Azure Update Manager Now Generally Available

Azure Update Manager has reached "general availability," or commercial rollout status.

Microsoft Entra ID Name Switch To Get Finalized Next Year

Microsoft described timeline plans for switching the Azure Active Directory brand to "Entra ID."

Azure Arc ESUs for Windows Server 2012 Now Generally Available

Extended Security Updates for Windows Server 2012 and Windows Server 2012 R2, as managed using Azure Arc, have reached the commercial-release stage.

Chief Product Officer Panos Panay Departing Microsoft

Microsoft has announced a handful of organizational changes, including Yusuf Mehdi stepping into Panay's vacated role.

Google Offers Longest Update Support with Chromebooks

Google Chromebooks computers will get 10 years of updates automatically, the company announced this week.

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Microsoft Releases SharePoint Server Subscription Edition 23H2

Microsoft released "feature update" 23H2 for SharePoint Server Subscription Edition (SE) on Tuesday.

Microsoft and Oracle Partner on New Azure Service Offering

Microsoft and Oracle announced "Oracle Database@Azure," a new collaborative infrastructure-as-a-service offering.

New Outlook for Windows To Arrive in 2 Years

Microsoft is redoing its 25-year-old Outlook for Windows product, with plans to replace the current product in about two years.

Microsoft Unbundling Teams in Response to European Commission Complaint

Microsoft plans to separate its Teams collaboration product from the bulk of its Microsoft 365 and Office 365 productivity suites sold in the EU.

Visual Studio for Mac Product Ending in 2024

Microsoft is planning the "retirement" of its Visual Studio for Mac IDE product next year.

Microsoft Entra Cross-Tenant Access Droppping Partner Number Limit

The Microsoft Entra cross-tenant access settings capability, used for organizational collaborations, is getting enhancements in Q3 this year.

Teams Multitenant Collaborations on Windows Clients Previewed

A new administrative setting preview lets organizations synchronize users across Microsoft 365 tenancies for collaborations using Teams Windows clients.

Bing Chat Enterprise on Windows Copilot Now at Preview

Microsoft has begun rolling out "Bing Chat Enterprise in the Windows Copilot Preview for eligible commercial customers."

Microsoft Activates Edge for Business

Edge for Business has been released for "all supported platforms, including mobile," per a Tuesday Microsoft announcement.

Cameyo's Virtual App Delivery Service Adds ChromeOS Support

Cameyo has integrated its Virtual App Delivery service with Google's ChromeOS, adding to existing Linux and Windows support, per a Tuesday announcement.

Windows 365 Previews on VMware Horizon Cloud

Windows 365, Microsoft's desktop-as-a-service offering, is now integrated with the VMware Horizon Cloud service.

Microsoft Kills Off Azure Kinect Products

Microsoft will stop offering its Azure Kinect Developer Kit, but partners can still license the depth-sensing camera technology.

Microsoft Defender Vulnerability Management Standalone Now Available

Microsoft described multiple improvements across its enterprise-grade security products.

Microsoft Introduces Copilot in Dynamics 365 Field Service

Microsoft described a preview of Copilot in Dynamics 365 Field Service, plus other "frontline worker" product enhancements.

Microsoft To Deliver Edge for Business this Month

Microsoft announced that its Edge for Business capability will be arriving during the week of Aug. 17.