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EU GDPR ‘Cometh the Hour, Cometh the MPN’?

February 17, 2017

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The EU GDPR (General Data Protection Regulations) may appear to be just another round of legislation that falls into the GRC (Governance Risk and Compliance) bucket for organizations to wrestle with. However I invite you to dig a little deeper and recognize the seismic impact that its unification and standardization of European Union (EU) data […]

Microsoft Mobile, is the time nigh?

October 29, 2015

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Despite continued delays in the roll-out of Window 10 Mobile to existing Windows Mobile devices and Windows Mobile users being treated like second class Microsoft citizens when it comes to apps, Microsoft may be at last onto a winner with the help of their new Window 10 single platform strategy. Well some would say about […]

Microsoft doing the Scroogle

August 28, 2015

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With the advent of Windows 10, we have seen the pushing of this OS as a FREE upgrade onto consumer PC’s (those running legit Windows v7 or 8), as well as many small and medium business user systems. This has had the side effect of kicking off flurries of enquiries and concerns over what is […]

A Game of Trust

August 11, 2015

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Microsoft is trying a bit to hard and missing the fundamentals on winning trust. We have had the parade of Windows 10 privacy default setting faux pas that persist in the face of Microsoft senior executive statements to the contrary, an abbreviated list of such issues: Windows 10 is spying on almost everything you do – […]

Windows 10 oh so NSA & GCHQ (amongst others) friendly ….

July 29, 2015

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Time is running out folk’s, by the time you read this the witching hour will almost be upon us, 1st August 2015 will see the revisions to Microsoft Privacy Statements and Services Agreement Agreements move Windows users into a brave new world of exposure / intimacy with Microsoft, and why, because there is a new kid on […]

Windows 10 Trust at its Core, Really?

July 16, 2015

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“Trust has to be at the Core of Windows 10 and Cortana” said Satya Nadella (CEO of Microsoft) in his keynote to the Microsoft World Wide Partner Conference (WPC) audience on Monday. See 60 second clip below: To reiterate from the video quote: “At the core of Cortana is the ability to collect ALL the […]

Microsoft Cloud Support Goldmine is its Partners

July 14, 2015

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Exciting news Microsoft has stirred, and with it a subtle shift may be taking place, one that for both end users of its cloud services and its dedicated Partners could see the transformation of its Cloud Service support. Microsoft has announced it will be working with Rackspace – ‘Fanatical Support for Microsoft Azure’. To date […]