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Microsoft Updates IBM Mainframe Integration Tool

This week Microsoft released Host Integration Server 2020, a tool that lets Microsoft solutions communicate with IBM mainframes.

Microsoft Rolls Out Home Sites and Multilingual Publishing for SharePoint Online

SharePoint Online tenancies are getting new features that Microsoft released in May, which are mostly arriving for so-called "targeted release" recipients.

Version 2004 of Windows 10, Windows Server Released

Microsoft announced the latest update milestones for Windows 10 and Windows Server this week.

Microsoft Releases Migration Manager for SharePoint Server

Microsoft this week announced updates to the SharePoint Migration Tool, plus commercial release of Migration Manager.

Microsoft Projects Q4 Release for Universal Print Solution

Microsoft's plan to alleviate organizations of the pain of managing print servers continues to take shape.

'SharePoint Lists' Becoming 'Microsoft Lists' This Summer

Microsoft announced several SharePoint Online updates at Build, including the upcoming launch of Microsoft Lists and the release of the SharePoint Home Sites feature.

Microsoft Power Automate Gets Boost with Softomotive Acquisition

Microsoft has acquired Softomotive, a 15-year-old robotics process automation company, in a bid to enhance its own Microsoft Power Automate product.

Microsoft Supercomputer Announced at Build Among World's Top 5

A supercomputer unveiled by Microsoft at Build this week reportedly "ranks in the top five" of the 500 leading publicly disclosed supercomputers, the company said.

Microsoft Open Sources Fluid Framework, Details Other Microsoft 365 Changes

Various Microsoft 365 solutions, including the Fluid Framework, Project Cortex and Microsoft Teams, are getting a number of new perks, Microsoft announced at Build.

Microsoft Acquiring Metaswitch Networks To Enhance 5G Azure Offerings

Microsoft is acquiring Metaswitch Networks to bolster Azure offerings to communications service providers, per a Thursday announcement.

Microsoft Pilots Encrypted DNS in Windows 10 Preview

Windows 10 testers can now try Domain Name System (DNS) over HTTPS encryption, known as "DoH," which promises enhanced Internet privacy.

Microsoft 365 Apps Users Now Have a New Monthly Update Option

Microsoft this week announced a new monthly update option for organizations using the Microsoft 365 Apps service, formerly known as "Office 365 ProPlus."

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Microsoft Releases Preview of 'New' Yammer, GA Set for July

You can now access a preview version of a revamp of Microsoft's collaboration application Yammer. The final version is set to arrive sometime in July.

Except for Cloud, Don't Expect Much IT Spending Growth for 2020

Spending on IT infrastructure, specifically cloud, promises to be one of the very few bright spots this year for IT, according to recent forecast data from IDC.

Microsoft Unveils Next-Gen Surface Book and Surface Go PCs

Microsoft has taken the wraps off new Surface PC models and peripherals that are set to become available for purchase over the coming weeks.

Microsoft, VMware Advance Their Joint Azure Solution

An update to the Azure VMware Solution, a first-party Azure service that's built and supported by Microsoft and endorsed by VMware, was released as a preview this week.

Microsoft Launches Another Compliance Tool with Microsoft 365 Records Management

The Microsoft 365 Records Management service is now generally available to help organizations address legal compliance tracking issues.

Windows 10X 'Pivots' to Single Screens; Foldable Surface Devices Delayed

Initially touted as Windows 10 for dual-screen devices, Microsoft's forthcoming Windows 10X OS will now launch just on single-screen devices.

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Microsoft Brings Windows Virtual Desktop Closer into Azure Fold

After staying mostly under the radar since its launch last September, Microsoft's Windows Virtual Desktop (WVD) service is poised for a significant revamp.

Public Cloud Regularly Runs Orgs over $1 Million Per Year

A recent Flexera survey of 750 enterprises and SMBs indicates robust spending on public cloud services, with a strong reliance on multicloud and hybrid cloud approaches.

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