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Microsoft Exec: Windows Intune Is ConfigMgr from the Cloud

Microsoft currently has more than 10,000 Windows Intune customers, according to VP Brad Anderson.

Microsoft Enhancing OneDrive for Business, Starting with iOS Platform

Microsoft provided a few technical details today about its upcoming OneDrive for Business releases.

Microsoft Supporting S/MIME Security for Exchange Server, Outlook and Office 365

Microsoft has implemented the S/MIME e-mail security standard across its hosted and server-based Exchange products, the company announced this month.

Dell Drills Down on Microsoft Lync Costs

Organizations mostly expect to save on travel, teleconferencing and meeting expenses by adopting Microsoft's Lync unified communications solution, according to a recent survey conducted on behalf of Dell.

Windows Phone Projected To Be Fastest-Growing Smartphone OS

According to ICD's latest smartphone market projections, the Windows Phone platform will have the fastest-growing market share over the next four years.

Microsoft Quietly Releases SP1 for Office 2013, Exchange 2013 and SharePoint 2013

Microsoft released Service Pack 1 for Microsoft Office 2013 last week with little or no publicity.

Microsoft's Devices and Studios Head To Step Aside for Elop

Microsoft's Devices and Studios Group Head Julie Larson-Green will move to a different division at the company once former Nokia CEO Stephen Elop rejoins Microsoft.

Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2 Updates Coming This Spring

Microsoft plans to release updates to Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2 sometime this spring.

Microsoft Triples the Number of Windows Phone OEMs

Microsoft announced that a number of new partners, including Foxconn, are joining the Windows Phone hardware scene.

Microsoft Adds Windows Azure Management Improvements

Microsoft announced a bunch of Windows Azure management improvements on Thursday.

Microsoft's Office Web Apps Now Called 'Office Online'

Microsoft has changed the name of its Office Web Apps.

Microsoft Goes Live with Office 365 Message Encryption

An Office 365 service that lets IT pros set the conditions for message encryption is now commercially available.

Microsoft Not Killing Off System Center Service Manager

Microsoft gave assurances this week that it isn't abandoning Service Manager as part of its System Center management suite.

Windows XP Embedded Supported for Two or More Years

Not all Windows XP operating systems will become security risks after April 8.

Microsoft Speeds Yammer Access on Office 365

Microsoft has simplified the Yammer log-in process for users of its Office 365 solutions.

Microsoft Shows Off Power BI for Office 365 in Live Demo

Microsoft marked the release of its Power BI for Office 365 last week with a live demo at the annual Strata Conference in San Jose, Calif.

Lync Conference: Microsoft Announces Age of 'Universal Communications'

Microsoft declared the start of a new era of communications during today's keynote at the second annual Microsoft Lync Conference.

Azure-Hosted Dynamics CRM Service To Arrive in Q2

Windows Azure-hosted Dynamics CRM services and a new release of Dynamics CRM Online is scheduled to be launched by Microsoft this year.

Microsoft Planning To Release SP2 for SQL Server 2012

Microsoft let it be known this week that Service Pack 2 for SQL Server 2012 will be coming "later this year."

Microsoft Beefs Up Exchange Online Protection

Microsoft announced improvements to its Exchange Online Protection service this week.

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