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Vulnerability Report Points To Biggest Windows Security Offenders

Vulnerability management vendor Secunia last week released its annual "Secunia Vulnerability Review," with findings pointing an overall rise to vulnerabilities in 2014 by 18 percent compared to 2013.

Microsoft Extends Some Mobile Device Management Capabilities to Commercial Office 365 Plans

Microsoft announced today that it is adding three mobile device management capabilities to certain Office 365 subscription plans at no extra cost.

Microsoft Planning to Unveil New SharePoint Server 2016 Update Process

Microsoft is building a new product update model into its forthcoming SharePoint Server 2016 product.

Microsoft Buys LiveLoop To Boost Office Collaboration

Microsoft bought LiveLoop, a San Francisco-based maker of collaboration tools for Microsoft Office.

Microsoft Updates Its Azure Backup and Site Recovery Services

Microsoft announced some Azure improvements today that could be helpful for organizations that use its cloud-based storage services.

Microsoft Releases Azure Active Directory Connect Preview 2

Microsoft has issued a second preview of its solution for connecting on-premises Active Directory environments with the cloud-based Microsoft Azure Active Directory service.

Microsoft Now Signaling a Clean Break Between Spartan and IE Browsers in Windows 10

Microsoft announced a switch today from its previously outlined Windows 10 browser development strategy.

Microsoft Uses System Center To Manage 300,000 PCs

Microsoft recently offered some perspective about its own use of System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) to deploy and test the software it produces.

Microsoft IE Discovery Toolkit Now Works with Older Browsers

Microsoft extended an Internet Explorer discovery tool to support older browsers.

Adaptiva Improves SCCM Update Process with OneSite 4.5

Adaptiva released updated products today that enhance the functionality of Microsoft's System Center Configuration Manager solution.

Next Windows 10 Preview Available for Fast-Ring Testers

Microsoft announced the release of a new Windows 10 preview build yesterday for its "fast-ring" testers.

Microsoft To Roll Out Skype for Business Products in April

Microsoft disclosed its Skype for Business roadmap plans today, with three new products expected to start arriving next month.

Microsoft Extending ExpressRoute Connections to Office 365 Services

Microsoft is expanding its ExpressRoute service as a connection option for Office 365 services.

Microsoft Planning Azure and Windows 10 'Internet of Things' Products

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella outlined the company's "Internet of things" vision at Convergence 2015 today, including Azure and Windows products to come.

New Office 365 Admin Apps for Smartphones Enable Changes to User Accounts

Microsoft released updated Office 365 Admin apps today for Windows Phone 8/8.1 and Android 4.0-plus smartphone devices.

Microsoft Azure Service Can Now Check for Active Directory Problems

Microsoft's Azure Operational Insights service can now assess an organization's Active Directory performance.

Sluggish Tablet Market Will See Some Windows 10 Gains This Year

The tablet market will grow a "modest" 2.1 percent this year, according to research results announced today by IDC.

Microsoft Adds Conditional Access to System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager for Exchange Online

Microsoft has added its "conditional access" mobile device management capability to its System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager product for organizations using the Exchange Online e-mail service.

Cisco Expands Cloud Partner Network with Microsoft Azure Integration

Cisco and Microsoft announced a technology integration effort today that promises to expand the options of Cisco's cloud service provider partners, allowing them to more easily tap Microsoft Azure cloud computing resources.

Azure Active Directory Adds Conditional Access Support for Premises-Based Apps

Microsoft's Azure Active Directory "Conditional Access" scheme now works with some premises-based apps.

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