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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.

Microsoft Updates Windows 10 Technical Preview

The first new public build of the Windows 10 technical preview is now available.

Microsoft Launching 'Cloud in a Box' Appliances with Dell

Microsoft is partnering with Dell on an offering that integrates hardware from the computer manufacturer with Microsoft's Azure, Windows Server and System Center products.

Microsoft Discontinuing Several SharePoint Online Features

Microsoft has disclosed that it is axing a number of features from its SharePoint Online product, apparently as part of an effort to urge users toward Yammer.

Analysis: Microsoft Tries Harder with Amazon-to-Azure Migrations

With the debut of Azure Migration Accelerator, Microsoft has fired another volley against cloud leader Amazon Web Services.

Microsoft Bringing Docker Containers to Windows Server

The next version of Microsoft's Windows Server product will support Docker containers, Microsoft announced on Wednesday.

Microsoft To Update Windows 10 Technical Preview 'Soon'

Another build of the Windows 10 technical preview will be "coming soon," Microsoft said Monday, less than two weeks after releasing the first technical preview.

Microsoft Launches Disaster Recovery and Cache Support for Azure

Two Microsoft cloud-based solutions became generally available recently: Disaster Recovery to Azure and Redis Cache services.

Microsoft May Revamp Windows App Store with Windows 10

The next version of Windows will bring a host of improvements, including key changes to Microsoft's existing app store model, according to a recent Microsoft blog post.

Microsoft Puts Spotlight on Windows 10's Enterprise Features

Microsoft on Tuesday underscored the business capabilities of its next Windows operating system, which it unveiled at a press event in San Francisco.

'Threshold' Is Officially Windows 10, Will Run on PCs and Smartphones

Bucking expectations, the next version of the Windows operating system will be called "Windows 10," not "Windows 9," Microsoft announced on Tuesday.

Microsoft Announces Another Round of Azure Price Cuts

Microsoft reduced the prices of about 61 Azure cloud services on Thursday.

Microsoft Partners: Get Used to Dodging a Drunk Dinosaur

A few of Microsoft's recent moves have the company lumbering right onto partners' territory.

Microsoft Launches 'D-Series' Virtual Machines for Azure

Microsoft on Monday launched new virtual machine (VM) sizing options for its Microsoft Azure cloud services.

Trustworthy Computing Group Gets Axe in Microsoft Layoffs

Microsoft has effectively shut down its Trustworthy Computing (TwC) Group as part of a massive round of job cuts.