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Microsoft Seeing Gains for Azure Active Directory Connect Solution

Microsoft indicated this week that it is seeing good adoption of its newly released Active Directory synchronization tool known as "Azure AD Connect."

Microsoft Support Ending in 2016 for IE, .NET Framework and SQL Server Versions

The year 2016 will see the end of "extended support" for some Microsoft products.

Microsoft Discloses BizTalk Server 2016 Roadmap and Azure Integration Plans

Microsoft recently laid out its integration solutions vision, including milestones for its next BizTalk Server product and Azure plans.

Microsoft Buys Big Data Analytics Startup Metanautix

Microsoft announced the acquisition of Metanautix today, a three-year-old startup company that makes a Big Data analytics solution.

Microsoft Previews New System Center Configuration Manager Features

Microsoft today issued preview of new features for System Center Configuration Manager via a new update release.

Windows 10 Mobile Delayed Until Next Year

Missing its previous December release window, Microsoft said that Windows 10 Mobile will start rolling out to Windows Phone users sometime next year.

Microsoft Adds App Delegation Capability to Azure Active Directory

Microsoft has updated Azure Active Directory Premium, adding a new capability to delegate application access rights.

Microsoft Unveils Revised OneDrive for Business Storage Policy

Microsoft expects to come through with its promise of "unlimited storage" for some OneDrive for Business customers, but under certain conditions that weren't previously explained.

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.

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