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Microsoft Unveils its Latest Surface Devices

At last year’s event, Microsoft had announced Surface Pro 6 laptop/tablet hybrid, Surface Laptop 2 notebook, its Surface Studio 2 desktop computer and the Surface headphones

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FILE - Microsoft Corp. signage is seen outside the Microsoft Visitor Center in Redmond, Washington, July 3, 2014. VOA

Tech giant Microsoft is set to unveil a slew of its latest Surface devices in New York City on Wednesday.

The event will begin at 7.30 p.m. IST and will be live-streamed on the company’s website.

This time Microsoft will reportedly launch a low-end Surface 7 tablet and instead of Intel on the inside, the device, codenamed Campus, could run on a Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx SoC, CNET reported.

In addition, the company was rumoured to launch a dual-screen Surface device, code-named Centaurus. Microsoft will also bring Surface Laptop 3, Surface Pro 7 and Surface Book 3.

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FILE – A sign for Microsoft is seen on a building in Cambridge, Massachusetts, March 18, 2017. 

Surface earbuds are also expected to launch, as well as new keyboards with a dedicated Office button taking the place of the right-hand Windows key.

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As per reports, the new Surface devices would most likely be powered by 10th-gen Intel Core processors and might include USB Type-C Thunderbolt ports.

At last year’s event, Microsoft had announced Surface Pro 6 laptop/tablet hybrid, Surface Laptop 2 notebook, its Surface Studio 2 desktop computer and the Surface headphones. (IANS)

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Infosys Brings Microsoft-powered Security Solution ‘Cyber Next’

Cyber Next's services include round the clock monitoring and lifecycle management, among others through an internationally scattered network of cyber defence centres, experts and skilled security analysts

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Office building of Infosys. Pixabay

Global software major Infosys on Tuesday launched Cyber Next, a Microsoft Azure Sentinel-powered platform offering enhanced enterprise security management services solutions.

“We are developing next-generation platform-based offerings that leverage Azure Sentinel to help customers simplify their security operations, and scale as they grow,” Infosys cybersecurity practice head Vishal Salvi said in a statement.

Salvi said Microsoft Azure Sentinel’s core features match with the Bengaluru-based $11 billion company’s philosophy of diagnose, design, deliver and defend users from security threats.

Microsoft Azure Sentinel is a threat averting solution for enterprises, combining the American software giant’s decades long security experience with artificial intelligence and cloud.

FILE - Microsoft Corp. signage is shown outside the Microsoft Visitor Center in Redmond, Wash.
FILE – Microsoft Corp. signage is shown outside the Microsoft Visitor Center in Redmond, Wash. VOA

With features such as Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) and Security Orchestration Automation and Response (SOAR), the Microsoft solution enables enterprises to address data threats formidably.

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“We have a responsibility to bring new cybersecurity capabilities to our customers. By combining the strengths of the Microsoft security portfolio with Infosys service offerings, enterprises are able to better manage their security posture,” said Microsoft cybersecurity solutions group corporate vice president Ann Johnson.

Cyber Next’s services include round the clock monitoring and lifecycle management, among others through an internationally scattered network of cyber defence centres, experts and skilled security analysts. (IANS)