Becoming a Microsoft cloud partner: Part 1 

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Guest Author: Ryszard Dałkowski, Exertum Independent IT2B consultant, trainer, the “Old Sweat” of IT industry. Delivers workshops and trainings on product and soft skills, as well as business remodeling workshops with cloud impact. Still deeply engaged in Microsoft open source projects in Central and Eastern Europe. Cloud computing enthusiast (for business and private use). Vice Read more

Garuda Indonesia: Web sales soar 200% with Microsoft Azure 

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In the airline business, security is paramount. In 2014, Garuda Indonesia (Garuda), the flag carrier of Indonesia, enhanced the security of its ticketing systems by redeploying its existing, open source e-commerce websites to the Microsoft cloud service, Azure. With expert onsite support from Microsoft consultants, the project took just six weeks. Today, Garuda’s customer data Read more

Try popular open source technologies in 'Super Human' labs 

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Feeling Super Human? The Azure team has created hands-on-labs that let you try popular open source technologies in the Azure Marketplace, including Hortonworks, Chef and Docker. With each lab, you’ll gain experience in big data, infrastructure automation and app containerization, to help you take your work and business to ‘super human’ levels. Complete the lab and Read more

Connect with Microsoft's open source pros on Periscope 

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Over the next several weeks, Microsoft is hosting a Microsoft + Open Source Q&A series on Periscope with members of teams across Microsoft who use open source software in their day-to-day jobs. From Node.js and PHP to Docker and Red Hat, our resident pros will be taking and answering questions from Twitter followers. Sessions will Read more

With new partnership, Red Hat and Microsoft open up the cloud for customers 

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This morning Microsoft and Red Hat announced an exciting partnership that will help customers embrace hybrid cloud computing and provide greater choice and flexibility for customers who want to deploy Red Hat solutions on Microsoft Azure. Openness is essential to our customers and partners and Microsoft continues to invest in delivering an open cloud platform Read more

Alter Way delivers innovative, open source-based solutions 

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At last week’s Worldwide Partner Conference (WPC), partners got a first-hand look at how Microsoft’s mobile-first, cloud-first vision translates into partner opportunities, including our ability to support a combination of open source and Microsoft technologies. We were particularly fortunate to share our Microsoft + Open Source booth with Alter Way, the winner of the first Read more

My story: What I learned from being a CEO startup 

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Šarūnas Legeckas is only 30, but if you didn’t know that and only read about his experience, you would probably give him 5 years more the least. He comes from a generation which believes in acting, and which discovers very early on that education may be fine, but there is nothing like rolling up your sleeves Read more