Cloud News Review week of 3/11/2019
This week on Cloud News Review
You will be able to continue to use a Windows 7 machine after the support deadline has passed. Microsoft is releasing a paid extended support product after Windows 7 support ends in Jan. of 2020. The extended security update program will maintain regular security checks on your system for a yearly fee. Microsoft still recommends all PC users to be on the Windows 10 OS.
Identity management company Okta has agreed to acquire Azuqua, a cloud automation provider for up to $74.5 million. With this acquisition, Okta's customers will be able to automate more business processes and connect more apps using Azuqua's integration platform.
Microsoft has announced that they will bring big name cloud brands and services to South Africa. Amazon previously accounced they would make their services available to South Africa beginning in 2020. Microsoft wanted to be the first major player in the region with options like Office 365 and Azure ready to use. [Edgy]
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