Archive for June, 2016

Bing Maps V8 Web Control Released

  The Bing Maps V8 control reduces development time by requiring less code to implement more features into your app. It also brings significant performance improvement by using the HTML5 canvas, which provides the ability to render vector data over 10 times faster than previous versions of the Bing Maps JavaScript (AJAX) control. It also […]

June 27, 2016 · Rahul Desai · No Comments
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Azure Channel Pricing Calculator

The Azure Pricing Calculator now has a version that includes Enterprise Agreement (EA) and Cloud Solution Provider (CSP) pricing. This new version is called the Azure Channel Pricing Calculator, and it allows users to estimate their Azure pricing after applying the appropriate EA and CSP discounts. Previously, the Azure Channel Pricing calculator was only available […]

June 17, 2016 · Rahul Desai · No Comments
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Pricing Calculator | Microsoft Azure

Now generally available…. Pricing calculator Price and configure Azure features for your scenarios No upfront costs No termination fees Only pay for what you use Pricing Calculator | Microsoft Azure

June 17, 2016 · Rahul Desai · No Comments
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CRM Solution: Company News timeline for CRM Online

You can now view news related to an Account, Lead, Contact or Opportunity in the CRM app on your mobile device. The Company news timeline solution for mobile enables sales and service users to view the latest and most important news in the mobile client from Bing news. The news articles are organized by time […]

June 14, 2016 · Rahul Desai · No Comments
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Government Digital Service–Design Principles

A great article on Digital Services Design Principles for Government: GOV.UK – GDS design principles 1 Start with needs* 2 Do less 3 Design with data 4 Do the hard work to make it simple 5 Iterate. Then iterate again. 6 This is for everyone 7 Understand context 8 Build digital services, not websites 9 […]

June 14, 2016 · Rahul Desai · No Comments
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Microsoft to acquire LinkedIn

Microsoft to acquire LinkedIn | News Center

June 13, 2016 · Rahul Desai · No Comments
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#AzureAD a leader in the 2016 Gartner IDaaS MQ! | Enterprise Mobility and Security Blog

  Gartner released their Magic Quadrant for Identity and Access Management as a Service (IDaaS) for 2016 and Azure Active Directory was placed in the “leaders” quadrant, and positioned very strongly for our completeness of vision. We have worked with Gartner to make complimentary copies available, which you can access here. Gartner 2016 Magic Quadrant […]

June 8, 2016 · Rahul Desai · No Comments
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Microsoft announces major commitment to Apache Spark

Microsoft’s big data and analytics offerings announcement, excerpts of the announcement as below: Spark for Azure HDInsight General Availability, previously announced as public preview, Spark for Azure HDInsight generally available today, and introducing a fully managed Spark service from Hortonworks that has been hardened for the enterprise and made simpler for you to use. You […]

June 6, 2016 · Rahul Desai · No Comments
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