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Microsoft announces general availability of SQL Server 2016


Microsoft has announced the SQL Server 2016 will hit general availability to all customers worldwide as of June 1.

Cisco, Microsoft partner to target cloud datacentres

Cisco and Microsoft will jointly integrate and market their cloud and datacentre solutions

Microsoft and Cisco announced a multi-year partnership that will see the companies invest in joint sales, engineering and marketing resources with the aim of bolstering their integrated technology solutions within cloud datacentres.

Helsinki Bus Co. uses big data to boost fuel economy, driver performance

The Helsinki Bus Transportation Company is using big data to save money on fuel, optimise routes and improve driver safety

Using a data warehouse solution developed with CGI and a combination of big data technologies from Microsoft, the Helsinki Bus Transportation Company in Finland has over the past two years managed to save about 5 per cent of its fuel usage and increase customer satisfaction. Michael Andersson, technical director at Helsingin Bussiliikenne Oy said the project has helped deliver significant commercial benefits to its business, and make its operations safer in the process.