Cloud Computing


SharePoint 2019 Wishes and Expectations

Microsoft recently announced a new on-premises SharePoint server release set for preview next year, but most of the details are a mystery. Microsoft MVP and SharePoint architect Oliver Wirkus shares what he hopes and expects are planned.

Microsoft Adds Intune Troubleshooting Portal

The Microsoft Intune service, as managed using the Azure Portal, now has a new troubleshooting capability, Microsoft announced this month.

Cloud Revenue Growth Helps Microsoft Beat Quarterly Expectations

Microsoft on Thursday reported $24.5 billion in revenues for its first FY18 quarter, more than $1 billion higher than analysts had forecast.

Microsoft Outlines Skype for Business to Teams Roadmap Plans

Microsoft today described some of its upcoming roadmap milestones for bringing Skype for Business capabilities into Microsoft Teams.

Microsoft Previews Managed Kubernetes on Azure plus Georeplication Service

Microsoft today announced previews of new services aimed at making Kubernetes on Azure easier to manage for developers and IT pros.

Microsoft Adds Migration Help for Older Azure Active Directory Conditional Access Policies

Microsoft issued a reminder today that IT pros should switch Azure Active Directory conditional access policies that were created using the "classic" Azure portal to policies supported by the new Azure Portal.

Intune Gets a Major Facelift

Admins should benefit from the recent integration of Intune with the Azure portal and support for conditional access, but should prepare to encounter some migration issues.

Symantec Taps Microsoft Azure for Norton Security Products

Microsoft announced today that its Azure infrastructure is being used by software security firm Symantec Corp.

Microsoft Dublin Datacenter Case Getting Supreme Court Review

The U.S. Supreme Court today ordered a review of an appellate court's ruling in favor of Microsoft in a search-warrant case involving Microsoft's cloud services.

Microsoft Previews Azure Active Directory Access Control Features

Microsoft is highlighting three Azure Active Directory previews for controlling user access to network resources.

Microsoft Announces 'Azure Data Box' for Large Data Transfers

Microsoft is developing an appliance to physically transfer large volumes of data from customer environments to its cloud.

Microsoft Cloud App Security Getting Conditional Access Protections

Microsoft Cloud App Security will get a new capability that adds conditional access protections to software-as-a-service applications.

Microsoft Promising Improved Office 365 Support for Organizations

Microsoft is starting to enable "improved" support for organizations using Office 365 services.

Creating Azure SQL Databases with PowerShell and Azure Resource Manager Templates

Microsoft's premade templates allows for the deployment of SQL databases without having to use complex PowerShell commands.

Microsoft Previewing Azure Active Directory User Sign-In Option

Microsoft is currently previewing a new "Keep me signed in" Azure Active Directory sign-in experience for end users.

Microsoft Ending 'Classic' Azure AD Management Portal

Organizations using the Microsoft Azure Active Directory identity and access service soon only will have one main software management interface.

Improved Microsoft Intune Migration Process Starting to Arrive

Microsoft this week unveiled a new process to make it easier for organizations to migrate settings when Microsoft Intune has been integrated with System Center Configuration Manager.

Microsoft Previews Azure Confidential Computing and Managed Service Identity Security Protections

Microsoft this week announced previews of two new Microsoft Azure security measures.

It's Game on for Azure Stack

Microsoft has a lot riding on the success of Azure Stack because it's the foundation of its true long-promised hybrid cloud platform.

Microsoft Adds Guest Access to Microsoft Teams

Microsoft today added the ability to invite external guests into Microsoft Teams for organizations using Office 365 services.

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