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    EU's Kroes: "Let's aim high" with European cloud strategy


    EU Commissioner Kroes hopes EU strategies will help define global standards in cloud computing Neelie Kroes urged Europe's IT industry last week to "aim high" and help Brussels forge a truly European Cloud computing strategy. The European commissioner in charge of Europe's digital agenda said data protection, interoperability and standardization ...

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    Mulally to discuss Ford's European SYNC rollout at CeBIT


    Ford CEO Mulally, seen here at the Detroit auto show in January, will speak at CeBIT March 1 Ford CEO Alan Mulally will use a keynote address at the CeBIT high-tech trade fair next month to further highlight the US automaker’s in-car infotainment solutions. Ford said Mulally, who spoke at ...

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    A Cloud version of Microsoft Dynamics CRM software


    Microsoft has released the Cloud version of its Microsoft Dynamics CRM software outside North America. The software maker said Microsoft Dynamics CRM Online will be available to customers in 40 markets in 41 languages. Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer said in a statement the software “is fully embracing the Cloud.” He ...

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    Germany’s A.T.U. to adopt Microsoft Dynamics AX in all operations


    A.T.U. repair shops will also use the same Microsoft IT A.T.U. plans to roll out Microsoft Dynamics AX across all of its 600 repair shops, in a move designed to improve efficiency and lower costs. Microsoft Dynamics AX 2009 is a business management solution that works like familiar Microsoft software ...

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    Microsoft, T-Systems to jointly offer Cloud services


    Microsoft and T-Systems will cooperate to meet growing corporate demand for standardized Cloud-based services. The US software group and the German IT services provider said in a press statement that Cloud offerings are interesting to customers because they can use only what they need and pay accordingly. Customers also want ...

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    Interview: Microsoft executive sees “dominant role” for cloud computing in auto industry


    Caglayan Arkan is in charge of Microsoft’s activities in the manufacturing and resources industries. In that role, he is also responsible for the software maker’s automotive business. He spoke this summer to automotiveIT’s Ralf Bretting about cloud computing, Microsoft’s automotive platform and the company’s ambitions in the automotive field. Microsoft ...

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    Microsoft unveils updated automotive platform


    Microsoft’s new software platform will power the Nissan LEAF’s information system Microsoft this week unveiled the latest version of its software platform for cars, Windows Embedded Automotive 7. The platform will make communication, entertainment and navigation in cars easier to use and will spur the development of next-generation infotainment systems, ...