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Microsoft, Amazon Solidify 'Leader' Positions in IaaS Market Report

Research firm Gartner Inc. has singled out Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Microsoft Azure as the two runaway leaders in the Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) space.

Microsoft Tweaks Edge Browser in New Windows 10 Test Build

Microsoft on Wednesday rolled out the next technical preview build of Windows 10 to "fast-ring" testers.

Microsoft's Explanation of Free Windows 10 Upgrades Leaves Questions

Microsoft on Monday attempted to clarify some recently announced Windows 10 details in a blog post aimed at partners.

Microsoft Releases Preview of Office Apps for Android Phones

The preview versions of Office apps for Android phones are now available for testers, Microsoft announced on Tuesday.

Office 365 'Clutter' Feature To Hit Business Users in June

Business-grade Office 365 subscribers will see Microsoft's new "Clutter" feature turned on by default starting next month, Microsoft announced on Monday.

Microsoft Beats Amazon, Google in Cloud Storage Shootout

Microsoft Azure performed slightly better than Amazon Web Services (AWS) in Nasuni's latest cloud storage report.

Survey: One-Fifth of Servers Still on Windows Server 2003

There are just two months left before Microsoft pulls the plug on Windows Server 2003 support, but a significant portion of enterprise servers are still running the OS, according to a recent Softchoice Corp. survey that will be published this month.

Universal Office Apps Debut on Windows 10 Mobile Test Build

Microsoft on Thursday released the first technical preview build of Windows 10 for smartphones that includes support for touch-optimized Office apps.

N-able Rolls Out Subtle Name Change, Major Update to RMM

A major remote monitoring and management vendor in the managed service provider (MSP) industry unveiled a new name and a new version of its flagship product on Wednesday.

Windows 10 Will Have Two Smartphone SKUs

Microsoft is including two smartphone SKUs in its Windows 10 lineup -- Windows 10 Mobile and Windows 10 Mobile Enterprise.

Microsoft Reveals Windows 10 Version Lineup

Microsoft on Wednesday announced its lineup of Windows 10 SKUs.

Deprecated Microsoft Tools To Be Included in SharePoint 2016

Microsoft's forthcoming SharePoint Server 2016 product will include several deprecated technologies when it becomes generally available next year.

Microsoft Targets Amazon with Operations Management Suite

Microsoft unveiled its new Operations Management Suite (OMS) at the Ignite conference last week, giving organizations a tool to manage resources in clouds of any type, including Amazon Web Services (AWS).

Microsoft Walks Through Exchange Server 2016 Improvements

The forthcoming Exchange Server 2016 product will include changes focused on improving the server's performance, reliance, fault tolerance and simplicity.

Microsoft Reveals More of Its SharePoint 2016 Plans

Microsoft is on track in its development efforts for delivering SharePoint Server 2016 next year, the company said during this week's Ignite conference in Chicago.

Microsoft Edges Out AWS in NetSuite Cloud Partnership

NetSuite Inc. this week announced it plan to move its enterprise resource planning (ERP) software to Microsoft Azure from Amazon Web Service (AWS) by year's end.

Azure Stack Marks Turning Point for Microsoft's Cloud OS

Microsoft unveiled the new "Azure Stack" offering at its Ignite conference this week, signaling a change of direction from its old "Cloud OS" vision.

System Center 2016 Advances to Technical Preview 2

Microsoft released the second technical preview of its next-generation System Center product on Wednesday.

Server Edition of Skype for Business Hits General Availability

Microsoft this week launched Skype for Business Server 2015, the successor to Lync Server 2013.

Nano Server Debuts with Release of Windows Server 2016 Preview 2

Microsoft on Monday released the second technical preview of Windows Server 2016, giving testers their first look at the new Nano Server option.