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Microsoft Partners with Dell on New 'Cloud in a Box'

Microsoft made several announcements at a press event today about its cloud products, including a new partnership with Dell.

Microsoft Unveils Enterprise Mobility Suite Tech Support Discounts

Microsoft has a program that pays for Enterprise Mobility Suite (EMS) technical support costs.

IBM Dumps Chip Division, Reports Weak Quarterly Earnings

IBM announced today that it will be paying $1.5 billion to semiconductor manufacturer Globalfoundries to take over its struggling chip business.

Microsoft Eliminates Some SharePoint Online Features

Microsoft has killed off a few SharePoint Online features.

Microsoft Ignite Event for IT Pros Coming in May

Microsoft disclosed today that its unified technology event coming in May next year will be called "Microsoft Ignite."

Microsoft Publishes Best Practices for Windows Deployments

Microsoft this week published a guideline for IT pros on how to deploy Windows in computing environments large and small.

Microsoft Releases Virtual Machine Converter 3.0

Microsoft's Virtual Machine Converter (MVMC )3.0, made available for download Monday, has brought back the ability to do physical-to-virtual (P2V) conversions.

Exchange Online Protection Getting Security Enhancements

Microsoft provided an update today about its future Exchange Online Protection plans.

Microsoft Releases October SharePoint Cumulative Updates

Microsoft released October cumulative updates (CUs) for both SharePoint 2010 and SharePoint 2013 this week, with lots of caveats.

Microsoft To Deliver a New Build of Windows 10 Tech Preview

Microsoft indicated this week that it plans to deliver another build of the Windows 10 technical preview, which will be "coming soon."

IE To Block Outdated Silverlight Plug-ins Next Month

Internet Explorer will begin blocking outdated Silverlight ActiveX plug-ins, starting on Nov. 11.

Microsoft Previews Azure Active Directory Audit Capabilities

Microsoft added some auditing and reporting capabilities to its Azure cloud computing service this week.

PC Shipments Decrease in Q3

Worldwide PC shipments declined in the third quarter, according to analyses published this week by IDC and Gartner Inc.

Microsoft Touts Its Surface Pro 3 for Business Use

Microsoft pitched its Surface Pro 3 PC product line to business users today, offering a promo and a new support program.

Windows Intune To Be Called 'Microsoft Intune'

Microsoft plans to rename Windows Intune, calling it "Microsoft Intune" with its next major update release.

Microsoft Improves Office 365 Document Collaboration

Microsoft has improved document collaboration capabilities for its Office 365 subscribers.

Microsoft Azure Gets Disaster Recovery and Cache Support

Microsoft has rolled out two new cloud-based solutions in recent days, including Disaster Recovery to Azure and Redis Cache services.

Samsung Case Shows Microsoft Reaping Billions from Android Use

Microsoft had been collecting more than $1 billion a year from Samsung via an Android cross-licensing contract, a court record disclosed on Friday.

Windows 10 Said To Simplify App Deployments via Improved Store

A recent Microsoft blog post offered some interesting details about Windows 10 before it got pulled.

SQL Server 2008 SP4 Released

After releasing SQL Server 2008 R2 SP3 earlier in the week, Microsoft followed up with the release of the final service pack for the first revision of SQL Server 2008.

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