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Windows Server 2016 Still Lacks Exchange 2016 Support

Microsoft recently warned organizations that Exchange Server 2016, which was commercially released in October, isn't yet supported on Windows Server 2016.

Microsoft's New Windows 10 Upgrade Tactic Irks Users

Microsoft's new method for upgrading users to Windows 10 has been met with largely negative reviews.

Microsoft, SAP Ink Cloud Integration Deal

In one of their most extensive collaboration efforts, Microsoft and SAP this week announced a broad partnership to integrate Azure and Office 365 with the SAP HANA data platform.

Microsoft Updates Windows 7 with 'Convenience Rollup'

The first of Microsoft's new "convenience rollup" method for delivering OS updates rolled out on Tuesday for Windows 7 SP1 and Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1.

Microsoft Offers Guidance to Orgs Switching Azure Portals

Organizations moving from the "classic" Azure management portal to the Azure Resource Manager (ARM) portal can now take advantage of newly released resource materials from Microsoft.

Microsoft Broadens Preview of Windows 10 Security Service

Windows 10's new Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection service, which Microsoft unveiled in March, is now available to a larger audience to try out.

Microsoft Talks Up Windows Server 'Shielded VMs'

Microsoft recently put the spotlight on Shielded Virtual Machines (VMs), its datacenter security technology aimed at protecting workloads in public and private datacenters from "malicious administrators."

Windows Update Joins Microsoft Server Management Tools

Microsoft's emerging Server Management Tools offering, currently available at the preview stage, now includes Windows Update.

Windows Server 2016's Nano Server Doesn't Support Group Policy

Microsoft this week announced that its upcoming Nano Server deployment option can't be managed using Group Policy controls.

Report: Fast-Growing Azure, Google Cloud Still Trail AWS

Despite rivals Microsoft and Google enjoying growth rates well over 100 percent, Amazon Web Services Inc. (AWS) maintains a solid lead in the cloud infrastructure market with 31 percent worldwide market share.

Microsoft Warns Windows 10 Holdouts of Upgrade Deadline

Microsoft will terminate Windows 10's free upgrade offer on July 29, one year after its initial launch, the company confirmed this week.

Microsoft Limits Windows Store Management in Windows 10 Pro

The Windows 10 Pro edition imposes limits to the ability of IT pros to control Windows Store access, according to a report this week by ZDNet's Mary Jo Foley.

With New Enhancements, Microsoft Partners Declare SharePoint Is Roaring Back

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Improvements like a new SharePoint Framework and more robust mobile apps have Microsoft partners bullish about the platform's direction.

SharePoint 2016, Office Online Server Hit General Availability

Microsoft released the final versions of its SharePoint Server 2016 and Office Online Server products on Wednesday.

Microsoft Bolsters Azure IoT with Solair Acquisition

In a move to beef up its emerging Internet of Things (IoT) platform, Microsoft on Tuesday announced the acquisition of 5-year-old Italian startup Solair.