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Dell Refreshes PowerEdge as Part of Hybrid Datacenter Push

In its effort to modernize its infrastructure to support hybrid cloud datacenters of all sizes, Dell EMC this week announced an upgraded version of its PowerEdge server.

Windows 10 Fall Creators Update Unveiled at Build

Windows 10 took center stage on the second day of Microsoft's Build developer conference on Thursday, with Microsoft unveiling the next major update of Windows, new core functionality for the platform and major new apps for the Windows Store.

Microsoft Details Changes Coming to 'Windows as a Service' Model

A recent Q&A session with Microsoft personnel revealed several noteworthy changes that will affect Microsoft's "Windows as a Service" update process for Windows 10 clients.

Microsoft Advances Its Cloud, AI Vision at Build

Microsoft kicked off its 2017 Build developer conference on Wednesday in Seattle, Wash., announcing new offerings related to Azure, Cognitive Services, Visual Studio and more.

Windows 10 Migrations on Tap for Businesses This Year

Recent studies indicate that many organizations will begin their Windows 10 migrations this year, despite the challenges of determining application portability and navigating the new "Windows-as-a-Service" update process.

Microsoft Unveils Power BI 'Premium' Plan, Focuses on Apps

Microsoft this week issued a preview of a new new Power BI apps sharing capability, as well as announced plans to offer a new Power BI Premium subscription plan.

Microsoft Touts Windows 10's Edge Management Capabilities

The Windows 10 Creators Update (version 1703) comes with several new browser management policies, as Microsoft explained this week.

Dell Takes Wraps Off Its Azure Stack Offering

Exactly two years after Microsoft first unveiled Azure Stack, Dell EMC on Thursday announced the first generation of its solution based on the forthcoming private cloud platform.

Windows 10 Improvements Not Enough To Thwart Kaspersky Suit

Software security firm Kaspersky Lab is proceeding with its 6-month-old antitrust dispute against Microsoft over Windows 10.

Microsoft Unveils Lightweight Windows 10 for Students

Microsoft on Tuesday took the wraps off "Windows 10 S," a new version of Windows geared for classroom use that only runs Universal Windows Platform (UWP) apps.

Microsoft Updates BizTalk Server 2016 with Feature Pack 1

The first Feature Pack of Microsoft's BizTalk Server 2016 product was released last week with little preamble.

Microsoft Touts 'Digital Transformation' with Azure and IoT Customer Wins

Microsoft recently turned the spotlight on some high-profile customers that are using its latest cloud, machine learning and Internet of Things (IoT) solutions as part of what it calls "digital transformation" initiatives.

Microsoft Leans on Cloud Business in Q3 Earnings

Microsoft's third-quarter financial report on Thursday was a mixed bag, with sliding hardware sales being offset by a strong showing from the company's cloud business.

Microsoft Starts Rollout of Outlook Customer Manager for Office 365

Business Premium subscribers of Office 365 began receiving the new Outlook Customer Manager feature on Monday, according to a Microsoft announcement.

Microsoft Readies 'IoT Central' SaaS Solution

In a bid to make Internet of Things (IoT) technologies more accessible to novices, Microsoft is readying a new Software as a Service (SaaS) offering dubbed Microsoft IoT Central.

Microsoft Releases Office 365 Public CDN for SharePoint

The Office 365 Public Content Delivery Network (CDN) is now generally available, enabling organizations to speed up the performance of their SharePoint Online sites for end users.

Microsoft Integrating Dynamics 365 and LinkedIn, Shares Roadmap Plans

Microsoft on Monday announced some new features and components in its Dynamics 365 CRM/ERP application suite, including integration with LinkedIn.

Major Policy Changes Coming to Office 365 ProPlus This Fall

Starting in September, Microsoft will implement several new changes that will affect how its Office products get updated.

Microsoft Survey Finds Hybrid Cloud Confusion Rampant

A surprising percentage of organizations running hybrid cloud environments are unaware of it, according to a recent Microsoft survey.

Microsoft Replaces Wunderlist with New 'To-Do' App

Microsoft this week released a preview of a new Office 365 application called "To-Do," which the company is positioning as the successor of its Wunderlist task management application.