Implementing Microsoft's new StorSimple Virtual Array offers a more practical and affordable approach to using Microsoft Azure as a cloud-based target for backup and disaster recovery.
- By Paul Ferrill
Microsoft's emerging Server Management Tools suite now supports Windows Server 2012 and Windows Server 2012 R2, the company announced on Wednesday.
The move to protect data in the cloud is rising incrementally, and while there are numerous services provider options, Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Azure are key choices.
- By Jeffrey Schwartz
Microsoft is unifying the code base used for its two client authentication solutions, with changes expected to show up next month.
Office 365 is the latest component Microsoft is adding to its new OMS, which provides in-depth usage and monitoring reports.
Microsoft is seeking early feedback from Office 365 users on its "modern" SharePoint Online Lists feature, which adds some user experience improvements.
Microsoft today announced Update 1606 for System Center Configuration Manager, which is a new "current branch" release for the product.
Bundling these days is no longer a dirty word at Microsoft. Quite the contrary -- it's the hottest Microsoft strategy of the moment.
- By Mary Jo Foley
Microsoft released a preview of a new Windows 10 upgrade planning tool called "Upgrade Analytics."
Even though cloud technology is drastically altering how IT does its job, there will still be a need for tech pros in the modern enterprise.
Microsoft's coming Windows 10 and Windows Server 2016 upgrades will add some Transmission Control Protocol (TCP) improvements, company announced this week.
Version 9.5 of the Veeam Availability Suite, scheduled for release later this year, will be fully integrated with the Windows Server 2016 operating system and the Hyper-V-native hypervisor used in the datacenter, the company said.
- By John K. Waters
Microsoft announced two new Azure Active Directory previews this week.
Microsoft has scheduled its next Azure Active Directory certificate rollover to take place on Monday, Aug. 15, 2016.
Microsoft shares were up more than 3% in after-hours trading Tuesday on a fourth quarter earnings report that beat analyst estimates on earnings per share and revenues.
- By Scott Bekker