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Microsoft Tests Giving MSPs 'Just-in-Time' Access for Azure Lighthouse

Azure Lighthouse has a new feature in preview that potentially adds to the trust relationship between MSPs and their customers.

Ransomware Hits Kaseya VSA, Affecting Dozens of MSPs

About 60 MSPs and almost 1,500 of their business customers may have been affected by a ransomware attack targeting Kaseya's VSA management solution.

Microsoft Gives Windows 11 Planning Advice as First Test Build Released

The first Windows 11 preview build was released this week, along with some tips from Microsoft for businesses planning to move to the new desktop OS.

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Azure Private Multi-Access Edge Compute Promises Private 5G Support

Microsoft last week disclosed new Azure services, bolstered by partners, to support enterprises tapping private 5G networks and edge computing services.

Microsoft Shuttering Cloudyn Service on June 30

Microsoft will retire Cloudyn, its cloud cost management product, at the end of this month in favor of the Azure Cost Management and Billing solution.

What We Know About 'Windows 11,' Microsoft's Next-Gen Client OS

Ahead of a June 24 Microsoft presentation about the future of Windows, a pre-release build of Microsoft's next client operating system was leaked this week.

Microsoft Lifts Veil on Its Emergency Response Team

Microsoft has historically kept mum about its emergency security response program. That changed this week.

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Microsoft Stresses WVD's Cloud Ties with Azure-Focused Rebrand

Microsoft's Windows Virtual Desktop service is now called Azure Virtual Desktop, to indicate that it is becoming "a flexible cloud VDI platform for nearly any use case."

Microsoft To Share Next-Gen Windows Details on June 24

An upcoming online presentation promises to shed some light on what Microsoft has planned for the Windows operating system.

Microsoft Acquires IoT Security Firm with Roots in NSA

Microsoft this week said it is acquiring IoT security provider ReFirm Labs, which was founded by former U.S. National Security Agency (NSA) hackers.

Nadella Hints at 'Significant' Windows Update at Build Keynote

The next generation of Windows 10 will be coming "soon" to increase opportunities for developers, said Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella during Build.

Microsoft Is Retiring Internet Explorer on Windows 10 Next Year

Internet Explorer 11, the final version of Microsoft's venerable Internet browser, will fall out of support next year for select Windows 10 editions.

Microsoft Opens Azure Sentinel Marketplace for Partner Solutions

Microsoft recently announced preview releases of several Azure Sentinel improvements, including connectors for partner solutions within Azure Sentinel.

After High-Profile Attacks, Biden Calls for Better Software Security

Recent high-profile security attacks have prompted the Biden administration to issue an executive order aiming to tighten software security practices across the board.

With Hybrid Networks on Rise, Microsoft Touts Zero Trust Security

Hybrid networks, which combine use of cloud services with on-premises software, require a "zero trust" security approach, Microsoft said this week.