Microsoft Is a Launch Partner for Salesforce's New IoT Cloud Service

Satya Nadella may have fallen short of convincing Marc Benioff to sell to Microsoft earlier this year but the two rivals are extending their year-and-a-half-old strategic partnership.

Microsoft Previews Office 365 Import Service

Microsoft today announced a preview of a new Office 365 Import Service option, which is aimed at organizations migrating lots of data to Microsoft's datacenters.

Window RT 8.1 Users Get a Start Menu

Microsoft this week rolled out an update to its Windows RT 8.1 operating system that adds a Start Menu, and not much else.

Microsoft Reissues its Deployment Toolkit for Windows 10

Microsoft today rereleased its free toolkit that's used for automating Windows 10 deployments.

Office 2016 Service Models Further Explained

Microsoft clarified a few more details this week about its newly outlined Office 2016 service models.

Microsoft Buys an Android Lockscreen

Microsoft bought a lockscreen for Android devices made by Double Labs Inc., according to a press report late last week.

Microsoft Rolls Out Preview of Office Online Server

Microsoft this week released a preview of Office Online Server, which supports running Office Web Apps via an organization's premises-based servers.

System Center 2012 Operations Manager Pack Preview Out for SharePoint Server 2016

Microsoft this week announced a preview of a new Management Pack for System Center 2012 Operations Manager that assists with the newly released SharePoint Server 2016 IT preview.

Brad Smith Named as Microsoft President

Microsoft today announced that Brad Smith, general counsel and executive vice president of Legal and Corporate Affairs, has been named as company president.

Office 2016 for Windows Coming September 22

Microsoft today announced September 22 as the product launch date for its Office 2016 productivity suite for Windows.

SharePoint Server 2013 and 2010 September Cumulative Updates Released

Microsoft this week released September cumulative updates (CUs) for both SharePoint Server 2013 and SharePoint Server 2010.

Microsoft Edge To Support Open Source VP9 Video Codec

Microsoft announced today that it will add support in its Edge browser for the open source VP9 video codec fostered by Google and its WebM coalition.

InfoPath 2013 Standalone Product Released by Microsoft

Microsoft released InfoPath 2013 this month as a standalone application.

HP's Support Services for Windows 10 Now Includes Browsium's Internet Explorer Remediation Tool

HP is now reselling a Web application remediation solution from Browsium to support Windows 10 moves by organizations.

Microsoft Acquiring VoloMetrix To Enhance Office 365 Social Analytics

Microsoft announced today that it is acquiring organizational analytics software maker VoloMetrix.

Microsoft Azure GS-Series Adds Storage to 'Largest' Virtual Machines

Microsoft today announced a GS-Series for organizations tapping Azure virtual machines (VMs).

Windows 10 Market Share Hits 5 Percent

According to two market share tracking organization, Windows 10 has gained strong traction in its first month of release and now accounts for 5 percent of the global desktop market.

Microsoft Delivers PowerShell 5.0 in Windows Management Framework Preview Release

Microsoft released a "production preview" of its Windows Management Framework (WMF) 5.0 solution yesterday.

Microsoft Intune Subscription Management Shifting to Office 365 Portal

Users of the Microsoft Intune management portal will be shifting over to the Office 365 management portal, starting later this month.

DevOps Growing in Popularity Despite Unclear Terminology

DevOps in the enterprise is growing, but interpretations of what the term actually means varies widely, a recent study found.

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