Category: Dolphin Networks News

What is Microsoft Azure?

If you are a dedicated follower of Microsoft, then there is no doubt you will of heard of Microsoft Azure. This is a cloud computing service which is a huge part of Microsoft’s business, which competes with similar services from Amazon and Google. What really is Microsoft Azure? Cloud Computing Explained By using the word…

Our Top Reasons Why You Need Microsoft Office 365

Microsoft have recently released two editions of its new and improved online productivity suite, Office 365. Available in two editions ‘small business’ and ‘enterprise’ this makes it easy and cost effective to go “into the cloud” without losing the familiar Microsoft server and client applications. The release of Office 365 will include email, communications, collaboration…

Why You Need Data Warehousing?

Why Do I Need Data Warehouse? Data warehouse can be implemented to help avoid any various challenges. In an age of serious competition, it isn’t ideal to make decisions alone, it must be taken on time, if you run out of time you will view your competitors getting ahead. Let’s take a supermarket for example,…

Microsoft to buy LinkedIn

Microsoft is buying the professional networking website LinkedIn for just over $26bn (£18bn) in cash. The software giant will pay $196 a share – a premium of almost 50% to Friday’s closing share price. The deal will help Microsoft boost sales of its business and email software. Microsoft said that LinkedIn would retain its “distinct…

Microsoft will offer Windows 10 for free in July

Windows 10 will be released as a free update on 29 July 2016, Microsoft has announced. It will be the last major release of the 29-year-old operating system before Microsoft switches to a “Windows as a service” system, which entails updates being rolled out when ready. This marks a change in Microsoft’s business model. The…

What everyone should know about Cloud Security

As each year passes, more businesses and individuals are turning toward the Cloud to fulfill their document and information storage needs – but are your files safe? It seems like each month there is a new online scandal in which celebrities or corporations are being hung out to dry based on sensitive information that has…

The Results are in Survey results on the top rated Business Intelligence solutions

The Survey, conducted by Gartner, rated tools by the 42 leading vendors who appear on Gartner’s Magic Quadrant. The vendor list covers all the known industry players from Megavendors like SAP, Oracle, IBM and Microsoft, through Data Discovery vendors like Tableau and Qlik, Magic Quadrant Visionaries like Panorama and Alteryx and 36 others. The survey’s…

Andy Taylor successfully completes TOGAF certification

I have just attended a 5 day training course with EA (Enterprise Architects) based in Paddington, London. The course was to be trained in the use of TOGAF which is The Open Group Architecture Framework. This framework is widely used by many medium to large companies wishing to structure their projects around an industry standard…

European SharePoint Conference 2013 – Copenhagen

  Attendance at the European SharePoint Conference was high in January 2013. The conference featured mostly around the 2013 release of SharePoint although there was plenty of reference to SP 2010. It’s a great few days & a great way to mingle in the SharePoint community & hear about what other companies are doing with…