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VMware Packages Containers for the Enterprise

The company that made server virtualization popular is now targeting DevOps with cloud-native containers built on vSphere.

Microsoft Enlists Unify Square for Skype Management

Microsoft turned to startup Unify Square when it needed help managing its Lync unified communications solution.

Active Directory Retooled for the Changing Workplace

Windows Server 2016 Technical Preview 3 introduces major changes to Active Directory including LDAP v3 authentication via AD FS and sign-on support using biometrics, OpenIDConnect and OAuth.

Connect Active Directory and Azure AD

How to link Active Directory on-premises with Microsoft Azure AD using Redmond's new connector.

Cloud Identity Authentication Battle for the Enterprise Heats Up

Microsoft wants to bring Active Directory users to Azure AD, but rivals vie to manage enterprise user authentication in the cloud age with alternative offerings.

Microsoft's Azure ExpressRoute and Hybrid Network Vision

Expert James Staten explains why some organizations using cloud services may benefit from private Internet connections.

First Look: Windows Nano Server

The second Technical Preview of Microsoft Windows Server 2016 provided us with the first glimpse of Microsoft's scaled-down Windows Server deployment.

How Open Source Is Shaping Microsoft's Future

A leopard can't change its spots, but Microsoft's embrace of open source looks to prove otherwise. Critics in the community have their doubts, but business realities are changing the climate in Redmond.

Scenarios To Consider Before Adopting Azure Active Directory

Organizations considering the use of Microsoft's Azure Active Directory services need to examine some complex scenarios that involve user management, authentication and on-premises app support.

SharePoint vs. OpenText for Enterprise Content Management

While both will get the job done, one is better suited for those doing some heavy duty content management.

Analyst Sees Box Leading Microsoft in Cloud File Share Market

Organizations may want to avoid Microsoft's OneDrive for Business for now.

SharePoint Server vs. SharePoint Online Decision Considerations

SharePoint deployment decisions depend on the business case, and there are lots of factors to weigh.

Top 10 Office 365 Identity and Access Management Mistakes

Here's how to avoid the most common pitfalls when moving to Office 365.

Microsoft Reaffirms Commitment to the Enterprise

Windows 10, Skype and OneDrive are three critical components of Microsoft's drive to be at the center of individual and group productivity.

Mind Your Business with OneDrive and Sharepoint

How OneDrive for Business can be your file share for SharePoint and Office 365.

Q&A: Why Patrick Chanezon Left Microsoft To Join Docker

As a director for enterprise platform evangelism at Microsoft, Patrick Chanezon played a key role in working with ecosystem partners on Docker integration until the container vendor's founder lured him away.

First Look: Hyper-V 2016 Second Preview

The second technical preview of Microsoft Hyper-V 2016 might not look much different than the first but it has some important new features.

Skype Means Business

Redmond's decades-long quest to become a force in universal communications begins its latest chapter with the integration of Lync and Skype.

Laplink Prepping New Windows 10 Migration Tools

Laplink's CEO this month described how Windows 10 migrations can be eased using the company's tools.

First Look: Power BI 2.0

Microsoft pushes the envelope on self-service business intelligence with the first major upgrade of Power BI, equipped with data access tools that extend the limits of Excel and traditional data sources.

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