Windows Server 2025 GPU Improvements Promise Major AI Support

Currently in public preview, Windows Server 2025 is shaping up to be a major beneficiary of Microsoft's wide-ranging collaboration with chip giant Nvidia.

High Levels of Customer Unease Around VMware-Broadcom Deal: Report

CloudBolt Software, a Microsoft technical partner and self-described "cloud ROI company," recently commissioned a survey of 300 current VMware customers gauging their outlook on VMware's acquisition by Broadcom.

Microsoft Reconsiders Controversial Windows Recall Feature

Windows Recall, a feature that Microsoft unveiled last month alongside its new Copilot+ PCs, will not be turned on by default when it becomes generally available.

Microsoft's Not-Acquisition of Inflection Draws Antitrust Concerns

According to a recent Wall Street Journal report, Microsoft's "soft acquisition" of Inflection AI this past spring has drawn unwanted attention from U.S. antitrust watchdogs.


Microsoft Previews a 'Premium' Version of Azure Bastion

A public preview of a new, more feature-rich SKU of Microsoft's Azure Bastion virtual machine (VM) security product is now available.

Dynamics 365 Contact Center Release Coming Next Month

The latest of Microsoft's AI-boosted CRM products, Dynamics 365 Contact Center, is set to become generally available on July 1.

Microsoft Inks 'Multibillion' Copilot Deal with Hitachi's Digital Industry Arm

Hitachi and Microsoft have agreed to a three-year partnership that entails integrating Microsoft's various AI and cloud products with Hitachi's industry IoT software platform.

Industrial IoT Devices at Growing Risk, Warns Microsoft

Attention, industry channel partners: Microsoft has noticed an increase in security attacks targeting operational technology (OT) devices with Internet connectivity.

Microsoft Offers License Portability To Entice VMware Customers to Azure

Microsoft has just added another migration incentive for VMware customers looking for a stable cloud on which to fall.

Amid Copilot Blitz, Microsoft Describes Partners' Roles

Copilot does not just "democratize AI" for Microsoft's end user customers; it democratizes AI for its partners, too.

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Microsoft Developing 'Converged' Identity Platform Built on Entra

Microsoft this week sketched out its preliminary plans for building an identity access management platform to help organizations bridge gaps in their cloud security.

Windows Server 2025 Now at Public Preview Stage

The next version of Microsoft's server operating system, Windows Server 2025, is now in public preview.

Microsoft Joins Amazon, Google, OpenAI and Other Tech Giants in AI Safety Pledge

Over a dozen companies at the forefront of today's generative AI boom have agreed to a set of "AI safety commitments" as part of last week's AI Seoul Summit.

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Copilot for Microsoft Fabric Now Generally Available

Microsoft's far-reaching Fabric data platform is getting a host of enhancements, including the general availability of its own Copilot AI assistant.

SharePoint Embedded Becomes Generally Available

After a six-month preview, SharePoint Embedded, an API-based version of SharePoint that developers and ISVs can use to embed Microsoft 365 capabilities into their apps, is now generally available.

Copilot in Microsoft 365 Getting Agents, Extensions and Team (Not Teams) Support

Microsoft is adding more functionality to its Copilot AI assistant aimed at improving business collaboration, processes and workflows for Microsoft 365 users.

Microsoft Giving Startups Templates To Build AI Apps

A new perk for businesses enrolled in the Microsoft for Startups Founders Hub program aims to fast-track their ability to build AI-powered applications.

System Center 2025 Coming This Fall

The next version release of System Center, System Center 2025, will be released sometime this fall, Microsoft announced last week.

Microsoft's AI Datancenter Strategy Is Hurting Its Climate Goals

Microsoft's goal of becoming carbon-negative by 2030 has hit a roadblock: the AI gold rush.

Microsoft's Next Billion-Dollar AI and Cloud Investment Goes to France

Microsoft this week announced its "largest investment in France" in the form of a $4.3 billion (or 4 billion euro) AI and cloud infrastructure package.