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Microsoft Boosts Azure VMs with GS-Series

Microsoft on Wednesday launched a new offering aimed at organizations with Azure virtual machines (VMs) that want to scale up their operations.

The 2015 Microsoft Product Roadmap

Windows 10 is the obvious headliner of this year's roadmap, but Microsoft has many other key releases coming down the pipeline, including touch-enabled Office, on-premises SharePoint and Exchange, and test versions of the next iteration of Windows Server. Here's a look at what's to come, and when.

Microsoft, VMware Talk Windows 10 and Mobility Management

Tuesday marked the first onstage appearance of a Microsoft executive at VMworld, the annual conference hosted by Microsoft rival VMware.

Microsoft Gives Windows 10's Browser-Management Tools a Boost

Microsoft on Wednesday announced some improvements to Windows 10's browser-management controls, including support for the new Edge browser in Enterprise Mode.

Microsoft's Update Service for Windows 10 Takes Shape

Microsoft recently provided some badly needed official information about its Windows Update for Business (WUB) service for managing Windows 10.

Microsoft: Windows 10 Now Runs on 75 Million Devices

Nearly a month after its official launch, Windows 10 is already running on 75 million devices, Microsoft said on Wednesday.

Two Years After Snowden, Microsoft Enlists Partners in Trust Fight

This summer, Microsoft gave its first substantial partner-focused response to the PRISM leaks of 2013.

Microsoft Releases Previews of SharePoint 2016, Office 365 Hybrid Search

Microsoft on Monday rolled out the "IT preview" of SharePoint Server 2016, describing it as "a first look at a select set of new infrastructure improvements."

Windows 10 Hardware: More of the Same, but This Time That's OK

Microsoft's OEM partners have a lot of systems ready to go for Windows 10, because they're pretty much the same PCs they've honed or Windows 8.1. 

Microsoft, Mesosphere Partner To Bring Mesos to Windows Server

A joint effort by Microsoft and Mesosphere will aim to bring the open source Apache Mesos datacenter orchestration solution into Windows Server, the two companies announced on Thursday.

Reports: Major Microsoft Hardware Launches Coming October

Multiple media reports this week suggest Microsoft is planning a major hardware launch event in October that will include the debut of the Surface Pro 4.

Microsoft's Server Management Solution Gets Windows 10 Support

Microsoft on Wednesday released a new version of its Remote Server Administration Tools (RSAT) product optimized for Windows 10.

Windows 10 Support Added to Microsoft Deployment Toolkit

Microsoft on Monday released Update 1 of its Deployment Toolkit 2013 solution, adding support for Windows 10 deployments.

Microsoft Containers See Daylight in New Windows Server 2016 Preview

Microsoft on Wednesday released technical preview 3 (TP3) of its upcoming Windows Server 2016 product, giving users a first glimpse of its new Windows Server Containers.

Microsoft Brings Windows 10 Support to Next-Gen MDOP

Microsoft's next suite of desktop management tools for enterprises, dubbed "Microsoft Desktop Optimization Pack (MDOP) 2015," became available to download on Monday.