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Office 365 Outlook Users Hit With Log-In Problems

Users of Office 365 services experienced connection problems late Friday afternoon, with outages seemingly concentrated in the western U.S. states.

Microsoft Deprecating Exchange 2016 Edge Role on Windows Server 2016

Microsoft announced this week that it has changed its support policy for the Edge role on Exchange Server 2016, but only when it's used on Windows Server 2016.

Microsoft Releases Reporting Module for PowerShell Desired State Configuration

Microsoft announced the availability of a new Windows PowerShell module this week that adds reporting capabilities for Windows operating systems maintained using Desired State Configuration (DSC).

Microsoft Fixes OneDrive for Business Linux Problem

Microsoft has fixed an issue that slowed access to OneDrive and OneDrive for Business for Linux users, but not for Windows users.

Azure Active Directory Preview of Ping Identity Solution Arriving This Week

Microsoft is planning to preview its collaborative work with Ping Identity this week, providing organizations with a more streamlined way to get single sign-on access to header-based Web applications.

Microsoft Teams Expands to Office 365 Education Users

Microsoft Teams is now available under all Office 365 Education plans.

Public Folder Migrations to Exchange Online

Microsoft this week published documentation showing how to move public folders from Exchange Server 2013 or Exchange Server 2016 to Exchange Online.

Microsoft Bookings Going Global and Coming to Office 365 E3 and E5 Plans

The Microsoft Bookings service will be getting new capabilities in a week or so, and it will be available under a couple of more Office 365 subscription plans, Microsoft announced today.

Microsoft Expands Outlook for Mac 2016 Add-Ins

Microsoft expanded the use of add-ins for Outlook 2016 for Mac, according to an announcement today.

Hybrid Exchange PowerShell Tool Now Has Multifactor Authentication

IT pros managing Exchange Server and Exchange Online accounts via remote PowerShell now have the ability to protect those sessions with multifactor authentication.

Office 365 Private Groups Feature for Outlook Arriving This Month

Microsoft plans to add a new behavior this month that will affect how groups will function in Outlook for organizations using Office 365.

Microsoft Extends Windows Server 2012 Support

Microsoft has extended the life of Windows Server 2012, publishing new end-of-support dates.

SharePoint 2013 Gets Hybrid Self-Service Site Creation Option

Microsoft this week announced that organizations running SharePoint Server 2013 in their datacenters now can direct user site creation requests to Office 365 services.

Microsoft Resumes Security Updates with 'Largest' Patch Tuesday Release

Microsoft resumed its monthly security update releases on Tuesday following a rare deferral last month.

Microsoft Teams Now Available to Business Office 365 Subscribers

The Microsoft Teams chat service is now commercially available worldwide for certain Office 365 business subscribers, Microsoft announced today.

SharePoint Lists Getting Preview of Microsoft Flow Controls

Microsoft this week announced plans to release a preview of Microsoft Flow integrated with the "modern" SharePoint command bar.

MVPs Assess Microsoft Teams Before 'General Availability' Release

Microsoft is planning the commercial release of Microsoft Teams on Tuesday, and a couple of Microsoft Most Valuable Professionals recently assessed its current state.

Microsoft Previews Azure Active Directory Limited Access for SharePoint and OneDrive

Microsoft today announced a preview of a new Azure Active Directory management option that's designed to thwart "data leakage" scenarios.

Microsoft Unveils Plans To Accelerate Windows Server on ARM

Windows Server on ARM processors is starting to seem like it's more than just a pipe dream, at least when it comes to Microsoft's datacenters and partner efforts.

Microsoft Highlights Project Olympus and SONiC Datacenter Support

Microsoft on Wednesday announced some chip-maker progress in using Project Olympus designs for datacenters.

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