IT pros can now centrally deploy Office add-ins to end users using Microsoft's Office 365 Centralized Deployment service, which was launched commercially today.
Microsoft and other service providers are suggesting that they have the means for organizations to become compliant with the European Union's General Data Protection Regulation.
IDC offered a somewhat contrarian view this week on how organizations should best protect against security incidents.
Microsoft is previewing two improvements to its Azure Active Directory Privileged Identity Management service.
Microsoft reportedly has agreed to buy software security firm Hexadite for $100 million.
Microsoft this week announced a preview of a free visualization tool for IT pros called the "Office 365 Adoption Content Pack in Power BI."
Microsoft announced an "updated product servicing policy" for SharePoint Server 2016 this week.
Microsoft announced plans this week to expand its "cloud" services in Africa by building new datacenters in South Africa.
Microsoft's position on Server Message Block version 1 in Windows systems is that organizations should just get rid of it.
Microsoft had a lot to say about SharePoint at its Virtual Summit event this week.
Microsoft recently highlighted some tools that IT pros can use to detect if Server Message Block version 1 (SMB 1) is being used in a network.
Digital signature technology firm DocuSign today alerted customers that part of its systems have been compromised, which has led to an increase in phishing e-mails sent to users of the service.
Microsoft on Friday released a security update for Windows XP that fixes an SMB v1 hole that has been recently used to spread ransomware via phishing attacks.
The Azure Portal now includes Azure Active Directory capabilities at the "general availability" stage.
Microsoft this week announced new Azure Active Directory Business-to-Consumer previews, a new library for developers and some associated Microsoft Flow tools.
A large ransomware outbreak affecting some Windows systems is in effect today, with a report from the SANS Institute's Internet Storm Center estimating 45,000 attacks in 74 countries.
Microsoft clarified earlier this month that it really wants developers to use Microsoft Graph over Azure Active Directory Graph, going forward.
Microsoft announced the next major update to Windows 10, arriving sometime this fall, on the second day of the company's Build developer conference in Seattle, Wash.
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Microsoft plans to launch a Windows Insider Program for Windows Server 2016 users, starting this summer.
Microsoft has increased the maximum URL path length for SharePoint Online and OneDrive for Business subscribers.