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Dynamics NAV 2013 R2 Released

Microsoft's Dynamics NAV 2013 R2 enterprise resource planning (ERP) product was released this weekend.

Enterprises Expected To Move Toward Hybrid Clouds

IT departments are facing a hybrid cloud future, according to Gartner Inc.

Windows Azure Active Directory Getting No-Cost Enhancements

Microsoft this week announced that it will release some of its Windows Azure Active Directory (WAAD) enhancements before year's end at no extra cost.

Windows 8.1 Preorders Begin

Microsoft made Windows 8.1 available for preorders on Wednesday via the Microsoft Store.

Gartner Outlines 10 IT Trends To Watch

Gartner Inc. offered a glimpse of 10 trends for IT professionals to pay attention to over the next five years.

SUSE Cloud 2.0 Includes Hyper-V Support

Linux-based SUSE Cloud 2.0, which was released last week, now includes "full support" for Microsoft's Hyper-V hypervisor.

Feds Reject Spying Disclosure Request by Microsoft

The Department of Justice on Monday rejected motions by Microsoft and other service providers on disclosing national security requests.

Microsoft Bringing IIS 8.5 Improvements in Windows Server 2012 R2

Microsoft's Internet Information Services 8.5 Web server will be arriving soon and bringing a few new improvements.

Oracle VM Previews Now Available on Windows Azure

Microsoft and Oracle have released previews of virtual machine images that enable Oracle workloads to run on Windows Azure.

Microsoft To Fold Its Management Summit into TechEd 2014

Microsoft announced today that it plans to merge its Microsoft Management Summit event into its TechEd event next year.

Microsoft Reports First 6 Months of Law Enforcement Requests

Microsoft released its first 2013 report that tallies global law enforcement requests for information on online services use by customers.

Microsoft Monitoring Agent Available for Dev-Ops

Microsoft has released a new app and system monitoring tool that can be used by developers and IT pros alike.

Windows Azure Multi-Factor Authentication Now Available

Microsoft's Windows Azure-based multifactor authentication service launched as a product today.

Outlook Has E-Mail Junk Problem on Exchange 2013

Microsoft's Outlook e-mail program has been sending regular messages into the junk bin, Microsoft noted this week.

Microsoft Updates Preview of Power BI for Office 365

Microsoft announced some updates today to its preview version of Power BI for Office 365.

Big Data Generating Interest but Few Deployments

A survey conducted this summer by Gartner Inc. found high interest in big data among organizations.

Microsoft Makes Keynote Debut at Oracle OpenWorld

A Microsoft executive delivered a keynote presentation for the first time to an Oracle OpenWorld audience Tuesday, unveiling the fruits of a partnership between the two software giants announced last summer.

Novell Loses Appeal in WordPerfect Dispute with Microsoft

Novell had another setback in its legal dispute with Microsoft over WordPerfect and Windows 95.

Exchange Not Yet Supported on Windows Server 2012 R2

Microsoft indicated last week that Windows Server 2012 R2 can't properly run any versions of Exchange yet.

Microsoft Announces Surface Pro 2 and Next-Gen Surface RT Tablets

Microsoft held a launch event today to announce the newest line of its hybrid PC Surface tablets.

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