Microsoft this week announced that a new type of Linux container that runs on Windows Server 2016 will be coming soon.
- By Scott Bekker
While there are many methods for applying patches, going through PowerShell is the most straightforward way to get the job done.
Microsoft indicated that it has already patched Windows flaws exposed by newly leaked hacking tools, a problem that came to light on Friday.
Microsoft is investigating reports about leaked hacking tools that target older Windows systems.
Microsoft highlighted resources this week designed to make it easier for organizations to tap its Azure datacenter services in so-called "hybrid" approaches.
Administrators can now set policies and controls that can be tracked for compliance with new data loss prevention tools in SharePoint Server 2016.
- By Jasson Walker
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 claims to be working on a new remote management option for Windows Server 2016 users.
Microsoft plans to end Access Services for SharePoint Online, starting in June.
Microsoft's Lifecycle Support policies may pose problems for IT pros if a trend toward dropping support without notice should gain steam.
Microsoft announced this week that it has changed its support policy for the Edge role on Exchange Server 2016, but only when it's used on Windows Server 2016.
Microsoft announced the availability of a new Windows PowerShell module this week that adds reporting capabilities for Windows operating systems maintained using Desired State Configuration (DSC).
Microsoft has extended the life of Windows Server 2012, publishing new end-of-support dates.
Microsoft this week announced that organizations running SharePoint Server 2013 in their datacenters now can direct user site creation requests to Office 365 services.
Microsoft this week announced plans to release a preview of Microsoft Flow integrated with the "modern" SharePoint command bar.