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Microsoft Ending 'Classic' Azure AD Management Portal

Organizations using the Microsoft Azure Active Directory identity and access service soon only will have one main software management interface.

Improved Microsoft Intune Migration Process Starting to Arrive

Microsoft this week unveiled a new process to make it easier for organizations to migrate settings when Microsoft Intune has been integrated with System Center Configuration Manager.

Microsoft Previews Azure Confidential Computing and Managed Service Identity Security Protections

Microsoft this week announced previews of two new Microsoft Azure security measures.

Windows Server 2016 Version 1709 To Support Linux and Windows Containers

Microsoft on Wednesday described how its next major release of Windows Server 2016 will have improvements for running containers.

Microsoft Edge Team Outlines Browser Dev and Security Improvements at Summit Event

The developer team behind Microsoft Edge talked about the browser's progress during the third-annual Microsoft Edge Web Summit today in Seattle.

SharePoint Server 2016 Feature Pack 2 Released with SharePoint Framework

Microsoft is delivering the SharePoint Framework to organizations running SharePoint Server 2016 by releasing Feature Pack 2 today.

New 'Desired State Configuration Core' To Replace Existing PowerShell Solutions

The Microsoft PowerShell team is planning to reshape its Desired State Configuration solutions, replacing them with a single cross-platform tool that supports both Windows and Linux.

BizTalk Server Schemas Now Available as Open Source Code

Microsoft today announced that the schemas used with BizTalk Server are now open source code.

Microsoft Adds Guest Access to Microsoft Teams

Microsoft today added the ability to invite external guests into Microsoft Teams for organizations using Office 365 services.

Microsoft Slip-Up Suggests Skype for Business Becoming Microsoft Teams

Microsoft may have let the cat out of the bag that users of Skype for Business Online will get switched over to Microsoft Teams at some point.

Windows Server 2016 To Get 'Hyperconverged' Enhancements

Microsoft is promising to describe new details this month about hyperconverged infrastructure improvements that will be coming to the next major release of Windows Server 2016.

Microsoft Kicks Off 'Windows Insider Lab for Enterprise' Test Program

Microsoft has created a "Windows Insider Lab for Enterprise" test network for Windows Insider participants.

Azure App Service on Linux Goes Live

Microsoft today added infrastructure support for Linux Web and mobile application developers by announcing the "general availability" of the Azure App Service on Linux.

Microsoft Extends Free Upgrade Offer for Windows 10 S Users

Microsoft has extended its free upgrade offer from Windows 10 S to Windows 10 Pro until March 31, 2018 for Surface Laptop users.

Windows 10 Fall Creators Update Arriving Next Month with Support for Next-Gen PCs and Mixed Reality Headsets

Microsoft plans to release the Windows 10 "fall creators update" on Oct. 17.

Microsoft Alters Azure Active Directory Refresh Token Settings

Microsoft has changed the default settings for Azure Active Directory refresh tokens, but just for new tenancies.

Microsoft Adds Excel Coauthoring in Office 365 August Update

Microsoft announced a few newly arriving Office 365 improvements this month.

Microsoft Sees a Future for SATADOM Boot Drives in Windows Server 2016

Microsoft today announced plans to support the use of SATADOM boot drives with future Windows Server 2016 update releases, although an initial testing phase is still required.

Microsoft Previews 'Less Intimidating' Windows Debug Tool

Microsoft has issued a preview of a new Windows debug console that's described as being "less intimidating" and "a bit easier for beginners."

Azure Active Directory Domain Services Gets Preview Support for Resource Manager Virtual Networks

Microsoft today announced a public preview of new Azure Active Directory Domain Services support for virtual networks using Azure Resource Manager.

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