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Microsoft Sketches Out More Windows 10 Arrival Details

Microsoft today offered some tidbits of information about the arrival of Windows 10, along with news about the features that will be available.

Microsoft Previews New Skype for Business Office 365 Features

Microsoft rolled out previews today of three coming Skype for Business capabilities for Office 365 subscribers.

Analysis Finds Windows Server 2003 Use Continuing Past Its Lifecycle

Windows Server 2003 likely won't be totally gone from datacenters until mid-2018, according to an industry study.

Microsoft Rolls Out 'PowerShell for Office 365' Web Portal

Microsoft on Tuesday announced "PowerShell for Office 365," a new Web resource for IT pros.

Microsoft Taking a 'Cloud First' Approach with SharePoint 2016

SharePoint Server 2016 will be a very cloud-inspired product when commercially released next year.

Azure Key Vault Service Now Commercially Available

Microsoft turned on its Azure Key Vault service this week for commercial use.

Most IT Pros Expect To Deploy Windows 10 Within 2 Years

IT pros largely won't be rolling out Windows 10 at a brisk pace when the new operating system gets released this year, according to a recent industry survey.

Microsoft Releases Office Apps for Android Devices

Office Apps for Android smartphones and tablets are now generally available.

Microsoft Releases Azure Active Directory Connect and Health Tools

Microsoft commercially released its Azure Active Directory Connect tool today.

Microsoft Adds Office 365 Push Notifications and Service APIs

Microsoft announced this week that it is adding two improvements to its Office 365 service incident communication process.

Microsoft Extends Windows Server AppFabric 1.1 Support

Microsoft changed course and has extended support for Windows Server AppFabric 1.1 for another seven years.

Custom Support Agreements for Windows Server 2003 Will Be 'Expensive'

Organizations faced with Windows Server 2003 upgrade issues and considering Microsoft's Custom Support Agreements (CSAs) to tide them over got some independent guidance this month.

Industry Group Forms to Standardize Container Technology

Software containerization is about to get some order and standardization under the direction of a new industry consortium called the Open Container Project.

Microsoft Outlines How Windows 10 Testers Will Get the July 29 Commercial Release

Microsoft notified its Windows 10 preview test-program participants today that they can still continue as "Windows Insider" testers even after the operating system's July 29 commercial release.

Microsoft Turns on Outlook Mobile Management Capabilities for Android and iOS Devices

Microsoft enabled mobile device management and mobile application management capabilities in its Outlook clients today for both Android and iOS devices.

Browsium Updates Tool for Internet Explorer Legacy Issues

Browsium released Ion 3.5 today, with multiple enhancements to the company's browser management and Web app remediation tool.

VMware Targets Azure Active Directory with New SSO Service

Looking to fill a key hole in its infrastructure and mobility management stack, VMware on Monday became the latest major IT infrastructure player to launch a single sign-on SSO offering.

Office 365 Enhanced with Admin Role, Templates and Security Controls

Microsoft announced last week that it is going live with some new Office 365 and Exchange Online improvements for IT pros.

Box and Microsoft Collaborating on Office Online Apps

Box has integrated its storage service with Office Online, the two companies announced today.

Microsoft Planning Strict Update Requirements When Windows 10 Arrives

Microsoft is planning to compel organizations to install updates to Windows 10 by a certain period of time.

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