SharePoint Server

Microsoft Officially Axes SharePoint Online's Public Website Tool

An obscure Microsoft support article from December confirms that the company plans to remove the Public Website feature from its SharePoint Online service offerings.

Microsoft Discontinuing Several SharePoint Online Features

Microsoft has disclosed that it is axing a number of features from its SharePoint Online product, apparently as part of an effort to urge users toward Yammer.

SharePoint CU Release Schedule Accelerated to Monthly

Microsoft has ramped up its release schedule for SharePoint Server cumulative updates (CUs) to every month, the company said this week.

Microsoft Reissues SharePoint 2013 SP1

Microsoft has re-released Service Pack 1 for SharePoint 2013, after deactivating the download link earlier this month.

Microsoft Recalls SharePoint 2013 SP1

Microsoft on Thursday said it is blocking downloads of the recently released Service Pack 1 (SP1) for SharePoint Server 2013.

Microsoft Adding SQL Server 2014 Support to SharePoint 2013

Microsoft last week announced a few changes -- some good and others less so -- coming to SharePoint, in addition to the new collaboration features expected to come in the second half of this year to SharePoint Online.

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.