A silver lining


A silver lining

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With the release of Azure IP Advantage, Microsoft has agreed to use its patent portfolio to protect customers from litigation. WIPR assesses how the programme will work and how beneficial it might be.

As cloud computing continues to advance rapidly, businesses need to contend with the legal challenges stemming from such developments.

Microsoft, which is no stranger to the cloud, understands the value and importance of IP, not just for itself, but for its customers.

In February this year, the company revealed plans to use its patent portfolio to help protect cloud customers from patent litigation.

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