Chipmaker Broadcom announced Thursday its plans to acquire virtualization pioneer and multicloud leader VMware for $61 billion in a landmark tech deal surpassed in value only by Dell's $67 billion acquisition of EMC in 2016 and Microsoft's $68.7 billion acquisition of Activision Blizzard earlier this year.
Meta, formerly known as "Facebook," is using the latest Azure virtual machines (VMs) with graphics processing unit (GPU) compute power for its "large-scale AI research workloads," Microsoft announced on Wednesday.
The Microsoft 365 Defender Research Team is warning that Web skimming attacks are becoming more sophisticated and are able to hide malicious scripts from traditional security defenses.
The Microsoft Build keynote talk by CEO Satya Nadella on Tuesday stressed Microsoft's role as a builder of platforms that other organizations can use to build their own platforms.
Microsoft's annual Build conference for developers kicked off on Tuesday as a virtual event with the usual deluge of product announcements.
Users of the Azure Virtual Desktop (AVD) service now have access to some basic Microsoft Teams functionality.
Microsoft on Wednesday outlined concessions to European regulators and to European service providers that will be coming via the Microsoft Cloud Solution Provider partner program.
Microsoft on Thursday declared that authentication problems associated with its May monthly updates have been resolved via newly released updates.
Microsoft and Citrix announced plans to make Citrix's "high-definition user experience" (HDX) technologies available as an option for Windows 365 desktop-as-a-service users.
Microsoft on Tuesday announced a public preview of "troubleshooting mode" for Microsoft Defender for Endpoint, which is used to protect devices.
During the VeeamOn conference this week, backup and recovery company Veeam revealed a handful of new features to its solution portfolio.
Paying the demands of ransomware attackers for hijacked organizational data does not come with a guarantee that organizations will recover that data.
Use of the Azure Virtual Desktop (AVD) service is poised for growth, according to a recently published industry study that surveyed IT pros.
Organizations using Microsoft Defender for Office 365 will be getting enhancements to preset security policy options, starting this summer, according to a Tuesday Microsoft announcement.
Microsoft on Monday announced a rollout of a new default prepinned apps policy for users of Microsoft Teams with "frontline worker" types of licensing.
Microsoft on Monday announced the availability of a "private preview" of Microsoft Viva Goals, an objectives and key results (OKR) solution.
Public previews of two Microsoft Defender Vulnerability Management service products were announced on Thursday by Microsoft.
Microsoft this week acknowledged possible authentication problems caused by its May security updates, which were released on Tuesday.
Organizations using Microsoft's Azure Active Directory Conditional Access service can set policies to require reauthentications by end users via a newly announced preview capability.
Microsoft on Monday described the human-operated ransomware industry, offering detailed tips for IT pros, plus security product mentions.