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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.

Windows 10 To Get Update Size Reductions After Creators Update

Microsoft is starting to deliver smaller Windows 10 update packages, but only some Windows Insider Program testers are currently seeing the benefits.

Microsoft Enhances SharePoint Team News for Office 365 Users

Microsoft announced a few SharePoint Online user experience improvements that are starting to arrive for Office 365 users.

Office 365 Subscribers Now Have Visio Online Access

Microsoft this week announced that its Visio Online service is available to most commercial Office 365 subscribers.

Microsoft Starting To Bring Office 365 Groups to Yammer

Microsoft is now starting to connect its Yammer enterprise social networking solution with its Groups functionality in Office 365, which promises to add more collaborative tools for end users.

Microsoft Rolls Out Premium Assurance Plans for Windows Server and SQL Server

Microsoft this month started selling "Premium Assurance" coverage plans for both Windows Server and SQL Server.

Office 365 Service Health Dashboard Now Commercially Available

A new Office 365 service health dashboard has reached the commercial-release stage and is getting rolled out to subscribers this month.

Windows 10 Creators Update Bringing Relaxed Reboot Options

Microsoft executives highlighted some user controls that will be coming in the Windows 10 "creators update," expected to arrive this spring.

Exchange Server 2007 Support Ending in April

Exchange Server 2007 will hit its end-of-life phase in April of this year, Microsoft recently noted this week.

Microsoft Releases Network Performance Monitor for Operations Management Suite

Microsoft has commercially released Network Performance Monitor, a network monitoring solution for applications that's part of its Operations Management Suite product.

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