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Microsoft Updates StorSimple and Previews New 'Virtual Array' Storage Solution

Microsoft issued an update today for its StorSimple 8000 Series products and also rolled out preview of a new local virtual machine storage solution.

Office 365 Planner Now Available as Preview Release

Microsoft is starting to release its Office 365 Planner solution to "first release" beta testers, the company announced on Monday.

Microsoft Offers Concessions on OneDrive Storage Cutbacks

Microsoft is attempting to appease some users of its OneDrive storage services after getting negative reactions to planned changes for next year.

Microsoft Quietly Pulls December Outlook 2010 Patch

Microsoft pulled one of its December updates this week after a few problems occurred with Outlook 2010.

Azure Active Directory Gets New Custom Roles Capability

Microsoft has added the ability to create and assign custom roles as part of its Azure Active Directory Service.

Microsoft and Linux Foundation Create 'Linux on Azure' Cert Program

A new Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) program came into existence this week for those seeking Linux on Azure certifications.

Some .NET Framework 4 Versions Losing Product Support Next Month

Microsoft issued a reminder to organizations today that it will be ending product support next month for .NET Framework versions 4, 4.5 and 4.5.1.

Microsoft Updating Office 365 Groups Service

Microsoft is updating its Office 365 Groups features this month, adding a few administrative controls for IT pros.

Microsoft Releases System Center Configuration Manager 1511

Microsoft announced the "general availability" commercial release today of System Center Configuration Manager 1511.

Microsoft To Donate Chakra JavaScript Engine to Open Source Community

The technology behind Microsoft's Chakra JavaScript engine will be handed over to the open source community, the company announced on Saturday

Browsium Releases New Browser and Web App Tracking Solution

Browsium today rolled out a new tool for tracking compatibility issues associated with Web applications and browsers.

Microsoft Ending Two Azure Cache Services Next Year

Microsoft has gone all-in with its Azure Redis Cache service and plans to stop offering a couple of alternative cache services next year.

Microsoft Floats Licensing Details on Windows Server 2016 and System Center 2016

Microsoft published a few licensing details this month about its forthcoming Windows Server 2016 and System Center 2016 products.

Microsoft Finally Releases Its Azure Portal Management Solution

Microsoft announced this week that its Azure Portal solution has reached the "general availability" milestone.

IT Pros Give Early Views on Windows Server 2016

IT pros mostly are interested in the coming Hyper-V features of Windows Server 2016, a survey published today revealed.

Microsoft Rolls Out Azure Container Service Preview

Microsoft issued a preview today of its Azure Container Service for public testing.

Microsoft Adds Debian Linux to the Azure Marketplace

Microsoft has added the open source Debian GNU/Linux operating system as an "endorsed distribution" to its Azure Marketplace.

Microsoft Improves Enterprise Mode Tools for IE

Microsoft added a few enhancements this month to help organizations better address their Internet Explorer app compatibility woes.

Microsoft Unveils PowerApps Dev Tools for Business Users

Microsoft this week unveiled its Azure-based PowerApps development tools that supposedly make it easier for business users to create or extend corporate Web applications.

New Skype for Business Features Released for Office 365 Subscribers

Microsoft today announced that some Skype for Business features, as enabled via Office 365 services, are now commercially available.

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