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Microsoft Unveils 2 New Data Platform Products

In addition to the recently released SQL Server 2014, Microsoft announced two new data platform products at an event in San Francisco today, the Microsoft Azure Intelligent Systems Service and the Analytics Platform System.

Office Online Getting Updates and Google Store Distribution

Microsoft has updated its free Office Online suite of Web applications.

Microsoft Releases Windows 8.1 Update to Volume License Subscribers

Microsoft today released its updates to Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2 and Windows Embedded 8.1 Industry at its Volume License Service Center.

Adaptiva's Push Technology Aims to Ease SCCM 2012 Upgrades

Adaptiva has updated its flagship product to facilitate Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager 2007 client migrations.

Microsoft's IE 11 'Enterprise Mode' Aims To Break Old Habits

One of the features that IT pros will see this week with Microsoft's newly updated Internet Explorer 11 browser will be a new "Enterprise Mode."

PC Market Decline Slowed on Sales of XP System Replacements

While global PC shipments continue to decline, the decrease was not as extreme as earlier analyst predictions for the first quarter of 2014.

Microsoft Gets Europe Privacy Endorsement for Some of Its Cloud Services

EU bodies affirm that some services meet privacy standards.

Verizon and BT To Add Microsoft Azure ExpressRoute Service

Microsoft Azure (formerly known as "Windows Azure") will be getting additional support this summer from carrier partners Verizon and BT.

Many Microsoft Products Losing Support After April 8, Not Just Windows XP

Today's April 8 date marks the end, not just for Windows XP, but for many other Microsoft software products as well.

Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2 Users Face New Upgrade Deadlines

Microsoft released updates today to Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2, which would be unsurprising except for some strong language coming from Microsoft, warning of installation deadlines.

Windows 8.1 Update Starts Arriving Today

Microsoft released its update to Windows 8.1 today, which will begin arriving to devices at some point through the Windows Update service.

Microsoft Halts Windows 8.1 Update for WSUS 3.2 Users

Microsoft has temporarily suspended the release of the new Windows 8.1 Update as delivered through some versions of Windows Server Update Services.

Microsoft Pulls SP1 for SharePoint 2013

Microsoft has removed the availability of its recently released Service Pack 1 for SharePoint Server 2013.

Windows Server 2012 R2 Update Now Available

Microsoft released an update to Windows Server 2012 R2 on Wednesday to its tech service subscribers.

Q&A: Microsoft Outlines Window 8.1 Improvements for the Enterprise

Microsoft's Erwin Visser, general manager of Windows and Windows Phone Commercial Marketing, took time out to explain some of the nuances of Windows 8.1 and Windows Phone 8.1 for larger organizations.

Microsoft Demos Windows Phone 8.1, Shows Off 'Cortana' Voice Assistant

Microsoft officially unveiled details on the first major update to the Windows Phone 8 platform during today's Build conference keynote.

Windows 8.1 Update Arriving April 8 with New Start Screen

Microsoft talked today about the coming Windows 8.1 Update, which is planned for delivery through a system's Windows Update service on April 8.

SQL Server 2014 Now Available

SQL Server 2014 and the SQL Server Backup to Microsoft Azure Tool both hit their "general availability" milestones today.

Longtime Office and Windows Exec Leblond Leaving Microsoft

Microsoft Executive Antoine Leblond, who held key roles in the Office and Windows product divisions, announced on Monday that he's leaving the company.

Splunk Releasing New App for Assessing Exchange Operations

Splunk plans to release its latest app next month for assessing Microsoft Exchange Server performance, operations and security issues.

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