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The 2024 Microsoft Product Roadmap

Everything Microsoft partners and IT pros need to know about major Microsoft product milestones this year.

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Microsoft Makes Dynamics 365 Contact Center Generally Available

As promised, Dynamics 365 Contact Center, a standalone contact-center-as-a-service product with Copilot AI capabilities, became generally available on Monday.

Copilot Gets Own Category in Microsoft's 2024 Partner of the Year Awards

The results of this year's Microsoft Partner of the Year awards were announced this week with two new categories that signal exactly what Microsoft thinks its partners should be prioritizing.

EU Presses Forward with Microsoft Teams Antitrust Probe Despite Unbundling

Antitrust allegations related to Teams continue to dog Microsoft in the European Union.

Microsoft's Copilot Efforts Propel It to Top of BI Leaderboard

Microsoft is the runaway leader of the analytics/business intelligence (ABI) product space, according to data from research firm Gartner.

SharePoint News Connectors Getting the Axe

A capability that enabled admins to make new SharePoint content viewable within Microsoft Teams will be phased out starting next month.

Dynamics 365 Contact Center Release Coming Next Month

The latest of Microsoft's AI-boosted CRM products, Dynamics 365 Contact Center, is set to become generally available on July 1.

Amid Copilot Blitz, Microsoft Describes Partners' Roles

Copilot does not just "democratize AI" for Microsoft's end user customers; it democratizes AI for its partners, too.

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Copilot for Microsoft Fabric Now Generally Available

Microsoft's far-reaching Fabric data platform is getting a host of enhancements, including the general availability of its own Copilot AI assistant.

SharePoint Embedded Becomes Generally Available

After a six-month preview, SharePoint Embedded, an API-based version of SharePoint that developers and ISVs can use to embed Microsoft 365 capabilities into their apps, is now generally available.

Copilot in Microsoft 365 Getting Agents, Extensions and Team (Not Teams) Support

Microsoft is adding more functionality to its Copilot AI assistant aimed at improving business collaboration, processes and workflows for Microsoft 365 users.

IBM's Consulting Arm To Help Orgs Build Custom Microsoft Copilots

Big Blue has launched a new program that guides organizations through the steps of planning, designing, building and deploying custom AI assistants built on Microsoft's Copilot technology.

Microsoft Sets 2025 for Exchange Server Subscription Edition Release

Microsoft on Tuesday announced that Exchange Server Subscription Edition (SE) will be arriving in the second half of next year.

Microsoft Finishes Planner in Teams Rollout, Releases Copilot Preview

Copilot in Planner for Teams is now available for some users in preview form.

Microsoft Making $1.5B Cloud and AI Investment in G42

Microsoft recently announced it is extending the reach of its cloud and AI technologies in the United Arab Emirates.