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Microsoft and Truffle partner to bring a world-class experience to blockchain developers

Last month, Microsoft released Azure Blockchain Service making it easy for anyone to quickly setup and manage a blockchain network and providing a foundation for developers to build a new class of multi-party blockchain applications in the cloud. To enable ... continue reading
Screenshot of the administrator view when downloading marketplace items into Azure Stack

Azure Stack IaaS – part nine

This blog was co-authored by Aparna Vishwanathan, Senior Program Manager, Azure Stack and Tiberiu Radu, Senior Program Manager, Azure Stack. Build on the success of others Before we built Azure Stack, our program manager team called a lot of customers ... continue reading
Wipro Titan Secure Reference Architecture using Azure IoT.

Securing the pharmaceutical supply chain with Azure IoT

You’re responsible for overseeing the transportation of a pallet of medicine halfway around the world. Drugs will travel from your pharmaceutical company’s manufacturing outbound warehouse in central New Jersey to third-party logistics firms, distributors, pharmacies, and ultimately, patients. Each box ... continue reading
Joy Chik speaking at the European Identity and Cloud Conference in Munich, Germany

Decentralized identity and the path to digital privacy

Security is the central challenge of the digital age. Our digital lives have moved into the cloud. People now use multiple devices to connect to multiple applications through many different networks. Just about everything is connected to the internet, where ... continue reading
Toward scalable decentralized identifier systems

Toward scalable decentralized identifier systems

Howdy folks, Today’s post is the next step in realizing our vision for the future of decentralized identities, which we laid out last year. We believe every person needs a decentralized, digital identity they own and control, backed by self-owned ... continue reading
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Microsoft driving standards for the token economy with the Token Taxonomy Framework.

Today’s announcement of the Token Taxonomy Initiative (TTI) is a milestone in the maturity of the blockchain industry. The initiative brings together some of the most important blockchain platforms from the Ethereum ecosystem, Hyperledger and IBM, Intel, R3, and Digital ... continue reading

5 steps financial institutions can take to reduce their cybercrime risk

When it comes to cybersecurity, financial institutions are uniquely challenged as they are often a target for hackers. My customers rightly worry about exposing their business and the broader financial system to a security breach. Some are reticent to adopt ... continue reading
Man working with multiple monitors using IoT based software.

Economist study: OEMs create new revenue streams with next-gen supply chains

Original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) make the wheels go round for the business world. But demand for faster, cheaper, and smarter products and components put major downward pressure on profit margins. Successful OEMs are always on the lookout for opportunities to ... continue reading
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Cloud Commercial Communities webinar and podcast newsletter–February 2019

Welcome to the Cloud Commercial Communities monthly webinar and podcast update. Each month the team focuses on core programs, updates, trends, and technologies that Microsoft partners and customers need to know to increase success using Azure and Dynamics. Make sure ... continue reading
Dell EMC Tactical Microsoft Azure Stack in partnership with Tracewell Systems

Advancing tactical edge scenarios with Dell EMC Tactical Microsoft Azure Stack and Azure Data Box family

Today, Microsoft is announcing new intelligent cloud and intelligent edge capabilities for U.S. government customers. These new capabilities will help government customers uniquely address “the tactical edge”—or, a dependence on information systems and connectivity in harsh scenarios or other situations ... continue reading