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Microsoft Extends Windows 10 S Upgrade Offer to March 2018

Windows 10 S users now have three extra months to upgrade to Windows 10 Pro at no cost.

Microsoft Releases Azure App Service on Linux

Microsoft on Wednesday announced the "general availability" of the Azure App Service on Linux, adding infrastructure support for Linux Web and mobile application developers.

Windows 10 Fall Creators Update Gets Release Date

The Windows 10 "Fall Creators Update" will be released on Oct. 17 with support for next-gen PCs and mixed-reality headsets, according to a recent Microsoft announcement.

Latest Office 365 Update Brings Excel Coauthoring

Microsoft began rolling out some Office 365 improvements recently as part of its August update.

Apple Makes Another Enterprise Push with Accenture Pact

In a bid to increase the iOS platform's presence in the enterprise market, Apple has inked a partnership with global consulting giant Accenture.

VMware Extends Its MDM Solution to Windows 10

VMware now lets organizations connect Windows 10 PCs to their enterprise networks using its AirWatch mobile device management (MDM) system.

Microsoft Makes Windows Debugging More User-Friendly

A new Windows debug (WinDbg) console that Microsoft touts as being "less intimidating" and "a bit easier for beginners" is now in preview.

Windows Server 2016 To Get SATADOM Support

Microsoft is priming Windows Server 2016 to support the use of SATADOM boot drives in future updates, according to plans announced Wednesday.

Microsoft Adds Virtual Network Support to Azure AD

Microsoft has launched a public preview of a new capability within Azure Active Directory (AD) Domain Services that adds support for virtual networks using Azure Resource Manager.

VMware Touts Multicloud Focus at VMworld

VMware kicked off its annual VMworld conference this week with a multicloud vision that's nevertheless heavy on Amazon Web Services (AWS).

Microsoft Replaces Premier Support Program with 'Unified Support'

Microsoft has launched a new technical support program called "Microsoft Unified Support," its replacement for the current Premier Support program.

Microsoft Unwraps New Management Features for Azure

Microsoft recently announced several Azure management capabilities related to Azure Log Analytics, Azure Network Watcher, Azure Monitor and Azure Blob Storage.

Microsoft Test Drives Conditional Access for macOS

Microsoft this week launched a preview of "conditional access" restrictions for devices based on Apple's macOS operating system.

Microsoft Axes 'Project GigJam' Before It Could Exit Preview

Microsoft is ending development on "Project GigJam," a productivity and collaboration tool for Office 365 that was first unveiled at the 2015 Worldwide Partner Conference (WPC).

Google Courts Orgs with Chrome Enterprise, VMware Pact

In an effort to drive business adoption of its cloud-based Chrome platform, Google this week unveiled a new edition of its Chrome OS operating system for enterprises.

Microsoft and Red Hat Deepen Ties Around Containers, Azure Stack

Microsoft and Red Hat together issued several announcements this week that signal an extension of their efforts around running Red Hat's open source technologies on Microsoft's Azure infrastructure.

Windows 10 Fall Creators Update To Cut ReFS Support

Some editions of Windows 10 will lose file and disk creation capabilities using the Resilient File System (ReFS) later this year, Microsoft said recently.

Microsoft Ending Team Foundation Support in SharePoint

Microsoft is taking steps to wind down support for its Team Foundation Server (TFS) product when it's used with SharePoint Server, the company announced Tuesday.

Engineer Makes Case for 'Windows as a Service' in Treatise

A recent article by a Microsoft engineer attempts to nail down the Windows 10 update process that Microsoft has been explaining in dribs and drabs over the last two years.

Microsoft Previews Just-in-Time VM Access, Other Azure Tools

Microsoft this week spotlighted some new Azure security and management tools that are currently in preview.