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Windows 10 Security Falls Short Without EMET, Says CERT

Microsoft's claim that Windows 10 doesn't require the Enhanced Mitigation Experience Toolkit (EMET) for security is getting push-back from software security research firm CERT.

At Partner Event, AWS Rewards Specialization

Cloud leader Amazon Web Services (AWS) announced a few updates to its partner program on Tuesday that benefit partners that have developed specialized technical practices and focus areas.

Windows 10 'Anniversary Update' Now the Current Branch for Business

Version 1607 of Windows 10, also known as the "Anniversary Update," is now ready for deployment in production environments, Microsoft announced Tuesday.

Microsoft's Azure Data Lake Service Hits General Availability

Azure Data Lake, Microsoft's service for "Big Data" massively parallel types of analyses, is now production-ready, Microsoft announced this week.

Microsoft Joins Linux Foundation, Tightening Open Source Ties

Microsoft took its ongoing courtship of open source a step further on Wednesday, announcing that it has joined the Linux Foundation as a Platinum member.

SQL Server 2016 Service Pack 1 Released

Microsoft announced the first service pack (SP1) of its SQL Server 2016 product on Wednesday at its Connect() developer conference, taking place this week in New York.

Microsoft To Support Windows Azure Pack Through 2027

Microsoft's Windows Azure Pack solution is "far from being dead," Microsoft said this week after updating the product's lifecycle support information.

Microsoft Extends AI Push with OpenAI Deal, Azure Enhancements

Microsoft on Tuesday took steps toward its goal to "democratize" artificial intelligence, partnering with nonprofit research organization OpenAI and announcing several Azure milestones aimed at helping developers tap into the platform's new compute capabilities.

Windows Server 2016's Update Model Explained

Microsoft recently detailed its update model for Windows Server 2016, which became generally available in mid-October.

Microsoft Adds Auditing Features to Azure AD Admin Portal

Microsoft's Azure Active Directory portal for administrators, currently in preview, now includes new auditing features.

Microsoft Commits to SDN with Windows Server 2016

In a sign that the "software-defined" movement has gone mainstream, Microsoft is touting its latest server OS as the perfect platform for running a software-defined datacenter (SDDC).

Microsoft Open Sources Azure Container Service Engine

Microsoft's Azure Container Service (ACS) Engine is now an open source project hosted on the GitHub repository, Microsoft announced Monday.

Microsoft Issues SharePoint 2016's First Feature Pack

Microsoft is delivering on some its earlier SharePoint Server 2016 promises with the release of Feature Pack 1 on Tuesday.

Microsoft Pushes Back EMET Support Deadline to 2018

Microsoft plans to shutter its Enhanced Mitigation Experience Toolkit (EMET) solution, though the process will take a little longer than originally expected.

Microsoft's Plan To Shrink Windows 10 Update Sizes by One-Third

A new Microsoft technology dubbed "Unified Update Platform" promises to cut the size of future Windows 10 updates by a third.