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Microsoft Has a Replacement OneNote App in the Works

A new OneNote app for Windows 10 is expected to be released in "the second half of 2022," Microsoft announced this week.

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Microsoft Releases Windows 365, Its New Desktop-as-a-Service Solution

Windows 365 is now available for use by organizations in production environments, Microsoft announced on Monday.

Microsoft Partner Nerdio Talks Windows 365 and Cloud PC

Microsoft's upcoming desktop-as-a-service offering is "nothing but opportunity" for partners, according to Vadim Vladimirskiy, Nerdio's founder and CEO.

The Future of Windows Server Includes Less Frequent Updates

Microsoft is ending its practice of issuing semiannual channel updates for Window Server editions, turning instead to long-term servicing channel updates.

Microsoft Announces Positive Q4 Revenue Results of $46.2B

Microsoft on Tuesday reported $46.2 billion in total revenue during its fiscal-year 2021 Q4 period, up 21% from the same quarter last year.

Kaseya Unlocking REvil-Encrypted Data Using Universal Key

IT solutions firm Kaseya is now using a "universal decryptor key" for customers affected by a REvil ransomware attack.

Microsoft Unveils Plans To End Microsoft Stores for Business and Education

The online Microsoft Store for Business and Microsoft Store for Education will be ending in the "first quarter of 2023," per a Microsoft document as well as a Wednesday announcement.

Microsoft Acquires Startup Company CloudKnox Security

Sunnyvale, Calif.-based CloudKnox Security is getting acquired by Microsoft, according to a Wednesday announcement.

Microsoft Kicks Off New Licensing Model with SharePoint Server Subscription Edition Preview

SharePoint Server Subscription Edition, a new product sold by subscription, was released as a preview on Monday.

Windows 365, with Cloud PC Support, To Be Released in August

Hitting general availability on Aug. 2 "to organizations of all sizes" is Windows 365, a new Microsoft virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) service for business users.

Azure Partner News Roundup: What Was Announced at Microsoft Inspire

The two-day Microsoft Inspire partner conference, online for the second year in a row, kicked off Wednesday with, unsurprisingly, myriad partner announcements.

Microsoft Acquires SaaS Security Firm RiskIQ

In a move aimed at strengthening its cyberthreat protection capabilities, Microsoft this week announced it it is acquiring San Francisco-based RiskIQ.

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.