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October 05, 2020
This Microsoft Ignite guide compiles news from the online event, including upcoming products and how they might address some of your organization's needs.
July 24, 2020
The shift to remote work and accelerated cloud migrations during the pandemic have resulted in strong revenue growth for Microsoft. The company reported its Q4 earnings this week.
March 31, 2020
HYCU seeks to simplify backup, recovery and migration of Azure data. The data protection and management vendor sees an opportunity in an evolving market.
January 16, 2020
Microsoft and AWS stepped up their ongoing battle promoting a variety of Windows Server 2008 migration tools in hopes of luring users over to their respective ecosystems.
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