided to the federal IT professionals with customized ability to speed up the agency’s digital data transformation and also help in the optimization of the application that is running on Microsoft Azure Government Cloud Marketplace.

Curt Kolcun, Vice President of Public Sector at Microsoft, said: “We’re excited to further our strategic partnership with Riverbed to provide our federal customers with application performance solutions that will help them capitalize on their digital transformation and cloud-first strategies, Now our customers in the Government sector can have easy-access to industry-leading IT solutions through the new Azure Government Cloud Marketplace. ”

Microsoft has disclosed the Azure Government with latest IT solution for federal stakeholders and its customers during the session of 5th annual Government Cloud Forum, Oct 25, 2016 in Washington, D.C. Riverbed SteelHead CX available in Micosoft Azure Government now, but Riverbed SteelCentral AppInternals will be included later in (Q1) first quarter of 2017.

SAP’s HCM Suite to Be Launched on Microsoft Azure

SAP HCM (Human Capital Management) software would be available on Microsoft Azure that will help to the business leaders and human resource departments to manage the workforce challenges.

sap_msazureGreatResponder.com SAP German based software giant announced the partnership with Microsoft another software giant on Oct 18, 2016. The partnership main agenda to provide the public cloud services for the SAP SuccessFactors HCM suite. This is first time SAP is moving its own infrastructure to operate on a third-party cloud. This experience will help the users of both companies around the globe. The addition of the Microsoft Azure now, SAP has a trusted global cloud and powerful data platform that helps to improve business outcome and also help to manage different departments of the companies.

Althoff, executive vice president, Worldwide Commercial Business at Microsoft Said, “Microsoft and SAP share a commitment to empowering digital transformation across every aspect of business, The combination of SAP’s market-leading, innovative human capital management solutions with Microsoft’s intelligent cloud will equip companies around the world to help maximize the potential and skills of their most valuable asset, their people.”

SAP will have enough running and operational workload capacity for SAP SuccessFactors solutions on Azure. Starting with demo environment, it will be continuing users to support and growing in business. Microsoft Azure provides different features like enterprise grade security, an open developer platform and advanced data services that facilitate the user to work in a very healthy and secure environment. These features allowed all kinds of organizations to innovate and grow.

Mike Ettling, president of SAP SuccessFactors, Said “SAP SuccessFactors is the fastest growing core HR solution, and offers an unmatched depth and breadth across the entire HCM suite, of any vendor in the industry, We’ve seen exponential growth in the past two years, with 42 million users now benefiting from our market-leading solutions. In selecting Azure, we will be able to expand our reach even further, with the reliability that is required by the mission-critical applications, and continue to innovate and enhance services to meet client needs across additional environments.”

This deal said to be the longstanding partnership between both companies. The companies also share the integrations in each other’s software platform. Microsoft Office 356 integrated with SAP SuccessFactors HCM (Human Capital Management) Suite, as well as the SAP different entities includes SAP Field-glass, SAP Ariba, VMS (Vendor Management System), and Concur.

The partnership is also a broad support for the SAP HANA  on Microsoft Azure cloud platform, that helps companies deliver mission critical applications and cloud analytics.