Event Story: The technology-enabled transformation of the aviation industry

At Microsoft, we know that modernizing airlines with the latest and best technology is about much more than just giving people a device – it’s about what they can do with the device that really matters. Let’s take a look at how technology is transforming the aviation industry during Microsoft’s participation at the Singapore Airshow

Microsoft and Lufthansa Systems take mobile services airborne at Singapore Airshow

The mobile era is causing a fundamental disruption in the aviation industry. With the cloud making technology more accessible than ever, businesses in the aviation industry have to shift and increase their technology investments in areas where they haven’t historically focused. Now, technology can be a route to cost savings, growing revenue and staying ahead of the competition.

Microsoft Open Technologies expands presence to China

Microsoft Open Technologies, Inc. (MS Open Tech), a subsidiary of Microsoft Corp. dedicated to bridging Microsoft and non-Microsoft technologies, announced today the opening of a subsidiary in China, Microsoft Open Technologies (Shanghai) Company Limited — (MS Open Tech Shanghai).

Leading cloud service providers in Asia Pacific bet on Microsoft

Microsoft Corp. introduced the Cloud OS Network, a worldwide consortium of more than 25 cloud service providers delivering services built on the Microsoft Cloud Platform: Windows Server with Hyper-V, System Center and the Windows Azure Pack. These organizations support Microsoft’s Cloud OS vision of a consistent platform that spans customer datacenters, Windows Azure and service provider clouds.

Microsoft survey reveals most common misconceptions of cloud services in Asia Pacific

Microsoft Asia Pacific today revealed the results of a survey of 2,017 Microsoft partners in 11 countries in Asia Pacific who shared the most common misconceptions about cloud services still prevalent among their customers. This new data signals the need for greater awareness of the benefits of cloud services and has driven Microsoft Asia Pacific to step up efforts to reduce barriers to cloud adoption so more companies, especially SMBs, can benefit from increased productivity and agility.

CITYNET and Microsoft CityNext collaborate to build better cities

CITYNET (The Regional Network of Local Authorities for the Management of Human Settlements), and Microsoft CityNext today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that will see both parties collaborate to help cities across Asia tackle many of their biggest challenges such as; urban migration and decreased budgetary resources. As a result, CITYNET members will benefit from Microsoft CityNext’s approach to innovation empowering government, businesses and citizens to shape the future of their city.