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Microsoft Teams Getting New Calling Capabilities

Microsoft this week advanced the calling capabilities of its Office 365 Teams collaboration service by adding more Skype for Business capabilities to it.

Microsoft Rings Out the Year with 2017's Last Update Tuesday

December 12 marked Microsoft's last "update Tuesday" for this year.

Hands-On with Microsoft's Advanced Threat Analytics 1.8

Microsoft's new Advanced Threat Analytics 1.8 applies the company's latest advances in AI and machine learning to protect against ransomware and other malicious activity.

Office 365 Advanced Threat Protection Now Supports SharePoint Online, OneDrive and Teams

Microsoft announced today that its Office 365 Advanced Threat Protection service is now commercially available for use with SharePoint Online, OneDrive and Teams.

Microsoft Rolls Out OneDrive Sync Client Help for End Users

Microsoft this week published new OneDrive Sync Client tutorials for end users at a support page.

5 Microsoft Highlights in 2017 that Fell Under the Radar

In no particular order, I'm going to note the most-overlooked happenings from 2017.

Microsoft Shows How SharePoint Framework Extensions Compare with 'Classic' Custom Code

Microsoft this week detailed some of the coding nuances involved with SharePoint site customizations via the SharePoint Framework Extensions approach.

Microsoft Hits the Refresh Button

A refreshed technology portfolio and roadmap revealed at Ignite suggests Satya Nadella's hybrid cloud, modern workspace management and intelligent communications vision is blooming.

System Center Version 1711 Preview Kicks Off New Update Channel Model

System Center version 1711 preview is now available for download, Microsoft announced this week.

SharePoint 2019 Wishes and Expectations

Microsoft recently announced a new on-premises SharePoint server release set for preview next year, but most of the details are a mystery. Microsoft MVP and SharePoint architect Oliver Wirkus shares what he hopes and expects are planned.

Office 2019 and New Microsoft Server Products Planned for Release Late Next Year

Microsoft's various 2019-branded server products are planned for release in "late 2018," according to a recent talk.

Microsoft Advises Change to Active Directory Federation Server

Organizations using Azure Active Directory with federation should make a configuration change to take advantage of newly added resilience improvements, Microsoft advised late last week.

Windows Server Version 1709 Lacks Storage Spaces Direct

Windows Server version 1709, released earlier this week, doesn't include Microsoft's highly touted Storage Spaces Direct capability.

Microsoft Releases First Update to New Service-Enabled Windows Server 2016

Microsoft on Tuesday released Windows Server version 1709, its first "semiannual channel" release for organizations wanting to get new operating system releases at a faster pace.

Windows 10 'Fall Creators Update' Bringing Console Improvements

Microsoft will be delivering major Windows and Linux Console changes with the arrival of the Windows 10 "fall creators update" next week.

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