Solution Providers


Microsoft Releases Windows 11 Version 22H2

The latest version of Windows 11, known as "version 22H2," officially has been released.

Microsoft Cites Partner Support with Azure Orbital Ground Station Release

Microsoft described Azure Space advancements, plus multiple partner support efforts, in a Wednesday announcement.

Google Completes Mandiant Buy

Google has competed its acquisition of security solutions company Mandiant, per a Monday announcement .

Microsoft Unveils CSP Licensing Changes To Address EU Cloud Concerns

New licensing and hosting rules will take effect on Oct. 1, 2022, for Microsoft's Cloud Solution Provider (CSP) partners and their customers.

Microsoft: Azure Outage Caused by Ubuntu Update Issue

According to Microsoft, Azure customers who had upgraded Canonical Ubuntu on Azure virtual machines may be running into domain name system (DNS) problems.

Microsoft Readies SQL Server 2022 for Release

Microsoft last week announced that its upcoming SQL Server 2022 Release Candidate (RC) 0 is now available.

Microsoft Releases Entra Verified ID Service

Microsoft announced on Monday the "general availability" of Microsoft Entra Verified ID, a new service that promises a more deliberate way for individuals and organizations to share identity information.

Microsoft Defender Experts for Hunting Now Available

Microsoft Defender Experts for Hunting service has hit "general availability," according to an announcement made by the company on Wednesday.

New Offerings to Microsoft Defender Security Services Released

Microsoft released three new enterprise-grade security products on Tuesday.

Microsoft's Commerce Experience Comes Packed with Unfavorable Terms for Partners and Customers

Microsoft's Cloud Solutions Provider (CSP) partners and commercial customers might not find the details of Microsoft's New Commerce Experience (NCE) subscription model to their liking.

Microsoft's Cloud Strength Offsets Q4 Earnings Miss

The confluence of multiple worldwide crises in the tail end of Microsoft's fiscal 2022 has resulted in a relatively tepid fourth quarter earnings report.

Windows Information Protection Services To End Soon

Microsoft's Windows Information Protection (WIP) service, which is designed to keep users of Microsoft 365 apps from inadvertently disclosing organizational information, is expected to end, according to a Thursday announcement.

Microsoft Teams Hit with a 6-Hour Outage

Microsoft has confirmed that its Microsoft 365 apps and Teams services were down for some users on Wednesday night.

Microsoft and Oracle Announce Database Partnership

Oracle Database Service for Microsoft Azure, a joint venture between Microsoft and Oracle, is now generally available.

Notebook

Microsoft Inspire 2022 Highlights: Top News and Themes

For the third year in a row, Microsoft's Inspire conference, the marquee partner event of the year, was a relatively low-key virtual affair.