New IE and Edge Browser Controls Coming This Summer

Microsoft is planning some Group Policy enhancements for organizations using both the Internet Explorer and Microsoft Edge browsers.

Microsoft Releases System Center Configuration Manager Technical Preview Update 1605

Microsoft this week released update 1605 for System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) technical preview.

Microsoft Sells Off Its Feature Phone Unit

As part of the Microsoft/Nokia deal, the company today announced that it has shed its feature phone unit to Hon/Hai Foxconn Technology Group and a partner of Nokia Corp. called HMD Global Oy. for $350 million.

MarkLogic 9 Preview: New Security and Semantic Capabilities

Enterprise NoSQL database provider MarkLogic Corporation unveiled a preview of the latest version of its namesake database platform at its 11th annual user conference last week.

Microsoft Azure SQL Data Warehouse Update Includes Azure Active Directory Authentication

Microsoft has updated its Azure SQL Data Warehouse service with several key new features including Azure Active Directory authentication.

Exchange Server 2016 Isn't Yet Supported on Windows Server 2016

Microsoft this week warned that Exchange Server 2016 isn't yet supported on Windows Server 2016.

Microsoft Issues Windows 7 SP1 'Convenience Rollups'

Microsoft today announced the availability of so-called "convenience rollups" for Windows 7 Service Pack 1, as well as Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1.

Microsoft Expands Advanced Threat Protection Preview for Windows 10 Clients

Microsoft announced today that it has expanded its Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection service preview to "IT professionals and enterprise customers."

Microsoft's GigJam Productivity Tool Preview Expands

Microsoft's latest Office 365 collaboration tool will be getting a wider testing audience, the company announced this week.

Microsoft Previews Office 365 Monitoring with Operations Management Suite

Microsoft announced a preview today of the ability to monitor Office 365 accounts using its Operations Management Suite (OMS).

Microsoft Offers Help on Moving to Azure Resource Manager

Microsoft announced resource materials this week to help organizations move from the "classic" Azure management portal to the Azure Resource Manager portal.

Microsoft's Shielded VMs Designed To Add Security Against Rogue Admins

Microsoft this week talked more about its Shielded Virtual Machines datacenter security technology.

Office 365 Improvements Include Outlook Troubleshooting Tool

Microsoft described Outlook improvements this week, along with other Office 365 news.

Microsoft Adds Windows Update to Server Management Tools

Microsoft has added Windows Update to its emerging Server Management Tools, which are currently available at the preview stage.

Group Policy Can't Be Used To Manage Nano Server

Microsoft's emerging Nano Server deployment option can't be managed using Group Policy controls, the company noted this week, in an announcement.

Microsoft Expands Azure Active Directory Domain Services Preview

Microsoft has bolstered its Azure Active Directory Domain Services offering, which is currently at the preview stage.

Office Online Server Now Available for MSDN Subscribers

Microsoft today released Office Online Server to its MSDN subscribers.

Windows 10 Upgrade Offer and GWX 'Nagware' To End After July 29

Microsoft sent a message to Windows 10 upgrade holdouts this week that its free upgrade offer will be ending on July 29.

Microsoft Issues Fix for WSUS Update Problem

Microsoft has announced a fix today for its flawed update, known as "KB3148812".

Windows 10 Pro Edition Loses Group Policy Store-Blocking Capability

Microsoft has limited the ability of IT pros to control Windows Store access with the Windows 10 Pro edition, according to a report.

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