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The Launch of Microsoft Cloud for Financial Services, Manufacturing and Non-profit organisations.

Microsoft Launches new Industry Cloud verticals to accelerate innovation.

Every industry has turned to digital technologies for resilience and agility as a necessity to survive during the current disruption of the Covid19 Global pandemic. In an effort to support industries during these challenging times, Microsoft have announced new industry specific cloud services.

Designed by bringing together common data models, cross-cloud connectors, workflows, API’s and industry specific components and standards with Microsoft services, including Microsoft 365 and Teams, Azure, Power Platform, Dynamic 365 and Security.

These services can enable organisations to accelerate their cloud adoption journey and deliver.


Microsoft Cloud for Financial Service, a comprehensive solution with the highest security and compliance standard at the core. An end-to-end solution designed for even the most complex control frameworks and regulatory requirements.

The capabilities:

  • Customer Acquisition and Engagement
    • Unified customer profile
    • Remote sales and advice
  • Onboarding, servicing, and support
    • Customer onboarding
    • Banking customer engagement
    • Loan Manager
  • Enterprise Operations
  • Risk Management
    • Financial crime protection
    • Risk analytics

For more in-depth information surrounding the capabilities listed above please visit:

Announcing: Microsoft Cloud for Financial Services – Microsoft Industry Blogs


Microsoft Cloud for Manufacturing, during the pandemic the manufacturing industry has witnessed challenging disruption, in terms of business continuity, operational visibility and workforces, employee safety and so on.

Microsoft and its eco-system of partners have joined together to help connect experiences across manufacturing operations, workforce, design and engineering processes, and customer engagements, to accelerate digital transformation within the Manufacturing industry. By aligning its cloud services to the industry specific requirements, this cloud service will easily integrate into the organisations existing operations.

What is this Cloud Service bringing to the Manufacturing Industry?

  • Building more agile factors
  • Transforming your workforce
  • Engaging customers in new ways
  • Creating more resilient supply chains
  • Unlocking innovation and delivery of new services

Microsoft Cloud for the Manufacturing Industry will be available by the end of June 2021.

For more in-depth information, please visit:

Introducing Microsoft Cloud for Manufacturing – Microsoft Industry Blogs


Microsoft Cloud for Non-profit, was created to provide an intelligent and connected platform to empower non-profit organisations and volunteers to focus on what matters the most – their mission.

Non-profits are continuously providing on a global scale, critical services, and community support activities. This trusted cloud service connects cloud capabilities to the most common non-profit scenarios, engagement, programme design, volunteer and employee management and fundraising.

Microsoft Cloud for Non-profits will be launching in public preview by the end of June 2021.

For more in-depth information, please visit:

What does the cloud have to do with philanthropy? A Q&A with Justin Spelhaug on helping nonprofits with digital transformation – On the Issues (microsoft.com)


More information of updates and release dates can be found here:

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