Microsoft 365


Ignite Keynote Highlights: AI Key to Microsoft's 'Digital Perseverance' Push

Microsoft kicked off its 2022 Ignite conference on Wednesday with a wide-ranging keynote that had the notion of "digital perseverance" at its core.

Old Fashioned Mics

Microsoft Ignite: Security and Office 365 Products and Services Hitting 'General Availability'

Microsoft kicked off this year's Ignite event with a bevy of announced products hitting the "general availability" (GA) commercial-release stage.

Microsoft 365 Commercial Users Getting Identity Theft Monitoring

U.S. subscribers of Microsoft 365 Personal or Microsoft 365 Family editions are now eligible for a new Identity Theft Monitoring service, the company announced this week.

Microsoft Bolsters 'Employee Experience' with Latest Viva Apps

Microsoft's Viva suite is getting new apps and enhancements, according to an announcement made on Thursday.

Microsoft Muddies Water with Microsoft 365 Services and Office Connection

Microsoft has gone out of its way to making the Office 2016 and Office 2019 connections to Microsoft 365 services unclear and confusing.

Viva Goals Officially Released

The "general availability" of the commercial version of Viva Goals is now available, according to Microsoft. Further, Viva Sales has also entered its preview stage.

Microsoft's Commerce Experience Comes Packed with Unfavorable Terms for Partners and Customers

Microsoft's Cloud Solutions Provider (CSP) partners and commercial customers might not find the details of Microsoft's New Commerce Experience (NCE) subscription model to their liking.

Microsoft 365 Connections Support Ending for Office 2016 and Office 2019

Microsoft will be pulling the plug next year on Microsoft 365 apps and services connected to Office 2016 and Office 2019.

Windows Information Protection Services To End Soon

Microsoft's Windows Information Protection (WIP) service, which is designed to keep users of Microsoft 365 apps from inadvertently disclosing organizational information, is expected to end, according to a Thursday announcement.

Microsoft Teams Hit with a 6-Hour Outage

Microsoft has confirmed that its Microsoft 365 apps and Teams services were down for some users on Wednesday night.

Notebook

Microsoft Inspire 2022 Highlights: Top News and Themes

For the third year in a row, Microsoft's Inspire conference, the marquee partner event of the year, was a relatively low-key virtual affair.

Microsoft Inspire 2022: Enterprise Collaboration Upgrades on Display

Microsoft kicked off Inspire on Tuesday with a laundry list of improvements aimed at enhancing how users collaborate across the company's software and services offerings.

Microsoft Announces Upcoming Microsoft Viva Sales Product

Microsoft's newest Viva product, Viva Sales, is aimed at salespersons using Microsoft 365 applications and will be available later this year.

Microsoft Releases Consumer-Aimed 'Defender for Individuals'

Microsoft's latest Defender release is targeted at Microsoft 365 Personal or Microsoft 365 Family subscribers.

Citrix HDX Option Coming to Windows 365 Subscribers

Citrix's "high-definition user experience" (HDX) technologies will be available as an option for Windows 365 desktop-as-a-service users, according to a joint announcement by Microsoft and Citrix.