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Microsoft Previewing Folder Move Feature for OneDrive for Business Users

Microsoft is rolling out a one-button option that will make it easier for end users to move their files into OneDrive for Business cloud storage.

Direct Routing Support for Microsoft Teams Now Commercially Available

Microsoft announced on Thursday that its Direct Routing phone service capability reached "general availability."

Windows Server 2019 To Support 4PB Storage Spaces Direct Pools

Microsoft this week summarized the top Storage Spaces Direct improvements that will be coming to Windows Server 2019.

Microsoft Open Sources and Launches Azure IoT Edge

Azure IoT Edge, Microsoft's cloud-based solution for bringing local intelligence to distributed Internet of Things devices, is now generally available via open source code repository GitHub.

Microsoft Previews New Windows Container Image for Windows Server

Microsoft on Wednesday announced a preview of a new Windows Server container image, which is available for testing by Windows Insider Program participants.

Microsoft Showcases Windows Server 2019 Admin Capabilities in Web Event

Microsoft conducted an online Windows Server Summit event on Tuesday, with company luminaries offering a broad outline of what's to come with Windows Server 2019.

Azure AD Admins To Get Multifactor Authentication by Default

Microsoft is bringing multifactor authentication (MFA) to organizations that manage Azure Active Directory tenancies.

Microsoft Issues Advisory on Lazy Floating Point State Restore Security Issue

Microsoft earlier this month issued an advisory for the "lazy floating point state restore" security problem (CVE-2018-3665) that potentially could affect users of Windows and Intel Core processors.

Microsoft Releases Exchange Server Updates and Other Improvements

The Microsoft Exchange team got more talkative this week regarding a few improvements and changes, mostly on the server side.

Azure Traffic Analytics Now Available Commercially

Microsoft this week declared the "general availability" of Traffic Analytics, a service that checks network activity across Microsoft Azure public cloud infrastructure.

Microsoft Acquires AI Startup Bonsai

Bonsai, an AI startup that was founded by two former Microsoft employees and partially funded by Microsoft Ventures, is now officially part of Microsoft.

Password Protection and Smart Lockout Previews Now Available for Azure AD Users

Microsoft this week announced the previews of two password security capabilities for organizations using the Azure Active Directory service or Windows Server Active Directory.

Microsoft Releases System Insights Preview for Windows Server 2019

Microsoft on Tuesday announced a preview of System Insights for Windows Server 2019, which promises to put predictive analytical tools into the hands of IT pros.

Microsoft Adding Policy Transfer Support for Hybrid Exchange Scenarios

Microsoft's Office 365 Hybrid Configuration Wizard tool, when used by organizations to move Exchange Server configuration settings to Exchange Online, will be getting the ability to transfer policies, too, by the end of this month.

Microsoft Previews Delegated App Management for Azure Active Directory

Microsoft issued a few Azure Active Directory previews this month, adding role-based access control improvements and the ability to block so-called "legacy" or older authentication approaches.

Intel Issues Advisory on Lazy Floating Point Speculative Execution Flaw

This week, yet another speculative execution processor vulnerability was uncovered, namely "lazy floating point state save/restore."

Windows 10 April 2018 Update Now 'Fully Available'

Microsoft has declared the Windows 10 April 2018 release (version 1803) to be a successful one, at least in terms of its telemetry findings, and is now labeling the release as being "fully available."

Azure Kubernetes Service Now Commercially Available

The Microsoft Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) reached "general availability" status on Wednesday, and can now be commercially used in 10 Azure regions.

Microsoft Switching Windows Server 2008 SP2 to Monthly Update Rollup Model

Microsoft plans to switch users of Windows Server 2008 Service Pack 2 to a monthly rollup patch model, starting in September, according to an announcement this week.

Microsoft Teams Coming to Conference Room and Personal Devices This Year

The Microsoft Teams collaboration workspace application is getting added to various Microsoft-certified conference room devices, including the Surface Hub, Microsoft announced late last week.

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