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Windows Server 2008 SP2 Switching to Monthly Updates

Starting in September, users of Windows Server 2008 Service Pack 2 (SP2) will receive their updates via a monthly rollup patch release.

Microsoft's AI Deems Windows 10 April 2018 'Fully Available'

Based on its telemetry findings, Microsoft now declares that the April 2018 release of Windows 10 (also known as version 1803 and previously code-named "Redstone 4") can advance to the "fully available" stage.

Microsoft Warns Orgs Away from Windows 10's 'Long-Term Servicing' Branch

Microsoft this week gave another argument against Windows 10's long-term servicing channel (LTSC) update option for organizations.

Microsoft Announces Major Azure Stack Expansion, More Azure Milestones

Microsoft is planning to expand the availability of Azure Stack to 92 countries, doubling the number from the product's initial launch back at last year's Microsoft Ignite event.

Microsoft Adds Windows 10 Provisioning Tools to AutoPilot

Microsoft's out-of-the-box PC-provisioning service is getting some new features to make it easier for end users to set up company-issued Windows 10 devices themselves.

Microsoft's Underwater Datacenter Project Hits 'Phase 2'

"Project Natick," Microsoft's experimental datacenter that cools itself by being immersed under ocean waters, has reached the next phase of development.

Microsoft, SAP Tout Collaboration Around Cloud ERP

Microsoft this week gave a progress report on its partnership with SAP, particularly their joint efforts to run SAP's enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution, SAP S/4HANA, on Azure infrastructure.

Microsoft Cuts 'Targeted' from Its Windows 10 Release Lingo

Microsoft recently announced another change to the terminology it uses to describe update milestones in its "Windows as a Service" model.

Microsoft Launches 'Threat Tracker' in Office 365 Security Service

A new "Threat Tracker" capability is now generally available in Microsoft's Office 365 Threat Intelligence service, the company announced this week.

Microsoft Updates Cloud App Security Service for GDPR

Microsoft's Cloud App Security solution this week became the company's latest service to be optimized for the European Union's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) privacy law.

Windows Server 2019 Nears Home Stretch with New Preview Build

A new preview build of Windows Server 2019, build 17677, was released on Tuesday.

Microsoft Gives Support to GDPR with Updated Compliance Tools

Microsoft kicked off the start of the European Union's General Data Protection Regulation on Friday with a speech by President Brad Smith and the release of multiple resources for staying in compliance.

Study: More Orgs Favor OneDrive over Other Cloud Storage

Businesses in all size categories are more likely to use Microsoft OneDrive as their cloud storage service than rivals like Google Drive, Amazon Drive and Apple iCloud.

Microsoft Talks Up New 'Modern Management' Perks in Windows 10

Microsoft this week touted the new "modern management" capabilities in Windows 10 via the recent April 2018 Update, also known as version 1803.

Microsoft, Intel Share Details of New Meltdown-Like Attacks

Microsoft and Intel are scrambling to address two new security attacks that mimic "Meltdown" and "Spectre."