Tech Digest week 26 Tech stories making the rounds – Week 26, 2015

Trends in Cloud Strategy

Cloud Computing forms a key part of IT strategies across enterprises today. This year, many enterprise workloads will move to the cloud. The hybrid cloud computing model will also gain traction this year. The enterprise applications will also be cloud optimized.

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Spotify acquires a Data Analytics startup

To counter pressure from streaming music services such as Apple Music and Google Play music, Spotify acquired a small data analytics startup. The startup Seed Scientific used to work earlier with Beats Music, which was later absorbed by Apple. This move should presumably help Spotify improve its song recommendations, help musicians better connect with fans and generate targeted ads.

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Now Advanced Threat Analytics part of Microsoft Enterprise Mobility Suite

Microsoft has recently added Advanced Threat Analytics to its Enterprise Mobility Suite. The suite is a subscription service containing Azure Active Directory Premium, Azure Rights Management and Intune. Advanced Threat Analytics will help businesses black attacks by identify and analyzing normal and abnormal behaviour. The technology comes from Israeli cybersecurity startup Aorato which Microsoft acquired last year.

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Collaboration makes your business a social enterprise

Social tools are more than just Facebook and Twitter. Social collaboration tools can transform the way work gets done across enterprises. Organizations can integrate goal-based, role-based or cloud-based collaboration into their computing fabric. Social business networks help team members to collaborate securely across departments, offices and locations.

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