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Earlier this summer, marine specialists reeled up a shipping-container-size datacenter coated in algae, barnacles and sea anemones from the seafloor off Scotland’s Orkney Islands. The retrieval launched the final phase of a years-long effort that proved the concept of underwater datacenters is feasible, as well as logistically, environmentally and economically practical. Microsoft’s Project Natick team deployed the Northern …

Nutanix, a leader in enterprise cloud computing, announced a new partnership with Microsoft that will enable both companies to deliver a hybrid solution with seamless application, data, and license mobility as well as unified management across on-premises and Azure environments, using Nutanix Clusters on Azure. “With this partnership, Microsoft and Nutanix show our commitment to …

Microsoft’s first dual-screen Android device, Surface Duo, will be coming to AT&T* on the Nation’s Best and also Fastest Wireless Network1. Preorders for the Surface Duo begin at midnight Aug. 13 at www.att.com/Microsoft. “AT&T is committed to keeping our customers connected with innovative devices that fit into their lifestyles,” said Jeff Howard, VP Mobile Device Portfolio. …

HashiCorp®, the leader in multi-cloud infrastructure automation software, announced the general availability of HashiCorp Consul Service (HCS) on Microsoft Azure. HashiCorp Consul® is a multi-cloud service networking platform to automate network configurations, discover services, and secure service-to-service communication across any cloud or runtime. With HCS on Azure, enterprises can deploy HashiCorp-managed Consul clusters directly through the …

Sony Semiconductor Solutions (Sony) and Microsoft Corp. (Microsoft) announced they are partnering to create solutions that make AI-powered smart cameras and video analytics easier to access and deploy for their mutual customers. As a result of the partnership, the companies will embed Microsoft Azure AI capabilities on Sony’s intelligent vision sensor IMX500, which extracts useful …

Adaptive Biotechnologies Corp. announced it has begun enrolling a virtual clinical study, ImmuneRACE, as part of a broader effort it has undertaken with Microsoft Corp. to rapidly map and measure the immune response to the COVID-19 virus to inform improved diagnostics to fulfill the need for more reliable testing. The study calls for 1,000 participants …

UNICEF and Microsoft Corp. announced the expansion of a global learning platform to help children and youth affected by COVID-19 continue their education at home. The Learning Passport started off as a partnership between UNICEF, Microsoft and the University of Cambridge, and its departments Cambridge University Press and Cambridge Assessment, designed to provide education for displaced …

BlackRock and Microsoft Corp. have formed a strategic partnership to host BlackRock’s Aladdin infrastructure on the Microsoft Azure cloud platform, bringing enhanced capabilities to BlackRock and its Aladdin clients, which include many of the world’s most sophisticated institutional investors and wealth managers. By adopting Microsoft Azure, BlackRock will both accelerate innovation on Aladdin through greater …

Adaptive Biotechnologies Corp. and Microsoft Corp. announced they will leverage their existing partnership mapping population-wide adaptive immune responses to diseases at scale to study COVID-19. Finding the relevant immune response signature may advance solutions to diagnose, treat and prevent the disease, augmenting existing research efforts that primarily focus on the biology of the virus. These data will …

Kubota Corporation and Microsoft announced a multi-year strategic alliance aimed at accelerating Kubota’s digital transformation. Through the alliance, Kubota will migrate its IT infrastructure and SAP mission-critical systems onto Microsoft Azure’s trusted cloud platform. By standardizing on Microsoft Azure, Kubota will streamline its business operations, accelerate innovation, and shift to a solution provision model. Additionally, the …