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U.S. Supreme Court To Review Microsoft's Dublin Datacenter Case

The years-long dispute over whether Microsoft must submit to government requests for data stored in an offshore datacenter is going to the U.S. Supreme Court.

Microsoft Brings Console Changes in Windows 10 Fall Creators Update

The upcoming Windows 10 "Fall Creators Update," expected to arrive on Oct. 17, will feature some major Windows and Linux Console improvements.

Windows 10 Runs Afoul of Dutch Privacy Regulations

Microsoft's privacy features in the Home and Pro editions of the Windows 10 "Anniversary Update" and the "Creators Update" were found to violate privacy laws set forth by the the Dutch Data Protection Authority (DPA).

Microsoft Breaks Down Windows 10's 'Dual-Scan' Feature

Microsoft shed a little more light this week on Windows 10's so-called "dual-scan" behavior, which has been the source of some consternation among organizations.

Azure AD Access Control Features Reach Preview

Microsoft recently released previews of three new Azure Active Directory (AD) features that are designed to control access to network resources.

Microsoft Describes Advanced Threat Protection Progress, Plans

Microsoft's progress with its various Advanced Threat Protection (ATP) services was a common thread in the myriad security discussions held at the company's recent Ignite conference.

Microsoft, NetApp Partner To Bring NFS to Azure

An Azure-native enterprise version of NetApp's Network File System (NFS) will be ready for public preview in early 2018, part of an ongoing partnership between Microsoft and NetApp.

Microsoft Describes Changes to Windows 10 Deployment Model

Microsoft outlined its evolving approach to Windows 10 deployments in an Ignite session last week called "Deploying Windows 10: An Overview of What's New and Future Direction."

SharePoint 2019 'Big Bets' Include InfoPath and PowerApps Support

A few hints about what to expect from the next major release of Microsoft's SharePoint Server product emerged this week.

Microsoft Unveils 'Azure Data Box' for Heavy-Duty Data Transfers

On the heels of rivals Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Google Cloud Platform (GCP), Microsoft is developing an appliance to physically transfer large volumes of data from customer environments to its cloud.

Microsoft Readies New Feature in Cloud App Security Product

A preview of the updated Cloud App Security solution from Microsoft is expected this month, featuring a new capability that adds conditional access protections to Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) applications.

SQL Server 2017 To Get Monthly Feature Updates

Microsoft's new SQL Server 2017 product, which was launched at this week's Ignite conference, will feature a faster update release pace, the company said in an announcement.

SharePoint Server 2019 To See Daylight in Mid-2018

Microsoft shared some of its future plans for SharePoint and OneDrive, including the forthcoming SharePoint Server 2019 product, at its Ignite conference this week.

More Microsoft 365 Options Coming in October

Microsoft 365 will be a licensing option for a broader swath of potential Microsoft customers starting next week.

Microsoft Aims New Windows 10 S Lineup at 'Firstline Workers'

Microsoft has unveiled a new line of low-cost Windows 10 S devices designed for those at the very front of the customer service experience.