You Are Browsing ‘Microsoft’ Category

Embracing a hybrid cloud model to drive digital business transformation is now the path a number of businesses are considering to survive and gain competitive advantage in the digital economy. And this is rightly so, according to Herns Hermida, cloud and enterprise business lead of Microsoft Philippines. “Organizations should leverage on new technologies, such as hybrid cloud, to come up with more innovative processes, products and services that attract new customers and retain existing ones,” Hermida said. A Microsoft study among...

More than half of qualified PCs in the Philippines are at risk of missing out on the free Windows 10 upgrade offer which will end July 29, says Microsoft. According to web traffic analysis tool StatCounter, 56.4 percent of PCs in the Philippines are still running on Windows 7 or Windows 8.1, both of which are eligible for the free Windows 10 upgrade offer. “Windows 10 is the fastest growing version...

SAN JOSE, Calif.—At NetSuite’s annual Suiteworld Conference, CEO Zach Nelson trumpeted the company’s achievements over the years as a result of its bold vision of offering a business system that is delivered only over the internet. In his keynote address, Nelson said the 18-year-old company is set to hit the US$1-billion run rate this year, thanks to the efforts...

If you haven’t taken advantage of Microsoft’s free upgrade offer for Windows 10, now is the time, as the offer will end on July 29. The free upgrade offer to Windows 10 was a first for Microsoft, helping people upgrade faster than ever before. However, after July 29th, you’ll be able to continue to get Windows 10 on a new device, or purchase a full...

Microsoft Corp.announced that its next-generation cloud ERP solution, Microsoft Dynamics AX, built on and for Microsoft Azure, is now available in 137 markets in 40 languages. This is an enterprise-class business application.   The new Dynamics AX moves beyond traditional business solutions and brings ERP, business intelligence, infrastructure and database services...

Microsoft Philippines unveiled Lumia 950 and Lumia 950 XL, the company’s new flagship Windows devices that come pre-loaded with Windows 10 operating system and feature Windows Hello beta for Lumia and Continuum for phones which – when plugged in Microsoft Display Dock accessory – makes them work like a PC. The Lumia 950, which weighs 150 grams, is powered by a Hexa-core 1.8GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 808 processor; equipped with 30GB of storage that is expandable up to 200GB via a microSD card slot; and a 3GB of RAM. It also has a...

Zomato launched its online ordering services in Manila. Zomato first ventured into food delivery and takeout order processing in May 2015. Over the past few months, Zomato launched its online ordering operations in India (14 cities) and expanded the service to Dubai, Melbourne, and Johannesburg. Its next stop is the Philippines, where it launched its online ordering...

Microsoft Corp. began the worldwide release of Office 2016. The apps are the latest addition to Office 365, Microsoft’s cloud-based subscription service . The company also announced new and enhanced Office 365 services built for team productivity. “The way people work has changed dramatically, and that’s why Microsoft is focused on reinventing productivity...

Microsoft Corp. announced a new commitment of$70 million in community investments over the next three years to increase access to computer science education for all youth, and especially for those from under-represented backgrounds. Through the company’s global YouthSpark initiative, scores of nonprofit organizations around the world will receive cash donations...

The Bank of the Philippine Islands has launched the BPI Express Mobile app for Windows. This mobile banking app is one of the first to be native to the Windows platform in the Philippines, which allows for a faster and fully-featured banking experience. The application has been optimized for the best possible mobile banking experience on a Windows Phone. Now, BPI...