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Microsoft Highlights November Office 365 Improvements

Microsoft this week described some Office 365 improvements that are coming to subscribers.

Microsoft Teams Gets Activity Dashboards and PowerShell Support

Microsoft's latest Teams development efforts have delivered some management perks for IT pros, plus end user improvements.

Microsoft Edge Apps for Android and iOS Devices Get Released

Microsoft Edge apps for Android and iOS devices are now out of preview, Microsoft announced today.

Apple Issuing macOS High Sierra Patch Today for Major Security Bypass Flaw

Apple is issuing a patch today for macOS High Sierra users that fixes a major password-bypass flaw in that operating system.

Microsoft Previews Azure Location Based Services

Microsoft this week previewed Azure Location Based Services for adding geographical information to apps.

Microsoft Explains That Windows ASLR Flaw Is Really a Feature

Microsoft provided an explanation this month for an apparent security flaw in Address Space Layout Randomization, a Windows protection scheme.

Microsoft and SAP Supporting Cloud-Based ERP Solutions for Large Enterprises

Microsoft and SAP have expanded their 20-year partnership by engineering SAP's cloud and enterprise resource planning (ERP) solutions to run on Microsoft Azure datacenter infrastructure.

VMware Rips Microsoft for Azure 'Bare Metal' Migration Solution

Microsoft this month provoked VMware by announcing a preview of a "bare metal" VMware stack that runs on Microsoft Azure hardware.

Microsoft's Skype for Business Shift to Teams Could Be 3 Year Transition

Independent consultancy Directions on Microsoft offered guidance this week on Skype for Business, and how organizations could be affected by Microsoft's plans to shift its capabilities into Teams.

Bash in Azure Cloud Shell Now Commercially Available

Azure Cloud Shell now supports the Linux-based Bash command-line interface (CLI), Microsoft announced this week.

Microsoft Previews Compliance Manager Tool for GDPR and Standards Assessments

Microsoft today released a preview of Compliance Manager, a new dashboard tool designed to show the regulatory compliance status of Microsoft's controls for its solutions, as well as the status of the controls used in customer environments.

Microsoft Intune Can Now Tap Google Play Protect for Android Devices

The Microsoft Intune mobile management service can now include security protections for Android devices enabled by Google Play Protect services.

Live! 360: Microsoft Focused on Simplifying BI for Business Users

When looking at Microsoft's recent enhancements to business intelligence platforms, database administrators may scratch their heads that user interfaces look like they're getting dumbed down.

Microsoft Extends Windows 10 Version 1511 Support for Enterprise and Education Users

Microsoft today announced that it has extended the support time available for users of the Enterprise and Education editions of Windows 10 version 1511 by about six months.

Microsoft Adds macOS Conditional Access Support in Azure Active Directory

Azure Active Directory now supports the setting of macOS device conditional access policies using Microsoft Intune, Microsoft announced on Tuesday.

Microsoft Previews New Skype Professional Account Service

Microsoft announced a preview of Skype Professional Account this week, which adds scheduling and billing tools for Skype consumer service users who leverage it for small business purposes.

Azure Active Directory and Sync Use Profiled by Microsoft

Microsoft today offered a snapshot of its Azure Active Directory service and how organizations are using it, based on October stats.

Microsoft Previews Azure ExpressRoute Monitoring

Microsoft announced a preview of a new Azure ExpressRoute monitoring capability last week.

System Center Version 1711 Preview Kicks Off New Update Channel Model

System Center version 1711 preview is now available for download, Microsoft announced this week.

Project Olympus Hyperscale Server Products Starting To Roll Out

The Project Olympus specification is now complete and being used in product designs by hardware vendors, Microsoft announced today.

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