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Microsoft releases new add-on for Defender for Business

Microsoft recently announced the availability of Microsoft Defender for Business Servers - an add-on to Defender for Business that enables you to secure your server operating systems with the same protection you get for client devices. We unpack what that means, licensing and subscription costs and why you should consider it for your business.

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Microsoft releases new add-on for Defender for Business

Microsoft recently announced the availability of Microsoft Defender for Business Servers - an add-on to Defender for Business that enables you to secure your server operating systems with the same protection you get for client devices. We unpack what that means, licensing and subscription costs and why you should consider it for your business.

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Conscious Cloud: Microsoft’s Aotearoa datacentre pledge

Microsoft's datacentre region will be powered by 100% carbon free energy from Day One. Russell Craig, Microsoft New Zealand's National Technology Officer, shares what this investment in our technological and environmental future will look like.

Russell Craig, Microsoft New Zealand National Technology Officer

Umbrellar joins the Pax8 whānau

Pax8, the leading cloud commerce marketplace, today announced it has acquired Umbrellar, the services-led Microsoft cloud solutions provider currently offering cloud managed services, migration, advisory services, and cloud procurement for over 1,000 New Zealand businesses.

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Microsoft inspires to do more with less

Satya Nadella's opening address for Microsoft Inspire centered on the theme "Do more with less". Microsoft's largest partner event of the year is a huge two days of information - so we've collected the highlights just for you.

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ANZ Partners win big at Microsoft’s Partner of the Year Awards

Rachel Bondi, Chief Partner Officer, Partner Solutions Group, Microsoft Australia & New Zealand, shares the exciting news of Microsoft's Australian and New Zealand partners celebrating their most successful wins ever at this year's Partner of the Year awards, competing against more than 3900 Microsoft partners from over 126 countries.

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The journey to net zero

New Zealand is one of a handful of countries taking the ambitious step of legislating their commitment to net zero by 2050. Microsoft have partnered with Goldsmiths, University of London, to develop "Accelerating the journey to net zero: A blueprint for New Zealand Aotearoa" - a report designed to help you on your journey to net zero.

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A Stellar relationship with Talend finalised

Stellar Consulting recently finalised their partnership agreement with Talend, global leader in data integration and integrity. The relationship combines Talend solutions with Stellar's expertise to enable New Zealand organisations to implement data governance strategies that balance security and access.

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Azure Hybrid Benefit now generally available for Linux

Coinciding with this week’s Kubecon and Open Azure Day virtual events, today Microsoft have announced the general availability of Azure Hybrid Benefit functionality for Linux customers, allowing you to bring both your on-premises Windows Server and SQL Server licenses, as well as Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) or SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES) subscriptions to Azure.

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