Microsoft Business Newsroom: Press Materials

Sibos 2016

Microsoft and Bank of America Merrill Lynch collaborate to transform trade finance transacting with Azure Blockchain as a Service
Sept. 27, 2016
Press release

Microsoft at Sibos 2016: Day 1
Sept. 26, 2016
Microsoft Enterprise blog

Sibos 2016
Sept. 26, 2016
Microsite

Hannover Messe 2016

From airplane engines to street lights, transportation is becoming more intelligent
May 2, 2016
Transform blog

Surface: The fastest-growing mobile CAD device for Siemens Solid Edge users
April 26, 2016
Microsoft Devices Blog

Connecting aging machines to ‘new life’ for Germany’s Mittelstand and beyond
April 26, 2016
Transform blog

How manufacturers are creating the digital, intelligent and predictive factory
April 25, 2016
Transform blog

All around us, smarter buildings provide energy-efficient, environmentally friendly workplaces
April 25, 2016
Transform blog

Liebherr Domestic Appliances collaborates with Microsoft to build new smart fridge for medicine
April 25, 2016
Transform blog

Microsoft and Jabil collaborate to create quality assurance platform for predictive analytics
April 25, 2016
Press release

Azure IoT at Hannover Messe: New IoT management features, Azure Certified for IoT partners, and more
April 25, 2016
IoT blog

Windows 10: The Platform for the Intelligence Revolution
April 25, 2016
Windows For Your Business blog

Microsoft and Rolls-Royce collaborate to offer advanced operational intelligence to airlines
April 24, 2016
Press release

HITEC 2015

Hotels add high-tech touches to enhance hospitality
June 17, 2015
Microsoft Business Matters blog

MCOM Media Communications, a pioneer in TV and Mobile hospitality solutions, released HOTstream Cloud on Microsoft Azure
June 12, 2015
Partner press release

iRiS Software Systems launches new Lobby application, an exclusive solution built on Windows
Video

Hannover Messe 2015

A new industrial revolution on display at Hannover Messe 2015
April 12, 2015
Official Microsoft Blog

Windows devices drive productivity and innovation in industrial manufacturing
April 12, 2015
Windows For Your Business

Fujitsu and Microsoft Collaborate to transform manufacturing processes through IoT innovation
April 12, 2015
Press release

Miele and Microsoft collaborate to create smarter home appliances
April 12, 2015
Press release

Microsoft and KUKA present intelligent future generation of robotics
April 12, 2015
Press release

IoT explainer (French)
July 27, 2015

IoT explainer (Spanish)
June 15, 2015

IoT explainer (German)
April 8, 2015

IoT explainer (English)
March 16, 2015

WEBfactory i4 faciliates the quick analysis of process data in real time
Partner press release

COPA-DATA at Hannover Messe: ergonomic and flexible HMI/SCADA solutions for Smart Factories
Partner press release

C-Labs Delivers New IoT Cloud Capabilities
Partner press release

Sneak Peek: Experience Windows 10 for PCs
Video

KUKA and Microsoft Collaborate to Create the Next Generation of Robotics
Video

Qoros 3 Sedan – Life’s Moments TVC
Video

Press Releases

New regional effort aims to establish Cascadia Innovation Corridor
Sept. 20, 2016
Press release
British Columbia and Washington leaders come together to strengthen collaboration, create cross-border opportunity.

Microsoft and R3 Partnership to Accelerate Adoption of Distributed Ledger Technologies by Global Banks
April 4, 2016
Press release
Deal will modernize technology and processes for the financial ecosystem, reducing costs and fraud; Microsoft Azure named preferred cloud platform for R3 Consortium.

Banks choosing Microsoft Dynamics CRM to enable personalized customer experiences and operational efficiency
Sept. 29, 2014
Press release
Microsoft Dynamics CRM is powering a customer-focused approach as banks around the world become digital information businesses.

Microsoft announces CitiDirect BE Tablet app for Windows 8.1 for corporate treasurers
Sept. 29, 2014
Press release
Tablet app from Citi provides corporate treasurers around the world with on-the-go access to actionable, real-time data from their tablet devices.

Bring your own service: Employees want social tools at work, despite company restrictions and hesitation, reports new Microsoft survey
May 27, 2013
Social networking has become ingrained in our personal lives and now business-focused social tools have arrived in the office, unlocking knowledge and uniting people across the company – from senior leaders to workers on the frontlines. Yet a disconnect exists between employees and their organizations over the value of social tools in the workplace, according a new Microsoft study.

Microsoft announces winners and finalists of the 2013 Partner of the Year awards
May 20, 2013
Awards recognize best-in-class solutions built on Microsoft technology.

Telefónica to improve communication and collaboration for employees worldwide using Microsoft cloud technologies
May 16, 2013
Leading telecommunications provider will deploy Microsoft Office 365 and Yammer as part of a strategic initiative utilizing IT for better business results and a competitive edge.

Businesses choose Microsoft Office 365 over Google Apps
May 14, 2013
World-class security features, privacy features and enterprise-class capabilities give companies the confidence they need to move to the cloud.

Apps For Asia winners featured at Asian Development Bank annual meeting
May 04, 2013
Bringing together developers and the application needs of the Asia Pacific region.

European educational organizations maximize student and faculty outcomes with Office 365
April 29, 2013
Education institutions across the region chose the cloud-based productivity suite for improved communication, collaboration and cost benefits.

Microsoft updates Business Associate Agreement to address new HIPAA requirements and help enable healthcare organizations to maintain compliance in the cloud
April 25, 2013
Currently several dozen healthcare enterprise organizations are covered by Microsoft’s BAA.

Small businesses with ‘involuntary’ IT managers lose US$24 billion in productivity annually, according to AMI-Partners study
April 22, 2013
Microsoft-commissioned AMI-Partners study examines impact of non-IT professionals managing technology in small businesses across several countries.

Civilian, Defense and National Security Agencies Adopt Microsoft Dynamics CRM to Improve Service Delivery and Cut Costs
April 17, 2013
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs highlights advanced veteran service improvements, and Microsoft announces 10 agencies realizing White House digital government strategy with Microsoft Dynamics CRM.

ABB to Deploy Microsoft Office 365 and Yammer as Part of Strategic Initiative to Improve Collaboration Worldwide
April 10, 2013
Global company choses Microsoft cloud to support 145,000 employees across 100 countries.

Microsoft Teams Up With NBC Sports Group to Deliver Compelling Sports Programming Across Digital Platforms Using Windows Azure
April 09, 2013
New alliance aims to deliver live and on-demand programming of more than 5,000 hours of sporting events plus Sochi 2014 Olympic Games for NBC Sports’ digital platforms.

Domino’s Pizza, Xerox and Pedcor Count on Microsoft Hyper-V and Private Cloud
April 08, 2013
Companies across industries look to Microsoft infrastructure solutions to deliver critical business applications.

New Group of Government and Education Organizations Move to the Cloud With Microsoft Office 365
March 27, 2013
From Kansas City to the University of Miami, customers cite cost savings, modernization and efficiency benefits of cloud-based productivity and collaboration.

State and Local Governments Adopt Microsoft Dynamics CRM to Improve Citizen Service Delivery
March 27, 2013
New customers announced at Microsoft’s U.S. Public Sector CIO Summit leverage enterprise application platform to reduce costs and transform health and human services and public safety operations.

Windows Embedded 8 Generally Available
March 20, 2013
Microsoft launches online resource getwindowsembedded8.com for enterprises and OEMs.

Feature Stories

Microsoft announces general availability of Windows Embedded Compact 2013
June 13, 2013
Operating system powers small-footprint industry devices within the Internet of Things.

The workplace is flat: Social tools unifying the workplace
May 27, 2013
Social networking has become ingrained in our personal lives and now business-focused social tools have arrived in the office, unlocking knowledge and uniting people across the company – from senior leaders to workers on the frontlines. Yet a disconnect exists between employees and their organizations over the value of social tools in the workplace, according a new Microsoft study.

Four benefits of enterprise social and five key ways to start using it
May 27, 2013
Social networking in the workplace? That’s right, enterprise social tools enable employees to get work done better, faster and smarter.

PatternBuilders brings big data analytics down to size
May 23, 2013
Microsoft BizSpark startup makes next-generation big data analytics solutions accessible to enterprises of all sizes.

Fiat fine-tunes connected, efficient, affordable driving experience
May 20, 2013
Uconnect infotainment solution debuts in Fiat 500L, showcases consumer and business value of flexible, intelligent systems powered by Windows Embedded Automotive.

Building the intelligent car of the future
May 07, 2013
Microsoft: Working with automotive industry to design an updateable car that’s easier to use and responds to the driver’s needs.

Dawn of Windows 8 Brings New Device Opportunities as Sun Sets on XP
April 08, 2013
With Microsoft set to discontinue support for Windows XP a year from now, upgrading to modern PCs makes more sense than ever.

elicit Helps Improve Your Website’s Searchability
April 03, 2013
Microsoft BizSpark startup uses Windows Azure to put keyword search control into the hands of humans rather than algorithms.

Now Online: A Century of Women’s Entrepreneurialism
March 28, 2013
Microsoft partners with the U.S. National Women’s History Museum to launch an exhibit examining the journey of American women who have started businesses over the last century.

To Celebrate Kids Helping Kids Across the Globe, Microsoft Sponsors First U.S. We Day
March 27, 2013
As part of its YouthSpark initiative to create opportunities for youth, Microsoft welcomes 15,000 students to We Day at Seattle’s KeyArena.

Rockford Health System Simplifies Electronic Health Record Management With Microsoft
March 04, 2013
Intelligent system uses bedside terminals, HealthCast Enhanced Sign-On Software and EpicCare EMR to integrate fragmented health records and simplify clinician logon for more efficient and secure access to patient data.

Autolib’ Brings Intelligent Car-Sharing to the Streets of Paris and Suburbs
Feb. 12, 2013
Service spans convenient registration and rental kiosks, all-electric vehicle charging stations, in-car system and vehicle data management with Microsoft technology.

Intelligent Systems Changing the Face of Retail
Jan. 14, 2013
Microsoft announces preview availability of Windows 8-based platform for industry devices.

Microsoft Delivers Windows Embedded 8 Handheld for Enterprise Handheld Devices
Jan. 14, 2013
Motorola Solutions, Intermec, Honeywell, Ingenico and Bluebird to ship devices built on the new platform.

Jeep Wrangler Supplier Plant Driven by Microsoft
Nov. 27, 2012
Intelligent system built by KUKA Systems Group controls 246 specialized robots that produce more than 700 Jeep Wrangler bodies daily.

Intelligent Systems: Rx for Better Healthcare
April 12, 2012
Hospitals and clinics put Windows Embedded to work to improve patient care and streamline IT management.

Ringing Up Sales With Windows Embedded
April 11, 2012
Intelligent systems help retailers deliver connected experiences today and build relationships for the future.

White Papers

“The Rise of Enterprise Social Networks” By Mark Fidelman
.pdf file, 4.71 MB
Thanks to the power of Microsoft Translator, translating Yammer conversations into your native language is now possible with the click of a button.

Partner Press Releases

Toyota Expands Focus on Software- and Data-Driven Mobility with Toyota Connected
April 4, 2016
Partner press release
Collaboration with Microsoft will expand mobile and data analytics capabilities.

BMW Connected North America – Your Personal Mobility Companion makes world debut at Microsoft Build 2016, powered by Open Mobility Cloud built on Microsoft Azure
March 31, 2016
Partner press release
BMW Connected, the new personal mobility companion makes its world debut at Microsoft Build 2016, Microsoft Corp’s. developer conference.

GIEOM to launch Windows 8.1 App at SIBOS 2014 in Boston
Sept. 29, 2014
Partner press release
GIEOM app on Microsoft Azure to be showcased in SIBOS Innotribe booth.

Temenos releases new apps to renovate banks’ data and information management
Sept. 29, 2014
Partner press release
Four new apps developed with Microsoft, available on the Windows 8.1 platform.

Blogs

New apps and services from Microsoft customers and partners on display at Sibos financial services conference in Boston
Sept. 29, 2014
Official Microsoft Blog

Microsoft partners with financial services industry on fight against cybercrime
Sept. 29, 2014
Microsoft on the Issues

Reinventing banking for great customer and employee experiences with mobile solutions
Sept. 29, 2014
Windows For Your Business

Putting the Lid on Cybercrime
Sept. 29, 2014
Microsoft Vertical Industries

Where’s my cash?
Sept. 29, 2014
Microsoft Vertical Industries

FreedomPay and Microsoft Offer Banks enhanced Security to Unlock Customer Payment Data
Sept. 29, 2014
Microsoft Vertical Industries