Microsoft Outlines SharePoint Improvements Arriving Q4 and 2017

Microsoft provided updated roadmap information for both its SharePoint and OneDrive for Business products this week.

Microsoft Beats Q1 Earnings Per Share Estimates

Microsoft reported first-quarter earnings on Thursday, beating some analyst expectations.

Facebook Now Works with Microsoft Bookings

The Microsoft Bookings scheduling service now can be connected with an organization's Facebook page, Microsoft announced on Wednesday.

VMware Horizon VDI Adding Support for Skype for Business

VMware announced that this week that it is collaborating with Microsoft to enable Skype for Business communications using VMware's Horizon virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) solution.

Microsoft Research Releases Anti-Recon Security Tool

Security researchers at Microsoft have released a PowerShell script that aims at stopping attackers from pulling off reconnaissance in a compromised network.

Microsoft Update Catalog Now Accessible by All Browsers

Microsoft today announced that the Microsoft Update Catalog can now be accessed by other browsers besides Internet Explorer.

AWS and VMware Team Up in the Cloud

Amazon Web Services (AWS) and VMware announced a partnership to deliver a vSphere-based cloud service, which will run in Amazon's cloud.

Microsoft Adding Yammer Auditing Capability Next Month

Microsoft plans to add auditing and reporting capabilities to its Yammer enterprise social networking service, starting as early as next month.

Azure Active Directory Domain Services Goes Live

Microsoft this week announced that its Azure Active Directory Domain Services is commercially available.

Windows Server 2016 and System Center 2016 Now Generally Available

Microsoft today announced that Windows Server 2016 and the System Center 2016 management suite of products have reached "general availability" status.

Dynamics 365 To Arrive Next Month

Microsoft's latest cloud service that combines components of its CRM and ERP offerings, Dynamics 365, will arrive Nov. 1.

Microsoft Previews Token Lifetime Policies for Azure Active Directory

Microsoft is previewing an Azure Active Directory capability that lets organization have better control over application access by end users.

Shavlik Offers Tips on the New Microsoft Patch Approach

Security and patch management software vendor Shavlik offered its views about this week's Patch Tuesday release event, which will bring a world of changes for busy IT pros.

Microsoft Outlines Windows Update Details Coming October 11

Microsoft today offered a few more details about the cumulative update model that will be arriving for all supported Windows systems on Oct. 11.

Microsoft Identity Manager Service Pack 1 Now Generally Available

Microsoft Identity Manager 2016 now has a new service pack.

Microsoft Killing TechRewards Learning Program

Microsoft will be ending its TechRewards learning program for developers and IT pros.

Microsoft Issues Fix for Windows 10 KB3194469 Install Problem

Microsoft has released a fix for a Windows 10 cumulative update that proved problematic for some Windows Insider Program participants.

Microsoft Goes Live with Azure Active Directory Conditional Access and Information Protection Services

Microsoft announced a couple of "general availability" milestones for two Azure Active Directory products this week.

Yahoo Reportedly Bulk Scanned E-Mails for U.S. Intelligence

A Reuters story reported that Yahoo had cooperated last year with U.S. intelligence officials to scan all incoming Yahoo e-mail traffic.

Microsoft Rolling Out New Azure Active Directory Certificate Policy This Month

Microsoft plans to increase its Azure Active Directory certificate update pace, with the next rollover happening on Oct. 10.

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