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VentureBeat reports that Walmart and Microsoft plan to open a joint technology-engineering office in Austin, Texas, that “will involve engineers from both companies working side by side to develop new internal applications that utilize Microsoft Azure, as well as migrating existing operations to the cloud.”

Microsoft Azure is described by the company as “an ever-expanding set of cloud services to help your organization meet your business challenges.”

The story notes that this is part of a strategic “cloud partnership” that the two companies announced several months ago.
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