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Microsoft Promises Relief on Windows 10 Update Deferral Confusion

Microsoft is planning to address confusion for System Center Configuration Manager users when they attempt to defer Windows 10 updates and upgrades.

Microsoft Adds Resources for Easing Azure Migrations

Microsoft highlighted resources this week designed to make it easier for organizations to tap its Azure datacenter services in so-called "hybrid" approaches.

Azure Active Directory B2B Service Now Globally Available

Microsoft announced the "general availability" of its Azure Active Directory Business-to-Business service today, along with the GA rollout of the Azure AD Business-to-Consumer service in Europe.

Microsoft Releases Windows 10 Creators Update and Security Patches

Microsoft on Tuesday announced the release of the Windows 10 "creators update," along with security updates and some product deprecations.

Microsoft Warns of Dying Azure Active Directory Sync Tools

Microsoft is pounding the nails into the coffins of its deprecated Windows Azure Active Directory Sync and Azure AD Sync tools.

Microsoft Buying Deis To Facilitate Kubernetes on Azure

Microsoft announced plans today to acquire Deis, a startup company that offers open source tools and training to facilitate Kubernetes use.

Windows 10 Creators Update Tools and Documentation Released

Windows 10 resources for IT pros opened up this week as Microsoft prepares to deliver the "creators update" (version 1703) on Tuesday.

SharePoint Online Character Support Coming This Year

Microsoft is planning to activate the use of two additional characters this year in file and folder names for its SharePoint Online and OneDrive for Business applications.

Microsoft Online Services Agreements Now Restricted to One-Year Terms

Organization now can only establish Microsoft Products and Services Agreements (MPSA) for a one-year term.

Office 365 Groups Now Has Retention, Label and Restore Controls

Microsoft today announced three new tools for IT pros managing Office 365 Groups.

Microsoft Outlines Privacy Changes in Windows 10 Creators Update

Microsoft today described some new privacy options that will be appearing in the Windows 10 "creators update."

Microsoft Promising To Enhance Windows Server 2016 Remote Management

Microsoft claims to be working on a new remote management option for Windows Server 2016 users.

Microsoft Releases Office 365 Threat Intelligence and Data Governance Services

Two Microsoft Office 365 security products were commercially released today, including the Threat Intelligence service and the Advanced Data Governance solution.

Windows No Longer Most Popular OS Among Internet Users

According to a report released by StatCounter, Android has taken the top spot from Windows as the most popular OS in terms of global Internet usage across desktop, laptop, tablet and mobile platforms.

Microsoft Ending Access Services for SharePoint Online

Microsoft plans to end Access Services for SharePoint Online, starting in June.

Microsoft Adds Office 365 Capabilities and Management Tools

Microsoft added some Office 365 capabilities this month, including administrative tools for IT pros and a preview of Microsoft Graph reporting APIs.

Windows 10 Mobile Creators Update Available on April 25

The Windows 10 Mobile "creators update" operating system will be arriving for Windows Phone devices, starting on April 25, Microsoft announced today.

Windows 10 Creators Update Current Branch Arriving April 11

Microsoft plans to start delivering its new Windows 10 "creators update" globally, starting on April 11, according to an announcement.

Dell Adding Quad-Core Processors to Thin Client

Dell this week announced that it is refreshing its Wyse thin client line aimed at virtual workspace environments with quad-core processors.

Skype for Business Online Adds Cloud PBX Features

The Skype for Business service is getting a few new feature additions, Microsoft announced this week.

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