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Toyota simplifies complex repairs and accelerates training with mixed reality on HoloLens 2

Toyota's business philosophy of "kaizen" (continuous improvement) encourages the company to strive for excellence through constant adaptation and modernization. Toyota now offers innovative training, repair support, and advanced visualizations thanks to Microsoft's mixed reality technology. By using Microsoft’s mixed reality applications on HoloLens 2, Toyota has transformed and improved how its technicians work and provide

2022-06-28T16:30:00+00:00June 28th, 2022|

Modernize Endpoints A Zero Trust approach

The approach to modernizing endpoints is realized with Microsoft 365—and Microsoft Zero Trust is the model for security. With Zero Trust in place, employees can perform from anywhere in the world while maintaining tight control over core security needs. Let the Microsoft intelligent security cloud and endpoint leadership be your guide. Take a look at this infographic and

2022-06-23T16:30:00+00:00June 23rd, 2022|

A First Device Supported by Microsoft Endpoint Manager for Frontline Workers

In today’s fragmented technology environment, it’s important for leaders to support the frontline workforce with a customized user experience. Microsoft Endpoint Manager plays an important role in large scale projects requiring a secure environment to operate efficiently, such as with RealWear’s assisted reality wearable device—controlled by using simple voice commands, which frees the hands for

2022-06-21T16:30:00+00:00June 21st, 2022|

Reimagine your digital endpoint estate

Growing concerns about employee experiences—including securing mobile devices and working with flexibility—call for endpoint modernization. The value in Microsoft 365 is its innovation in secure, cloud-connected management as well as its awareness of employee satisfaction (including the acceleration of onboarding of all workers). Take stock in your endpoint estate and start using modern products like

2022-06-15T16:30:00+00:00June 15th, 2022|

Deploy and protect endpoints for hybrid and frontline work

Today’s transforming business scenario calls for an innovative approach. With a higher number of hybrid employees and a growing frontline base, it’s more important than ever to secure endpoints, especially mobile. You can future-proof your business and mitigate risks with Microsoft 365. Key capabilities of products like Endpoint Manager, Microsoft Defender, and Azure Active Directory

2022-06-13T16:30:00+00:00June 13th, 2022|

REI embraces hybrid work with Microsoft Teams and Surface Hub

REI is the largest consumer cooperative in the United States specializes in camping gear, outdoor apparel, and equipment. The popular Northwest company uses Microsoft Teams Connect capabilities to simplify how employees collaborate with external parties outside the company—with Microsoft Endpoint Manager and Intune key to its strategy for protecting mobile devices. During the pandemic, REI

2022-06-07T16:30:00+00:00June 7th, 2022|

Protect your endpoints with top EDR software

Companies must now consider endpoint detection and response software (EDR) with AI and machine learning capabilities, as well as threat intelligence databases, to function in a safer, evolving digital environment. However, most of the features users expect from popular EDR tools, such as device control, advanced threat targeting, and rollback, are either unavailable or require

2022-05-31T16:30:00+00:00May 31st, 2022|

The new normal: Hybrid work means greater focus on endpoint security

We used to think of network security as a perimeter issue, but with so many endpoints, the perimeter no longer exists. Employees now work from various locations using different devices, making it is close to impossible for any single IT team to confirm that they're using protection mechanisms. Employees require safe, versatile endpoint experiences to

2022-05-25T16:30:00+00:00May 25th, 2022|

Strengthening connection with remote communities with Windows 365

Nunavut, located in the northernmost region of Canada, has a large population under the age of 25, distributed across remote communities with no connecting roads. The IT team in Nunavut’s government collaborated with Microsoft on a pilot rollout of Windows 365 to help maintain remote government operations during COVID-19 and as part of a larger

2022-05-17T16:30:00+00:00May 17th, 2022|

What Will Manufacturing’s New Normal Be After COVID-19?

Historically, industries have been shaped long-term by the short-term changes taken during global crises. Disruptions introduced by COVID-19 are already showing signs of accelerating long-term changes. This thought leadership piece explains several trends and major shifts in manufacturing that may result from short-term responses to the pandemic.

2022-05-13T16:30:00+00:00May 13th, 2022|
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