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Microsoft Expands OneDrive Storage, Debuts 'Personal Vault'

The Microsoft OneDrive cloud storage service has a few new enhancements coming to it, including more storage options and a secure "Personal Vault" feature.

Traditional Database Management Losing Ground to Cloud

The database management system (DBMS) market's growth is increasingly being driven by cloud services, not by more traditional on-premises systems.

Azure Backup for SQL Server 2008 Released to Preview

Microsoft's Azure Backup service can now support SQL Server 2008 and SQL Server 2008 R2.

Microsoft Brings Chromium-Based Edge Browser to Older Windows OSes

Microsoft has released Edge previews for Windows 7 and Windows 8/8.1, which previously didn't support Microsoft browsers beyond Internet Explorer 11.

Microsoft Releases Preview of Azure Bastion

With a new service preview, Microsoft is now letting organizations use a private Internet connection to access Azure virtual machines.

Microsoft Ends Development on Windows To Go

The May 2019 update of Windows 10, also known as version 1903, will be the last Windows client OS to have support for Windows To Go.

Microsoft Finally Releases Hyper-V Server 2019

Conceding that it has taken "way too long," Microsoft has announced that Hyper-V Server 2019 is now available for download.

New Features Added to Microsoft 365 Business Subscriptions

Microsoft's productivity and collaboration plan for businesses with fewer than 300 users is getting two new features: conditional access security and trouble-ticket tools for administrators.

Microsoft Details 'Wave 2' Release Roadmap for Dynamics 365

Microsoft this week announced its "Wave 2" product release plans for its Dynamics 365 enterprise resource planning solutions, as well as its Power Platform.

Microsoft Lets Orgs Save Their Office 365 Settings in Its Cloud

A recent update to Office 365's Office Customization Tool will let organizations save their configuration files in Microsoft's cloud datacenters to access later.

Microsoft-Oracle Partnership Goes 'Cross-Cloud'

Sometime rivals Microsoft and Oracle are expanding their partnership to deliver "cross-cloud" capabilities for larger organizations.

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Microsoft Updates Office 365, Releases New Tooling

Microsoft unveiled several Office 365 improvements recently, including a new Windows desktop release, as well as improved setup and branding capabilities.

Microsoft Describes Its 'Modern OS' Vision for Emerging PC Hardware

Modern PCs need a "modern operating system," Microsoft said at the recent Computex hardware event in Taipei.

Windows 10 and Windows Server Updates Come with Some Caveats

Organizations must change some settings in their deployment tools before rolling out version 1903 of both Windows 10 and Windows Server.

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Microsoft's 2019 SharePoint Conference: The Top Announcements

Microsoft's recent SharePoint Conference was a typically dense affair, with announcements spanning Microsoft 365 and Office 365.

Microsoft Rolls Out Latest Versions of Windows 10, Windows Server

Microsoft on Tuesday announced the general availability of the latest "semiannual channel release" versions of both Windows 10 and Windows Server.

Microsoft, Red Hat Go Live with Azure OpenShift Collaboration

After a lengthy development process, Microsoft and Red Hat this week announced the general availability of their Azure Red Hat OpenShift service.

Azure Takes Center Stage in Nadella's Wide-Ranging Build Keynote

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella kicked off the 2019 Build conference on Monday by describing his company's four distinct platform opportunities for development.

Microsoft Test Drives 'Information Barriers' for Teams

Microsoft this week announced a preview of a new communications blocking capability for its Teams collaboration service called called "Information Barriers."

Azure Primed for AI, IoT and Edge Improvements: Microsoft Build 2019 Preview

Ahead of its 2019 Build developer conference, Microsoft on Thursday detailed major improvements coming to its Azure cloud platform.

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