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Microsoft Partner Liquidware Offers an Alternative to Azure Monitor for WVD

Microsoft only recently released Azure Monitor, but partner Liquidware is touting its own solution to help organizations assess Windows Virtual Desktop environments.

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Microsoft Brings Work Enhancement Features to Outlook and Viva

Microsoft 365 subscribers can now test drive new personal work enhancement features that are currently in preview in the Microsoft Outlook and Viva Insights applications.

Microsoft Launches Surface Laptop 4, New Surface Accessories

Microsoft has begun shipping its new Surface Laptop 4 devices in the United States, Canada and Japan, with other markets planned later.

Feds Takes Action Against Russian Firms for Spying

The U.S. Department of the Treasury has issued sanctions against Russia and a handful of Russian organizations for spying and other cyberactivities.

Microsoft Previews 64-Bit OneDrive Client for Windows 10

A preview of a 64-bit OneDrive client for x64 Windows 10 systems is now available for work, school or home users.

Microsoft Adds Data Loss Prevention Alerts to Compliance Toolbox

The latest part of Microsoft's overall compliance tooling is its Data Loss Prevention Alerts Dashboard, now generally available.

Microsoft Releases 'Staged Rollout' for Hybrid Active Directory

Microsoft recently announced the general availability of a "staged rollout" feature in Azure Active Directory designed for organizations with "hybrid" environments.

Microsoft Expands Azure Space Efforts with Azure Orbital Ground Stations

Microsoft has launched its first Azure Orbital "ground station as a service" units, the company announced this week, starting with its own datacenter in Quincy, Wash.

Microsoft's Next Datacenter Cooling Experiment: Liquid Immersion

Continuing its research into datacenter cooling methods, Microsoft this week said it's exploring liquid immersion cooling tanks to keep server blades cool.

Report: Microsoft Schedules Full HQ Reopening for September

Microsoft's Redmond, Wash.-based headquarters is set to fully reopen on Sept. 7, according to a recent report by ZDNet's Mary Jo Foley.

Microsoft Releases Azure Monitor for Windows Virtual Desktop

Organizations can now keep tabs on their Windows Virtual Desktop environments with Azure Monitor.

Microsoft HoloLens at Center of $22 Billion U.S. Army Contract

Microsoft's effort to supply the U.S. Army with headsets based on its HoloLens mixed-reality hardware is now in the "production and rapid fielding" stage.

Hidden Costs, Feature Limits and Other Microsoft 365 Licensing Pitfalls

A recent talk by independent consultancy Directions on Microsoft covered some of the most common licensing traps facing organizations with Microsoft 365 subscriptions.

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Microsoft Releases Viva Connections Desktop App

The Microsoft Viva Connections desktop app for PCs is now generally available, Microsoft announced this week.

Microsoft Touts Dev Partners in Project Reunion Release

Microsoft this week talked up "ecosystem technologies" that support Project Reunion 0.5, the latest release of its Windows application development toolset.

As SharePoint Turns 20, Microsoft Readies Multiple Feature Enhancements

Microsoft 365 subscribers that opt to get "targeted release" updates can expect to get multiple new SharePoint Online capabilities soon.

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Endpoint Manager Updated for Windows 10 Cloud Configuration, Microsoft Tunnel

Microsoft added several enhancements to Endpoint Manager this month related to Windows 10 in cloud configuration and the forthcoming Microsoft Tunnel product.

Microsoft Starts Rolling Out Windows Release Health

The Windows Release Health service has started rolling out to Microsoft 365 subscribers, Microsoft announced this week.

Microsoft Adds New Features to Outlook for Mac Preview

Some additional features in Microsoft's "new Outlook for Mac preview" are now generally available, Microsoft announced Wednesday.

The State of Remote Work Security: Phishing, User Training Are Top Worries

Two studies released this week are shedding light on remote work security practices.