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Office 2016 for Mac Preview Now Available

Microsoft released a preview version of its Office 2016 for Mac productivity suite today.

March Intune Update Arriving With 'Conditional Access' Support

Microsoft is rolling out an update to its Intune service this week with a few mobile device management additions.

Microsoft's Office 'Sway' Preview Updated with OneNote Tool

Microsoft has added OneNote and privacy options in an update for its Office "Sway" app.

Microsoft Embedding Intune Mobile Management Capabilities Into Office 365 Apps

Microsoft described the layered security approach it's taking in its last "Success with Enterprise Mobility" Web broadcast on Tuesday.

Microsoft Rescinds Windows Update Policy for SharePoint Server

Microsoft has rolled back its policy, established last month, of pushing SharePoint Server product updates through Windows Update.

Microsoft Unveils Upcoming Windows 10 Mobile Devices

Microsoft showed off new Windows 8.1 smartphones devices -- that will have the ability to run Windows 10 at a later date -- and presented a demo for the mobile version of its Project Spartan Web browser today at the company's Mobile World Congress (MWC) event.

Next Windows Server Rumored To Include 'Nano Server'

Microsoft's next Windows Server may include a new "Nano Server" element, according to reports.

Google Unveils Android for Work Mobile Device Management Program

Google this week unveiled its Android for Work effort, which gives organizations some mobile device management options.

Microsoft Blinks on Using Open Source Engine for Spartan Browser

Microsoft's Internet Explorer team explained today why they didn't use an open source rendering engine with Spartan.

Gartner Analyst Profiles Office 365 Products and Mobility Support

Gartner on Wednesday offered a snapshot of the Office 365 services and Office apps that Microsoft currently offers, especially with regard to mobile support.

Windows Phone Falls Further Behind in Smartphone Market

Google's Android platform finished 2014 by increasing its already dominant position in the smartphone market, while struggling Windows Phone failed to gain ground.

Microsoft Exec Talks Up System Center Configuration Manager

IT pros wondering about the fate of System Center Configuration Manager got some reassuring words this month from a Microsoft executive.

Microsoft Previews Azure Active Directory Password Rollover Feature for Social Media Accounts

Microsoft's Azure Active Directory team released a "preview" this week of an automatic password rollover feature for organizations that use shared social media accounts.

Microsoft Changing Its Retention Policy for Deleted Office 365 E-Mails

Microsoft gave notice today that it plans to change how long deleted e-mails get retained for organizations using Office 365 services.

Microsoft To Recognize Open Source Partner Contributions to Azure

Microsoft will look to honor those partners who have contributed to the company's open source initiative for the first time at this year's Worldwide Partner Conference (WPC).

Microsoft To Show 'Early Version' of SharePoint Server 2016 at Ignite Event

Microsoft likely won't have a SharePoint Server 2016 public preview available before its Ignite event coming up in May.

Microsoft Adds Management Capabilities to Outlook Apps for Android and iOS Devices

Microsoft this week announced some new IT controls for its Outlook apps running on Android and iOS devices.

Microsoft Extends Cloud Storage Options Within Office Apps to Partners

Microsoft has expanded cloud-based storage options for its Office apps and it also added a partner program to improve the Office Online experience when using those storage services.

Analysts Outline Microsoft's 2015 Product Roadmap

The Directions on Microsoft analyst team recently provided a glimpse of where Microsoft may be heading this year, with a focus on future enterprise product releases.

Upcoming Perks of Azure Active Directory Connect Tool

Microsoft recently published more information about its Azure Active Directory Connect tool, which will replace its DirSync and Azure Active Directory Sync tools.

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