Windows 10 Upgrade Possibilities Explained

A single Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) has been answering Windows 10 upgrade questions this week, even when Microsoft won't.

Microsoft Integrating OpenSSH into Windows and PowerShell

Microsoft's PowerShell team is now contributing to the development efforts of the open source OpenSSH community.

Microsoft Buys Software List Company 6Wunderkinder

Microsoft purchased software list maker 6Wunderkinder GmbH for an amount ranging between $100 million and $200 million.

Microsoft Aligning Azure Active Directory for Windows 10 Mobile Device Management Scenarios

Microsoft is bringing a little more clarity to how Windows 10 will be used with traditional premises-based Active Directory, as well as with its Azure Active Directory service.

Microsoft Expected To Hike User CAL Prices in August

Microsoft reportedly is planning to increase the cost of its user Client Access Licenses for premises-based server deployments by 13 percent, starting on August 1.

Microsoft Updates Its StorSimple 8000 Hybrid Storage Appliance

Microsoft issued an update today to its StorSimple storage management product.

Microsoft Releases Preview of SQL Server 2016

Microsoft released a preview of SQL Server 2016 that can be downloaded today.

Microsoft Bringing Cortana Capabilities to Android and iOS Devices

Microsoft plans to deliver Windows 10 "companion apps" for use on Android and iOS devices, including its Cortana personal assistant app.

Microsoft Outlines App Management Using Intune-Configuration Manager Combo

Microsoft's mobile application management vision with Intune and System Center Configuration Manager is coming into sharper focus.

Microsoft Rolling Out Security Enhancements for Outlook, Intune and OneDrive for Business

Microsoft expects to release a new "managed Outlook app" sometime this quarter that will enable enhanced data security protections for organizations.

New Windows 10 Build Released with Edge Browser Improvements

Microsoft released another Windows 10 build for its "fast-ring" testers.

Microsoft's Windows 10 Free Upgrade Seems To Be an Evolving Story

Today a Microsoft blog post intended for its partners offered a "recap" of Microsoft's recent Windows 10 announcements, but it also included some details that mostly seem new in the public sphere.

Office for Android Phones Preview Available for Testing

Microsoft today announced the preview release of Office for Android phones.

Microsoft Gives Windows 10 Patching and Update Advice

Microsoft wants IT pros to take a freer approach toward installing Windows updates in production environments.

Microsoft Planning To Turn On Its Office 365 Clutter Feature in June

Microsoft plans to activate its Clutter e-mail prioritization service for its business-grade Office 365 subscribers, starting next month.

SQL Server 2014 SP1 Reissued by Microsoft

Microsoft republished Service Pack 1 for SQL Server 2014 on Thursday.

Microsoft Releases New System Center 2012 Service Packs that Add Some Windows 10 Support

Microsoft announced new service packs today for its Configuration Manager components of both System Center 2012 and System Center 2012 R2.

Microsoft Unveils Windows 10 Edition Names

Microsoft announced the names of Windows 10 editions today.

SharePoint Server 2016 To Rely on Some 'Deprecated' Software

Microsoft will drag along a few deprecated technologies as it preps its forthcoming SharePoint Server 2016 product for release next year.

Microsoft Edge Browser Jettisoning Older Technologies for Better Security

Microsoft talked last week about how its new Edge Web browser is improving security while jettisoning older Internet Explorer technologies along the way.

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