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Microsoft Releases SP2 for SQL Server 2016

Microsoft this week released service pack 2 (SP2) of SQL Server 2016, nearly a year and a half after releasing SP1.

Microsoft Tightens Outlook Groups Security in Policy Switch

Microsoft is changing its default security settings for Outlook and SharePoint Online groups to make them private by default, instead of public.

Microsoft Doubles Exchange Online's Public Folder Capacity

Exchange Online now has capacity for "public folder hierarchies of up to 500K public folders," Microsoft announced this week.

Microsoft Rolls Out New Windows Server 2019 Test Build

Microsoft this week released the latest test build of Windows Server 2019 to Windows Insider Program participants.

Microsoft Gives Windows Server 2016 Hyperconverged Computing Boost

Organizations can now use Windows Admin Center (previously code-named "Project Honolulu") with Windows Server 2016 to manage hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI), Microsoft recently announced.

Office 365 Privileged Access Management Feature Hits Preview

Administrators overseeing Office 365 tenancies can now test drive a new Privileged Access Management capability.

Microsoft Adds GDPR Improvements to Office 365, Azure

With the European Union's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) requirements set to become law on May 25, Microsoft is working to get its cloud services and customers compliant.

Microsoft Floods RSA Conference with Security Announcements

Microsoft gave a thorough progress report on its security portfolio at the RSA security conference this week.

Microsoft Killing OneNote Desktop App for Office 2019

It's the end of the road for Microsoft's OneNote desktop application, as Microsoft plans to cease development on the product beyond the current OneNote 2016 version.

Microsoft Backs Industrywide Cybersecurity Pledge

Microsoft on Tuesday joined other tech industry giants in signing the new Cybersecurity Tech Accord.

Microsoft Releases Project Honolulu as 'Windows Admin Center'

"Project Honolulu," which Microsoft had positioned as the replacement for Server Management Tools, is now generally available under its official name, "Windows Admin Center."

SharePoint UI and Migration Tool Previews Coming This Month

Previews of SharePoint Online user interface improvements will arrive in the coming week, plus there's a new migration tool beta available, Microsoft announced on Wednesday.

AMD Delivers Spectre Variant 2 Updates to OEM Partners

AMD announced on Tuesday that it released Spectre variant 2 microcode updates to its original equipment manufacturing partners.

Windows Server Preview Showcases New Storage Migration Service

Microsoft described new features in its latest Windows Server preview in an announcement on Tuesday.

Microsoft Ending SharePoint Online Public Newsfeed This Summer

Microsoft plans to end the "native" SharePoint Online public newsfeed for Office 365 tenancies in June, and instead steer organizations toward Team News, Communication Sites or Yammer feeds for company posts.