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Tech Tuesday Live Twitter Chat: Small business servers #winchat

This week we are here to discuss the efficiency of small business servers—which have large influences on the successes and failures of a business. Windows has cultivated a list of ideal servers and server support for small businesses which can provide powerful and flexible solutions to protect a company’s data. For tomorrow’s Tech Tuesday Live …

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Microsoft and Oracle announce enterprise partnership

REDMOND, Wash. , and REDWOOD CITY, Calif. — June 24, 2013 — Microsoft Corp. and Oracle Corp. today announced a partnership that will enable customers to run Oracle software on Windows Server Hyper-V and in Windows Azure. Customers will be able to deploy Oracle software — including Java, Oracle Database and Oracle WebLogic Server — …

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Plug in to unplug

Recently, more people are trying to unplug, and they’re chronicling their experiences for the rest of us. Paul Miller of The Verge spent a whole year without the internet, Mashable‘s Vignesh Ramachandran just attended a tech-free summer camp for adults called The Digital Detox, and we’re inspired by Fast Company’s #unplug series.   We can relate. …

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Energy retailer AGL Energy Limited simplifies email support and saves with Office 365

AGL Energy Limited (AGL), one of Australia’s largest energy retailers, recently announced that it has moved to Office 365 for a single platform that brings together its operations and employees. The company, which has over 3.6 million residential and business customers, needed a solution that provided business-critical mobile connectivity and improved collaboration for its 3,000+ employees. With …

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LivingSocial brings daily deals straight to your Windows Phone

Discovering cool new things to do in your hometown—then giving you big discounts on them—is what’s made LivingSocial so popular. Now the service’s free deal-hunting app is on Windows Phone 8. Download it now. Find fresh places for dinner, a great weekend getaway, or quirky adventures (skydiving, anyone?) every single day—all at a discount. The …

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Windows 8 catches on in K–12 as districts move to modernize learning

REDMOND, Wash. — June 24 , 2013 — Microsoft Corp. today announced a new collection of 34 K–12 schools and school districts that have signed on to use Windows 8 to inspire collaboration and creativity in the classroom, improve student learning outcomes, and better prepare students for the workforce ahead. Microsoft’s rapidly growing community of …

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Microsoft cloud solutions demonstrate ability to support qualified GxP applications, helping life sciences organizations achieve and maintain compliance in the cloud

REDMOND, Wash. — June 24, 2013 — Microsoft Corp. today announced the release of third-party qualification guidelines for Microsoft’s cloud solutions Windows Azure and Microsoft Office 365, demonstrating that these platforms can address the necessary regulatory requirements for life sciences organizations to maintain compliance in the cloud. Microsoft is the only major combined infrastructure as …

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QNAP Security Releases VMobile 2.0 App Enhancing Remote Surveillance Experience(2013.06.24)

Taipei, Taiwan, June 24, 2013 – QNAP® Security, a professional Linux-based stand-alone NVR provider, today announced the release of upgraded VMobile 2.0 mobile app. The new version improves the user interface, adds profile management for monitoring views, share button for instant event handling, and supports quick search and multi-stream options for live view, greatly improving the ease of …

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QNAP Security Launches New Rackmount VS-8100U-RP Pro+ Series VioStor NVR for High-end SMBs(2013.06.20)

Taipei, Taiwan, June 20, 2013 – QNAP® Security today launched the newest 2U rackmount VioStor NVR VS-8100U-RP Pro+ series, available in 48, 40, 32, and 24 channels for high-end SMBs. Equipped with the powerful Dual-Core Intel® Core™ i3 processor and 4GB DDR3 memory, the new 8-bay series delivers superior performance with throughput up to 400 Mbps …

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QNAP Security’s VioStor NVRs Certified ImmerVision Enables to Provide 360-Degree Panomorph Viewing(2013.06.18)

Taipei, Taiwan, June 18, 2013 – QNAP® Security, a professional manufacturer of Linux-embedded, standalone Network Video Recorder (NVR) solutions, announced that its VioStor Pro and L-Series NVRs have been certified ImmerVision Enables, the 360-degree video standard. via Press Release http://www.qnap.com/en/index.php?lang=en&sn=845&c=2699&sc=&n=18958

QNAP Video Wall Controller Combines Tablet Devices for Practical Network Surveillance Applications(2013.02.19)

Taipei, Taiwan, February 19, 2013 – QNAP® Systems, Inc. introduced new surveillance applications by combining its Video Wall Controller products with the prosperous tablet devices and VioStor NVR surveillance system. Users can install the mobile app VMobile on their tablet devices or smart phones to monitor the IP cameras managed by the VioStor NVR anytime, and further connect …

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Microsoft and Best Buy announce the Windows Store only at Best Buy

REDMOND, Wash. — June 13 , 201 3 — Microsoft Corp. and Best Buy Co. Inc. today announced a strategic partnership to create the Windows Store only at Best Buy. The comprehensive store-within-a-store will be in 500 Best Buy locations across the United States and in more than 100 Best Buy and Future Shop locations …

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Microsoft announces general availability of Windows Embedded Compact 2013

REDMOND, Wash. — June 13, 2013 — Microsoft today announced the general availability of Windows Embedded Compact 2013. Optimized for building small-footprint industry devices, Windows Embedded Compact 2013 includes powerful new tools and capabilities that extend the experience of Windows and help businesses capitalize on the Internet of Things. The release is the latest generation …

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Designing a culturally enlightened experience for the car of the future

REDMOND, Wash. — June 12, 2013 — Nothing epitomizes the American car experience like the road trip. For many Americans, the image of a two-lane highway stretching toward the horizon evokes a certain sense of adventure and longing for the open road, to pack your bags and head out with no itinerary or timeline. The …

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Small and midsize companies in the cloud reap security, privacy and reliability benefits

REDMOND, Wash. — June 11, 2013 — A study released today reveals that, in addition to time and cost savings, small and midsize businesses (SMBs) in the U.S. that use a cloud service gain significant security, privacy and reliability advantages compared with companies that have not adopted the cloud. The study, commissioned by Microsoft Corp., …

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Bring your own service: Employees want social tools at work, despite company restrictions and hesitation, reports new Microsoft survey

REDMOND, Wash. — May 27, 2013 — Nearly half of employees report that social tools at work help increase their productivity, but more than 30 percent of companies underestimate the value of these tools and often restrict their use, according to new Microsoft research released today. The survey, conducted for Microsoft Corp. by research firm …

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The workplace is flat: Social tools unifying the workplace

REDMOND, Wash. — May 27, 2013 — It’s time to expand the definition of ‘knowledge worker.’ Adam Pisoni May 26, 2013Adam Pisoni, Microsoft’s general manager of Yammer. Downloads:Web | Print Everyone in an organization—from the CEO’s office to the mail room—has valuable information, says Adam Pisoni, Microsoft’s general manager of Yammer. The challenge companies face …

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Four benefits of enterprise social and five key ways to start using it

REDMOND, Wash. — May 27, 2013 — Employees conducting business on mobile devices. Offices scattered around the globe. More unstructured work than ever before. There’s no doubt that the scope and pace of business has changed dramatically. To keep up, organizations need to tap into new ways of harnessing employee ideas and connecting with customers, …

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Microsoft demonstrates Windows as a platform for small tablets, touch and mobility at COMPUTEX 2013

TAIPEI, Taiwan — June 5, 2013 — In his first COMPUTEX keynote address as head of Microsoft’s OEM Division, Corporate Vice President Nick Parker had plenty to talk about. Just over seven months after the launch of Windows 8 last fall, Parker hosted an impressive lineup of new tablets and PCs from leading manufacturers as …

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Microsoft announces Chip In student PC crowdsourcing program

REDMOND, Wash. — June 3, 2013 — Today, Microsoft Corp. announced Chip In, a new seasonal buying program to help students get the Windows PC or tablet they need for school. With Chip In, students crowdsource contributions from friends and family toward the purchase of a new Windows PC or tablet. Microsoft will chip in …

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Microsoft unveils what’s next for enterprise IT

NEW ORLEANS — June 3, 2013 — At TechEd North America 2013, Microsoft Corp. introduced a portfolio of new solutions to help businesses thrive in the era of cloud computing and connected devices. In today’s keynote address, Server & Tools Corporate Vice President Brad Anderson and fellow executives showcased how new offerings across client, datacenter …

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Increasing Malwares in Android Smartphone in 2013

Android, the world’s preferred smartphone operating system, has a huge potential malware problems.  In fact, 99.9% of recent mobile malwares detected in 2013 are meant to hit smartphones, in keeping with a brand new report released by internet security firm Kaspersky labs. The overwhelming majority of these are trojan viruses, a sort of virus that …

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Office Alternatives

  Microsoft Office 2013 has slowly replacing Office 2010. But, do corporate users still have a real alternative to Microsoft Office suite. In the past few years, Sun Open Office was the only closer alternative replacement for the Microsoft Office Suite. The past months, there were a strong emerging alternative softwares. Microsoft Office 365 (Cloud …

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Why you can still receive email in your previous POP3 mail service provider after migration to Office365

Why you can still receive email in your previous POP3 mail service provider after migration to Office365 a) Some of the mail servers may have cached their dns request long than expected or may have hardcoded the dns resolution (reason for speed).  b) The sender’s mail server is in the same mail service environment as …

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How to whitelist domain to bypass spam filter in Microsoft Office 365

1) Select <Admin>  <Exchange> < Mail Flow>    2) Next, Click on <+> to Add Rule for Mail Flow and “Bypass Spam Filtering” 3) Select on the “Apply this rule if”  for  “The sender is” “Domain is” 4) Specify Domain. Add your list of whitelisted Domain 5) Select on “Stop Processing more rules”