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Microsoft Unified Support Replacing Premier Support Program

Microsoft has a new program to provide technical support to organizations called "Microsoft Unified Support."

Microsoft Suggests Slow Death Coming for PowerShell 2.0

Microsoft this week indicated that it might take some time before Windows PowerShell 2.0 will get removed, even though organizations should still be working to get rid of it as a potential security hazard.

Microsoft Rolling Out New Azure Management Capabilities

Microsoft announced some Azure management developments this week, including a new feature release, plus a few previews.

Microsoft Previewing macOS Conditional Access Using Azure Active Directory and Intune

Microsoft is previewing the ability to impose "conditional access" restrictions on devices running the Apple macOS operating system.

Google Targets Businesses with Chrome Enterprise Offering and VMware Management Partnership

Google this week announced a new Chrome Enterprise license, its latest effort to bring the Chrome OS operating system and Chromebook laptops into the business world.

Red Hat OpenShift To Support Windows Containers in 2018

Microsoft and Red Hat are continuing their integration and support efforts for running Red Hat open source technologies on Microsoft Azure virtual machine infrastructure.

Windows 10 Fall Creators Update To Drop ReFS Creation Support in Pro and Home Editions

Microsoft quietly announced late last week that some editions of Windows 10 will lose file and disk creation capabilities using the Resilient File System (ReFS).

Team Foundation Server Integration with SharePoint Getting Deprecated

Microsoft announced plans today that it will be winding down support for its Team Foundation Server product when it's used with SharePoint Server.

Windows as a Service Manifesto Draws Criticism

IT departments coming to grips with faster arriving Windows 10 updates have a new resource.

Microsoft Updating Azure Log Analytics with New Query Language

Microsoft started rolling out an update this week to its Azure Log Analytics service that promises to bring improved search, plus a new query language.

CoreOS Tectonic Now Supports Kubernetes on Microsoft Azure

CoreOS Inc. today released Tectonic 1.7.1, its Kubernetes management solution that is now supported on Microsoft Azure public cloud infrastructure for the very first time.

Just-in-Time VM Access and Other Microsoft Azure Tools Previewed

Microsoft highlighted a couple of Azure security and management tools this week.

Microsoft Intune Gets Role-Based Access Control

Role-based access control capabilities are now available for the Intune mobile management service, Microsoft announced today.

Microsoft To Block EMET in Windows 10 Fall Creators Update

Microsoft last week explained more about how its Enhanced Mitigation Experience Toolkit (EMET) is getting removed and also how it is getting integrated into the Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection (ATP) service.

Microsoft Intune Can Now Deploy Office 365 ProPlus Apps

Microsoft's mobile management service now supports deploying Office 365 ProPlus applications for end users.

SharePoint Developers Get Scoped Capability for Custom Solutions

Microsoft added the ability for developers to scope their packaged SharePoint solutions across an Office 365 tenancy.

Microsoft Unveils Windows 10 Pro for Workstations Edition

Microsoft on Thursday announced Windows 10 Pro for Workstations, a new edition of the client operating system that will be coming sometime this fall.

Kaspersky Lab Ending Microsoft Antitrust Complaints

Kaspersky Lab announced today that it is ending its recent antitrust complaints against Microsoft.

Microsoft Cloud App Security Service Gets Auto-Remediation Feature

Microsoft's Cloud App Security service can now perform actions automatically when certain kinds of security threats get detected.

Microsoft Previews Office 365 Groups Expiration Settings

Microsoft is adding a group expiration capability to its Office 365 Groups collaboration service.

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