5/1/2016

Azure Stack

The option for Windows Server 2016 that will let enterprises and hosting providers build private clouds based on the same technology as the Microsoft Azure service is now available for testers to evaluate—and some say it could bring major changes to the datacenter.


In-Depth

SSRS Steps up in the Shadow of Power BI

Power BI has quickly given Microsoft supremacy in analytics and real-time reporting, but it's only available as an online cloud service. Seeking parity, a revamped on-premises SQL Server Reporting Services 2016 will deliver rich features, such as a new UI, delivery of KPIs and HTML5-based reporting, but integration with Power BI for now is only a statement of direction.


First Look: Microsoft Azure Stack

Here's what to expect when you install the first technical preview.


Azure Stack: Microsoft’s Cloud Technology for the Datacenter

The software for enterprises and hosting providers to build private and hybrid clouds based on the same technology that runs the Microsoft Azure public cloud service is in preview for testers to evaluate. Some say it could bring major changes to the datacenter.


Inside Look: Windows 10 Anniversary Edition

The first major update of Windows 10 will make better use of digital ink, add intelligence and extensibility to Cortana, extend Hello biometric authentication in the Edge browser, and run the Linux Bash Shell from Ubuntu, among numerous other features coming this summer.


Say Hello to Active Directory Authentication

Microsoft's new Passport for Work helps enroll Windows 10 devices using the new Windows Hello biometric authentication to Active Directory.


Foley on Microsoft

Of Mice and Pen: Microsoft's Latest Digital Ink Push

Microsoft hopes that the digital ink trend will finally find traction as new features for digital note takers will be included in the Windows 10 Anniversary update.


Redmond View

Microsoft Sends in the Bots

Among the many initiatives in Redmond, the one that could most transform how people work and play is conversational computing using advanced artificial intelligence (AI).


Windows Insider

At Build 2016, Everything Old Was New Again

This year Microsoft showed off improvements across its large line of products and services.


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