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Microsoft Details Windows 11 Upgrades for a Hybrid Workforce

Microsoft on Tuesday outlined a few new upgrades and features to Windows 11, including a redesigned File Explorer.

Automate Patching with New Windows Autopatch Service

Microsoft can now take over quality and security patching operations in organizations, including Windows operating system feature updates, plus driver updates, in a new feature announced Tuesday called Windows Autopatch.

App Scaling Service Azure Front Door Now Available

Microsoft's Azure Front Door, the company's latest content delivery network (CDN) service for securing and supporting high-availability Web content and "global" applications, is now commercially available.

U.S. and European Union Agree on a New Trans-Atlantic Data Privacy Framework

The Biden White House and the European Commission have taken first steps in agreeing on a new "Trans-Atlantic Data Privacy Framework".

White House: Harden Infrastructure Security Now

U.S. "critical infrastructure" operators should "harden their cyberdefenses immediately" against possible Russian attacks, per a warning by The Biden White House this week.

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Microsoft Centers Cloud in Major Partner Program Revamp

Microsoft is planning a major cloud-focused facelift for its partner program this fall that will significantly impact the more than 400,000 organizations in its ranks.

Microsoft Launches Cloud-Based Data Platform for Health Care

As part of its broader Microsoft Cloud for Healthcare program, Microsoft this week announced the general availability of Azure Health Data Services, a platform for managing and analyzing various forms of patient data.

Cloud Growth Not Dampening Hardware Spending

More and more workloads are headed to the cloud, but that hasn't slowed down spending on IT hardware, according to a new report by Spiceworks Ziff Davis.

Azure Stack Edge Pro 2 Commercially Released

The commercial release of Azure Stack Edge Pro 2 has hit "general availability" this week.

Google Buying Mandiant for $5.4 Billion in Cloud Security Coup

Google's cloud business is set to get a major cybersecurity asset with its planned acquisition of Mandiant for $5.4 billion.

Microsoft's Acquisition of Former Partner Nuance Finalizes

Microsoft's acquisition of Nuance Communications Inc. is now complete, the company announced on Friday.

Microsoft Bolsters Azure's Telecom Services with Partnership Agreements

Azure for Operators is celebrating two years. And Microsoft this week is marking the occasion by detailing a list of new partnerships and efforts for the telecom service.

Microsoft Rolling Out New Defender for Business to Office 365 Subscribers

Microsoft Defender for Business, a new security solution for small-to-medium organizations, is now at the "general availability" commercial-release stage for Microsoft 365 Business Premium subscribers, per a Tuesday Microsoft announcement.

Orgs Failing at Identifying Exploitable Identity Holes

Organizations generally don't have the means to discover identity risks and therefore need automated tools, according an annual report on the state of identity-based security risks for organizations, according to Identity security company Illusive

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Microsoft Endpoint Manager Gets Nerdio Manager Solution Integration

Nerdio announced on Tuesday that its Nerdio Manager for MSP (Managed Service Provider) 3.0 solution has new integration hooks with Microsoft Endpoint Manager (MEM).