SharePoint Server

Next Versions of Exchange, SharePoint Coming 2015

The next releases of Microsoft's Exchange Server and SharePoint Server products will not arrive until next year.

Microsoft Talks Up Office 365 Collaboration Tools, Demos 'Oslo'

Microsoft is using this week's SharePoint Conference to make some broader announcements, including two new social networking technologies for Office 365 and SharePoint Online that are planned for release sometime this year.

SP1 for Office 2013, SharePoint 2013 and Exchange 2013 Released

Microsoft on Tuesday announced that Service Pack 1 for Office Office 2013, Exchange 2013 and SharePoint 2013 is now available.

Metalogix's Idera Buy Bears Fruit with SharePoint Backup Tool

Four months after acquiring Idera's SharePoint business, Metalogix this week released its first backup and recovery tool designed solely for protecting SharePoint environments.

SharePoint's Path to the Cloud Is Not a Straight Shot

Few dispute that SharePoint in the cloud is the future. The challenge for partners and customers is determining the best path to get there.

Microsoft Adding Touch Improvements to SharePoint Online

Microsoft will roll out new touch improvements to SharePoint Online, particularly for SkyDrive Pro and SharePoint Sites, over "the next few weeks," the company said on Tuesday.

Microsoft Rights Management Service Hits General Availability

Previously available as part of Office 365, Microsoft's Rights Management Service (RMS) is now available commercially, including for premises-based installations.

Metalogix Buys Idera's SharePoint Business

Two months after acquiring Axceler's SharePoint tools business, major Microsoft ISV Metalogix last week said it has acquired Idera's SharePoint arm for an undisclosed amount.

SharePoint Online Shows Slow Growth Among Enterprises

A recent Forrester Research survey indicates that most enterprises are choosing to forgo Microsoft's cloud-based SharePoint Online service, and are instead using SharePoint Server 2010.

Gartner: Microsoft's SharePoint Plans Could Lead to Product Split

Research firm Gartner advised organizations to prepare for fundamental changes to SharePoint stemming from Microsoft's product development efforts on the cloud side.

Microsoft Boosts SharePoint Online File-Upload Capabilities

Microsoft on Thursday announced file-upload improvements to its SharePoint Online service, echoing recent improvements to SkyDrive Pro.

Metalogix Buys Axceler, Gives SharePoint Partners Larger Bag of Tools

The acquisition of Axceler's primary assets by Metalogix brings creates one of the largest independent ISVs focused on Microsoft's SharePoint platform.

SP2 for Office 2010, SharePoint 2010 and Office Web Apps Released

Microsoft announced the availability of Service Pack 2 (SP2) for Office 2010, SharePoint 2010 and Office Web Apps on Tuesday.

One Year After Acquisition, Microsoft Touts Yammer's Growth

To mark the one-year milestone of its acquisition of Yammer, Microsoft on Tuesday detailed its plans for the social networking application, as well as its progress so far.

Microsoft Readies Users for New SharePoint Online Updates

Current users of SharePoint Online will be able to upgrade to the new release "soon," according to a post on Microsoft's SharePoint team blog.