Microsoft announces over 100 updates and new technologies to help customers be more efficient and productive

  Manila, Philippines — At this year’s Microsoft Ignite—a showcase of the best of what’s next for Microsoft and its partners—Microsoft unveiled over 100 products and updates that are designed to help customers, partners and developers get the full value of Microsoft’s technologies. “The past few years have been a period of dramatic change, with […]

Acer and Microsoft collaborate with OB Montessori for Windows 11 SE Tester Program

Acer and Microsoft have partnered with OB Montessori to test Windows 11 SE, a new edition of Windows that is designed for education and runs on web-first devices.   The Philippines is among the first countries in Southeast Asia to roll out the tester program, with OB Montessori being one of the first schools to […]

Microsoft Introduces Cloud for Sovereignty, the Most Flexible and Comprehensive Solution for Digital Sovereignty

Governments and public sector customers around the world are looking to accelerate their digital transformation, creating opportunities for social and economic growth and enhancing citizen services. Last week, Microsoft announced Microsoft Cloud for Sovereignty, a new solution that will enable public sector customers to build and digitally transform workloads in the Microsoft Cloud while meeting their […]

ePLDT bags Microsoft Country Partner of the Year award

ePLDT Inc., the ICT arm of PLDT Enterprise and the country’s leading enabler of digital solutions, has been awarded by Microsoft as its 2022 Country Partner of Year for the Philippines.   Victor S. Genuino, President and CEO of ePLDT, has expressed his gratitude for the recognition, highlighting their long-standing partnership to deliver solutions that […]

Microsoft introduces Microsoft Entra to help customers secure access for a connected world

Microsoft today announced a new product family, Microsoft Entra, which encompasses all of Microsoft’s identity and access capabilities. Microsoft Entra includes Azure Active Directory (Azure AD) as well as two new product categories: a Cloud Infrastructure Entitlement Management (CIEM) solution called Microsoft Entra Permissions Management, and a decentralized identity product offering, Microsoft Entra Verified ID. […]

Lenovo EdVision Summit pushes for change to fully realize the modern classroom

The EdVision Summit that gathers leaders in the education technology industry, such as Lenovo and its partner Microsoft, along with members of the academe in the region to discuss best practices for the modern classroom, was successfully held on March 24th. Twenty-four speakers from seven markets, including the Philippines, Thailand, Singapore, Malaysia, Vietnam, Hong Kong, […]

Philippines among APAC winners of Microsoft’s AI for Accessibility Hackathon to accelerate inclusive innovation

ABOVE: Team EIA from the Philippines hard at work. They developed an inclusive banking platform for people who are blind. L – R: Christian Patrick Calonge, Mark Allan Paule, Veronica Thea Magno, Denisse Gomez, Ivan Christopher Carillo   Teams from Thailand, Singapore and Philippines are winners of the Microsoft AI for Accessibility (AI4A) Hackathon in […]

Microsoft introduces Microsoft Security Experts to help organizations achieve more secure, compliant, and productive outcomes

Microsoft today announced that it is offering new and expanded services for security under a new service category, Microsoft Security Experts. Security Experts includes three new managed services—Microsoft Defender Experts for Hunting, Microsoft Defender Experts for extended detection and response (XDR), Microsoft Security Services for Enterprise—as well as two existing services, Microsoft Security Experts for […]

Microsoft announces general availability of Microsoft Defender for Business designed to boost small and medium business (SMB) security

On Monday, Microsoft Corp. announced the general availability (GA) of the stand-alone version of Microsoft Defender for Business. Defender for Business brings enterprise-grade endpoint security to SMBs, including endpoint detection and response capabilities to protect against ransomware and other sophisticated cyberthreats.   In April 2022, Microsoft surveyed more than 150 small and medium businesses in […]

Microsoft announces new research and technology to make hybrid work work in the Philippines

Microsoft Corp. Recently released its second annual Work Trend Index report, “Great Expectations: Making Hybrid Work Work.” The company also announced new features across Microsoft Teams, Microsoft 365, Surface Hub, and Microsoft Viva to empower hybrid work and address employees’ new expectations for the workplace.   After sitting on the cusp of hybrid work for […]