SharePoint Migration Tool Now Supports SharePoint Server 2010 Sites

Microsoft recently updated its SharePoint Server migration tool and issued an updated diagnostic tool for assessing SharePoint Server 2019 and SharePoint Server 2016 environments.

OneDrive for Consumers Now Has 'Personal Vault' Security Option

Microsoft's OneDrive cloud-based storage service for consumers now has a new security feature for file storage, Microsoft announced last week.

Microsoft Unveils New Surface Devices and Windows 10X

Microsoft showcased its coming Surface PC and device innovations during a New York City presentation.

Microsoft Broadens Windows 7 Extended Security Updates Program by Dropping Volume Licensing Requirement

Microsoft announced on Tuesday that its Extended Security Updates program for Windows 7 Service Pack 1 users won't be restricted to organizations that made their Windows purchases through its volume licensing offerings.

Windows Virtual Desktop Service Commercially Available Worldwide

Microsoft on Monday announced the worldwide "general availability" of its new Windows Virtual Desktop service.

Microsoft Defender ATP Now Supports Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1

Microsoft Defender Advanced Threat Protection's endpoint detection and response capability is now at "general availability" commercial-release status for users of Windows Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 1.

Microsoft Touts Machine Learning Role in Assessing Windows 10 Upgrades

Microsoft recently elaborated on how its machine learning algorithms help ensure that Windows 10 feature upgrades will be successful.

Infrastructure Upgrades and Security Concerns Fueling IT Budget Increases

IT spending likely will increase in 2020 because of a need to carry out infrastructure upgrades and address security concerns, according to a Spiceworks study published this week.

Microsoft Eases Windows 10 Previews for Windows Server Update Services Users

Microsoft on Tuesday announced that it's possible for Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) users to get Windows 10 feature update previews by making a few settings changes.

Microsoft's Azure Sentinel SIEM Service Now Commercially Available

Azure Sentinel, Microsoft's cloud-based security information and event management (SIEM) solution, has reached the "general availability" release stage.

Microsoft Issues Security Advisories for IE and Microsoft Defender

Microsoft on Monday released two "out-of-band" security advisories, one for its Internet Explorer (IE) browsers and another regarding its Microsoft Defender antimalware solution.

Microsoft Outlines Plans To End Basic Authentication in Exchange Online Next Year

Microsoft upped the stakes in its effort to end "Basic Authentication" with the Exchange Online e-mail service.

Microsoft Releases .NET Core 3.0

Microsoft marked an important new direction for .NET developers on Monday with the general availability (GA) of .NET Core 3.0.

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Updated Tools for Office 365 and Microsoft Azure Arriving Soon

Microsoft recently announced a bunch of tooling updates for organizations using Office 365 and Azure solutions.

Microsoft Previews Azure Private Link for Service Connections

Microsoft on Tuesday announced a preview of Azure Private Link, an option for keeping Azure service connections off the public Internet.

Microsoft Software Assurance To Offer FastTrack Instead of Deployment Planning Services

Microsoft this month described benefits changes coming next year to its Software Assurance program for organizations, with a shift more toward its FastTrack program for training.

Microsoft Extends Exchange Server 2010 End Date to October 2020

Microsoft on Monday announced it had extended Exchange Server 2010's end-of-support date by about 10 months.

Windows 10 Preview Adds Windows Subsystem for Linux 2 on ARM64 Devices

Microsoft's latest Windows 10 preview release for testers (build 18980), announced on Wednesday, includes support for version 2 of the Windows Subsystem for Linux, plus ARM64 device support for WSL 2.

Microsoft Defender Advanced Threat Protection Evaluation Lab Now Available

The Microsoft Defender Advanced Threat Protection (ATP) Evaluation Lab is now ready for use by organizations.

Microsoft Urges LDAP Workaround Fix for Windows Systems

Microsoft updated an August security advisory this week to urge organizations using the Lightweight Directory Access Protocol in supported Windows systems to implement some configuration changes manually.

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