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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

Who is Pax8?

Pax8 recently announced the acquisition of Umbrellar, the New Zealand award-winning, services-led Microsoft Cloud Solutions Provider. So what does this mean for the Aotearoa New Zealand cloud ecosystem in general - and Umbrellar and their customers in particular? We go through the background and unpack why this is a win-win for everyone.

Umbrellar Connect

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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Latest features part of Binokula update

Binokula, created by Stellar Consulting Group, offers Power BI users important functionality that allows you to securely share Power BI reports beyond your firewalls. We highlight recent updates to the platform that make your data and analytics life even easier.

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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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6 transformations to disrupt your legacy IT operations

Mobile Mentor rounds out their Zero Trust series with a summary of "Six pillars of Modern Endpoint Management" and a link to download the full whitepaper. It highlights why we can't continue with legacy IT operations and how disrupting the status quo will have your IT team thanking you.

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Windows 11: a new era for the PC

The last two years have profoundly changed how we live our lives, with the PC playing a more meaningful role than ever. New behaviours that were born out of necessity have evolved into habits as people and organisations reevaluate priorities through a new lens.

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Umbrellar wins Reseller News NZ Partner Innovation Collaboration award

Winning the 2021 Reseller News NZ Partner Innovation - Collaboration award is just the icing on the cake for Umbrellar. They're more excited about the successful partnership with Medtech and Augen that has led to building a New Zealand healthcare solution platform that's saving lives by empowering doctors to focus on diagnosing and curing their patients. Built in the cloud, the ALEX platform is already proving its worth in the NZ health sector and is readily available to other countries such as Australia, Ireland and the UK.

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Windows Virtual Desktop offer

New customers save 30 percent on Windows Virtual Desktop computing costs for D-series and Bs-series virtual machines for up to 90 days when using the native Microsoft solution. Redeem the offer directly in the Azure Portal before March 31, 2021.

Nadia Phillips

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.

Nadia Phillips

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