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Multifactor Authentication for All at Heart of Azure AD Changes

Microsoft is opening its Microsoft Authenticator service to users of the free Azure AD plan, the company announced at Ignite this week.

Microsoft Makes SQL Server 2019 Generally Available

Microsoft released the latest version of its flagship relational database, SQL Server 2019, during its 2019 Ignite conference in Orlando, Fla.

Microsoft Looks Beyond Its Cloud with Azure Arc for Mixed Workloads

Azure Arc, a tool that lets organizations manage their data on Microsoft Azure, AWS, Google Cloud Platform or any combination thereof, debuted at the 2019 Ignite conference.

Some SharePoint File Features Coming to Microsoft Teams

Microsoft is priming its Teams collaboration application to adopt some of SharePoint Online's file access and sharing capabilities.

Microsoft, OEMs Tout Chip-Level Security with Secured-Core PCs

Microsoft and its OEM partners are promising to stop Windows malware at the firmware level with new "Secured-core" PCs.

Mark Hurd, Oracle Co-CEO, Dies at 62

Oracle co-CEO and former Hewlett-Packard chief executive Mark Hurd died last Friday at the age of 62 from unspecified causes.

Microsoft, SAP Ink Azure Deal Dubbed 'Project Embrace'

Microsoft is partnering with SAP, a major player in the enterprise application software space, in an effort to bring more customers to its Azure cloud.

Microsoft-Mover Deal Aimed at Boosting Microsoft 365 Adoption

Microsoft has announced its acquisition of Mover, maker of a platform that assists medium-to-large companies in moving their files to cloud-based services.

Azure AD Outage Linked to Multifactor Authentication Issues

An Azure Active Directory outage that lasted for about 2.5 hours was caused by multifactor authentication challenges not working, according to Microsoft.

Microsoft Launches Desktop Analytics Service for Windows Devices

Now generally available, Desktop Analytics gives organizations dashboard views of their managed Windows "endpoints, applications and drivers."

Microsoft Unveils SQL Server IoT 2019, Other IoT Advances

Microsoft expanded its IoT lineup this week, announcing the general availability of NXP support in Windows 10 IoT Core and the forthcoming release of SQL Server IoT 2019.

Microsoft Partners with NIST To Improve Enterprise Security 'Hygiene'

Microsoft will "soon" kick off an effort to help organizations better patch their software, with help from the National Institute of Standards and Technology.

Microsoft, Pivotal Collaborate on Azure Spring Cloud

Azure Spring Cloud, a developer service jointly built and operated by Pivotal Software and Microsoft, debuted as a private preview this week.

Microsoft Adds SharePoint 2010 Sites Support to Migration Tool

The SharePoint Migration Tool's ability to move SharePoint Server 2010 sites or file shares to SharePoint Online has reached general availability.

Microsoft Adds 'Personal Vault' Security for Consumer OneDrive Storage

Microsoft announced that its OneDrive cloud-based storage service for consumers now has a new security feature called "Personal Vault" that's available worldwide.

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