Worldwide revenue in the IT and business services sector decreased 1.9 percent in the first half of 2020 in comparison with the same period last year, according to updated stats announced this week by research and consulting firm IDC.
Microsoft on Monday noted the end of support for Office 2010 and Office 2016 for Mac, which are "perpetual-license" versions of Microsoft's productivity suite software.
Microsoft's October bundle of security patches, released on Tuesday, brings fixes for just 87 common vulnerabilities and exposures (CVEs) across Windows, Office, SharePoint and many other software products.
Microsoft described its years-long effort working with the courts, software security firms and telcos to eliminate the Trickbot criminal network.
A preview of Microsoft's Continuous Access Evaluation (CAE) security solution is now available for Azure Active Directory users that have configured Conditional Access policies, Microsoft announced on Friday.
Microsoft issued a Thursday announcement promising to deliver improved Azure-based tools to developers working on "intelligent edge devices" that use Arm-based processors and artificial intelligence solutions.
Big Blue announced a major restructuring move on Thursday that would split its operations between its managed infrastructure business and its hybrid cloud and AI solutions.
Azure Active Directory Conditional Access support for the Office 365 suite of applications is now at the "general availability" commercial-release stage, Microsoft announced on Thursday.
Microsoft plans to turn on a new Azure Active Directory "Publisher Verification" security feature that will block end user consent to unverified app publishers starting next month.
Microsoft announced on Tuesday that its new "All Tenants" feature in the Microsoft 365 Admin Center portal is starting to arrive for partners that work with cloud service providers and multiple customers.
Cloud data management and backup solutions company Veeam has bought its partner Kasten, a provider of Kubernetes backup and disaster recovery solutions.
Microsoft has shelled out $374,300 in security bounties as part of its Azure Sphere Security Research Challenge, the company said this week.
Microsoft highlighted a few Azure Active Directory improvements during last week's Ignite event.
Microsoft announced on Monday that it's planning to end its 20-year-old Open License program for small and midsize organizations, starting on Jan. 1, 2022.
Nintex announced a "definitive agreement" on Thursday to acquire kindred process management and automation firm K2 Software Inc.
Microsoft announced last week in an Exchange Teams post and in at least one Ignite session that it will offer new application server products next year, but only via subscription-based licensing models.
Microsoft has announced the release of its "Digital Defense Report," which is described as "a reimagining" of Microsoft's "Security Intelligence Report" (SIR).
Microsoft has affirmed its software-defined networking infrastructure support for telecom companies, especially as they move more toward rolling out 5G wireless services.
The acquisitions are expected to enhance Ivanti's mobile endpoint security offerings.
Microsoft took the occasion of its Ignite event last week to rebrand its enterprise security solutions for premises and cloud environments, mostly by putting "Microsoft Defender" on their names.