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Microsoft Desktop Optimization Pack 2014 Now Available

Microsoft Desktop Optimization Pack (MDOP) 2014, a suite of six tools for IT pros, was released for download today.

Microsoft Buys Cloud Integration Solution Provider GreenButton

Microsoft has acquired Wellington, New Zealand-based GreenButton for an undisclosed amount.

.NET Framework Repair Tool Gets Update

Microsoft's .NET Framework Repair Tool has been updated to include Framework versions 4.5 and 4.5.1.

Microsoft Rolls Out Limited Preview of Azure Intelligent Systems Service

Microsoft announced a limited public preview of its Azure Intelligent Systems Service this month.

Microsoft Increasing OneDrive for Business Storage to 1 TB

Microsoft announced today that it plans to increase the default storage capacity of OneDrive for Business clients from 25 GB to 1 terabyte (TB).

Microsoft Releases April Windows Intune Update

Microsoft this week started delivering the next update to Windows Intune, which is its cloud-enabled device management product.

Exoprise's Free Tool Assesses Migration Costs from Exchange 2003 to Office 365

Exoprise is offering a free tool that measures the costs of moving from Microsoft's Exchange Server 2003 to Office 365 Exchange Online.

Novell Finally Loses Microsoft Antitrust Case After Supreme Court Rejection

Novell today hit the final barrier in its antitrust legal dispute with Microsoft.

Windows Server 2012 Users Should Not Uninstall .NET Framework

Microsoft this week warned Windows Server 2012 users against uninstalling older .NET Framework versions.

Microsoft Officially Completes Nokia Phone Business Acquisition

The purchase of Nokia's devices and services business by Microsoft for $7.2 billion became official on Friday.

Microsoft Announces New Service Tiers for Azure SQL Database

Microsoft on Thursday announced it will be bringing new preview service tiers to Microsoft Azure SQL Database.

Microsoft Meets Expectations with Q3 2014 Earnings

Microsoft met financial analyst expectations today with the release of its third-quarter fiscal-year 2014 earnings report.

Windows Roadmap: Faster Releases Challenging Traditional IT Controls

Microsoft's faster Windows client release cycles may be putting the squeeze on organizations, which also have to keep pace with Windows Server, Visual Studio and tool updates.

New Microsoft Identity Manager Product Arriving in 2015

The product replaces Forefront Identity Manager and is expected to be available in the first half of next year.

Equinix Rolling Out Microsoft Azure Express Route Preview

Equinix Inc. is rolling out connections to Microsoft's public cloud by adding Microsoft's Azure ExpressRoute technology to its datacenters worldwide.

Microsoft Fixes, Rereleases SP1 for SharePoint 2013

Microsoft has quietly rereleased Service Pack 1 for SharePoint Server 2013.

Windows 8.1 'Update 2' Rumored Arriving Later This Year

Microsoft is rumored to be planning the release of a second update to Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2 for some time later this year.

Security Report: Web App and POS Attacks Dominated 2013

The annual Verizon security report found that hackers are becoming both more efficient and quicker in their attacks.

Synchronization Previews Now Available for Microsoft Azure Active Directory

Microsoft has released "previews" this week of two Microsoft Azure Active Directory synchronization features.

Microsoft Releases PowerShell Script Browser 1.0

Microsoft has released Script Browser 1.0, an add-in search tool that works with PowerShell's integrated scripting environment.

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