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Microsoft Lights Up 'Hybrid Modern Authentication' for Skype, Exchange

A new "hybrid modern authentication" capability is now generally available for Skype for Business and Exchange, Microsoft announced recently.

Microsoft Spotlights Tools and Partner Solutions for Kubernetes on Azure

Microsoft highlighted its progress on the Kubernetes-on-Azure front this week at the KubeCon event in Austin, Texas.

Microsoft's Azure Stack Is Built. Will They Come?

Will Azure Stack appliances become pervasive in datacenters and develop a considerable global footprint in existing hosting facilities?

Microsoft Helps OneDrive End Users Work with Sync Client

Microsoft is offering some help to users of its OneDrive Sync Client in the form of new tutorials.

Microsoft's Channel Finds Its Place in the Expanding Azure Ecosystem

As Azure gains ground in the public cloud space and Microsoft refines its partner organization to make Azure sales more enticing, an ecosystem of offerings is springing up around the platform. We take a look at the opportunities for partners to offer Azure-based services.

Microsoft Details SharePoint Coding Nuances in 'Classic' vs. 'Modern'

Microsoft this week showed how SharePoint site customizations differ between the "modern" SharePoint Framework Extensions (SPFx) approach and the "classic" model.

The 2017 Security Recap: Equifax Breach Tops Them All

The biggest security incident of the year serves as a reminder for organizations to refocus on and prioritize strong network defenses.

AWS Tweaks Its Partner Program, Adds Marketplace Perks

Cloud giant Amazon Web Services (AWS) unveiled some programmatic changes to its partner structure during its AWS re:Invent Global Partner Summit this week in Las Vegas.

Box Brings Its Content Management Platform to Azure

Microsoft and Box hit another milestone in their partnership recently with the availability of the Box collaboration and enterprise content management (ECM) service on Microsoft's Azure public cloud.

Microsoft Inks Deal To Support SAP ERP on Azure

In a deal announced this week, Microsoft and SAP said they will work together to optimize SAP's cloud and enterprise resource planning (ERP) solutions for Microsoft's Azure platform.

Microsoft, VMware Spar over 'Bare Metal' Azure Virtualization Solution

Microsoft's announcement this month of a "bare metal" VMware stack that runs on Microsoft Azure hardware appears to have raised VMware's hackles.

McAfee Joins CASB Fray with Skyhigh Acquisition

In a bid to fill a void in its security portfolio, McAfee on Monday announced its plan to acquire leading cloud access security broker (CASB) Skyhigh Networks for an undisclosed amount.

Analyst: Skype-to-Teams Transition Could Take Microsoft 3 Years

A recent talk by independent consultancy Directions on Microsoft gave organizations a look at what to expect from Microsoft's plan to transition its Skype for Business product to the newer Teams client.

Microsoft Integrates Intune with Google for Android Security

Intune, Microsoft's mobile management service, can now tap Google Play Protect to deliver security protections to Android devices.

Microsoft Adds 6 Months to Windows 10 Version 1511 Support

Users of the Enterprise and Education editions of Windows 10 version 1511 just got a six-month support reprieve, Microsoft said on Tuesday.