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Microsoft Publishes Windows 10 Servicing Documentation for IT Pros

Microsoft has published guidelines that outline its three Windows 10 servicing models.

IPv4 Free Pool of Addresses Hits Zero for U.S. and Canada

The American Registry for Internet Numbers announced today that its free pool of IPv4 addresses has hit the "zero" level.

Microsoft Apologizes for Skype Outage

Microsoft issued an apology this week for its consumer Skype outage that occurred on September 21.

System Center 2016 Configuration Manager TP3 Update Available

Microsoft today released an update to System Center 2016 Configuration Manager Technical Preview 3.

Office 2016 Comes With Some Install Caveats

Microsoft released Office 2016 today, so organizations could be weighing their upgrade prospects.

Microsoft's Consumer Skype Service Goes Down for 12 Hours

Skype, Microsoft's consumer voice and video calling service, went down today.

Microsoft's Azure Cloud Switch Built with Linux

Microsoft quietly delivered a media bombshell of sorts this week as it explained that its Azure Cloud Switch solution was built with Linux.

Microsoft Releases Uber Pack for SharePoint 2013

Microsoft today released an "uber" package for SharePoint Server 2013, which facilitates IT pros adding the earlier released September updates.

Microsoft Rolling Out Office 365 Admin Center Preview

Microsoft is issuing a preview of a newly designed Office 365 Admin Center, starting today.

Microsoft Is a Launch Partner for Salesforce's New IoT Cloud Service

Satya Nadella may have fallen short of convincing Marc Benioff to sell Salesforce.com to Microsoft earlier this year but the two rivals are extending their year-and-a-half-old strategic partnership.

Microsoft Previews Office 365 Import Service

Microsoft today announced a preview of a new Office 365 Import Service option, which is aimed at organizations migrating lots of data to Microsoft's datacenters.

Window RT 8.1 Users Get a Start Menu

Microsoft this week rolled out an update to its Windows RT 8.1 operating system that adds a Start Menu, and not much else.

Microsoft Reissues its Deployment Toolkit for Windows 10

Microsoft today rereleased its free toolkit that's used for automating Windows 10 deployments.

Office 2016 Service Models Further Explained

Microsoft clarified a few more details this week about its newly outlined Office 2016 service models.

Microsoft Buys an Android Lockscreen

Microsoft bought a lockscreen for Android devices made by Double Labs Inc., according to a press report late last week.

Microsoft Rolls Out Preview of Office Online Server

Microsoft this week released a preview of Office Online Server, which supports running Office Web Apps via an organization's premises-based servers.

System Center 2012 Operations Manager Pack Preview Out for SharePoint Server 2016

Microsoft this week announced a preview of a new Management Pack for System Center 2012 Operations Manager that assists with the newly released SharePoint Server 2016 IT preview.

Brad Smith Named as Microsoft President

Microsoft today announced that Brad Smith, general counsel and executive vice president of Legal and Corporate Affairs, has been named as company president.

Office 2016 for Windows Coming September 22

Microsoft today announced September 22 as the product launch date for its Office 2016 productivity suite for Windows.

SharePoint Server 2013 and 2010 September Cumulative Updates Released

Microsoft this week released September cumulative updates (CUs) for both SharePoint Server 2013 and SharePoint Server 2010.

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