Windows 10 Enterprise E3 now available as a partner delivered cloud service

2016-09-01 KENNETH 0

Windows 10 Enterprise E3 now available as a partner delivered cloud service Feedback from customers and partners is at the core of how we build Windows. Partners have been eager for us to create a partner-managed cloud service subscription offering where businesses of any size can access the latest security, management and control features found in the Enterprise edition of Windows without the need for a long-term volume licensing agreement. At our Worldwide Partner Conference back in July, we announced the Windows 10 Enterprise E3 for the Cloud Solution Provider (CSP) program. Starting today from $7 per user/per month, businesses of any size can purchase Windows 10 Enterprise E3 through the CSP program and take advantage of enterprise-grade security and management functionality. Windows 10 Enterprise E3 was designed for businesses that handle sensitive customer data (such as credit card or [ more… ]

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Luxury retailer Pirch taps Surface to enhance customer experience, drive business

2016-09-01 KENNETH 0

Luxury retailer Pirch taps Surface to enhance customer experience, drive business If you’ve ever built a new home, remodeled an existing one, or simply bought a new appliance, you know that these decisions can be overwhelming and stressful (did I make the right choice?). That’s why Pirch, a first-of-its-kind appliance, plumbing and outdoor brand retailer, wanted to transform the customer experience by delivering a truly innovative approach to the appliance buying process. To do so, Pirch looked to Microsoft to provide the right technology to engage with the customer and offer a seamless and stress-free experience. That’s where Surface Pro 4 and Pirch’s custom platform, Pirch Advisor, make all the difference. Welcome to Pirch When you walk into Pirch, it’s immediately clear that this isn’t the average kitchen, bath and outdoor appliance store. Within minutes of stepping through the door, [ more… ]

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HP announces new Pavilion Wave and Elite Slice with Windows 10

2016-09-01 KENNETH 0

HP announces new Pavilion Wave and Elite Slice with Windows 10 Today, HP Inc. debuted two new desktop PCs with Windows 10 that are revolutionizing traditional desktop design for the home and workplace. These PCs light up great Windows 10 features – for example, the dual microphones in the HP Pavilion Wave and the dual microphone module in the HP Elite Slice both enable Cortana* with voice integration, so you can communicate naturally by talking with your own digital personal assistant. Let’s take a look at these new desktop PCs: The HP Pavilion Wave with Windows 10 With the HP Pavilion Wave, design, entertainment and productivity come together in an exciting new design. For customers who want a PC that can fit into small places, the new offering is a beautiful and compact design with the power of a full-sized desktop, running [ more… ]

Helpshift releases Windows SDK

2016-09-01 KENNETH 0

Helpshift releases Windows SDK In-app customer service provider Helpshift just announced a Windows version of their SDK. Helpshift has reinvented the customer service industry by deflecting customer service requests away from traditional phone and email channels towards in-app self-service channels. Helpshift’s SDK functionality includes searchable FAQs, in-app chat, CRM ticketing and in-app surveys. Helpshift customers see a boost in app ratings and higher customer satisfaction, app retention and monetization. The Windows 10 release is one of the first versions of the Helpshift SDK that will operate across both mobile and desktop landscapes. Helpshift’s Key Features Include: Searchable FAQs Powerful FAQ search algorithms gives faster access to FAQs FAQs are cached on devices so they are fully searchable offline Native FAQs work in over 30 languages Intelligent ticket routing Real time data on device, operating system, browser type Ticket analysis and [ more… ]

Setting Up NGINX

2016-09-01 KENNETH 0

Setting Up NGINX Setting Up NGINX and Configuring NGINX as a Proxy Since its introduction more than a decade ago, NGINX has become the most popular web server for busy websites. More than 160 million websites use NGINX, including more than half of the top 100,000 websites. With NGINX having reached such popularity, it makes sense to use NGINX for all your web serving needs, and additionally to take advantage of its capabilities as a reverse proxy server, caching server, load balancer, and more. This blog post will help you get NGINX up and running on Ubuntu Linux on Amazon Web Services (AWS), an easy-to-use setup that doesn’t affect the settings on your personal computer. This blog post covers both NGINX and NGINX Plus. Once you complete the steps given here, you may want to continue with two instructor-led courses [ more… ]