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Microsoft Courts VMware Users with Hyper-V Switch Offer

Microsoft is readying a new offer aimed at swaying organizations running VMware to switch to Hyper-V.

Microsoft-Citrix Pact To Focus on Office 365, Mobile and Cloud

Microsoft and Citrix this week laid out the terms of their partnership, including their plan to combine Microsoft's Azure datacenter solutions with Citrix's virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) offerings.

Windows 10 Anniversary Update Restores Deleted Apps

Windows 10 users moving from version 1511 to version 1607, dubbed the "anniversary update," may find applications installed on their systems that they'd previously removed.

Leaked NSA Tools Incriminated in Cisco Firewall Attacks

Some of Cisco's firewall appliance products have been targeted by purportedly leaked U.S. National Security Agency (NSA) hacking tools, the networking giant said last week.

Watchdog Group Knocks Microsoft over Windows 10 Privacy

The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) has taken Microsoft to task over potential privacy issues in Windows 10, saying that the company "blatantly disregards user choice and privacy."

Microsoft's SharePoint Framework Released to Preview

The new SharePoint Framework, which Microsoft unveiled in May with the general availability release of SharePoint Server 2016, is now available to test as a "developer preview."

Microsoft Clarifies Windows 10 'Delivery Optimization'

Microsoft this week shared more details about its new Delivery Optimization update service for Windows 10 clients.

Windows 7 and 8.1 To Follow Windows 10's Model of Monthly Updates

Starting this fall, Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 PCs will switch to a monthly update model that's similar to what Microsoft has implemented with Windows 10.

Microsoft Explains Why It Changed Course with Azure Stack

Microsoft recently took some pains to explain its decision last month to change the delivery model for its upcoming Azure Stack product.

Microsoft Restores Original Support Policies for Windows 7/8.1 PCs

Microsoft this week said that it is reinstating its original support policies for Intel "Skylake"-based Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 systems, adding several years to their respective support lifecycles.

Microsoft Replacing Azure RemoteApp with New Citrix XenApp 'Express'

Microsoft is in the process of replacing its 2-year-old Azure RemoteApp service for a new solution that it is currently developing with strategic partner Citrix called XenApp "express."

Microsoft's 'Secure Multiparty Computation' Targets Cloud Privacy

Microsoft has detailed a new development in its efforts to protect data privacy in the cloud, one focused on the exchange of encrypted data between users.

Windows 10 Anniversary Update Bringing 'Delivery Optimization'

Microsoft is changing its client update scheme with the release of the Windows 10 "anniversary update," also known as version 1607.

Microsoft Touts Edge Improvements in Windows 10 Update

Microsoft refreshed its Edge browser last week when it released the Windows 10 "anniversary update," also known as version 1607 (build 14393.10).

Orgs Struggle To Make SharePoint's Case to Employees

Organizations are largely deploying SharePoint, but employees and departments remain unconvinced about using the content and document management system for themselves, according to a recent survey by industry group AIIM.

Microsoft Reworks Privacy Policy To Include Enterprise Products

Microsoft recently published a new set of privacy policies for organizations using Microsoft's enterprise products, including online services and servers.

Windows 10 Anniversary Update Has Shorter Rollback Period

Microsoft has narrowed the timeframe that users have to reset their operating systems after installing the Windows 10 Anniversary Update, also known as version 1607.

Windows 10 'Anniversary Update' Release: Parsing the Fine Print

The official launch of Windows 10's newest major update on Tuesday came with a number of caveats, as well as some unexpected perks for IT.

Citrix GoTo Merger with LogMeIn Shakes Up Telephony Market

In a deal worth an estimated $1.8 billion, Citrix's GoTo products will merge with LogMeIn, forming a new business entity that promises to change the face of the business collaboration market.

Microsoft Axing Windows Journal App over Security Risks

Microsoft recently issued an update for its Windows operating system that will permanently remove the Windows Journal note-taking app, which the company now considers a security risk.