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Microsoft Previews Azure Active Directory Reporting APIs

Microsoft announced a preview of new Azure Active Directory Reporting APIs this week.

Office 365 User Tracking Improvements Arriving This Month

Microsoft is rolling out tracking and reporting improvements for subscribers to its Office 365 services, starting this month.

Microsoft Releases Office 2016 for Mac

Microsoft released its Office 2016 for Mac product today, but Office 365 subscribers are getting it first.

System Center Configuration Manager Tech Preview 2 Released

Microsoft today released Technical Preview 2 of System Center Configuration Manager.

SSH Communications Security Sees Microsoft as 'Welcome' Contributor to OpenSSH

The OpenSSH protocol goes way back, but it's recently been making the news.

Microsoft Scales Down Phone Business, Lays Off 7,800

Microsoft on Wednesday announced a major restructuring in its phone hardware business that includes the loss of 7,800 positions.

Gartner Isn't Expecting a Windows 10 Device Market Boost This Year

Gartner Inc. expects to see decreased spending on computing devices this year, and it offered mixed views about the potential influence of Windows 10.

Skype for Business App for Windows Phones Released

Microsoft today announced the release of its Skype for Business client application for devices running Windows Phone operating systems.

Microsoft Sketches Out More Windows 10 Arrival Details

Microsoft today offered some tidbits of information about the arrival of Windows 10, along with news about the features that will be available.

Microsoft Previews New Skype for Business Office 365 Features

Microsoft rolled out previews today of three coming Skype for Business capabilities for Office 365 subscribers.

Analysis Finds Windows Server 2003 Use Continuing Past Its Lifecycle

Windows Server 2003 likely won't be totally gone from datacenters until mid-2018, according to an industry study.

Microsoft Rolls Out 'PowerShell for Office 365' Web Portal

Microsoft on Tuesday announced "PowerShell for Office 365," a new Web resource for IT pros.

Microsoft Taking a 'Cloud First' Approach with SharePoint 2016

SharePoint Server 2016 will be a very cloud-inspired product when commercially released next year.

Azure Key Vault Service Now Commercially Available

Microsoft turned on its Azure Key Vault service this week for commercial use.

Most IT Pros Expect To Deploy Windows 10 Within 2 Years

IT pros largely won't be rolling out Windows 10 at a brisk pace when the new operating system gets released this year, according to a recent industry survey.

Microsoft Releases Office Apps for Android Devices

Office Apps for Android smartphones and tablets are now generally available.

Microsoft Releases Azure Active Directory Connect and Health Tools

Microsoft commercially released its Azure Active Directory Connect tool today.

Microsoft Adds Office 365 Push Notifications and Service APIs

Microsoft announced this week that it is adding two improvements to its Office 365 service incident communication process.

Microsoft Extends Windows Server AppFabric 1.1 Support

Microsoft changed course and has extended support for Windows Server AppFabric 1.1 for another seven years.

Custom Support Agreements for Windows Server 2003 Will Be 'Expensive'

Organizations faced with Windows Server 2003 upgrade issues and considering Microsoft's Custom Support Agreements (CSAs) to tide them over got some independent guidance this month.

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