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The 2014 Microsoft Product Roadmap

From Windows 8.1 receiving its first major update to the "Threshold" release wave beginning to take shape, 2014 promises to be an important year for Microsoft's vision of a more unified product ecosystem. Key releases for Office, Dynamics, Windows Phone and others are also in the offing over the next 12 months.

How Cloud Partners Can Identify (and Plug) Datacenter Security Holes

Most of the top cloud vendors provide basic datacenter security controls, but for partners looking to launch cloud-based services with third-party vendors, "basic" isn't enough. Where are the security holes in a cloud datacenter, and how can partners fill in those gaps for their customers?

Microsoft Updates Government-Focused Cloud Offerings

Microsoft on Tuesday announced several milestones for its roster of cloud services aimed at public sector agencies.

Microsoft Rolls Out Dynamics GP 2015, Updates Dynamics AX

Close on the heels of this week's release of Dynamics CRM 2015, Microsoft on Tuesday announced two more updates to its Dynamics enterprise resource planning (ERP) line.

Dynamics CRM 2015 Hits General Availability

Microsoft on Sunday announced the release of Dynamics CRM 2015, which for the first time includes integration with the company's "Cortana" voice-activated personal assistant technology.

AWS Partner Program Makes Room for MSPs, SaaS Providers

Amazon Web Services (AWS) Inc. recently announced several enhancements to its partner network, including an expansion of partner resources and the addition of programs aimed at managed services providers and SaaS-focused partners.

Cortana Integration Coming to Dynamics CRM 2015

Microsoft turned the spotlight on the next versions of Dynamics CRM and Dynamics AX during Tuesday's kickoff of its Convergence Europe conference.

AVG Lays Out Roadmap for MSP Products, Intros IDaaS Offering

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Plans emerge during the security software firm's first partner event since acquiring RMM leader Level Platforms.

Microsoft, Salesforce.com Integration Coming Next Year

Microsoft and Salesforce.com will launch a number of offerings integrating Office and Windows with Salesforce.com's CRM platform in 2015.

With Dynamics CRM-Office 365 Bundle, Microsoft Takes Aim at Salesforce.com

Microsoft on Wednesday unveiled a new cloud-based solution for sales departments that bundles Dynamics CRM Online, Office 365 and Power BI.

Microsoft Releases Dynamics SL 2015, Dynamics NAV 2015

The next version of Dynamics SL, one of four Microsoft enterprise resource planning (ERP) solutions, is now generally available.

Dynamics NAV 2015 Release Set for Oct. 1

The next version of Dynamics NAV, Microsoft's enterprise resource planning (ERP) product for small and midsize businesses, will be rolled out in early October.

Dynamics CRM 2015 Coming in Fourth Quarter

Microsoft will release the next major update to Dynamics CRM, previously code-named "Vega," sometime in the fourth quarter of 2014, the company announced on Tuesday.

Microsoft Readies Dynamics CRM and Azure for Government Users

Microsoft is beefing up its public sector cloud services, announcing a new Dynamics CRM Online offering for government users and expanding access to its Azure government cloud preview.

Microsoft Updates Dynamics CRM 2013, Dynamics CRM Online

The "spring wave" of Dynamics CRM updates is now generally available, Microsoft announced on Monday.