The year 2017 will bring notable end-of-life milestones for IT shops managing older Microsoft software, such as the 2007 versions of Exchange Server and SharePoint Server.
Microsoft explained this week that the current version 1.2 of the Remote Server Administration Tools (RSAT) for Windows 10 is just for organizations using Windows 10 build 1607, the "anniversary update."
Microsoft this week announced a preview of a new "OneDrive Admin Center" Web portal for IT pros.
Yahoo this week provided details about another security breach that exposed the data of "more than one billion user accounts."
Microsoft announced plans this week to further ease the use of the Adobe Flash Player in Windows 10.
Microsoft released updates this week for its supported Exchange Server products.
Docker this week released a public beta of Docker for Azure.
Microsoft's "patch Tuesday" release this month contains a fix for an Internet connection problem that reportedly had widespread effects on Windows 10 machines.
Microsoft has dropped its plans to implement a proposed "Enterprise Advantage" contract option that would have given organizations potentially better bulk software purchasing discounts.
Microsoft this week unveiled coming licensing additions that will extend patch support for Windows Server or SQL Server products for six more years.
Microsoft this week described some coming improvements to the Azure management portal.
Microsoft announced a partnership with Qualcomm this week at its WinHEC event in Shenzhen, China.
Microsoft announced a preview today of a new Azure Active Directory Pass-Through Authentication capability, as well as a preview of a "seamless" single sign-on feature.
Microsoft today announced a December change in its servicing model for older Windows environments after some customers got tripped up by the new patch model.
Microsoft is planning to deliver some added security improvements for organizations when the Windows 10 "Creators Update" gets released.
Microsoft today announced that the Azure Active Directory PowerShell 2.0 module has reached the "general availability" milestone.
Microsoft has published a brief new guide for organizations grappling with the ongoing Shell Hashing Algorithim-1 (SHA-1) deprecation, which is a security concern for browser users and Web site operators.
A Microsoft Most Valuable Professional this week disclosed a current security flaw that's associated with Windows in-place upgrades.
Microsoft added Office 365 end user feature improvements this month for desktop, browser and mobile apps.
A well-known security group is disputing Microsoft's claim that Windows 10 has good enough security protections without using the Enhanced Mitigation Experience Toolkit.